Omaha Folk Music, Dance, and Culture
Omaha Folk Music, Dance, and Culture

From shape-note music to traditional dancing, this is the place to find out when, where, and what happens in Omaha folk arts and culture!  Try out one of these great Omaha groups --
most of them encourage fun, active participation!

Fantastic Local Folk Groups and Events (Click on name for info):

Shape-Note Music: 2nd Sunday afternoon
Omaha Folk Song Society: 2nd Saturday night
Contra Dance: 3rd Saturday night
Scandinavian Folk Dance: Wednesday nights
Books by Omaha Author: Born Yesterday and It's Disgusting--and We Ate It!
International Folk Dance: Sunday afternoons
English Country Dance
Barbershop Singing
Folk House: House Concerts in Omaha
Morris Dance: Tuesday nights
Scottish Dance: Friday nights Sept-May
Folk Music on the Radio
Irish Dance and Music
Omaha Blues Society
Omaha Songwriters
Concerts and Performers
Wildwood Dulcimer Society: 4th Sunday afternoons
Great Plains Bluegrass & Old Time Music Assn.: first Sunday afternoons
Balkan Singing
Native American Music & Dance, Nebraska Pow-Wow Calendar
Appalachian Clogging
Ballroom, Jitterbug, & Swing Dancing
German Folk Dancing
Nebraska Arts Council
Omaha Pipes & Drums (Bagpipes and Drums)
El Museo Latino/Mexican Folk Dance
African Dance and Drumming
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Greek Folk Dancing
The Moving Company
Nebraska Folklife Network, Inc.

         If you know of any events or groups not listed here, please contact  This is a volunteer-maintained site, so please forgive any omissions or mistakes, and be sure to call or e-mail a contact person listed for the group to make sure your event has not been cancelled or moved.