Jumpin’ Jewel Tones & PWF

Hoodoo favorites Doug Deming, Dennis Gruenling & The Jewel Tones have one metro show Tuesday, July 1, 6-9 p.m. at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar. This band is a don’t-miss, stellar powerhouse of jump, swing and Chicago blues. Doug Deming’s versatile guitar chops were recognized with the 2013 Sean Costello Rising Star Award from Blues Blast Magazine. Dennis Gruenling’s fat-toned harmonica style is rooted in...

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LADIES SING THE BLUES II

Sunday, June 29
LADIES SING THE BLUES II
Carol "Mama O" Rogers, Kainette Jones, Cynthia Taylor, Shasta Holland
Slowdown, 729 N 14th St.
Doors 6 p.m., Music 7 p.m., $15 ADV, $20 Day of Show
www.theslowdown.com

Local blues and jazz women perform for this Second Annual Fundraiser for ICARE Youth Services, Inc. Kainette Jones has toured with world-renowned blues singer, Vernon Garrett, whose hit...

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WILD WINDS

SUNDAY 29

WILD WINDS

Omaha Chamber Music Society concert

Maria Harding, flute

Darci Gamerl, oboe

John Klinghammer, clarinet

Jim Compton, bassoon

Ross Snyder, horn

Craig Fuller, tuba

First Central Congregational Church
421 S. 36th St., Omaha 1200 Douglas St.

3 p.m.

Tickets $5-$20

http://www.omahachambermusic.org/

The winds blow and the reeds sparkle. They sway and shimmer, sometimes...

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Estrin, Birchwood, Mat D, 44’s

Thursday, June 19, 6-9 p.m. The 21st Saloon has the great Rick Estrin & The Nightcats plus newcomers Selwyn Birchwood Band. Rick Estrin is a harmonica giant, acclaimed songwriter, engaging vocalist and Blues Music Award winner. He now leads the Nightcats that he formerly co-fronted with Little Charlie Baty. The Nightcats backing Estrin are phenomenal guitarist Chris “Kid” Andersen, plus longtime...

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Summer ushers in two more festivals

* Summer officially starts this week and with it comes a few more local music festivals. Up next is the Omaha Solstice Reggae and World Music Festival at Riverwest Park, 233rd and West Maple Road. The show is Saturday, June 21st and scheduled performers include Rhythm Collective, the Bishops, Don Minott, Dred I Dread, the Dropsteppers, New Common Ground, Erroll Organs and Erroll Bonnick Tickets...

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Not Fade Away:

“When the Buddy Holly show happened, I went from complete obscurity in this cover band, playing for 20 people to playing sold out shows for two months. I wanted to see how long we could keep it going. 12 years later, we are a national act,” said singer and performer Billy McGuigan of his Buddy Holly show, Rave On.

These days, McGuigan and his band have three shows they tour with:  Rave On,...

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