LIVE at The Lingonberry presents OK Factor and JAERV! Friday March 6 at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm.
Olivia Diercks and Karla Colahan, cellist and violinist of the new-classical crossover duo, The OK Factor, have one word to describe their musical connection: lucky.
Organic and genuine, their original compositions feel both comfortingly familiar and uniquely fresh, and have been described as "genre-bending" (Julie Amacher, MPR) and "pure magic" (Wausau Pilot & Review). The ease with which they write and perform has caught the attention of the Minnesota music community in which they live and work, bringing them success on stages such as The Cedar Cultural Center and as frequent featured artists with Minnesota Public Radio. Their distinct compositional and performance style awarded them the honor of being finalists for the prestigious McKnight Fellowships for Musicians in 2018.
JAERV is a five-voiced group with tunes that blend in with energetic dances and free improvisations - their extroverted, vigorous and heartfelt folk music has influences from both jazz and pop music.