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Recent Lied Center News

Lied Center Brings Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper’s Final Tour Back to the Stage Feb. 22

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Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts will honor rock and roll legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper by bringing to the stage John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party, the Official Tribute to Buddy Holly on Feb. 22 at 7:30 PM. John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour and...

Lied Center Hosts Biggest Bluegrass Event of the Year

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Legendary bluegrass artists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn join the Del McCoury Band at Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Feb. 13 at 7:30 PM, for one night only. Each virtuosic in their own right, this all-star ensemble will join forces on the Lied Center stage with their foot-stomping, phenomenal talent that has not only garnered countless GRAMMY® nominations and wins, but is...

Tony-Nominated Rock of Ages to Rock the Lied Center on Feb. 15

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Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts prepares for the mind blowing, face-melting, five-time Tony-nominated Broadway musical, Rock of Ages. Two performances are scheduled on Feb. 15 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM featuring a mix of 28 incredible 80s tunes including “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “We Built This City”, “The Final Countdown”, “Wanted Dead or Alive”, “Here I Go Again”, “Can’t Fight This...

Call for Entry: Lied Center Invites Nebraska Performers to Apply for “Celebrate Nebraska” Variety Show

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts invites all Nebraska talent to apply for a special 25th anniversary season event, Celebrate Nebraska, a collection of Nebraska’s finest talent together for two nights only on the Lied Center stage. Performances will take place Sept. 4-5, 2014. Applications to participate are due Friday, March 21, 2014. Celebrate Nebraska will kick off the Lied Center’s 25th year as Nebraska’s...

Call for Entry: Lied Center Holds First Poster Design Competition with $1,000 Prize

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Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts is calling for entries for its first ever poster design competition in honor of the Lied Center’s 25th Anniversary season. Artists of all ages are invited to submit work depicting, commemorating, or representing the Lied Center building, performing art forms, role in statewide Nebraska communities, or the organization’s mission “to educate, inspire,...

Martha Graham Dance Company Brings Masterpiece “Appalachian Spring”

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Modern dance marvel the Martha Graham Dance Company will visit Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts, on Jan. 28 to perform Graham’s masterpiece, “Appalachian Spring,” with music by Aaron Copland. Known for its beauty, grace, power, sensuality, and precision onstage, the Martha Graham Dance Company continues the Lied Center’s long tradition of presenting some of the most celebrated dance...

A Cappella Sensation Take 6 Brings Unique Blend of Gospel, Jazz, and Pop

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The most GRAMMY®-nominated vocal group in history, Take 6, brings swinging harmonies and a rich gospel sound to Nebraska’s Home of the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Jan. 16. “Take 6 sets the standard for a cappella groups,” said Bill Stephan, Executive Director of the Lied Center for Performing Arts. “They’ve shared the stage with countless musical legends and have been nominated for nearly every...

LIED CENTER ANNOUNCES 2013-14 SEASON OF WORLD CLASS PERFORMANCES

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln proudly announces its 24th Season of world-class performing artists. The season includes 51 performances of 31 shows from a wide range of genres including Broadway, Classical Music, Dance, Theater, World & Jazz Music, Comedy, Holiday performances, Folk Music and shows for families. Following an extremely popular 2012-2013 Season with over...

LIED CENTER PRESENTS GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT, MARCH 29 & 30, 2013

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LINCOLN, NEB. – The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT, March 29, 2013 at 7:30 PM and March 30, 2013 at 2:00 and 7:30 PM. Tickets may be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office located at 12th and Q Street in downtown Lincoln, by phone at 402.472-4747 or online at www.liedcenter.org. Ticket prices start at $44 for adults and $22 for youth...

LIED CENTER PRESENTS SUSAN WERNER WITH SPECIAL GUEST TRINA HAMLIN, MARCH 22, 2013

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LINCOLN, NEB. – The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present Susan Werner With special guest Trina Hamlin, March 22, 2013 at 7:00 and 10:00 PM in the new Lied Commons. Tickets may be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office located at 12th and Q Street in downtown Lincoln, by phone at 402.472-4747 or online at www.liedcenter.org. Ticket prices are $19 for adults and $9....