This blogpost will be in Norwegian because it is mostly for the Norwegian audience. Sauda is the place where Bjørn Eidsvåg and Reidar Brendeland, the leader of the band Vestlandsfanden grew up. It is also the town where I spent ten years from 1961 to 1971, and where I started playing music. On Friday May 24th Vestlandsfanden, Bjørn Eidsvåg and many other artists from Sauda played a concert there together during the yearly local festival Saudadagane.
An article in Norwegian this time, unfortunately not translated. This is an article I wrote for the historic society in my hometown, Sauda, about the local rock bands in the late 60s. The article was published in the Sauda historic society’s yearbook for 2010.