Nebraska Through Song and Story
Presented by Dan Holtz
Thursday, January 19, 2017
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
North Platte Public Library Meeting Room
120 W 4th ST, North Platte NE
Nebraska has not only a rich tradition in literature but also a rich, less-publicized tradition in music. Dan Holtz interweaves songs, accompanied on guitar and harmonica, with excerpts from works by Willa Cather, John Neihardt, Mari Sandoz and Bess Streeter Aldrich. In a narrative from about 1850 to 1904, he tells the stories of the people who came to and through early Nebraska, the pioneers who crossed the overland trails, the settlers and the Native Americans. Dan plays original songs he composed as well as historic folk songs from the late 1800’s.
All Brown Bag Programs are free to the public. Please call the library for seat reservations at 308-535-8036 ext 3310. Bring your own lunch; coffee and water will be provided.