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

Omaha Blues Society Events-May 2024

BSO Presents BluesEd bands True Blues & Vertigo

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

events for your consideration. Upcoming performances include:


Sunday May 5:

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

BSO Presents BluesEd bands True Blues & Vertigo

Harvest Vineyard & Winery, 3010 G Road Syracuse, NE


Thursday May 16:

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

BSO Presents Albert Castiglia

The Waiting Room Lounge

6212 Maple Street Omaha, NE


Thursday May 23:

6:00 PM-9:00PM

BSO Member Appreciation Show

Omar Coleman & Westside Soul

Granary Green 7401 Main St. Ralston, NE


Thursday May 30:

6:00 PM -9:00 PM

BSO Presents "Blues at Granary Green"

The Jimmys

Granary Green 7401 Main St. Ralston, 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.