The 2017 Meadowlark Music Festival will present three critically-acclaimed, world-class chamber artists in Lincoln and surrounding communities this July. Come hear the virtuosic solo violin of Ellen Jewett, former first violinist of the Audubon String Quartet now living in Turkey, the world music of acclaimed Italian saxophonist Marco Albonetti with percussion master Dane Richeson and string quartet, and a new piece composed for the Meadowlark Music Festival by award-winning UNL composer Tom Larson for jazz piano trio, string quartet, and special guests. 

Meadowlark Performances

2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
Marz Bar
Meadowlark Cabin Fever Event

Come down to the Marz Bar right after work for a little hot jazz on a cool night. Enjoy a divine cocktail made by one of Marz Bar's mixologists and a complimentary appetizer while listening to world-class jazz with world renowned jazz vocalist Jackie Allen and Friends.
Suggested donation $10-20.

Marz Bar, 1140 O St., Lincoln

Saturday, April 1, 2017
7:30 pm9:30 pm
Cottonwood Café
April Fool's Meadowlark Live Music Trivia Night

Don't miss getting April Fooled, get your Music Trivia Team together!
Meadowlark's April Fool's Live Trivia Night was a huge hit in 2016. Put together your music trivia dream team and compete for prizes and bragging rights. Prizes for best team names, outfits, most creative answers, and, of course, the most correct answers. Name That Tune and Karaoke Challenges are all part of the fun.
Contact Meadowlark to register your team!
Registration is only $100/team of five.

Cottonwood Cafe, intersection of 11th & K St., Lincoln

Give to Lincoln Day

May 18th is Give to Lincoln Day. Please consider making a donation to the Meadowlark Music Festival and all other non-profits that make a difference in a vast myriad of ways in this great city. More information to come.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
7:00 pm9:00 pm
1st Plymouth Church
Meadowlark Music Festival

Meadowlark Music Festival 2017 Season
Meadowlark continues to bring world renowned musicians to Nebraska. The 2017 Festival will feature three exceptional projects:


On the opening night of the festival Ellen Jewett, former first violinist with the famed Audubon Quartet, performs a program of unaccompanied violin works from Bach and Turkey.

1st Plymouth, 2000 D St., Lincoln

Friday, July 14, 2017
7:00 pm9:00 pm
Kimball Hall
Meadowlark Music Festival

Meadowlark Music Festival 2017 Season
Meadowlark continues to bring world renowned musicians to Nebraska. The 2017 Festival will feature three exceptional projects:


The second evening of the Festival features the Our Fathers Project, a world premiere of a multiple movement work by UNL's award-winning composer Tom Larson for jazz piano trio, string quartet, and trumpet and jazz vocal soloists.


More information about venues and educational events to come!

Kimball Hall is on the UNL City Campus, just north of the intersection of 11th and Q, behind the Lied Center

Saturday, July 15, 2017
7:00 pm9:00 pm
Junto Winery
Meadowlark Music Festival

Meadowlark Music Festival 2017 Season
Meadowlark continues to bring world renowned musicians to Nebraska. The 2017 Festival will feature three exceptional projects:


The Saturday evening performance features Italian saxophonist Marco Albonetti performing Terra Madre, a piece with music from around the world, with the Omaha String Quartet and world percussion master Dane Richeson.

More information about venues and educational events to come!

Junto Winery, 1356 182nd St., Seward

Sunday, July 16, 2017
7:00 pm9:00 pm
St Paul United Methodist Church
Meadowlark Music Festival

Meadowlark Music Festival 2017 Season
Meadowlark continues to bring world renowned musicians to Nebraska. This is the Grand Finale, featuring all of the Festival's artists.


Ellen Jewett, former first violinist with the famed Audubon Quartet, Italian saxophonist Marco Albonetti, world percussion master Dane Richeson and UNL's award-winning composer Tom Larson.


More information about venues and educational events to come!

St Paul United Methodist, 1144 M St., Lincoln