Gary Farmer and the Trouble Makers at UNO on April 19
Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers will perform a free concert in UNO’s Sapp Fieldhouse on April 19, 2012 from 7 to 9 PM.
The band, led by Gary Farmer as vocalist and harmonica player, was established in 2004. Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the seven-member band plays original harmonica-guitar based blues and standards from the 1950s thru to contemporary hits, and are often described as having “a lot of heart and energy.” Farmer also creates original music with support of fellow musical artists.
A member of Cayuga nation and Wolf Clan of the Haudenosaunee/Iroquois Confederacy, Farmer has been performing for thirty-five years. He co-starred in the Native films Pow-wow Highway and Smoke Signals, as well as working with Johnny Depp in the independent film Dead Man.
The band is currently touring throughout United States and Canada under the label, Gonzo Drive Records.
Before the music starts, concert-goers can view the work of local Native artisans, as well as the work of Native students from Omaha South High School.
For special needs or assistance, please call/contact Ed Zendejas at 402-554-3799.