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Nebraska Crossroads Music Festival
July 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
What: Nebraska Crossroads Music Festival
When: Friday, August 4th from 7:30p to 10:30p
Where: Gene Leahy Mall, 1001 Douglas St., Omaha, Ne
Nebraska Crossroads Music Festival is coming back for the fourth season and expending to Omaha with FREE concert at Gene Leahy Mall on August 4th at 7:30pm.
The concert, “The Middle of Everywhere,” will feature the world premiere of “Double
Concerto for Clarinet, Violin and Ensemble” — a partnership with the
New York Philharmonic Orchestra composed by Kinan Azmeh (a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s GRAMMY-winning Silk Road Ensemble) and Layale Chaker, (violinist, composer and a member of Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra).
Along with the world premiere of this double concerto, the concert will feature other international, national, and local artists, including Tabla master and Guggenheim Fellow Sandeep Das, Celtic traditional music legend Seamus Egan with Crossroads favorite Maeve Gilchrist, the Armenian folk/jazz ensemble Authentic Light Orchestra, the German indie-experimental trio Toechter, and local artists such as traditional Peruvian ensemble Kusi Taki with music ranging from classical to world, to folk, to jazz, and to indie electronic.
The concert will host approximately 30 artists in total.
Food, water and toilet facilities will be available. More info at NebraskaMusicFest.org
Nebraska Crossroads Music Festival Schedule
August 4, 7:30 p.m.: Middle of Everywhere at Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha- FREE
7:30 p.m.: Kusi Taki – traditional Peruvian
8:00 p.m.: Kinan Azmeh, Layale Chaker & Orchestra – world premiere commission
8:30 p.m.: Authentic Light Orchestra – Armenian Jazz-Folk Fusion
9:00 p.m.: Séamus Eagan & Maeve Gilchrist – Modern Irish
9:30 p.m.: toechter – German Indie-Electronic
10:00 p.m.: Sandeep Das, Rajib Karmaker & Friends – Tabla, Sitar & Ensemble
August 2, 6 p.m.: Jam Session at Turbine Flats (2124 Y St) FREE
August 5, 10 a.m.: Baby Concert at Studio Theater FREE
August 5, 10 a.m.: Storytelling slam with Rita Paskowitz FREE
August 5, 11 a.m.: Roundtable discussion with festival artists FREE
August 5, 12 p.m.: Live Lyve at Howell Theater
August 5, 1 p.m.: Presentation of the “The Seat Beside You” with videographer Brian Seifferlein at Temple Building Lobby FREE
August 5, 2 p.m.: Toechter at Studio Theater
August 5, 4 p.m.: Kusi Taki at Howell Theater
August 5, 6 p.m.: Maeve & Séamus at Studio Theater
August 5, 8 p.m.: Authentic Light Orchestra at Howell Theater
August 5, 10 p.m.: Late Night concert at Studio Theater
August 6, 12 p.m.: Meditation Concert at Hazel Abel Park
August 6, 2 p.m.: Sandeep and Rajib at First Presbyterian Church
August 6, 4 p.m.: Sing along at First Presbyterian Church
August 6, 5 p.m.: Ancestral Modernism at First Presbyterian Church
August 6, 8 p.m.: Nebraska All Stars at Union Plaza Amphitheater (N 21St between Q & P streets)