Next Main Stage Concert:

Please check back in July for information on LAFTA's 2017-2018 Main Stage Concert Season.

Next Back Yard Concert:

Southpaw Bluegrass Band
LAFTA Annual Meeting and Potluck
Sunday, May 28, 2017, 7:30 pm
6115 Huntington Ave, Lincoln NE

Southpaw Bluegrass Band is a homegrown group based in Omaha that plays original and traditional bluegrass music with style and flair. Southpaw will provide the entertainment for LAFTA's annual membership meeting and potluck in Wooly's Big Back Yard. The potluck starts at 5:30 pm. Please bring a side dish, salad, or dessert. Sodas are provided. The membership meeting starts at 7:00 pm to elect board members and to share information about the upcoming concert season. This will wrap up at 7:30 p.m. when Southpaw Bluegrass Band will perform. This is a family friendly eventů no alcohol or drugs please. Bring a lawn chair if you like. The concertáhas a suggested $10 - $15 donation at the gate and students with ID $5; children under 12 free.



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
Thanks for your donations to LAFTA for Give to Lincoln Day!
Your generous on-line donations amounted to $1,165! The off-line donations will be tallied later, but this amount will go a long way toward securing our finances as we prepare for another great season for 2017-2018. The LAFTA Board is very grateful to all who donated.

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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