Bridge Beats Hosts Award-Winning Country Artists

Week 2 of the Free Riverfront Concert Series

(OMAHA, Neb. – June 19, 2015) – Bridge Beats is going country for the second event of the summer. Matt Cox Band and Belles & Whistles are both recipients of the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award for country, Americana and folk. Children and parents alike will appreciate the talent on stage!

Matt Cox Band brings a live performance that showcases some of the best players in the region, and a raw energy that reveals the passion and experience that friends share with each other on stage and off. Whether you crave the guitar driven jams of the Allman Brothers, the story telling of Dylan, or the country charm of Willie Nelson, The Matt Cox Band is sure to deliver!

Belles & Whistles, a mother/daughter, singer/songwriter duo, are building a strong industry buzz; already sharing stages with Kenny Rogers, Brett Eldridge, Jerrod Niemann, Scotty McCreery and many others. The duo has played for audiences all over the country at fairs, festivals, clubs, radio shows and writer’s rounds. Belles & Whistles enjoy connecting to audiences with their personal lyrics, strong harmonies and genuine performances, as the audience shares in their onstage chemistry and their joy in performing.

Bridge Beats shows are every other Friday night beginning June 12, and ending September 18 at the base of the pedestrian bridge on the Nebraska riverfront. The family friendly concerts begin at 6:00pm and run until 9:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, blanket and a picnic basket – or enjoy food for sale available by La Casa food truck and drinks from Harney Street Tavern.

June 26 Matt Cox Band and Belles & Whistles
July 10 Lee Bowes and Matt Whipkey
July 24 Prairie Gators Band and The Pink Flamingos
August 7 Maha Music Festival Local Band Showcase featuring All Young Girls Are Machine Guns, Kait Berreckman and CJ Mills
August 21 EckoPhonic
September 4 Down to Here
September 18 Hector Anchondo Band and Clark & Company

“We are thrilled with the award-winning talent E3 Music Management is bringing to the Bridge Beats stage this summer,” said Brook Bench, Omaha Parks and Recreation Director.

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