Ingevalds Spelmän

Ingevald’s Spelmän is a Scandinavian folk dance band based in Lawrence, KS. Drawing from diverse traditions across all of Sweden, they provide rich, lively tunes for both dancing and listening.

In its current configuration, it includes its leader, Byron Wiley, who studied Scandinavian folk music in Sweden for a semester at a folk high school, fiddlers Theresa Martin, Lauralyn Bodle, Suzy Bennett, and Joni Fornelli, with bass player Helen Martin and guitarist Bob Cross.

Ingevald's Spelmän organizes and plays for community Scandinavian events, including dance parties and performances. They regularly travel to Scandinavian music and dance workshops and events around the country.