Ylläs Jazz Blues 2020
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Ylläs Jazz Blues 2020

Dine with us

Join us for a set 3-course Ylläs Jazz Blues dinner at our brand new restaurant. To celebrate our opening we will have small live concerts before or after each dinner seating. The amazing artists, Mika Kuokkanen, Frim-Fram Duo and Yusuf Albekoğlu, will play for you at various times from Thursday to Saturday evening:

Thu 23.1.2020, 19:00 – Yusuf Albekoğlu (3-course dinner at 20:00, 55€/person)

Fri 24.1.2020, 17:00 – Mika Kuokkanen (3-course dinner at 18:00, 55€/person)

Fri 24.1.2020, 22:00 – Yusuf Albekoğlu (3-course dinner at 20:00, 55€/person)

Sat 25.1.2020, 17:00 – Yusuf Albekoğlu (3-course dinner at 18:00, 55€/person)

Sat 25.1.2020, 22:00 – Frim-Fram Duo (3-course dinner at 20:00, 55€/person)

Yusuf Albekoğlu

Yusuf Albekoğlu, born in India, raised in Finland, is a Finnish/Turkish singer song writer. His songs make his listeners feel joy, sadness and love in turns. In addition to his own songs he perfoms his arrangements of Finnish classics and folk songs.

Mika Kuokkanen

Mika Kuokkanen is known for his work with the Hoedown band, one of the Finland`s roots music`s most precious gems. Besides Hoedown Kuokkanen has worked as a solo artist ( KKANE) and as a musician for many of the top artists in Finland ( J.Karjalainen, Edu Kettunen, Mikko Kuustonen, Erin, Maarit etc. ) during his relatively long career. At the moment he has also an honour to be part of the legendary Broadcast band. Besides his solo gig Mika will perform twice at the Jazz & Blues festival with his band Hoedown

Mika`s solo gig consists of a mixture of his own songs and his favorite cover songs that he has arranged love and care!

Frim-Fram Duo

Human stories of everyday life, conflicts, love, good times… Told by means of inspiring and groovy music.

Frim-Fram plays versatile and swinging blues with a capturing touch. In the repertoire of this ensemble that sounds bigger than it’s actual size there are both stylish originals and cover-classics. Two vocalists, saxophone, guitar, stompbox and a harp guarantee an exceptionally solid groove that makes the audience to enjoy and dance!

Juki, who has also been named Finlands best male jazz vocalist, plays also guitar, rough blues harp, and stompbox. Saxophonist Sirpa, who has a sound palette that reaches from soft smokey to rootsy growl is also the second lead vocalist and background vocalist.

Juki Välipakka: Vocals/ guitar/ harp/ stompbox
Sirpa Suomalainen: Saxophone

Book your table

3-course set dinner menu 55 € / person