July 24 – 28, 2024

Join Finnish-American singer/songwriter Kyle Gray Young for a set of acoustic covers from Finland! He will sing Finnish songs from contemporary artists such as Egotrippi, Jenni Vartiainen, Anna Puu, Juha Tapio, Matti Johannes Koivu, Suvi Isotalo, and more. Kyle will share stories and translations of the songs as well as anecdotes from his trips to Helsinki to meet some of these artists.

Performer Bio: Kyle Gray Young is a singer/songwriter originally from the Chicagoland area. He now resides in central Minnesota where he teaches guitar, banjo, ukulele, and composition online. Kyle is also an accomplished arranger and composer. He self-published Ancestral Melodies in 2021 which is a collection of Finnish folk tunes arranged for piano, guitar, banjo, and ukulele. These are available to download for free on his website.