Jazz Calendar (Updated 7/3/2019)

Jul 3, 2019

Jazz on the Green returns to Turner Park at Midtown Crossing this summer for its annual series of live music performances. The lineup for July 11th-August 15th includes Big Sam's Funky Nation, Paa Kow and his Afro-Fusion Orchestra, Marcos & Sabor and other fine artists. For more information you may visit

The 16th Annual Playing with Fire Free Summer Music Festivals will take place on Saturday, July 13th and Saturday, August 24th At Turner Park at Midtown Crossing.  

Featured festival artists include:

 Saturday / July 13th:

Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado, Gunwood, The Grace Giebler Project and Vertigo / BluesEd(Youth Artist Program) 

Saturday / August 24th:

Indigenous, Wille and the Bandits, Sebastian Lane Band and Far and Wide/BluesEd (Youth Artist Program) 

The festival venue is at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 175 S. 31st Avenue in Omaha. The event is open to the public, however free will donations will be accepted. For more information you may visit 

For more upcoming performances in our area:

Please support these local non-profits who support KIOS and are dedicated to the presentation and preservation of jazz and blues in our communities:

Omaha Performing Arts Society
1200 Douglas Street, Omaha

Blues Society of Omaha

Arts Incorporated
315 South 9th Street, Suite 110
Lincoln, NE 68508-2283

Lied Center for Performing Arts
12th and R Streets
P.O. Box 880151
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0151