18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Live performance at a local casino--Paralandra

Just over the Missouri and Arkansas borders are a wealth of Native American casinos located in Oklahoma and Kansas. Paralandra is a band from the Springfield, MO area that regularly plays variety of classic rock songs as well as their originals songs to large crowds at these casinos. People will arrive early and even stand in line to get a good seat for their high-energy show which is driven by their passion for music and performing. This photo captures a rare calm and pensive moment for the lead guitarist.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Leah Stowe