About Us

Fir Arda is a trio of musicians living in Halden, Norway – Ketil Simonsen-Liland, Espen Olsen and Juha Rossi

Ketil plays traditional tin whistles, low whistles, Uilleann pipes and lap steel guitar. He has played in Irish folk and alt. country bands before Fir Arda.

Espen plays the violin – or fiddle as he prefers to call it. Ha has background on classical music, Scandinavian folk music, Irish folk music and rock

Juha plays Irish bouzouki, guitar, mandolin, banjo and percussion. He has played folk music from Balkans and Greece and blues rock.

Listen to Fir Arda on Spotify

Press release (in Norewegian only)