NORSK HOSTFEST (Sept. 28th - Oct. 2nd, 2016)
Tour Directors: Colin & Dianne Markusson
5 days, 4 nights, 7 headliners - featuring world-class entertainment. Your headliner tickets give you all day access to everything Hostfest has to offer. More than 30 Hall entertainers, plus shopping, dining, Viking fights and more!
Join us for North America’s largest Scandinavian Festival. It features world-class entertainment, authentic Scandinavian cuisine and culture on display. Handcrafted Norsk merchandise and fine dining establishments led by guest chefs. Norsk Høstfest celebrates Scandinavian culture from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden! Along with the seven headliner acts, you have all-day access to everything Høstfest has to offer plus the extra Håll entertainers.
The performers this year are: Solli-Tangen, Steffen Jakobsen, Mollie B, Henrik Bothe, Williams & Ree, Bjøro Haaland, Ricky Nelson Remembered with The Vees, Skandi Ski Fantasy, Lydom, Bugge & Høirup, Queen Elsa & Olaf, Country Gentlemen, Ivares Pojkarna, Ringling 5, Jenta O’Ja, Western Senators, Naustedalen Spelemannslag, Skålmusik, JMB Band, Crazy Fingers, Glenn & Millie, Glenn Henriksen, Nordic Bees, Dakota Drifters, Swedes in the Weeds, Adam’s Voice, Auntie Kreamsaugen, Magic Tap Cloggers, Dance of the Norwegian Sweaters, Norsk Høstfest Accordion Club, Clint Hill, The Christmas Wish, Moments Notice, Shelby Huston, and more.
Day 1, Wednesday, September 28th - HOME to Minot: 7:00pm Daniel O’ Donnell.
Day 2 Sept 29 Thurs (B): 1:00pm Neil Sedaka, 7:30pm Sara Evans.
Day 3 Sept 30 Fri (B): 1:00pm Dwight Yoakam with special guest Jackson Michelson, 7:30pm Chicago.
Day 4 Oct 1 Sat (B): 1:00pm Tommy James & Shondells, 7:30pm Big & Rich.
Day 5 Oct 2 Sun Minot to HOME (B): Homeward bound with fond memories and new found friends.
DANIEL O’DONNELL – an Irish singer, television presenter and philanthropist. A mix of country and Irish folk and has sold over ten million records to date. After rising to public attention in 1983 he has since become a household name in Ireland and Britain. In 2012, he became the first artist to have a different album in the British charts every year for 25 consecutive years.
NEIL SEDAKA – an American pop/rock singer, pianist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Since his music career began in 1957, has sold millions of records and has written over 500 songs for himself and others.
SARA EVANS – an American country music guitarist, singer and songwriter. The oldest of seven children, Evans grew up on a farm and played in the family band from the age of 5. After an auto accident left her with 2 broken legs, she sang traditional country songs to help pay her medical expenses. As a teenager she sang in nightclubs and soon decided to move to Nashville where she has been signed for her entire career.
DWIGHT YOAKAM with Jackson Michelson – Dwight is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. He has recorded more than 21 albums, charted 30 singles, sold more than 25 million records. Accomplished 12 gold albums, 9 platinum, including a triple platinum. – Jackson is a Country singer, songwriter who takes pride in his home grown roots. Known for his unique soul infused, country style.
CHICAGO – an American rock band formed in 1967. The self-described “rock and roll band with horns” began as a politically charged, sometimes experimental rock band later moved to a softer sound, generating several hit ballads. Chicago is one of the longest-running and most successful rock groups having sold more than 100 million records.
TOMMY JAMES & the SHONDELLS – an American rock group prominent in the late 60s. Formed in 1959 first as the Echoes, then Tom and the Tornadoes, with Tommy James only 12 yrs old as lead singer. 1964 James renamed the band the Shondells because the name “sounded good”. They had two #1 singles in the US, charted 12 other top 40 hits, including five in the Hot 100’s top ten.
BIG & RICH – an American country music duo composed of Big Kenny and John rich, both are songwriters, vocalists and guitarists. Big was formerly a solo artist on Hollywood Records while Rich was founding member of the band Lonestar and later a solo artist for BNA Records.
TOUR INCLUDES: Motor coach transportation, 7 headliner shows, 2 Tour Directors, Tips for driver and tour directors, Hotel accommodation (each suite consists of a fully equipped kitchen, 1 queen bed + 1 memory foam mattress pull-out), Hot breakfast each morning, Social hour Mon-Thu 5:30pm - 7:30pm, Laundry facilities and convenience store in lobby.
PRICE (includes tax and tips for hosts and driver): $1499.00 double / $1251.00 triple / $2183.00 single
Deposit: $400.00 at time of booking to secure seat. Balance: $1099.00 (dbl occ) due July 29, 2016. PAY BY CASH, CHEQUE OR CREDIT CARD.
MEDICAL INSURANCE: It is COMPULSORY to have Medical Insurance for this tour
PASSPORTS: All passengers MUST have a valid passport and must be valid for 6 months beyond the date of return.
CANCELLATION/INTERRUPTION TRAVEL INSURANCE: We STRONGLY recommend purchasing at time of deposit. Lobstick Travel & Tours offer Manulife World Travel Insurance. With insurance and a valid claim, passengers qualify for a full refund. You may obtain insurance at your discretion. If purchasing medical insurance elsewhere, include on your passenger information form the company name, policy number and company emergency phone number.
CANCELLATION: If you must cancel for any reason, contact Dana at Lobstick Travel 1-800-665-0171 IMMEDIATELY.
CANCELLATION PENALTIES - apply the day you notify us
60 days or more prior – loss of deposit
59 - 31 days prior – 50% total cost
30 days or less prior – 100% total cost
RESPONSIBILITY: Lobstick Travel and Tours acts only as an agent for the passengers and accepts no responsibility for delays, loss, misconnections, damage or injury to persons or property, any mechanical defect or failure, however caused or any substitution of carrier equipment beyond our control, with or without notice, or any additional expenses associated thereby.