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Blues in the Afternoon Presents Best of 2020

Tune inMonday at 1:00 for Blues in the Afternoon as we look back at some of the best blues, R&B and soul music from 2020. 

Robert Cray, Rory Block, The Lucky Losers, Bobby Rush and much more are coming your way today as we take a look back on the roots music scene of 2020. A year none of us will ever forget.

Mike Jacobs has been with KIOS since 1988 while attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Mike began his career at KIOS working weekends acting as local host for NPR’s Weekend Edition. He also hosted Morning Edition from 1990-1996. Mike began hosting the weekly blues program “Blues in the Afternoon” in October 1994 and took on the responsibilities of jazz programming and maintaining the music library in 1996. He has held the position of Music Director since 2002. In addition to hosting “Jazz in the Afternoon” on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mike also helps with assembling music for “Jazz From Studio One” hosted by the advanced radio students at the Omaha Public Schools Career Center. Mike is an Omaha native and graduated from Technical High School in 1984.