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Omaha Summer Arts Festival @ Aksarben Village – Featuring Veronica Lewis as the OSAF Headliner!
June 11 @ 12:00 pmFree
The 48th annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival (OSAF) will take place in its NEW home at Aksarben Village on June 10-11-12, 2022! All of your favorites return with 135 artists from throughout the U.S.; multiple staging areas featuring dozens of talented local musicians; a huge, hands-on Children’s Fair and Young Artist Exhibition; and some of the best food in Omaha. Plus, don’t miss the return of the mural cubes, and new surprises like colorful chalk art and more!
This year’s Luigi Waites Stage Headliner is Blues & Roots artist, Veronica Lewis. A teenage prodigy, piano player, singer, and songwriter, she is one of the most exciting emerging talents in the Blues & Roots world. With her debut album, “You Ain’t Unlucky” topping charts and snagging two Blues Music Nominations in 2022 for Best Emerging Artist Album and Piano Player of the Year, Lewis is a mesmerizing live performer who gives her audience a fantastic show every time. Veronica will be playing on the Luigi Waites Main Stage at 7:00.
Saturday June 11 on the Luigi Waites Main Stage:
12:00 – BluesEd band The Redwoods – Diverse R & B, funk, and traditional Blues.
1:00 – Omaha School of Rock – Specially selected music students performing at local festivals, events, and fundraisers.
2:00 – Sailing In Soup – A global tour of soul enriched musical styles.
3:00 – Luigi Inc. – A mixture of jazz standards, popular music, and original tunes.
4:00 – Blue House with The Rent To Own Horns – Blues band with high-energy, funky soul performances.
5:00 – Pony Creek – One of Omaha’s best country bands with critical acclaim throughout the Midwest.
6:00 – Matt Cox & The Marauders – A blend of country, rock, folk, blues, Tex-Mex, gospel, and soul.
7:00 – Veronica Lewis – 2022 Omaha Summer Arts Festival headliner.
Saturday June 11 on Sonny’s Stage:
12:00 – Victoria Ortega – Pop singer, songwriter, and pianist.
1:15 – Tica Felise – Energetic mix of rock and roll, pop, blues, soul, and alternative, with a blend of moving originals and Gen X nostalgic covers.
2:30 – Jon Jerry – Genre blending fusion from Jazz and Classical to Rhythm and Blues.
3:45 – Justin Lamoureux – A mix of Americana, Bluegrass, Country, Indie-Folk, and Rock n Roll.
5:00 – Rial Kell – A spiritual being and firm believer of her own super power of enduring to raise the vibration of sound in ways that she hears from the wind of the Universe.
6:15 – Fission Quartet – Synthesizing elements of genres like Hip-Hop, Electronic, Rock, R&B, and Bebop in order to achieve a unique and mesmerizing sound.