NEBRASKA CITY - The Lied Center’s Arts Across Nebraska series is bringing an award-winning ensemble to Nebraska City on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Mariachi Zapata, an Omaha-based mariachi group, is scheduled at the Nebraska  City High School auditorium at 7 p.m. The performance is free and no tickets are required thanks to the Lied Center for Performing Arts, Kimmel Foundation and other donors to the program.

Here is a press release from the Lied Center

(LINCOLN, NE – October 2023) The Lied Center’s Arts Across Nebraska series is proud to bring the music of Mariachi Zapata to Nebraska City!

Mariachi Zapata, an Omaha-based mariachi group, has been delighting audiences since 1989. The group features a wide range of traditional instrumentation and focuses on presenting high quality performances of this 500-year-old music tradition, while keeping Mexican and Chicano culture alive. In addition to their entertaining performances, the group is committed to educational outreach work and connecting with students using their original curriculum on instrumental instruction, music appreciation, and history. Mariachi Zapata has been nominated for four Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, winning Best World Music in 2018.?

Mariachi Zapata will perform in the Nebraska City High School Auditorium on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:00pm. This performance is FREE to attend and no tickets are required!

The Lied Center is grateful to The Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation, the Nebraska Arts Council/Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and Friends of Lied for their support of the Arts Across Nebraska Program.

About the Lied Center for Performing Arts

The Lied Center is Nebraska’s Home for the Arts. Located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Lied presents the world’s most iconic artists and major regional, national and international performances that entertain and inspire audiences. We offer something for everyone, including the best of Broadway, symphony orchestras, dance, music, theater and family programs. Artists at the Lied have ranged from Itzhak Perlman and Wynton Marsalis to the American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony. The Lied also is committed to educational outreach: Nearly 100% of visiting artists work with students in the days leading up to their performance. Visit us at