About Us

Fir Arda is a bunch of musicians living in Halden, Norway.

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. He has background on classical music, Scandinavian folk music, Irish folk music and rock

Christian is the guitar player in the band. He has been in several alt-country bands, where he has performed on multiple instruments.

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

Read the review of our CD Carolan’s Receipt For Drinking and our interview in the Irish Music Managazine: