Erik Hokkanen (voc, fiddle, guitar) - Petri Hakala (mandolin, guitar)
Arto Järvelä (fiddle, snare) Tapani Varis (bass, jawharp)
Erik Hokkanen (born in Clearwater, Florida) is a fiddler, electric guitar player, and composer living in Austin, Texas. Born into a musical family, Erik began his musical training at age four on piano. Over the following years, he learned mandolin, guitar, and string bass. At age twelve, Erik began studying old-time music and classical music on the violin.
Today, Erik is known for performing and composing an array of musical styles, including gypsy music, western swing, surf rock, rock music, rockabilly, bluegrass music, and classical. He moves effortlessly among instruments, often playing violin while an electric guitar hangs down his back.
Gypsy music, surf rock, western swing, rockabilly, bluegrass and classical!!