Lied Live Online offers 5 shows in May

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Lied Live Online offers 5 shows in May

Andrea von Kampen
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Andrea von Kampen

After receiving positive responses to the first month of Lied Live Online concerts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts has added five shows for May.

The shows will be at 7:30 p.m. each Friday of the month on the Lied Center Facebook page and at https://liedcenter.org.

The schedule:

  • May 1: Andrea von Kampen — This folk singer/songwriter from Lincoln is quickly taking her place on the national stage. With more than 17 million Spotify streams and a voice Hear Nebraska called “soulful and worn-in,” critics and audiences alike are taking notice of this innovative young artist.

  • May 8: April Verch — This fiddling, step-dancing singer-songwriter from Canada blends musical traditions to create a sound all her own. She has toured the world, was a featured performer in the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Olympics and has graced the Lied Center stage several times.

  • May 15: Jackie Allen and Hans Sturm — Allen and Sturm have each thrilled audiences across the United States and Canada, and now the married musical duo has teamed up to create “Jackie Allen and Hans Sturm: Bass Meets Voice, The Nebraska Project.” Allen teaches jazz voice and songwriting at Doane University, and Sturm is a professor of double bass and jazz studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

  • May 22: Michael Londra — Michael Londra and the Celtic Fire will perform on the Lied Center’s main stage on St. Patrick’s Day 2021, but first Londra will present a special evening of gorgeous Irish music and captivating stories on Lied Live Online.

  • May 29: Juli Burney — This Lincoln-based humorist and author has been featured on HBO and Showtime, as well as stages across the United States and Canada. Finding joy and humor in difficult circumstances is her specialty, and she’ll present a special evening of stories and laughter for Lied Live Online.

Jackie Allen and Hans Sturm