2017 Schedule

21st Annual

Buffalo Commons Storytelling & Music Festival

“Back in Time, Forward in Anticipation”

June 9 -10, 2017


Thursday, June 8

Bieroc Cafe

6:30 p.m.  Kickoff Dinner with Artists, Sponsors, VIPs at the Bieroc Cafe


Friday, June 9

McCook Community College

9:00 a.m.  History’s Mysteries Tour Bus – Visit Nebraska History Sites

McCook Community College – Hormel Center

McCook Public Library

1:30-3:00 p.m.  Stories for Youth – Kim Weitkamp at McCook Public Library

McCook Community College

3:30-5:00 p.m.  Storytelling Savvy

Chuck Peek & Ron Naugle

Bieroc Cafe

6:30 p.m.  Music and Storytelling Dinner Cabaret at Bieroc

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Kim Weitkamp, Chuck Peek


Saturday, June 10

High Plains Museum

9:00 a.m.  “Back in Time” Community Stories, Chuck Peek, Ron Naugle, Walt Sehnert

10:30 a.m.  Stories with Master Storyteller Kim Weitkamp

11:15 a.m.  Music with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen blue grass band

Bieroc Cafe

12:30 p.m.  Open Mic at the Bieroc Café with Chuck Peek & Walt Sehnert

2:00 p.m.  Youth Stories, Poetry Slam and Poetry Out Loud at the Bieroc                                               Poet Chuck Peek

McCook City Library

12:30-2:00 p.m.  KidsFest “Peanut Butter Theatre” at McCook City Library

Kim Weitkamp

Nebraska State Historical Site

3:00-4:00 p.m.  “Meet Senator and Ellie Norris”  Norris House

Clark and Dawna Bates, Ron Naugle

5:30 p.m.  Potluck for Performers at Kay’s

Historic Fox Theatre

7:30 p.m.  “How the West Has Fun” Grand Finale at the Historical Fox Theatre

Kim Weitkamp, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen blue grass band

Bieroc Cafe

9:30 p.m. Ghost Stories with Kim Weitkamp, Afterglow and Evaluation at the Bieroc