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8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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February 2017

Slam Allen Band at Chrome Lounge

February 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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BSO presents The Slam Allen Band as our first show at Chrome Lounge! Blues Music Award Nominee and Grammy Nominee, Guitarist and Bandleader for James Cotton 2001-2010! 2016 Blues Music Awards Nominee for Best New Artist Recording for "Feel These Blues". 2015 Blues Blast Nominee for the Best Soul Blues Album of the Year for “Feel These Blues”. #11 on Living Blues’ Top 50 Blues Albums of 2015 for “Feel These Blues”. # 6 on The RMR Radio Charts top…

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The Nace Brothers at Chrome Lounge

February 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Help us celebrate BSO Member and Blues Fan Extraordinaire George Stillahn's Birthday with the fabulously dance-able Nace Brothers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk5X6ReS-dY

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Zac Harmon Band at Chrome

February 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, organist, singer, and songwriter whose distinctive style combines the best of old-school soul-blues artists with modern lyrics and themes that bring the blues into a new century.  His new Blind Pig CD, Right Man Right Now, is contemporary music that proves just how alive and relevant the blues is today. Blues Revue called Harmon “aImasterful musician and performer of the blues.”  Blues journalist Don Wilcock referred to his “Bobby Blue Bland uptown sophistication with a…

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Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials at Chrome

February 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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"Electrifying, raucous, pure Chicago blues...Lil’ Ed is a guitarist extraordinaire...slashing slide and flamboyant stage persona." –Chicago Tribune "Rough and ready blues played with unmitigated intensity...Swirling, snarling, riveting slide...The Blues Imperials pound out riffs and rhythms like they’re overdosing on boogie juice. Scorching and soulful, joyous and stomping." –Living Blues Biography In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for almost 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by…

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Nick Schnebelen Band with The RoadRunners at Chrome

February 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Join The Blues Society of Omaha for a big Saturday Night show at Chrome! The RoadRunners will open the show at 5pm, followed by Nick Schnebelen Band at 6pm. "Echos of the blues like Freddie King, Buddy Guy ..Nick Schnebelen's world-class guitar playing leads the way." JS, Seatle PI 2014 Blues Music Award "Band of the Year", Trampled Under Foot (TUF) 2014 Blues Music Award "Album of the Year", Trampled Under Foot (TUF) 2008: Nick Schnebelen - The Albert King Award…

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24th Street Wailers at Chrome

February 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rA9ioo-sCI

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Jeff Jensen Band at Chrome

February 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcGNk0yYQhc Most people are in for a shock the first time they experience a Jeff Jensen Band performance. It starts with the trio mixing an eccentric blend of soul, rock, and American roots music with a deep blues influence. Suddenly Jensen feels the spirit, transforming into a whirling dervish of sight & sound as he bounds across the stage, barely able to contain himself as he wrenches stark, biting six-string explosions from his guitar. His passion is there for all…

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March 2017

Jason Ricci at Chrome

March 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. Listed in almost every top ten list of players on the internet today Jason Ricci is a polarizing force always in the spot light and on the tips of critics, artists and fans tongue’s everywhere. Through two plus decades of endless touring, TV appearances, recordings and the internet Jason Ricci’s style of playing is so revolutionary and influential that there exists an entire younger generation of…

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The Claudettes @ Chrome Lounge

March 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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NEW CITY (CHICAGO) Definitely one you should be spinning…there’s enough energy going on to power your average Third World airport…barreling, hyper-saloon piano banging…you have to hear it to believe it…Chicago’s own neo-vaudeville barnstormers! ELMORE An album that makes you feel like you’ve stepped into the past, yet it’s very much fresh and energizing. The Claudettes bring on the roots scene as you have never heard it before. Yana’s pop-soul voice is straight out of the ’60s and blends so well…

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Eric Gales with The Brad Cordle Band @ Chrome Lounge

March 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Eric Gales grew up in a musical family with four brothers, two of them who learned to play the guitar upside down and left handed in the same fashion that Eric does. Eric’s brother Eugene Gales played bass in the Eric Gales Band and his brother Little Jimmy King had a thriving career as a blues artist before his untimely death. Eric released his first record at Age 16 for Elektra records to an amazing response from the media and…

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Danielle Nicole Band at Chrome

March 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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A 2014 Blues Music Award winner, there’s not a time in her life that singer/ bassist/ songwriter Danielle Nicole (born Danielle Nicole Schnebelen) doesn’t remember loving to perform. As a child, she would sing for her family at holidays and took tap, jazz and ballet lessons for many years competing in numerous events. Danielle also took band in middle school, playing the tenor saxophone and enjoying it quite a bit. Unfortunately, she was forced to quit when the family moved…

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Alvin Youngblood Hart @ Chrome Lounge

March 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Alvin Youngblood Hart is continuing in the path laid down by acoustic blues practitioners like Taj Mahal, Guy Davis, and other '90s blues revivalists, but his roots go back much further than that, to the classic stylings of Bukka White, Charley Patton, Leadbelly, and Blind Willie McTell. Born in Oakland, CA, Hart accompanied his parents on summer trips to his grandparents' home in the hills of northern Mississippi, and it was there that his passion for…

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Coco Montoya @ Chrome Lounge

March 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Advance Tickets on-sale now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coco-montoya-tickets-32545929752?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&utm_term=eventname_text The old Willie Dixon adage, “blues is truth,” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya. Taught by the “Master of the Telecaster,” Albert Collins, but with a hard-edged sound and style all his own, Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues’ hardest truths. He earned his status as a master guitarist and soul-powered vocalist through years of paying his dues…

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April 2017

Mary Jo Curry @ Chrome Lounge

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Mary Jo Curry is an electrifying, engaging, entertaining, powerhouse blues vocalist based in Central Illinois. Legendary, BMA nominated, international recording artist, James Armstrong, said that “Mary Jo has a voice, confidence, and stage presence that is hard to find these days.” Mary Jo’s newly released CD entitled “Mary Jo Curry” has been getting significant air play and rave reviews. Peter Merrett, PBS106.7, Melbourne, Australia said, “Mary Jo Curry was born to sing the Blues because this voice cannot be taught…

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The Jimmys @ Chrome Lounge

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftn1o3JrEcoWisconsin’s seven-piece club band, helmed by deft singer-keyboardist Jimmy Voegeli, makes a good case for international notice behind the rousing entertainment of their third record since forming in 2008. They run the stylistic gamut—jump blues, shuffles, boogies, golden-era R&B, even New Orleans traditional jazz—using an honest, crisp expressionism that pegs them as eclectics of a particularly interesting sort. Hot Dish, Album Review; Downbeat Magazine website

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Southern Avenue @ Chrome Lounge

April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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John Nemeth w/ Tony Holiday and Hector Anchondo @ Chrome Lounge

April 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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May 2017

Randy McAllister @ Chrome Lounge

May 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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"McAllister is a skilled craftsman in the art of songwriting. He combines first-rate melodies with valued lyrics... superbly soulful singer wtih and ample range who sings each song with a legitimate conviction" - Vivascene Magazine "Texas Blues and Roots at its best" - Blues Matters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAvRgK8R5Ps

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Nick Moss Band @ Chrome Lounge

May 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Thursday has moved to Tuesday this week so we can present one of our absolute favorites, The Nick Moss Band! Nick Moss has been recognized as one the great guitarists of his generation, garnering accolades from Buddy Guy and praise from Jambase, Relix, and Gratefulweb.com among many others. His recording career spans decades and his albums are staples at blues radio outlets worldwide, and are now in rotation at stations with jam and rock formats. Nick Moss Band has a…

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The Nighthawks @ Chrome Lounge

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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BluesEd “Omaha Gives” Benefit Show at Chrome

May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Chris Antonik @ Chrome Lounge

May 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Maple Blues Award-Nominated Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter Toronto-based Chris Antonik was nominated for Best New Artist in 2011 at Canada's Maple Blues Awards after the release of his debut album, and has since become one of Canada’s most acclaimed blues artists. Blending innovative, thoughtful songwriting with stunning blues guitar work, some music critics have drawn comparisons to Eric Clapton. In its 2010 year-end review, Chris was named the "future of the blues" by Canada's Blues Underground Network. In 2013, Chris’ sophomore…

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June 2017

Reverend Raven and The Chain Smoking Altar Boys @ Chrome Lounge

June 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials @ Chrome Lounge

June 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Nick Schnebelen Band w/ JJ Thames & The Violet Revolt at Chrome

June 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.facebook.com/jjthames/videos/1909368046010763/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINENick Schnebelen has quickly built a reputation as killer lead guitar player and impassioned vocalist. As founding member of the award winning popular family band Trampled Under Foot ( TUF), Nick has traveled the world playing festivals such as Notodden, Montreal, and as fan favorites on the annual Legendary Blues Cruise. Today Nick performs with his own band, as does his sister Daniele, and brother Chris. The siblings still perform a few re-union shows as Trampled Under Foot. Now, Nick…

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Ghost Town Blues Band @ Chrome Lounge

June 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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"With a shoot-from-the-hip Memphis attitude, and a STAX-busting explosion of modern blues vision, GTBB represents a welcome changing of the guard." -Living Blues Magazine Beale Street’s latest success story, 2016 Independent Blues Award winner for "Best Contemporary Blues Song", 2015 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee for “Best Blues Band” and 2014 International Blues Challenge Runner-up is Ghost Town Blues Band. Not your grandpa’s blues band, their live show has been captivating audiences in the U.S. and Canada with a second-line…

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Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps at Chrome

June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Testimonials "Teresa James is a true original. When she sings you can feel it in your bones." ... Levon Helm, "The Band "Jump on this band-wagon while there is room..." ... Blues 411 "Teresa James has a voice that comes from deep down in the soul, as real and authentic as it gets When she sings, you know she means it." ... Graham Clarke for Blues Bytes "I haven't heard pipes of this caliber in a long time... this is…

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July 2017

Little Mike & The Tornados @ Chrome Lounge

July 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Coco Montoya at Chrome Lounge

July 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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The old Willie Dixon adage, “blues is truth,” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya. Taught by the “Master of the Telecaster,” Albert Collins, but with a hard-edged sound and style all his own, Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues’ hardest truths. He earned his status as a master guitarist and soul-powered vocalist through years of paying his dues as a sideman with Collins…

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Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method w/ The Redwoods at Chrome Lounge

July 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Polly’s eclectic blues style reflects her colorful history. She grew up in a log cabin with no electricity or plumbing, and began her music career a teen working bars in Mexico. At 19 she had a husband in prison and an 8th grade education. Twenty years later, she was a bassist for touring blues bands, playing a total of four continents, was one of the Pacific Northwest’s most highly awarded blues artists, and was working toward a Ph.D. Polly is…

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The Andy T Band feat. Alabama Mike and at Chrome

July 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-0hSlYvbFo Texas guitarist Anson Funderburgh is joining the Andy T Band featuring Alabama Mike for the group’s 2017 summer touring, including a stop in Omaha Thursday, July 20th at Chrome Lounge at 6pm. He been making guest appearances with Andy Talamantez, aka Andy T, since 2011. Funderburgh produced three albums for Talamantez’s previous band, the Andy T ̶ Nick Nixon Band ̶ 2013’s Drink Drank Drunk, 2014’s Livin’ It Up and 2015’s Numbers Man. The Funderburgh and Andy T ̶…

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Walter Trout w/ Brandon Miller Band at Chrome

July 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Special Wednesday Blues Matinee at Chrome with Walter Trout and special opening act, The Brandon Miller Band! Tix Only $20 in advance on Eventbrite available soon! 2 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  click here: https://omahablues.com/volunteer-opportunities/ Walter Trout ‘ALIVE in Amsterdam’ With songs pulled from every era of his five-decade career, the ‘ALIVE in Amsterdam’ set is potent stuff indeed, from the stinging Luther Allison cover “I’m Back,” to the plaintive B.B. King tribute “Say Goodbye To The Blues,” which builds from neck-tingling guitar swells…

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No Blues Matinee at Chrome Tonight b/c of last night’s Walter Trout Show. See you at Ozone tonight!

July 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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This week the Blues Matinee at Chrome is on Wednesday 7/26 with Walter Trout and Brandon Miller Band. The Norman Jackson Band plays a free show at The Ozone tonight from 6:30pm-10pm. See you there!

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Carolyn Wonderland w/ 40 Sinners at Chrome

July 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJV1Lrou55U “Carolyn Wonderland is the real deal! She’s an amazing guitar player. She whistled a solo. She even played the trumpet! And damn, can she sing.” – Los Angeles Times  “A dollop of Janis Joplin, a slice of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a big load of soulful individuality… that’s Wonderland, a seething-hot Texas singer-guitarist. And she can write, too! Produced by Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson, Miss Understood focuses on tough yet vulnerable blues, but also captures the…

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August 2017

Blinddog Smokin’ at Chrome

August 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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BLINDDOG SMOKIN' Blinddog is eight people as varied as the music they make which can’t be confined to a genre. Ranging in age from 71 down to 24, the band is an ethnic blend of African American, Mexican, Jewish, Swedish, and one Heinz 57 female to complete the mix. They live scattered about from San Diego, LA, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Wyoming. Their music is original, both recorded and live. Blinddog is it’s own genre, and it’s music is…

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Jimmy Thackery Band & Harlis Sweetwater Band at Chrome

August 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Powered by Eventbrite   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKtP-_ZzxYA Whether Jimmy Thackery headlines a festival in South Dakota or jams for hours in one of numerous blues bars that dot the musical landscape, he'll always unleash an intense volley of rockin' blues guitar guaranteed to leave crowds emotionally spent. His double edged guitar dynamics allow him to fire off tracer missiles, bend a note so it will fit under a limbo bar, run off dive bomber riffs, and find space within the trembling of…

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Lucky Losers at Chrome

August 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Danger meets sophistication in the soulful music of The Lucky Losers, San Francisco’s premiere male/female duet fronted band. Accompanied by a dynamic six piece ensemble, veteran Bay Area artists, Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz deliver a truly signature sound, layering elements of Stax/Volt styled R&B, electric Americana, and psychedelic rock atop a Chicago and Texas blues foundation. The Lucky Losers perform powerful original music about transcending the dark side of the American dream, the beauty and pain of being alive,…

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Albert Castiglia at Chrome

August 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Mike Zito Produced and Ruf Records Released New Tunes Growl, Wags and Digs Holes In His Big Backyard Big Dog will confirm that Albert Castiglia is a different breed from the lightweights and arrivistes who dominate the modern music scene. After five acclaimed albums and decades of blazing blues-rock shows, you might argue that youve already made his acquaintance. But by the Florida bandleaders own admission, Big Dog is the first release to truly get under his skin. I just…

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The Cate Brothers at Chrome

August 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Home / Browse / Cate Brothers Band Cate Brothers Band The Cate Brothers, identical twins Earl and Ernie (born Ernest), once exemplified the country-style rock and roll that flourished in the Ozark Mountains area of northwestern Arkansas, before adding rhythm and blues (R&B), soul, and funk to their approach in a distinctly unpretentious way. The Cates were born in Fayetteville (Washington County) in 1942 and grew up in Springdale (Washington and Benton counties). Although not born to a musical family,…

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September 2017

Laura Rain and the Caesars 4th Album Release Tour at Chrome

September 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Laura Rain & The Caesars Gold LRC Records laurarain.net Laura Rain and her group of Motor City mercenaries known as The Caesars have been knocking crowds out at festivals all over the country this summer. Her last CD “Closer" got her signed on the line and out on the road. For her new CD “Gold" the posters feature the vivacious Miss Rain in a skin tight gold lame jumpsuit reminiscent of James Bond films, assuring some real action. The CD…

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Watermelon Slim at Chrome Lounge

September 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Watermelon Slim - Artist Biography "The most exciting and authentic blues performer I've heard in years." A.W., Paste Magazine 2x Winner: 2008 Blues Music Award Band of the Year and Album of the Year 2x Winner: 2006 & 2007 MOJO Magazine's #1 Blues Album of the Year Winner: 6th Annual Independent Music Awards Blues Album of the Year Ringers ARTIST BIO: An ever-expanding career of ramshackle grandeur. Bill "Watermelon Slim" Homans has built a remarkable reputation with his raw, impassioned…

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The Delgado Brothers with Wicked Grin at Chrome Lounge

September 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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International Blues Challenge Winners for Best Band and Best Guitarist! Los Angeles, CA. US - Driven by fierce independence, unified by family, and fortified by the brotherhood of music, the Delgado Brothers deliver the musical goods; topical anthem-worthy songs complemented by call-to-action lyrics, and East L.A. Soul. For over 30 years the Delgado Brothers have been music makers, collaborators and ordinary citizens; raising children, grieving the loss of parents, marrying & divorcing. All of this life experience may explain their…

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Lucky Peterson at Chrome Lounge

September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Quotes "Up-to-date, raw-edged blues…unassailable musicianship, passion and conviction." —Chicago Reader "Jumping, rocking blues…Peterson is a triple-threat player, excelling on guitar, piano and especially Hammond organ." —Washington Post Biography Lucky Peterson played his first gig at age three. By the time he was five, he had already recorded his first single, produced by none other than the legendary Willie Dixon. Before Lucky turned six, his career had been propelled into the national spotlight with television appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show,…

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October 2017

Cedric Burnside Project at Chrome Lounge

October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Born and raised around Holly Springs, Mississippi, Cedric Burnside, grandson of legendary R.L. Burnside and son of drummer Calvin Jackson, has been playing music all his life. He has developed a relentless, highly rhythmic charged style that takes the blues to another level. This four-time winner of the prestigious Blues Music Award’s Drummer of the Year (2010-2014) is widely regarded as one of the best drummers in the world and has begun to make a name for himself as a…

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Nebraska Blues Challenge at Chrome Lounge

October 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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The Blues Society of Omaha (BSO), a non-profit organization, will host the 7th Annual Nebraska Blues Challenge Sunday, October 8, 2017. The Nebraska Blues Challenge will send the winning band to compete at the 34th International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN January 16-20, 2018. (www.blues.org). This year's bands, listed in order of performance, will be: Big Daddy Caleb and the Chargers Steve Lovett Blues Band Normal Blvd Rex Granite Band ft. Sarah Benck https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJbqs3G2aJY The BSO invites all live…

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Golden State-Lonestar Revue at the Chrome Lounge

October 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Davey Knowles at Chrome

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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The Bel Airs at Chrome

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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​Living on the road and playing clubs from "Austin to Boston", the Bel Airs are carrying on the tradition of American Rhythm and Blues.  The band is fronted by brothers Dick and Dave Pruitt on bass and electric guitars.  Growing up on country soul and rock-n-roll, the Pruitt brothers have developed a harmony vocal style all their own.  They have been performing together for more than 30 years, wowing audiences nightly with their unique brand of music- leading one reviewer…

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Toronzo Cannon with special guests Odds Lane at Chrome Lounge

October 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Chicago born and bred blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Toronzo Cannon keeps the city’s blues flame blazing with The Chicago Way. Playing all self-penned material, Toronzo’s lyrics sting just as hard as his fretwork, and his singing resonates instantly with a gruff soulfulness that begs for repeated listening. From frisky shuffles and hard blues to buttery ballads and funky R&B, Toronzo Cannon blends all flavors of Chicago blues and makes them his own. Oddslane Start with a simple base of driving Blues Rock…

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Paul Nelson Band at Chrome

October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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"What else can we say about Paul Nelson except...Chops Deluxe." - Guitar World Magazine "An A-List guitar player...one of the most technically dazzling players around today." - Guitar Magazine “He’s a soulful player who has chops to burn. The word ‘ferocious’ comes to mind, or ‘take no prisoners’“ - Vintage Guitar Magazine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOoK3hnTZDM

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November 2017

Dustin Arbuckle and the Damnations at Chrome

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuUqR2vJz44 With progressive roots outfit Moreland and Arbuckle having come to an amicable end after 15 years together, Dustin Arbuckle is ready to explore a wide range of music with his new project, Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations. A musician of vast appetites, he’s long held an appreciation for traditional American music in the vein of Charley Patton as well as the cross-pollinated sounds of The Band or Stax-style soul. The Kansas native marks hearing the Leadbelly classic “Gallows Pole”…

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Sailing in Soup at Chrome

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Gunnar Guenette,Elwin Moseman,Craig Balderston, Johnny Ray Gomez, and Wayne Brekke, are a group of veteran Omaha musicians that deliver a global tour of all soul enriched musical styles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVE-eiiAQ5A https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=39&v=ENWgYs47TU8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=WvywqocdxTQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=2RRibSTTJM8

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Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band at Chrome

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$12

Living Blues Magazine "This is zydeco for the 21st century musical palette." - Living Blues Magazine "blazingly refreshing and expertly played" - Offbeat Magazine "zydeco's consummate party host" - San Antonio Current ""Carrier is one of (zydeco's) more irrepressible ambassadors."" - St. Louis Post Dispatch "Irresistible" - The Post and Courier "zydeco that grabs people" - The Advertiser "Legendary" - Kingsport Times-News "explosive funky brand of zydeco" - STLBlues "contageous party sound" - Music Mag "one of zydeco's most invigorating…

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Davina & The Vagabonds w/ Gracie Curran at Chrome

November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40ymUuXe7ZU Davina Sowers and the Vagabonds have created a stir on the national music scene with their high-energy live shows, level A musicianship, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers’ commanding stage presence. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting audiences one show at a time, from Vancouver to Miami and across Europe. In 2011 Davina released her first full length, all original album Black Cloud . It…

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December 2017

Heather Newman Band – CD Release at Chrome

December 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Over the last decade, Heather Newman has been leaving her footprints in the blues scene of her hometown Omaha, NE, starting a name for herself from the ripe age of 10. Confidence and presence paired with her vocal prowess, always leaves the crowd hanging on the edge of their seats wanting more. With that, Kansas City accepted her with open arms as she made her debut with the Nick Schnebelen Band in 2015. During that time she gained experience in…

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Mike Zito – Chrome Lounge

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15.00

Born in South St. Louis, Mo. Mike Zito grew up in a working class home with a dire love of music. It was his escape and way out. After a decade working in a local guitar shop, Mike learned his craft from the ground up playing in clubs 7 nights a week. He fell in love with the Blues of St. Louis and the stories of the country singers. His first self released album "Blue Room" hit the streets in…

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Toy Drive for Pine Ridge at Chrome

December 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

Admission $10 or a new unwrapped toy Doors at 2pm, Music starts at 3pm. Bands listed in order of performance (w/ special guest Neil Johnson sitting in on guitar): Workingman's Band, Lash LaRue & the Hired Guns, Sailing in Soup, Hector Anchondo Band Contributions of food items to our Pot Luck Dinner would be greatly appreciated. Check out Lash's great interview on KMTV's Morning Blend prior to the 2016 Toy Drive: https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-adk-adk_sbnt&hsimp=yhs-adk_sbnt&hspart=adk&p=lash+larue+toy+drive#id=3&vid=ff9bb1b9e99b74f97afe2f0982f7782f&action=click

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Davy Knowles – at Chrome

December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=AwrTcdKPdfJZ.4cADigPxQt.?p=davy+knowles&fr=yhs-adk-adk_sbnt&fr2=piv-web&hspart=adk&hsimp=yhs-adk_sbnt&type=ma_appfocus84_cr#id=3&vid=ed3e9e15b583af1b6ab787c7654dc9c8&action=view The journey began for Davy Knowles growing up in the Isle of Man, learning to play guitar from listening to the likes of Gallagher, Clapton, Knopfler, Green and Mayall in his father’s record collection, and honing his skills playing the local music circuit. Knowles's professional career started with a bang – arriving in America age 19 with his band Back Door Slam, an acclaimed debut album,   and rave reviews at SXSW 2007. (“I heard the spirit of Jimi Hendrix…

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Nick Schnebelen & Special Guests at Chrome Lounge*

December 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

Please join jolly old "Saint Nick" Schnebelen & his band, PLUS special guests as they join us for the legendary Thursday matinee series. Nick is just back from Florida and willing to brave the weather with us for a night of incredible music. The Nick Schnebelen Band is an amazing American Roots Experience that's based in Kansas City, MO. The band welds together huge frame pieces of Blues, Rock and even some fast and funky swing, just to show off…

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Mississippi Heat – Chrome Lounge

December 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$12.00

Led by harmonica master and songwriter Pierre Lacocque, Mississippi Heat is a world-class Chicago Blues Band. Their motto is “Traditional Blues With A Unique Sound” as they present fresh yet vintage-based musical ideas. MISSISSIPPI HEAT’s name is a reflection of Pierre’s reverence for Mississippi’s blues culture and music. The band’s conviction is that there is no deeper music than Delta-inspired blues to express what lies in everyone’s soul. They have received world-wide critical acclaim, including from Living Blues Magazine: “MISSISSIPPI…

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The Redwoods w/ Bucky McCann-John Crews Duo at Chrome Lounge

December 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$5

Please join us for The Redwoods "Send-off to Memphis" Fundraiser. Two of Omaha's elite veteran Bluesmen, Bucky McCann & John Crews, will open the show at 6pm. It's going to be a great night as Old School Blues meets the talented young guns! Hawk's BBQ and Raffle Tickets to raise money for the Redwoods trip to Memphis will be available for purchase at the event. https://www.facebook.com/TheRedwoodsBluesEdBand/

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BSO NY Eve Matinee Bash w/ Sailing in Soup w/ special guest Brad Cordle at Chrome

December 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

Join us at Chrome Lounge on Sun 12/31 as BSO rings in the New Year with a special EARLY show featuring Sailing in Soup with special guest Brad Cordle! Doors open at 3pm, Live Music 5pm-8pm, with a Balloon Drop at 8pm! Cover charge only $10. Absolutely Fresh Seafood will provide a buffet available for purchase for an additional $15. Shrimp and chicken taco bar with rice and beans, Andouille sausage, lobster artichoke dip, tater salad, coleslaw, Cajun pasta, shrimp,…

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January 2018

Rex Granite Band Featuring Sara Benck – Chrome Lounge – w/ Tony Meza Band featuring Billy Bacon & The Link’in Logs – IBC Sendoff Party – $10

January 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

The Rex Granite Band featuring Sarah Benck are on their way to Memphis. Joining the sendoff festivities is The Tony Meza Band featuring Billy Bacon and the Lincoln Logs. Tons of incredible musicians on one big night. Your support is very much in need as we raise money to send another GREAT band to represent BSO at the International Blues Challenge!

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Tas Cru and his band of Tortured Souls – Chrome Lounge

January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

Raucous, rowdy, gentle, sweet, eccentric, quirky, and outright irreverent are all words that fittingly describe Tas Cru's songs and testify to his reputation as a one of the most unique of bluesmen plying his trade today. It’s not for nothing that Cru has received wide praise for his songwriting.  As Downbeat magazine notes, "His songs are blues poetry - crafted with rare verbal flair and his ability to cast a memorable hook is magical!" Bruce Iglauer, founder and president of…

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Hamilton Loomis CD Release Show at Chrome Lounge

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Tom Petty Tribute at Chrome

January 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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James Armstrong – Chrome Lounge

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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February 2018

JJ Thames and the Violet ReVolt – Chrome Lounge

February 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

(Come hungry as Tres Amigas Food Truck will be serving out front from 5pm-9:30pm. Please see Menu below.) "Her powerful voice and natural, never-rushed delivery set Thames apart from many of blues belters today. Her songs are often autobiographical in nature and packed with positive affirmations dealing with love, hope, empowerment and pain." -Blues Blast Magazine "A disc that shows off the versatility of this singer who has strong connections to Mississippi, via Memphis and Detroit. If you are looking…

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Angry Minnow at Chrome Lounge

February 3, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Blues and Rock and Roll Covers. Probably $5 Cover.

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Tinsley Ellis – Chrome Lounge

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15.00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=4cS0sSyEHrM "Feral blues guitar...non-stop gigging has sharpened his six-string to a razor's edge...his eloquence dazzles...he achieves pyrotechnics that rival early Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton." --Rolling Stone "Ellis unleashes a torrent of dazzling musicianship pitched between the exhilarating volatility of rock and roll and the passion of urban blues." --Los Angeles Times Blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis will celebrate the release of his powerful new CD, WINNING HAND, with a live performance on Thursday, February 8, 2018…

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Jason Ricci – Chrome Lounge

February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

We will be passing the hat to collect money for Month of Hart. With this bargain of a Cover Charge for a major Blues Star, hopefully you can spare some cash for this great cause. "The Blues Foundation established the HART Fund (Handy Artists Relief Trust) for Blues musicians and their families in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns. The Fund provides for acute, chronic and preventive medical and dental care as well as funeral and…

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The Nace Brothers – Chrome Lounge

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00
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March 2018

The Brian England Groove Prescription w/ Bucky McCann & Brian Eckleberry & The Redwoods @ Chrome Lounge

March 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00
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Sugaray Rayford – Chrome Lounge

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15.00

Sugaray has been nominated for four Blues Music Awards for 2018: Soul Blues Album - The World That We Live In Soul Blues Male Artist Instrumentalist - Vocals B.B. King Entertainer New for 2018 is the "Instrumentalist - Vocals" category, which honors the great voices that make songs so memorable, according to the Blues Foundation. “The nominees for the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards represent a prestigious collection of acclaimed performers and rising stars that reflect the breadth and diversity…

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Bel Airs – Chrome Lounge

March 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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The Johnny Winter All-Star Band featuring Paul Nelson & bio-pic at Chrome Lounge

March 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15.00

The night kicks off at 6pm with a special screening of "Down & Dirty", followed by a live concert performance from The Johnny Winter All-Star Band featuring Paul Nelson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh1D9yUiCQ4

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Chris Ruest Band feat. Gene Taylor at Chrome

March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6gRBZ1c0CE It's been about five years since Chris Ruest released the criminally under-recognized Too Many Problems, a terrific set of '50s-inspired blues and rock. Those who heard it and have been awaiting its follow-up have at last been rewarded: Ruest is back with a sophomore album. No 2nd Chances picks up where the guitarist left off: writing and performing vintage-style R&B with soul, personality, feel, and chops. Ruest's guitar work is toneful, tough, and electrifying; his singing is exciting, with…

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April 2018

Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials – Chrome Lounge

April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$12.00

3-Time Winner of "Band of the Year" at the International Blues Music Awards! LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS BRING BIG SOUND TO LINCOLN AND OMAHA! "Rough and ready blues played with unmitigated intensity…Swirling, snarling, riveting slide….The Blues Imperials pound out riffs and rhythms like they're overdosing on boogie juice. Scorching and soulful, joyous and stomping." --Living Blues Alligator recording artists Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, touring in support of their latest Alligator CD, THE BIG SOUND OF LIL'…

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Tab Benoit w/ The Jimmys at Chrome Lounge

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$25 – $30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_1gxO9ty3s&list=RDEM8THI9FNTu-WPp0sMF_-FZQ In 2007, Benoit won his first B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award presented by the Blues Music Awards, described variously as "the highest accolade afforded musicians and songwriters in Blues music" and "he premier blues music event in the world". Benoit was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame (LMHOF) on May 16, 2010, at the LMHOF Louisiana Music Homecoming in Erwinville, Louisiana. In 2012, Benoit won three separate Blues Music Awards: Contemporary Blues Male Artist; Contemporary…

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Nick Moss Band feat. Dennis Gruenling at Chrome Lounge

April 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$12 – $15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN9MdmMxD7c Advance Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nick-moss-band-cd-release-tickets-44279655642?aff=es2 "Moss’ muscular, electric energy combines jaw-dropping guitar, gruff, soulful vocals and impassioned songwriting. Gruenling is a contemporary harmonica master...impressive, genuine and fresh-sounding.” –Living Blues Chicago guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nick Moss is a bona fide bluesman down to his soul, a 30-year veteran of the city’s take-no-prisoners blues scene. Moss paid his dues gigging in Chicago’s rough and tumble West and South side blues clubs under the tutelage of some of the city’s greatest…

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Too Slim and the Taildraggers CD Release at Chrome Lounge

April 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

The Inland Empire Blues Society named the band "Best Blues Band" for four consecutive years, from 1995-1998, while the albums Swamp Opera and Blues for EB were also named Best Albums. The Cascade Blues Association named them "Best Regional Band" for 11 consecutive years, 1995-1999. Washington State Blues Society awarded Too Slim and the Taildraggers the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012; Shiver was nominated for the category Rock Blues Album at the Blues Music Awards in the same year. Shiver…

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Albert Castiglia – Chrome Lounge

April 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

Albert Castiglia is an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Castiglia has variously worked alongside Junior Wells, Sandra Hall, Aron Burton, Pinetop Perkins, Melvin Taylor, Sugar Blue, Phil Guy, Ronnie Earl, Billy Boy Arnold, Ronnie Baker Brooks, John Primer, Lurrie Bell, Jerry Portnoy, Larry McCray, Eddy Clearwater and Otis Clay. AllMusic noted that "Castiglia combines hardcore blues with soul, rock, and country flavors for a sound that will appeal to rockers and blues purists alike." His vocal style has been…

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May 2018

Jason Elmore and Hoodoo Witch – Chrome Lounge

May 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00
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James Armstrong w/ Us & Them Band at Chrome Lounge

May 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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(James Armstrong Band and Us & Them Band (BluesEd) are replacing Dwayne Dopsie, who postponed his Midwest tour.) James Armstrong Catfood Records is proud to announce the release of James Armstrong latest CD "Blues Been Good To Me" Official release date October 20th. Born into a musical family in 1957 in Los Angeles, James Armstrong had blues music in his blood from the very start. His Mom was a blues singer, his Dad played jazz guitar. Armstrong formed his first…

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June 2018

Harvey Brindell and The Tablerockers w/ Mitch Kasmar AND ALSO The 44’s – Chrome Lounge

June 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10.00

Harvey Brindell & The Tablerockers is a blues outfit that fills a niche in Portland that has been largely untapped, straight Chicago Blues. Harvey Brindell & The Tablerockers were twice nominated for a Cascade Blues Assn Muddy Award. Harvey has opened shows for Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Shawn Holt and The Teardrops, Bernard Allison, Mighty Joe Young, Jimmy Thackery, Smokin' Joe Kubik, Kilborn Alley Blues Band, JW Jones, Sean Chambers, Corey Stevens, Davina & The Vagabonds, Mike Zito, Dan…

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Hadden Sayers at Chrome Lounge

June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN9lTA7PZpA Equal parts blue-eyed soul and red-hot guitar. This is a mesmerizing multi-dimensional live performance. Hadden and his band are masters of their instruments….but his passionate songwriting, which twists roots rock, blues and soul music into something completely fresh, is what sets him apart from the pack.

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Daddy Mac, Levi William Band, Lash Larue & The Hired Guns @ Toy Drive Propane Drive at Chrome Lounge

June 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

All Day Poker Run After-Party to benefit The Toy Drive for Pine Ridge Propane Drive. Our first ever summer benefit. This one is focused solely on raising money for the propane fund for winter. We’ve teamed with our friends from the Primary Purpose Riders group to have a poker run during the day and with the Blues Society of Omaha for a show in the evening after the run. This is gonna be a super fun day! Come on out…

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Laurie Morvan at Chrome Lounge

June 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

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July 2018

Wayne Baker Brooks at Chrome Lounge

July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=Fopw0mLFPDk Wayne Baker Brooks is considered one of todays top guitarists who's signature style combines powerful vocals with liquid fire guitar playing that honors his rich blues heritage yet effortlessly expands the boundaries of the genre. Born and raised in Chicago, IL amongst the most prolific blues legends and blues masters in the world, Wayne Baker Brook's blues roots may run deeper and wider than the Great Lakes themselves.  Chicago Blues laid the foundation to Wayne's innovative style. Growing up…

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Jimmie Vaughan, Blues Society All-Stars at 20th Anniv. of Thursday Matinees Celebration at Chrome

July 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$30 – $40

Tickets available here on eventbrite, $30 in advance, $40 day of show. 3pm Doors 5:30pm Blues Society All-Stars 7:15pm Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-A-Whirl Band Jimmy Vaughan was a founding member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds, has won four Grammy Awards (nominated 7 times) and a triple platinum sales award was presented to Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan for their album "Family Style" commemorating over 1.000.000 sold copies. The Blues Society All-Stars formed in 2001, to perform at a Red Cross…

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Blues & Roots Concert to benefit Pine Ridge Propane Fund at Chrome

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

Please join us for our first summer benefit! This benefit is focused solely on raising money for the propane fund for winter. We’ve teamed with our friends from the Primary Purpose Riders group for the daytime poker run, and with the Blues Society of Omaha for live music in the evening. Come on out and help us keep some folks warm this winter! Saturday, July 21 Chrome Lounge Poker run registration: 10 a.m. $20 fee, includes admission to live music…

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Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band @ Chrome

July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$12

... is undeniably "The World's Premier Zydeco Showman." Born on July 1, 1967 in Churchpoint, Louisiana, Chubby is the third generation of zydeco artists with such famous relatives as Roy Carrier (father), Warren Carrier (grandfather), and cousins Bebe and Calvin Carrier who are presently considered legends in zydeco history. Chubby began his musical career at the age of 12 by playing drums with his father's band. He began playing the accordion at the age of 15. By age 17, Chubby…

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August 2018

Cate Brothers @ Chrome Lounge

August 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpnBndbSj98 Bio - The Cate Brothers Earl and Ernie Cate were born on December 26, 1942, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a college town located in the northwest part of the state, about thirty miles east of the Oklahoma border and around twice that far south of the Missouri state line. They started their musical careers in their late teens and by the mid '60s, as the Del-Rays, were building a reputation in their hometown, location of the main campus of the…

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Polly O’Keary & The Rhythm Method at Chrome

August 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bDBZ_Iev5o&list=RDEMdICZQKrYfroaIIQx-v5OqA&start_radio=1 A century ago, blues was born in the fields of the South, played on porches and in little backwoods bars by kerosene lamp. The times have changed, and it’s a rare blues musician who grew up picking cotton and going home to learn to play by the light of a kerosene lamp. Polly O’Keary certainly didn’t. Well, that is, she didn’t pick cotton. She picked apples. But she learned to read music by kerosene lamp, in a log cabin…

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Curtis Salgado at Chrome Lounge

August 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1_qWJhiLgE https://www.eventbrite.com/e/curtis-salgado-tickets-48681982119 Born in Everett, Washington, Curtis Salgado grew up in Eugene, Oregon. By his early 20s, he was already making a name for himself on Eugene’s bar scene with his band The Nighthawks, and later as co-leader of The Robert Cray Band. Salgado quickly developed into a player and singer of remarkable depth, with vocal and musical influences including Otis Redding, O.V. Wright, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson I and II, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Howlin’ Wolf and Magic…

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Josh Hoyer & The Soul Colossal

August 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

"Fusing soul with hints of R&B and classic country, Hoyer took on The Chi-Lites' 1972 R&B Number One hit "Oh Girl." His smooth interpretation, along with his sonorous vocals, convinced both Shelton and fellow coach Gwen Stefani to turn their chairs as he confidently soared through the chorus." ROLLING STONE "If James Brown and Otis Redding had a love child, it would be Josh Hoyer. The Lincoln, Nebraska, soul shouter, and his band of merry soulsters, Soul Colossal, deliver a…

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Anthony Gomes at Chrome Lounge

August 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

ABOUT ANTHONY The Toronto born singer/songwriter/guitarist, named 'One of the Top Ten Guitarists' in the world by Music Tasters Choice, has released 12 albums and performed concerts in 17 countries. In November 2017 Gomes won 'Best Musician (Live Performance)' at the 37th Annual European Blues Awards. Anthony has opened for B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Alice Cooper, Joe Bonamassa, Heart, Jonny Lang, Sammy Hagar, 38 Special, Robert Cray, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Gretchen Wilson. Gomes’ skill as a performer…

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Cate Brothers @ Chrome Lounge

August 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMVfuIC_Jgw Arkansas-based Earl and Ernie Cate were prolific songwriters and singers who blended the blues with elements of rock & roll, country and rockabilly. Pianist/vocalist Ernie and guitarist/vocalist Earl signed to Asylum Records in 1975; their self-titled debut, issued shortly after, included appearances by Donald "Duck" Dunn, Steve Cropper, former Band drummer Levon Helm, and former Eagle and Poco member Timothy B. Schmidt. They followed up their debut in 1976 with In One Eye and Out the Other, trailed in…

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September 2018

Renee Austin @ Chrome Lounge

September 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0GNjscchd8 Reneé Austin (born c. 1966) is an American rhythm and blues and soul blues singer, guitarist and songwriter. She had a five octave range, and has opened for Lonnie Brooks, Robert Cray, Delbert McClinton, Los Lobos, Big Head Todd & the Monsters and more She released three albums during her career, and supplied backing vocals to the Lamont Cranston Band's 1997 album, Roll with Me, and on Tommy Castro's 2005 album, Soul Shaker. Austin was also part of a…

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Mary Jo Curry @ Chrome Lounge

September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chrome Lounge, 8552 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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$10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wyQPCee-I8 Mary Jo Curry is an electrifying, engaging, entertaining, powerhouse blues vocalist based in Central Illinois. Legendary, BMA nominated, international recording artist, James Armstrong, said that “Mary Jo has a voice, confidence, and stage presence that is hard to find these days.” Mary Jo’s newly released CD entitled “Mary Jo Curry” has been getting significant air play and rave reviews. Peter Merrett, PBS106.7, Melbourne, Australia said, “Mary Jo Curry was born to sing the Blues because this voice cannot be…

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