‘Friday LIVE’ Features Nebraska Artists at NET Studio

News Release Date: 
November 7, 2018

For Immediate Release

‘Friday LIVE’ Features Nebraska Artists at NET Studio

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nov. 7, 2018) – NET’s “Friday LIVE” arts and entertainment radio show will feature special performances from Nebraska musical talents The Talbott Brothers and Hope Dunbar when it broadcasts at 9 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, live from NET, 1800 N. 33rd St., in Lincoln.

The public is invited to this free event with complimentary refreshments served at 8:30 a.m.  

The Talbott Brothers are a Portland-based duo composed of brothers Nick and Tyler Talbott. Born and raised in the southwest Nebraska town of Imperial, their alternative blend of Americana rock creatively combines blood harmonies with storytelling and infectious melodies. Their latest album is “Gray.”

Singer-songwriter Dunbar of Utica is a pioneer of the new American prairie style – the incarnation of Americana and country-folk sound. Her newest release is “Three Black Crows.”

Also performing on the show will be percussionist, award-winning composer, and performance and recording artist Michael Fitzsimmons with Dancing Man Music. His latest album is “Islands in Paradise.”

Host Genevieve Randall will give audience members the latest about music, arts, literature and events happening around the state. Other guests on the show include Deb Hermann from the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum in Ashland to talk about its Nov. 17 Makers Market which includes music demonstrations and workshops, and Mary Roncka, wife of Nebraska artist Gene Roncka, who will give the audience insight about the upcoming Ashland Art Walk.

Jim Bockelman and Kurt von Kampen of Concordia University Nebraska in Seward will be on the show to talk about music events and art in the Marxhausen Gallery, and guests will hear about the Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures at Homestead National Monument in Beatrice.

For those who can’t attend the event, they can stream audio or video of “Friday LIVE” at netnebraska.org, watch via the NET Radio Facebook Live feed or listen at 9 a.m. on 91.1 FM.

For more information, including archived programs of the show, visit netNebraska.org/radio.

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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.