Imagine the classic Rolling Stones songs as played by their Chicago blues heroes such as Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, or Jimmy Reed. Guitarist and vocalist, Ronnie Baker Brooks and harmonica master and vocalist Billy Branch lead this high-energy blues band in renditions of “(I can’t Get No) Satisfaction;” “Gimme Shelter;” “Angie;” “Sympathy For The Devil;” “Beast of Burden;” and many more of blues hits made popular by the Rolling Stones.
Limited seating capacity for social distancing and masks required.
Big Wade & The Black Swan Theory consists of Lead Singer and Pianist, Lewade “BIG Wade” Milliner and his group of legends in the making. Born in Omaha, NE the group consists of musicians from all over the country, from the West Coast to the South. They are currently working on releasing 2 new projects this year to follow up their successful debut “The Exxperience”.
Enjoy the harmonious sounds of Omaha’s nationally recognized Salem Baptist Concert Choir! This Christmas tradition returns to the Holland Center with a combination of holiday classics and new music.
The Grammy®-nominated choir features the soaring voices of more than 70 members! This upbeat celebration includes exciting special guest artists, theater and choreography.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” is a tradition enjoyed around the world by fans of all ages. Now, over 50 years later, contemporary jazz piano legend, David Benoit along with acclaimed vocalist, James Tormé, is paying tribute to this incredible piece of entertainment history.
Translated loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” Grammy Award winning Ranky Tanky performs timeless music born from the Gullah culture with mixtures of gospel, funk, R&B and jazz. Ranky Tanky’s music ranges from playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from soulful spirituals to delicate lullabies.
The group features singer Quiana Parler, singer/guitarist Clay Ross, trumpeter/singer Charlton Singleton, bassist Kevin Hamilton, and drummer Quentin Baxter, accomplished artists have come together to revive a “Heartland of American Music” born in their own backyards.
A leading force in new jazz, composer-pianist Jason Moran plays with an unmistakable sense of funk, fluidity, and freedom. Together with his group The Bandwagon, bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits, deliver an explosive combination of classical and contemporary jazz styles.
Moran was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010 and is the Artistic Director for Jazz at The Kennedy Center. The Rolling Stone says he is “the most provocative thinker in current jazz."
KODO, one of the best-known taiko drum ensembles in the world, brings pulse-pounding music from Japan to Omaha! Kodo’s newest production, Legacy, looks back at seminal creations from the ensemble’s 40-year history, and brings early works into the present through stunning visuals, lighting effects, and sleek new choreography.
2017 JUNO Winner, Vocal Jazz Album of the Year, "Ms. Skonberg has become the shining hope of hot jazz, on the strength of a clarion trumpet style indebted to Louis Armstrong, a smooth purr of a singing voice inspired by Anita O'Day and the wholesome glow of youth” - Nate Chinen, NY Times