Explorers' musician to perform August 24 America's Shrine to Music Museum on the campus of The University of south Dakota will present a special Brown Bag Lunch program, "Pierre Cruzatte: A Musical Journey Along the Lewis & Clark Trail," Friday, Aug. 24, at 12:05 p.m. in the museum's Arne B. Larson Concert Hall.
The main navigator and most esteemed musician of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, Pierre Cruzatte, comes to life in this one-man show written and performed by Daniel Slosberg of Los Angeles.
Playing fiddle, jaw harp, bones, spoons, and other instruments known to have been taken along on the expedition, Slosberg presents a musical voyage up the Missouri River, combining the music with humorous and moving stories about the famous journey and the important contributions that Cruzatte made to the success of the trip.
Formerly a member of the Aman Folk Ensemble, Sloberg has performed throughout the country.
The museum's popular Brown Bag Lunch programs are free and open to the public. Coffee and tea will be available.