Adjágas

Adjágas, from Sápmi, Norway are Sámi joikers, Lawra Somby and Sara Marielle Gaup with a band of musicians. The group's name Adjágas is a Sámi word describing the mental state experienced between waking and sleeping.

Adjágas
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Background information
OriginNorway
GenresYoik
Indie
Folk
Years active2004–present
LabelsEver Records
Websitehttp://www.myspace.com/adjagas
MembersLawra Somby
Sara Marielle Gaup
Espen Elverum Jakobsen
Åsmund Wilter Eriksson
Aleksander Kostopoulos
Petter Marius Gundersen
Past membersStian Einmo
Paal Fagerheim
Juhani Silvola
Timo Silvola
Inga Elisa Påve
Ole-Morten Indigo Lekang

Adjágas was scheduled to open the 2005 Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage, but due to a flooding incident that caused electrical problems, their set was cancelled. However, they returned in 2007 to open the Pyramid Stage.

DiscographyEdit

Band membersEdit

  • Lawra Somby (vocals/yoik)
  • Sara Marielle Gaup (vocals/yoik)
  • Espen Elverum Jakobsen (guitar)
  • Åsmund Wilter Eriksson (bass)
  • Aleksander Kostopoulos (drums/percussion)
  • Petter Marius Gundersen (horns/banjo)

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