Blues in the Afternoon with Mike Jacobs http://kios.org en KIOS BLUES CHART JUNE 2014 http://kios.org/post/kios-blues-chart-june-2014 <p><strong>ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL</strong></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 03:29:12 +0000 Mike Jacobs 49576 at http://kios.org KIOS BLUES CHART JUNE 2014 Playing with Fire series arrives at Midtown Crossing http://kios.org/post/playing-fire-series-arrives-midtown-crossing <p><strong>Playing With Fire</strong>, Omaha’s sizzling, free summer concert tradition, will take place this year at an&nbsp; expansive, new venue: seven-acre Turner Park with its iconic Pavilion and permanent stage. A free concert experience, open to the public, Playing with Fire’s 2014 schedule will play out over the course of two Thursday nights: June 26 and July 3, starting at 5:30 p.m.<br /><br /><br />June 26:<br />Opening act: <strong>Hector Anchondo</strong><br />Supporting act: <strong>Ben Poole</strong><br />Headliner: <strong>Jonas &amp; the Massive Attraction</strong><br /> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:44:07 +0000 KIOS 49241 at http://kios.org Playing with Fire series arrives at Midtown Crossing KIOS BLUES CHART MAY 2014 http://kios.org/post/kios-blues-chart-may-2014 <p><strong>ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL</strong></p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 15:00:32 +0000 Mike Jacobs 7320 at http://kios.org KIOS BLUES CHART MAY 2014 "Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl" to air on KIOS http://kios.org/post/roy-orbison-mystery-girl-air-kios <p>Roy Orbison cared about two things in life more than anything else-music and family. Often, those two combined, but Roy's sons never got the chance to share the stage with their dad. They did find a tape of a song that Roy never finished, and as a family Roy's boys completed it as his backup band.<br /> Mon, 26 May 2014 05:00:50 +0000 KIOS 47733 at http://kios.org "Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl" to air on KIOS Mike's Favorite Blues and R&B CD's of 2013 http://kios.org/post/mikes-favorite-blues-and-rb-cds-2013 <p><strong>The James Hunter Six / Minute By Minute / Fantasy</strong><br />Ben Harper &amp; Charlie Musselwhite / Get Up! / Stax<br />Ronnie Earl &amp; The Broadcasters / Just For Today / Stony Plain<br />James Cotton / Cotton Mouth Man / Alligator<br />Dayna Kurtz / Secret Canon Vol. 2 / M.C.<br />Candye Kane / Coming Out Swingin' / Vizztone<br />Roomful of Blues / 45 Live / Alligator<br />Valerie June / Pushin' Against A Stone / Concord<br />Shawn Holt &amp; The Teardrops / Daddy Told Me / Blind Pig<br />Guy Davis / Juba Dance / M.C.<br />Jim Allchin / Q.E.D. / Self Release Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:01:50 +0000 Mike Jacobs 39708 at http://kios.org Mike's Favorite Blues and R&B CD's of 2013 Lou's Legacy: A Lou Reed Appreciation http://kios.org/post/lous-legacy-lou-reed-appreciation <p>KIOS airs <strong>Lou's Legacy: A Lou Reed Appreciation</strong> Sunday night at 7:00pm.<br /><br />Rock icon Lou Reed died earlier this week at age 71. His work as a member of the Velvet Underground and his years as a solo artist inspired generations of fans and musicians alike. To honor Reed, KIOS will air the two-hour special&nbsp; Lou's Legacy: A Lou Reed Appreciation Sunday night at 7:00 .<br /> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:18:17 +0000 Mike Jacobs 38267 at http://kios.org Lou's Legacy: A Lou Reed Appreciation The Band Radio Special to air on KIOS http://kios.org/post/band-radio-special-air-kios <p>On Sunday September 29th at 7:00PM KIOS will present The Band Radio Special. An in-depth look at one of rock music&#39;s most influential groups.<br /><br />From their roots in rockabilly as the backing band for legend Ronnie Hawkins, to their years playing with Bob Dylan and their own rise to fame, The Band is one of the most celebrated and iconic groups of their time.<br /> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 04:00:18 +0000 Mike Jacobs 36627 at http://kios.org The Band Radio Special to air on KIOS Playing with Fire's 10th Anniversary Concerts July 12-13 http://kios.org/post/playing-fires-10th-anniversary-concerts-july-12-13 <p>The hottest ticket this summer will be the Playing with Fire Concert Series in celebration of it's 10th anniversary of providing free music to area residents and visitors of all ages.<br><br>The concerts take place at Lewis &amp; Clark Landing on Omaha's Riverfront with gates opening at 5pm Friday and 4pm Saturday.<br><br>Admission is free but free will donations will be accepted at the gate,with portions of the proceeds donated to the Food Bank of the Heartland and American Parkinson Disease Foundation/ Nebraska Chapter.<br><br>Line-Up:<br><br><strong>Friday July 12</strong> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 03:29:12 +0000 Mike Jacobs 30999 at http://kios.org Playing with Fire's 10th Anniversary Concerts July 12-13 The Jimi You Never Knew http://kios.org/post/jimi-you-never-knew <p>2-HOUR Jimi Hendrix Special:<br>"The Jimi You Never Knew"<br>Sunday May 5th at 7:00PM</p> Sat, 04 May 2013 04:47:23 +0000 Mike Jacobs 29344 at http://kios.org The Jimi You Never Knew Blues at the Crossroads 2: Muddy & The Wolf http://kios.org/post/blues-crossroads-2-muddy-wolf <p>Omaha Performing Arts Presents BLUES AT THE CROSSROADS 2: Muddy &amp; The Wolf on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Holland Performing Arts Center. This performance is part of the Omaha Performing Arts 2012/2013 Season.<br>Tickets for Blues at the Crossroads 2: Muddy &amp; The Wolf start at $25 and can be purchased online at TicketOmaha.com, by phone at 402.345.0606, or at the Ticket Omaha office in the Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas streets. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:11:06 +0000 MIke Jacobs 24408 at http://kios.org