John Reischman & the Jaybirds fly in to Elko - and More on June 28!
This extraordinary band features some of the finest acoustic musicians on the road west, led by veteran mandolin player and vocalist, John Reischman, who formed the band in the 1990s. The Jaybirds are a two-time Juno-nominated band delivering their own trademark blend of original songs and instrumentals, reimagined tunes from old-time vaults, and bluegrass power. They are simultaneously modern, vintage and unique. 2:00 - 3:30 pm Bluegrass Band Rhythm Workshop
For all musicians: learn how various bluegrass instruments create music collectively.
5:30 - 6:00 pm Free Reception & Illustrated Tour with Jean Earl
- "Mountain Picassos" Basque Aspen Art exhibitions
7:00 - 9:00 pm - John Reischman & the Jaybirds in Concert
Western Folklife Center 501 Railroad Street Elko, NV 89801
Workshop Tickets: $10 ($15 if attending evening concert!)
Concert Tickets: $20 general;
$15 students, seniors, Western Folklife Center Members and workshop participants;
$5 children under 12
Advance tickets available in Western Folklife Center Gift Shop at 501 Railroad Street or call 775/738-7508.
Read more information on the event at www.westernfolklife.org.
This program has been funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, with support from Red Lion Hotel & Casino.