Bridge Beats Kicks Off Friday, June 16th!

Bridge Beats FREE summer concert series presented by the City of Omaha Parks and Recreation Department kicks off Friday, June 16th at 6 p.m. at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Plaza. Bands for the night include an opening act from The 402 Arts – Musician Collective alongside one of Omaha’s favorite cover bands, EckoPhonic! The kids will enjoy bounce houses, Golf-Zilla, chalk drawings, and plenty of bubbles! Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, blanket, and a picnic basket – or you can enjoy delicious food from Big Green Q, Hyvee, Stickalicious or drinks from Omaha Downtown Inc. and Shucks.

The 402 Arts – Musician Collective will play as the Bridge Beats opening act this year! This group is primarily young artists who showcase their gifts, dedication and most importantly their unique passion for the art of music. Bridge Beats gives them a platform to illustrate their artistry in front of friends, loved ones and those who value youth in the arts!

EckoPhonic has been entertaining audiences for over 6 years with their high energy shows featuring top musicians from around the country. Eckophonic delivers an energetic show, playing favorites from the current Top 40s mixed with the biggest dance and pop hits from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s. With an unlimited amount of energy and an ever changing set list, Eckophonic has become a favorite for club owners, festivals, and promoters around the Midwest!

The night will also consist of bounce houses, Golf-Zilla, chalk art, and bubbles that will entertain the kiddos while parents can sit back, relax, and enjoy the live music, food trucks, and beverages of choice. Join us for a night to remember!

Bridge Beats shows are every other Friday night beginning June 16th and ending July 28th at the base of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge on the Nebraska riverfront. The family-friendly concerts begin at 6:00pm and run until 9:30pm.

June 16: The 402 Arts-Musician Collective (Opening Act)
EckoPhonic (Main Act)
June 30: Taxi Driver
July 14: Secret Weapon
July 28: Lemon Fresh Day

Bridge Beats Partners include:
Clark Creative Group, Audio Visions, Downtown Omaha Inc., KMTV Morning Blend, Downtown Omaha Improvement District, Omaha Children’s Museum, National Park Service, Nightlife Co.com, 96.1 KISS FM, and Shucks.

More information about the concert series can be found at www.BridgeBeats.com or by calling (402) 444-4640.

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