The Swedish folk music duo Symbio will be performing at 7 p.m. at the Dairy Building in Bishop Hill, IL on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.  LarsEmil Öjeberget plays the accordion and kickbox.  Johannes Geworkian Hellman plays the hurdy-gurdy.  This concert is free and open to the public.

Symbio is regarded as one of the most prominent new bands from the Swedish Folk & World music scene. With their strong stage presence, original compositions, and a magical interplay of hurdy-gurdy and accordion – The duo surprises their audience and takes them on a moving and dreamy musical journey.  Symbio was awarded “Best Newcomer of the Year” at the Swedish Folk & World Music awards in 2016 and was chosen as official showcase artist at the Folk Alliance International USA 2020 – the world ́s largest gathering of Folk & Roots music industry.

The Dairy Building is located at 410 North Erickson Street.  The concert is sponsored by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association, Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.  Special assistance provided by John Taylor.  For more information about this concert, please call 309 927-3899, email, or view .