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Jam On! at the Western Folklife Center

Jam Session in the Pioneer, photo by Heather Hafleigh
Photo by Heather Hafleigh

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!

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Let's Dance! at the Western Folklife Center

Dancing at the 30th Gathering, photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland    
Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland

The Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater continues to be a lively place with twice-monthly dance lessons followed by dancing every 2nd and 4th Thursday. We invite you to join us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, for a fun evening. Cost is $5, Adults and teens welcome. NOTE: In January 2015, there is only one dance night.

Lessons begin at 6:00 pm, followed by open dancing from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Winner of Elko Daily Free Press 2013 Reader's Choice GOLD AWARD for Best Place to Dance in Elko!

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Southwind at the Western Folklife Center

Southwind, photo by Mark Hayward

Popular local Elko band Southwind will be playing music at the Western Folklife Center for a special St. Patrick's Day concert on March 17, then return to it's monthly Wednesday schedule April 15 and May 20, 2015 as the historic Pioneer Saloon opens for business from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come listen (and there's room to dance!) to toe-tapping Celtic, Americana and folk tunes while enjoying a refreshing beverage from the bar. Follow Southwind —Carolyn Steninger, Susan Lawrence and Ken Harriman—on Facebook.