Main Topic: Music
Topic: American Folk Music
Main Topic: Our State
Topic: Nebraska Journey Stories, Immigrant Experience, & Westward Expansion
Speaker: Chris Sayre
Nebraska’s Musical Smorgasbord: Music from Various Ethnic Groups in Nebraska
This program explores the rich diversity of folk music that has been a part of Nebraska’s history from the time it was a territory to the present day. Performing on the button accordion, concertina, dulcimer, guitar, mandolin, musical saw and zithers, Sayre invites his audience to experience the music of the ethnic groups that have called Nebraska home.