Akkerhaugen Raid

Akkerhaugen Raid

Spilledag:Friday 05. august 2022
Sted:Barrikaden Blueskro

Well-known Jens Haugen is at the forefront of this band based in Akkerhaugen in Sauherad. People know Haugen as a longtime bassist in The R&B Express, Spoonful Of Blues, Rita Engedalen & Backbone and legendary Telemark Blueslag. Jens Haugen was present in the Club 7 community in Oslo in the 60s / 70s, where the first gates to blues, soul, funk and jazz opened up to the Norwegian people.


Now Jens Haugen leads this band which calls itself Akkerhaugen Raid where he brings with him famous local musicians such as Arne Steinar Myrvang, Fredrick Kaasa, Jan Birger Akerhaugen and Anders Hefre. Akkerhaugen Raid has received excellent reviews from your latest album, which is packed with what they themselves describe as raw, pesticide-infested barn rock from the Telemark delta.