The National Music Museum will be bringing Old Time Music of the Hills and Plains to the University of South Dakota Sept. 30 as part of the Brown Bag Lunch Program.
The event will be held in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall at 12:05 p.m. Anyone is welcome to bring their lunch and enjoy the music.
Bob Bovee and Gail Heil from Spring Grove, Minn., are the performers and will be playing the fiddle, banjo, guitar, harmonica and, if time allows, vocals and yodeling.
Bovee and Heil are a duo that have performed together at home, but have also performed all over the country for 30 years together. Bovee has been doing music as his profession for more than 40 years.
“I have a great love and passion for the music we do, and I like to share it with people and interest them in music they haven’t heard for a long time or never have,” Bovee said.
Bovee and Heil are part of a variety of music played each week at the National Music Museum.
“We try to do a variety of different types of music every week,” Deborah Reeves, curator of education at the National Music Museum, said.
The type of music and specific performer both factor into how large the audience is each week, Reeves said.
“The Brown Bag Lunch Program is held each Friday, and the audience consists of about 30 to 100 people,” Reeves said. “It’s hard to predict how many people will come; however, if the person was well-received in the past, we try to have the performer come