The Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival put out a city-wide invitation to any and all musicians to come join a late-night jam session. Featuring visiting artists from outside Lincoln, as well as musicians who live in Lincoln, the jam session was organized with the idea of creating cultural exchange and camaraderie. Host Genevieve Randall joins in with her flute and talks with organizer Erik Higgins and guitarist Daniel Martinez. And, Genevieve talk about what it is like when you find yourself in a musically uncomfortable situation.
Lincoln native Erik Higgins returns to his home to start a music festival.
Los Mariachis de la Ciudad Estrella make their way to the Lincoln stage.
A musical family reunion takes place in Lincoln and Genevieve is there to uncover the story and the history.
The Standing Bear Cantata tells the epic story of Ponca Chief Standing Bear and his struggle to honor his late son. Along with the performance, we feature an interview with composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate.
Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh shares his "Suite for Improviser and Orchestra" featuring Layale Chaker, Erik Higgen, Andre Micheletti, Olga Smola, Veronique Mathieu and Sarah Darling.
Guitarist Daniel Martinez shares a wonderful story with The Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival Audience during his performance with Jarana at The Bay.
Artist and Musician Sarah Rowe shares two very special flute songs she performed on her cedar flute.
Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival Performer, Tall Paul, performs his song "Prayers in a Song," in which he switches between Anishinaabe and English.
Rapper Tall Paul and artist Sarah Rowe speak about how concepts of home can become uncomfortable when recognizing the history of Native American Indians.
A reknowned international clarinetist, Kinan Azmeh visits Lincoln to play music and talk about his views of home, music and the his message of hope.
In this extra guitarist Daniel Martinez tries to get his Peruvian beats to blend with the sounds of Hasan and Zeyad at Golden Studio.
Genevieve talks with Daniel Martinez, a guitarist from Peru. Daniel talks about his two homes; Lincoln and Peru, and how music helps him navigate his lives. Then Genevieve takes Daniel to Golden Studio.
This is an extra from our third episode of 'The Sound of Home.' Lacey Studnicka of Lutheran Family Services gives Genevieve Randall valuable insight to the challenges refugees face.
In this episode of our series, 'The Sound of Home,' Genevieve continues her exploration with the musicians of Golden Studio.
Take a step inside Golden Studio and hear the electric saz, bass and keyboards and vocals of Arkan Kasem!
This is our second season of The PlainStory. We're calling it 'The Sound of Home,' and we're exploring the concepts of music and home. We'll listen to how musicians use their art to create a new sense of home, or remember the homes of their past.
In our second season of The PlainStory, 'The Sound of Home,' we explore the concepts of music and home. You will listen to how musicians use their art to create a new sense of home, or remember the homes of their past.