The Snoose Boulevard Project discussion group.

The following people want to see this project completed.

Stephen Benson
Stephen performed in variety at the festival and continues to teach comedy and bondhumor.

Mason Butler
Host, presenter and underwriting manager at KFAI radio in Cedar-Riverside. Butler interviewed Anne-Charlotte Harvey and Stephen Taylor on KFAI’s Global Beats program on 2019.09.18.

Emmy Carter
Booking director at the Cedar Cultural Center.

Marcus Cederstrom
Community Curator of Nordic-American Folklore, Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, Madison, WI.

Stephen & Linda Gammell
Minneapolis residents of Norwegian descent. Stephen played guitar and piano at the festival and on the albums; Linda, a photographer, recorded it on color slides.

Parker Genné
Artist, storyteller, cabaret performer and co-founder of theater company Impossible Salt, Genné works with social-impact organisation Kairos Alive!

Paula Gudmundson
Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Minnesota in Duluth. Gudmundson has been featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s Regional Spotlight and in 2019, at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, performed a program of music by Scandinavian women.

Anne-Charlotte Harvey
Professor Emerita, School of Theatre, Television and Film, San Diego State University. Harvey was the headliner of the Snoose Boulevard Festival concerts and the singer on the festival albums.

Bruce Karstadt
Swedish consul, president and CEO of the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis.

Peggy Korsmo-Kennon
Folklorist and Chief Operating Officer at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Korsmo-Kennon was a student of Maury Bernstein at the time of the festivals.

Åsa Larsson
Swedish folk musician, choirmaster of the Women’s Virtual Choir, and kulning practitioner.

Jim Leary
Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, Madison, WI

Aar Maanta
London-based Somali musician commissioned in 2017 by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to produce a song to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing to war-stricken Yemen through the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa. Artist-in-residence at the Cedar Cultural Center in 2018.

Seb Merrick
Artistic director of Kazum! and promoter of world music in London, England.

Drew Miller
Drew was part of the team that put on the Nordic Roots festival in 2008, and can advise on web design, licensing, handling digital recording and events promotion.

Anna Rue
Community Curator, Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, Madison, WI

Ross Sutter
Minneapolis musician, entertainer and creator of the Swedish Song Games and Dances website.

Andrea Swensson
Andrea Swensson is a host and writer at Minnesota Public Radio’s The Current, where she helms The Local Show, a weekly show dedicated to exploring the Minnesota music scene, and the O.K. Show podcast, which investigates the intersection between music and wellness.

Stephen Taylor
Writer, librarian and community activist in London, England. Taylor is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Mariann Tiblin
Former curator of the Scandinavian collection at the Wilson Library, University of Minnesota

Douglas Yeager
Entertainment producer with fifty years of experience in film, theatre, records, concert promotion, special events and artist management.  His concert promotions included Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, Genesis, Allman Bros, Lionel Hampton, Yes, and Little Feat.  Yeager’s recent film productions include Free To Rock; David Amram: The First 80 Years; and Odetta (in production).  His management clients have included:  Odetta, Josh White, Josh White, Jr., David Amram, Richie Havens, Randy Crawford and Tom Paxton.