Saturday, July 14 and Saturday, August 25, 2018

Want to know who’s performing at the Playing with Fire 2018 free concert series this summer in Omaha, Nebraska?  Watch our quirky and fun video announcement about our stellar lineup.  Recorded on a cold, windy March day, the PwF team was joined by our BluesEd friends on the stage at Turner Park-Midtown Crossing.  We are excited to welcome these World-Class musicians playing for YOU this summer at Turner Park.   

“May be the best bands we’ve ever played.” –

Jeff Davis, Founder and Producer of Playing with Fire

Saturday / July 14

BluesEd / The Redwoods  

Heather Newman Band – Powerful, striking vocals and deft bass playing have earned this BluesEd alum impressive reviews from the blues world.

MonkeyJunk – 2018 Juno Award winner – Blues Album of the Year, dubbed the Sultans of Swamp R&B.

Jack de Keyzer Band – Jack de Keyzer is, according to Blues Revue magazine, a “coveted super-hero in Canada,” multiple Juno award-winning, worldwide performing bluesman and master of smoldering guitar skills with soulful singing.

Saturday / August 25

BluesEd / Us & Them

Matt Cox – A Midwest regional favorite, roots/blues/country songsmith, and six-time Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award winner for Best Country/Americana and Best Blues.

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – A Juno award-winning Canadian band and “singer-songwriter supergroup,” according to Rolling Stone magazine.

Paul Reddick Band – Paul Reddick’s songwriting, power vocals and harp skills over the years have catapulted him into a formidable force in blues music. 

Check back with us frequently over the next few months as we share more information with you about PwF artists, our 15th year of bringing free concerts to the Omaha community and other exciting announcements. 

Thanks for YOUR loving support of PwF! 

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