Unfortunately, I "discovered" them too late!
They played in a theater in Bergen during one afternoon of the Hole in the Sky week. Before I went, I had decided I wasn't going to go to the few daytime gigs since I was already going to 6-8 hours every night for four nights and there were many other things I wanted to do during the days. Well, if I had REALIZED who Wardruna is, I would have gone! It is an unusual musical project of Kvifrafn, Lindy Fay Hella, and GAAHL.
from the website...Sowing New Seeds, Strengthening Old Roots
Wardruna is a Norwegian musical constellation set out to explore and evoke the depths of Norse wisdom and spirituality. Musically Wardruna has its main focus on the cultic musical language found in the near-forgotten arts of galder, seidr and the daily acts of the cultic life, mixed with impulses from Norwegian / Nordic folk music and music from other indigenous cultures.
Here they are performing at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo (where I've been - very
I love this kinda stuff - for many years I listened almost exclusively to the kind of music they play on: http://www.starstreams.com/
and Wardruna reminds me of some of what they play there.