Jazz Calendar (Updated 6/ 13/ 2018)

Jun 13, 2018

Jazz in June returns to Lincoln, Nebraska this summer. Jazz in June has become more than just a tradition in Lincoln. It’s a summer standard. Organized by The University of Nebraska–Lincoln with the help of many generous sponsors, the free Tuesday evening series is one of Lincoln’s sublime summer delights. Enjoy the Jazz in June Market, starting at 5 p.m. at 12th & R Streets, and then stroll onto the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus to listen to great jazz, beginning at 7 p.m.

Performances include:

June 19th  / Mwenso and the Shakes

June 26th  / Huntertones

For more information you may visit

The Capital Jazz Society is pleased to bring you great music, food, and fun every Monday night at the Blue Blood Brewing Co. Enjoy the Monday Night Big Band, the First Monday Jazz Jam or some of your favorite local jazz groups. Monday night Jazz events are 7:00 – 9:30 pm at Blue Blood Brewing Co.; 925 Robbers Cave Road, Lincoln, Nebraska. Admission is free and open to the public. Bring your instrument and sit in with the Monday Night Big Band or on the First Monday Jazz Jam nights. For more information you may visit

Latin, reggae, big band music and more will fill Omaha’s Turner Park this summer when Omaha Performing Arts presents the extraordinarily popular summer series, Jazz on the Green. The free outdoor concerts run six consecutive Thursdays, from July 5 to August 9, 2018. Jazz on the Green is sponsored by Mutual of Omaha. All performances are at 7:30 PM each Thursday with preshow entertainment begins at 6:30 PM.

2018 Jazz on the Green lineup:

July 5th – Gooch & His Las Vegas Big Band with special guest, Christine Hitt(Jazz)

July 12th – The Big Takeover(Reggae)

July 19th – Tiempo Libre Bohemi(Latin Jazz)

July 26th– Shayna Steele (Jazz, R&B and soul)

August 2nd-Shaun Murphy(Blues)

August 9th – No BS! Brass Band(New Orleans Inspired Jazz)

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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

Love's Jazz & Arts Center
2510 North 24th 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