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
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.