With her guitars, songs and stories, UNNI WILHELMSEN is continuously exploring every corner of Norway. Regardless the size of the venue – she always provide her audience with a unique and intimate live experience.
With a career encompassing more than 2500 concerts, 8 album releases and numerous artistic collaborations, not much ground is left which Unni hasn’t touched. Still, the tiniest, most intimate venues are her favoured concert settings, where she can see the faces of her audience. Additional to her music and lyrics, she tells stories about her songs and how they came into existence, evoking emotions ranging from laughter to tears among her listeners.
Unni made her breakthrough with the release of her debut album “To Whom it May Concern” in 1996, for which she received two Spellemann Awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammys) – ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Female Artist of the Year’. She immediately established herself as a mediator of a genre previously virtually untouched in Norway – a genre which since has become an integral part of Norwegian popular music culture.
In addition to her solo concerts, Unni has been a member of Jo Nesbø’s band Di Derre since 2013. She also plays in an increasingly popular trio with Sol Heilo (known from Katzenjammer) and Hanne Mari Karlsen, as well as her band, consisting of herself, Ronny Johnsen and Ole Jørn Myklebust.
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For booking enquiries, please get in touch at +47 22 92 50 40 / firstname.lastname@example.org