NIKE MARKELIUS, born and grown up in Stockholm is a singer, drummer, songwriter, composer and author. She became famous as a member of the legendary rock-group Tant Strul in the beginning of the 80´s and she is today active in several musical contexts. As instrumentalist, solo-artist and as artistic director.
In May 2019 a brand new solo-album is released with 14 new songs and a new band. During the spring -19 Nike has released a trilogy of singels with very artistic and controversial music-videos, whitch has become very well-received and successful.
The new songs are characterized of deeply personal lyrics and intence shimmering guitar weaves, with several guitarists on stage. She also do her own translations and interpretations of other artists, as Patti Smith and Lhasa de Sela.
Now she is coming to Berlin with full band to play new songs from the new album to honor Eva Fuchs who was an old very close friend to Nike. She is also going to perform a new song especially written about her friendship with Eva, to honor the memory of a very special person and loyal loved friend.