The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) are proud sponsors of Summer Sounds at Highlander, a family-friendly community concert series presented by Omaha Performing Arts in partnership with Seventy Five North.
The concerts, which are free and open to the public, take place at the Highlander Accelerator’s community lawn at 2112 N. 30 St. The park opens for seating at 5 P.M., with the opening act at 6 P.M. and the main act at 7 P.M.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 | Marcus Lewis Quintet
Marcus Lewis Quintet brings its Midwest-born jazz to Omaha. Lewis, with his legendary trombone skills, and his crew of skilled musicians from Kansas City deliver upbeat tunes. Lewis has performed and/or recorded with such notable artists as Aretha Franklin, Prince, Janelle Monáe and Bruno Mars.
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 | Mwenso & The Shakes!
Mwenso & the Shakes! will perform a blend of blues, jazz and African and Afro-American music.
Concert attendees may bring blankets and chairs, sunscreen, bug spray, leashed pets and drinks (nonalcoholic and beer and wine). Food and nonalcoholic beverages will be available onsite for purchase.
For more details, including information on parking and inclement weather, see the Summer Sounds FAQ.
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.