Next LAFTA Event:

LAFTA Annual Meeting, Potluck, and Jam Session
Friday, June 22
5109 Foxglove Circle, Lincoln NE

Potluck at 6:30, followed by a brief business meeting to elect board members. Musicians (of any level), bring your instruments and voices for a casual jam session following the meeting.


LAFTA Lincoln Association for Traditional Arts is a non-profit membership organization whose mission is to preserve and promote folk and traditional music, dance, and related arts in the Lincoln, Nebraska area. LAFTA presents the finest folk and acoustic musicians in annual Main Stage and House Concert series and provides support for monthly Contra Dances.

Read more about LAFTA and check out our newsletters. The latest newsletter is from January 2017.  

Give to Lincoln Day
Give to Lincoln Day 2018 is May 31st
The 7th annual Give to Lincoln Day will be held on Thursday, May 31st, 2018. This is your chance to provide LAFTA with additional funds to further our mission of bringing you the finest folk and traditional music. LAFTA would like to thank all those who have donated in past years! This year the Lincoln Community Foundation has $400,000 available to match your donations.

Clicking on the graphic above takes you directly to LAFTA's page on the secure Giving to Lincoln Day website, where you can make a donation to LAFTA using your credit card or your Paypal account. You will receive an automated tax receipt e-mail acknowledging your donation. If you don't wish to wait until May 31st, the donation site is now active (as of May 1); early on-line donations will be counted as part of the Give to Lincoln Day total. If you don't wish to donate on-line, you can make a donation by check in person at the Lincoln Community Foundation office (15th and N Streets) on May 31st between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (or at Tower Square between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm). Checks should be made out to the Lincoln Community Foundation with "LAFTA" on the memo line. Thanks again!

Check back in July to view the list of artists coming for our 2015-16 season and buy tickets online.

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Most LAFTA Main Stage events take place at the The 7th Street Loft, 504 South 7th Street, on the 3rd floor of The Bridge. House Concerts take place at 5109 Foxglove Circle in Lincoln. Backyard Concerts are held at Wooly's Big Back Yard, 6115 Huntington Ave. Follow the Locations link above for maps and directions.

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