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Let's Dance! at the Western Folklife Center

    
 Dancers, photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland


One Night Only

next month: May 12

Join us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, for a fun evening at Let's Dance! The evening begins with dance lessons—which include a variety of interesting steps in a featured style—at 6pm, followed by open dancing at 7pm. Cost is $5, Adults and teens welcome and no experience is necessary.

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Jam On! at the Western Folklife Center


Jam On! at the Pioneer Saloon

Join us at the Western Folklife Center for   Jam On! Monthly Jam Sessions every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Admission is free, and the Pioneer Bar will be open for business. All musicians and music lovers welcome!

logos of Nevada Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts

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Southwind at the Western Folklife Center

 

Southwind, photo by Mark Hayward

Popular local Elko band Southwind continues its Third Wednesday concerts in the historic Pioneer Saloon from 6:00pm - 8:00pm!
Come listen (and there's room to dance!) to toe-tapping Celtic, Americana, folk tunes and while enjoying a refreshing beverage from the bar. Follow Southwind —Carolyn Steninger, Susan Lawrence and Ken Harriman—on Facebook.

Dates scheduled: March 16, April 20, May 18 and every Third Wednesday!

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on the Road - in Reno, July 21


Robert Z. Hawkins Ampitheater at Bartley Ranch in Reno
Artown and The Reno Rodeo Foundation present the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on the Road in Reno, Nevada on Thursday, July 21, 2016.  Read more and buy tickets online

 

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on the Road will feature Brenn HillTrinity Seely and Andy Hedges at 7:30pm! Tickets are $39.00 for assigned seating and $29.00 for general admission on the lawn. Tickets are $39.00 for assigned seating and $29.00 for general admission on the lawn. 10% Discounts available for Western Folklife Center members and stakeholders; use the promotional code that was provided in the March 26 email from the Western Folklife Center. Arrive early at 6:00pm and experience Western traditions and activities, bar-b-que fare and libations: we hope to see you there!