LAFTA

Next Main Stage Concert:

Michael Reno Harrell

Michael Reno Harrell
Saturday, May 19, 7:30 p.m.

Michael Reno Harrell is an award-winning songwriter, veteran storyteller, and entertainer from the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Michael has been performing for more than 50 years, entertaining audiences across the U.S. and Europe. His combination of music and storytelling are based in experience, sometimes downright funny, sometimes a bit scary, but always entertaining. One could compare Michael's performances to his granddaddy's pocket knife: well-worn and familiar-feeling, but razor sharp and with a point. Harrell's deep soothing voice will carry you through a journey filled with family, lovers, moonshiners, and dreamers.

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You can purchase tickets for main stage concerts on-line with your credit card via PayPal. Tickets will be available at the door the night of the show, but get your tickets early because we sometimes sell out and have to turn people away.

Next House Concert:

Mark Stuart
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 7:30 pm
5109 Foxglove Circle, Lincoln NE

A full-time touring artist from Tennessee, Mark Stuart brings years of experience to his performances. His focus is on the songs he has penned and recorded, delivered with a soulful singing voice and highly memorable guitar playing. His show consists of storytelling, flashy guitar "chops", and songs that draw from his rock, blues, country, and folk music roots. Mark has toured solo through the U.S., Canada, and Europe, toured with his wife (Stacey Earle), and played as a sideman with Steve Earle, Joan Baez, and Freddy Fender.

Bonus: Guitar workshop starting at 5:30 pm. Suggested donation: Concert $15, Workshop $15, or both for $25.
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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.

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

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View the list of artists coming for our 2017-18 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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