Side Talk w/The Underhill Family Orchestra
Jun
1
9:00 PM21:00

Side Talk w/The Underhill Family Orchestra

Indie-blues act Side Talk features Christopher Doolittle and Matthew Jonesof Domestic Blend, and Derek Bird from every other band. This is Chris' solo project, and spotlights his wonderful songwriting and guitar skills, over a badass rhythm section. 

The Underhill Family Orchestra is a rowdy, enthusiastically heart-felt rock n roll band from Mobile, AL. Combining elements of unique vocal stylings with soulful beats and rambunctious instrumentation, their live performances keep you dancin' all night and leave you tappin' your toes on the way home.

No cover | 21+

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Matt Cox Band
Jun
2
9:00 PM21:00

Matt Cox Band

Kicking off summer in Omaha, fresh off the release of "High Places"

“With High Places, Matt Cox showcases his tremendous skills as a songwriter, singer and bandleader. The focus is on original material that has hints of classic folk and rock influences like Woody Guthrie, John Prine, Willie Nelson and Neil Young. Cox's weathered, soulful vocals have never sounded better and the songwriting eloquently covers a mix of roots styles from traditional forms to high energy, danceable rhythms. The band's rich instrumentation delivers with knockout musicianship and just the right emotive punctuation. The uptempo tunes burst with fierce, rambunctious joy.

On this, his sixth recording, Matt Cox continues to prove why he is one of the most respected (and awarded) roots musicians in the Omaha-Lincoln area.”

-B.J. Huchtemann, The Reader, Omaha, NE

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Hector Anchondo Acoustic w/ Secret Special Guest
May
23
9:00 PM21:00

Hector Anchondo Acoustic w/ Secret Special Guest

Blues beast Hector Anchondo of Hector Anchondo Band will be making a special acoustic appearance at Harney Street Tavern on Wednesday, May 23rd! Hector is a blues student, heavily influenced by the greats, like Mr. Albert King, SRV, Santana and Hendrix, and has put in hard work honing his skills to a sharp edge. He plays all over the country, and this will be a fun, intimate setting for his work, right here at home in Omaha. 

Hector will also have a very special guest who is a big name in blues music, but we have to keep it a secret for now!


No cover | 21+

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Celebrate 15 Years of Playing with Fire at our Fundraiser Event
May
22
9:00 PM21:00

Celebrate 15 Years of Playing with Fire at our Fundraiser Event

Help us celebrate 15 years of Free PwF summer concerts by making a donation at our Omaha Gives fundraising event on Tuesday, May 22. And, since we are known for bringing amazing concerts to Omaha, we will have live music too! 

*Music starts at 6:00 with BluesEd alums

*Followed by Domestic Blend

*A VERY SPECIAL SURPRISE Musical Guest joins Domestic Blend for a night of music you do not want to miss!

*Free to attend, but donations accepted all night long.

*If you can't make it to our event, you can still schedule your donation and won't be charged until May 23rd. Link here: https://www.omahagives.org/index.php?section=organizations&action=newDonation&fwID=1129

The Blues Society of Omaha (BSO) believes in supporting the work of Playing with Fire and has graciously offered to match dollar for dollar Omaha Gives! donations made to our organization up to $1,000. So, now we challenge YOU, the PwF fans to help us reach that match and even exceed it with your donations. 

Thank YOU!
The Playing with Fire Team

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Sailing in Soup
May
12
9:00 PM21:00

Sailing in Soup

Recent Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards winners for "Best Cover Band," Sailing in Soup are coming back to @Harney Street Tavern on Saturday, May 12th to throw down. 

This band is made up of guys that play songs from groups like Allman Brothers Band, Hendrix, Phish and The Grateful Dead like they were meant to be played, with real soul. Gunnar Guenette belts out real vocals that cut through, and Elwin Moseman is one of the most talented guitarists we see come through here. The whole group is loaded with talent, and these are always fun nights at Harney Street. 

No Cover | 21+

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Magick K Acoustic
May
9
9:00 PM21:00

Magick K Acoustic

Samantha and Thomas of Magick K Productions pack a whole bunch of great songs into every night they play, and we're happy to have them returning to Harney Street Tavern on Wednesday, May 9th! These two go together like musical peas and carrots.

No cover | 9p

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Missy Andersen Duo
May
3
9:00 PM21:00

Missy Andersen Duo

Missy and Heine Andersen are a special duo, and will be filling Harney Street Tavern with great soul music on Thursday, May 3rd. 

No cover | 9p

“If a voice as rich, supple, and vibrant as Missy Andersen’s could come out of a bottle - not that it hasn’t been tried - every blues singer would be dripping deep soul.” – DAVE RUBIN, Author & Journalist. 
 

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