Since forming in 1988, Tempest has
delivered a globally-renowned hybrid of
high-energy folk rock fusing Irish reels, Scottish ballads, Norwegian influences and
other world music elements. The last 20 years have seen the San Francisco Bay Areabased
act release twelve critically acclaimed CDs and play more than 2,000 gigs. It’s
also enjoyed an evolving line-up that’s enabled its musicianship and creativity to rise
with each new member-something highlighted by the group’s current roster.
Hailing from Oslo, Norway, founding member and lead...