Free Concert on Saturday

Smithfield Fair will perform at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum at 800 Front Street in downtown Natchitoches on Saturday, July 24 at 2 p.m. The performance is part of the 2021 NSU Folklife Concert Series, a series of six Saturday concerts in July and August.  The concerts will highlight different folk musical traditions with a 45-minute music set followed by interviews with the musicians and an audience Q&A. Admission is free and open to the general public.

The Yvette Landry Trio will perform Cajun and classic country on July 31.  San Antonio, Texas, rock artist Nina Diaz will perform on August 7.  Rounding out the series, Blato Zlato (“Swamp Gold” in Bulgarian) will perform Balkan music from New Orleans and Bulgaria on August 14.  In addition to the music performances, folk artists will demonstrate and sell traditional crafts on each day of the series.

Smithfield Fair photo by T.J. Shuflin.

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