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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

     Elko Basque Dancers, photographer unknown

The Arinak Dancers of the Elko Basque Club have agreed to teach some of their cultural dances at Let's Dance! in June. These lively dances will get you on your feet and put a smile on your face.
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Join us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, for a fun evening. Lessons at 6pm, open dancing at 7pm. Cost is $5, Adults and teens welcome.

Elko Arinak Dance group instructors, Holly and Janet, along with students, will teach the steps to Jota, Arin-Arin, and Zazpi Jauziak! Come learn a new dance and experience a local culture before July's National Basque Festival.


Southwind at the Western Folklife Center

Southwind, photo by Mark Hayward

Popular local Elko band Southwind continues it's Third Wednesday concerts in the historic Pioneer Saloon from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on July 15 and throughout the summer months!

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

Dates scheduled: August 19, September 16, October 21 and November 18, 2015.