Bananstaten . Skovgårdsgade 3 . 8000 Århus C . Tlf: 60173726 . Email: sanne@bananstaten.dk . CVR-nummer 35735925

BOOKING
The booking circus of State of Banana offers a varied crowd of skilled artists from near and afar. Send us an e-mail to learn more.

FAT SUIT

ON TOUR IN DENMARK: 17 - 21 june 2020


Fat-Suit take influence from the sounds of the Brownswood recordings, the UK underground jazz scene, and the broad soundscapes of Scottish folk. Within the collective are multi disciplined musicians of jazz, folk, rock, and electronic worlds. They take the stage as an 8-piece on a late club slot, 14 in a concert hall or theatre, to 30 strong in the studio. Fat-Suit’s 4th album is due for release Autumn 2019, with a UK launch tour.

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HEISK

 

ON TOUR IN DENMARK: 4 - 13 september 2020

Vibrant six-piece HEISK are a powerful new force on the folk scene.
Their relentlessly energetic music stems from their roots in Scottish traditional music and combines it with punchy riffs and grooves.

 

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IONA FYFE

 

ON TOUR IN DENMARK:  1 - 7 april 2020
 

Aberdeenshire folksinger, Iona Fyfe, has become one of Scotland’s finest young ballad singers, rooted deeply in the singing traditions of the North East of Scotland. Winner of Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2018, Iona has been described as “one of the best Scotland has to offer.” (Global-Music.de)

With a number of high profile appearances under her belt, Iona has performed extensively in the UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, Poland, Australia and Canada. She has performed with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as part of the World Premiere of Disney Pixar’s Brave in Concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Iona was a finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year and won the Molloy Award at Birmingham Irish Trad Fest. In 2018, Iona performed at Interceltique Festival De Lorient where she was described as “a Scottish folksinger, magical and charismatic” (Rolling Stone, France).

 

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RACHEL HAIR & RON JAPPY

ON TOUR IN DENMARK: 25 september - 4 october 2020

From crisp strathspeys and heartfelt airs, to virtuosic reels and driving jigs, world-renowned Scottish harpist Rachel Hair and acoustic guitarist Ron Jappy have combined their influences to embrace the rich cultural tradition of Scotland.

 

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SHEELANAGIG

ON TOUR IN DENMARK: TBA 2020

 

Sheelanagig for over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass – added with the rhythmic energy of flute and drums and a bagful of joint-jumping tunes, these boys from the South-West England create a real dynamic which is inherent in both their furious dance medleys as well as their interestingly arranged original pieces.

 

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THE BAGHDADDIES

LATEST DANISH TOUR:  30 OCT - 4 NOV  2018


The Baghdaddies’ exuberant and rampant brand of world music is an exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played with furious energy and theatrical humour, making them as unforgettable on stage as they are when performing as wandering brass troubadours. They take themselves incredibly seriously so you don’t have to

 

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TINE VINGAARD

 

ON TOUR IN DENMARK: TBA

”Classy musicians, great vocals, and that indefinable thing - stage presence. Tine and her talented band gave our audience something they really appreciate. Professionalism and quality”
- Cph Listening Room

 

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