NSU Folklife Concert Series
The Louisiana Folklife Center is excited to announce the 2021 NSU Folklife Concert Series. Concerts will be held on six Saturdays in July and August. Highlighting different folk musical traditions, each concert will take place at 2:00 p.m. and include a 45-minute music set followed by an interview with the musician and an audience Q&A.
The series will kick off on July 3 with Cajun music by Amanda Shaw. Zydeco artist Corey Ledet will perform on July 17. Singer-songwriter ensemble Smithfield Fair will perform on July 24. The Yvette Landry Trio will perform Cajun and classic country on July 31. Nina Diaz will perform on August 7, and Blato Zlato will perform Balkan music from New Orleans and Bulgaria on August 14. Artists will demonstrate and sell traditional crafts at each performance.
These events are free and open to the public. Please call (318) 357-2492 for more information.