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91.5 KIOS-FM Station Manager, Ken Dudzik, Releases The Following Update:
Jazz and other music events in the Omaha metro area, compiled by KIOS music staff.

Jazz Calendar (Updated 8/5/2022)

The beloved Omaha tradition, Jazz on the Green, is back for another summer of free concerts in Turner Park at Midtown Crossing. JOTG takes place every Thursday July 7 through August 11, 2022. The lawn opens at 5:00 PM, preshow at 6:30 PM and the show starts at 7:30 PM.

Jazz on the Green Lineup for August:

Lakecia Benjamin
with All Young Girls Are Machine Guns

August 11, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Voted by 2020 Downbeat Critics Poll Rising star Alto Saxophonist and Up and Coming Artist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, charismatic and dynamic saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin fuses traditional conceptions of jazz, hip hop, and soul. Benjamin’s electric presence and fiery sax-work has shared stages with several legendary artists, including Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots, and Macy Gray. On August 11 Lakecia and her band will play music from her recent recording, "Pursuance: The Coltranes".

For more information you may visit o-pa.org/jazz-on-the-green

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Playing with Fire concerts return on August 12-13 at Turner Park in Omaha at Midtown Crossing. The two day lineup includes Markus James and The Wassonrai, JP Soars Gypsy Blues Revue featuring Anne Harris, Altered Five Blues Band, When Rivers Meet, Catfish and more. For more information, please visit www.playingwithfireomaha.net

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Stay up to date with upcoming music performances as local non-profits re-open their venues, with social distancing and safety in mind in response to COVID-19. More details are available with the following links to these organizations:

Omaha Performing Arts Society
o-pa.org
1200 Douglas Street, Omaha
402-345-0202
Blues Society of Omaha
www.omahablues.com
Arts Incorporated
www.artsincorporated.org
315 South 9th Street, Suite 110
Lincoln, NE 68508-2283
402-477-8008
Lied Center for Performing Arts
www.liedcenter.org
12th and R Streets
P.O. Box 880151
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0151
Updated: June 9, 2022 at 8:34 AM CDT
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