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Jazz and other music events in the Omaha metro area, compiled by KIOS music staff.

Omaha Blues Society Events-February 2024

For the best in live blues in our area, the Omaha Blues Society presents ongoing

events for your consideration. Upcoming performances include:


Friday February 2 at 5:30 PM

BSO Presents Orphan Jon & The Abandoned

B Bar 4330 Leavenworth Omaha, Ne

Thursday February 15 at 6:00 PM

BSO Presents BoomChank with Kris Lager

The Waiting Room Lounge 6212 Maple Omaha, Ne

Friday March 1 at 7:00PM

BSO & Playing with Fire Present Bywater Call

The Waiting Room Lounge 6212 Maple Omaha, Ne


For more information on The Blues Society of Omaha,

please visit

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.