Bridge Beats is a free concert series brought to you by the Omaha Parks and Recreation Department that kicks off this Friday, June 29th. Head on over to the base of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge from 6-9pm and enjoy the musical stylings of R-Style! Kids will enjoy entertainment from the Old Market Magician and activities like face painting and bounce houses! You can also enjoy delicious food from Taste of New Orleans and KGB food trucks as well as beverages from Shucks Fish House and Oyster Bar and shaved ice from “Cooler than Sno-Balls”. We recommend that attendees bring a lawn chair and a blanket for the event!
June 29th: R-Style
July 6th: Lloyd Mccarter & the Honky-Tonk Revival—The Redwoods/Blues ED
July 13th: Domestic Blend— Blue Sunday/Blues ED
July 20th: Gooch & His Las Vegas Big Band
July 27th: Lemon Fresh Day August 3rd: Angel Forrest—Grace Giebler Feat. Ben Curran
August 10th: Taxi Driver
August 17th: The Personics—The 402 Arts-Musician Collective
The R-Style Band is a multi-talented group made up of six members, all originating from the Omaha area. R-Style is a conglomerate of two bands that formed back in the 80’s. Former members from the bands ETC, and JAM Squad combined in 2003 to form the high-energy, show band today known as R-Style. The band takes its musical flavor from a wide variety of artists such as: The Temptations, Kool and the Gang, James Brown, Earth Wind & Fire, and Prince, just to name a few.
Bridge Beats shows are every Friday night beginning June 29th through August 17th at the base of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge on the Nebraskan Riverfront. The family-friendly concert begins at 6pm and runs until 9pm.
Bridge Beats partners include:
Downtown Omaha Inc., 96.1 Kiss FM, Shucks Fish House & Oyster Bar, Clark Creative Group, Omaha Downtown Improvement District, National Park Service, Audio Visions and KPAO Community Television.
More information about the concert series can be found at www.BridgeBeats.com or by calling (402)-444-4640