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In the Market for Blues - 8/7/2021 - 14 Live Music Venues in Downtown Omaha

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Downtown Omaha Nebraska

13th & Howard

Omaha, NE 68102

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In the Market for Blues- Omaha's Blues Fest Saturday / Aug. 7, 2021

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$20 presale tickets are now available! 

Tickets will be $25 Day of Show on Aug. 7, 2021.

Individual venues are $10 Day of Show, except the Holland Center Outdoors. Wristband is required for entry at Holland Center Outdoors.

14 Venues / 14 Hours / 40+ Acts

Saturday / Aug. 7, 2021 - Old Market / Downtown / The Capitol District in Omaha, Nebraska

  • General Admission Wristbands are available for pick-up day of show (Saturday, Aug. 7) at Will Call / Box Office booth.  Show a copy of your ticket on your phone at Box Office or print a copy of your ticket and exchange for a wristband for entry into all 14 venues.  
  • Wristband required for entry into Holland Center Outdoors for Headliner shows
  • Save $5 from day of show ticket pricing by purchasing early. Day of Show Tickets/Wristbands will be $25.
  • VIP Express Check-In available at Farnam Hotel

🎫VIP EXPERIENCE 🎫

Join the VIP Experience to get exclusive access to your favorite Blues Artists! Special VIP-only performance of Ana Popovic at The Jewell on Friday, Aug. 6th. Very limited seating at two shows, 6:30 PM or 9:00 PM, choose your time when purchasing your VIP Ticket for just $75. See below for many more VIP perks!

Performers: 

  • 40 Sinners
  • Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters
  • Big Daddy Caleb and The Chargers
  • Big Wade & Black Swan Theory
  • Blue House and the Rent to Own Horns
  • Blue Sunday, a BluesEd band
  • Cass Clayton Band
  • Delta 88's
  • Gaylon Prince and Blue Venue
  • Grace Giebler Project
  • Grace's Duo
  • Heather Newman Band
  • Kurt Allen Band
  • LA Jones Quartet
  • Lionel Young
  • Luther James Band
  • Malcolm Wells and the Two Timers
  • Matt Cox and the Marauders
  • Midwest Coast
  • Nick Moss Band
  • Ninja Phunk
  • Nita and Pipe Smoking Charlies
  • OK Sisters
  • Old No. 5's
  • OLUS
  • Polly O'Keary and the Rhythm Method
  • The Rex Granite Band featuring Sarah Benck
  • Sailing in Soup
  • Scott Moyer Band
  • Stan and the Chain Gang
  • Steve Lovett Band
  • Swampboy Blues Band
  • The Blues Angels
  • The Redwoods, a BluesEd band
  • Tim Budig Band
  • Tony Holiday
  • Travis the Band
  • Wags and the Recess Players
  • Womanish Girl
  • Additional Artists may be added!

*Subject to change

Venues:

Harney Street Tavern  - Dubliner Pub  - T-Henery's Pub  - Havana Garage - Annie's Irish Pub Omaha  - Beer Can Alley Omaha -  The Jewell  - Omaha Performing Arts, Holland Center East Lawn - Gate 10 - Bar 415 - Drastic Plastic/Monster Club - OM Center - The Catalyst (patio inside The Farnam Hotel) - Throwback Arcade Lounge (Patio)

Ready for a challenge? How many venues and bands can you make in 14 hours? 

🎫VIP EXPERIENCE 🎫

Join the VIP Experience to get exclusive access to your favorite Blues Artists! Special VIP-only performance of Ana Popovic at The Jewell on Friday, Aug. 6th. Opportunities to meet your favorite Blues artists, watch personal acoustic sets, and listen to their stories in Q & A sessions! Be a part of the VIP Experience for the In the Market For Blues on August 7th for just $75. Very limited seating at two shows, 6:30 PM or 9:00 PM, choose your time when purchasing your VIP Ticket.

VIP Perks include:

  • VIP Experience Express Check-in
  • VIP Lanyard
  • VIP text messages - sent day of show only for updates to VIP experience
  • VIP bathroom access
  • VIP area at Farnam hotel to cool off, charge phone, light snacks
  • Event poster & mini-sharpie for autographs
  • Meet and greet with select artists (limited availability)
  • Acoustic set
  • Q&A with select artists

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 FAQs:

Where is the Box Office/Will Call? The Box Office and Blues Festival Merch tent is on 13th & Howard Street.  We are set up on the courtyard in front of the Dandelion Pop-Up .    You can not use your paper receipt to enter a venue.  You must come and exchange your receipt for a wristband.

What time is the Box Office/Will Call open? The Box Office and Blues Festival Merch tent is open from 10:00 AM to approximately 9 PM on Saturday, Aug. 7th.

What is included in the VIP Experience Ticket?

Join the VIP Experience to get exclusive access to your favorite Blues Artists! Special VIP-only solo performance of Ana Popovic at The Jewell on Friday, Aug. 6th. Opportunities to meet your favorite Blues artists, watch personal acoustic sets, and listen to their stories in Q & A sessions! Be a part of the VIP Experience for the In the Market For Blues on August 7th for just $75. Very limited seating at two shows, 6:30 PM or 9:00 PM, choose your time when purchasing your VIP Ticket.

VIP Perks include:

  • VIP Experience Express Check-in
  • VIP Lanyard
  • VIP text messages - sent day of show only for updates to VIP experience
  • VIP bathroom access
  • VIP area at Farnam hotel to cool off, charge phone, light snacks
  • Event poster & mini-sharpie for autographs
  • Meet and greet with select artists (limited availability)
  • Acoustic set
  • Q&A with select artists

May I purchase wristbands at a participating venue before Aug. 7th? No. Wristbands are only sold at Blues Society of Omaha shows through authorized sellers, typically our BSO president, Mark Grubbs, our Membership or Merch coordinators, Susan and Steve Keith, will have wristbands available for purchase if you would like to save the (small) fees from Eventbrite. Please watch our Facebook page for the shows that In the Market for Blues wristbands will be available for purchase.

Do you have t-shirts for sale? Yes, In the Market for Blues t-shirts and koosies will be for sale.  We also have all of our Blues Society of Omaha merch for sale, including hats, shirts and koosies.  

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? All venues (except Havanna Garage & Throwback Arcade) are all ages up until 9 p.m., accompanied by an adult.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? IntheMarketforBlues@gmail.com

Can I bring in outside food or beverages? No outside food or beverages allowed.  Every venue has drinks available for purchase.  Many have food available. Please support our local venues who suffered so much during the pandemic.

May I bring a lawn chair? No

May I get a refund? Sorry, all sales to In the Market for Blues are final

What if I bring a friend with me to the festival and they did not purchase their ticket online? Tickets are $25 day of show. 


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In the Market for Blues is an annual blues festival in Omaha's Old Market, Downtown and The Capitol District.  14 hours of music at 14 different venues featuring international, national, regional and local blues bands.

In the Market for Blues is a production of Blues Society of Omaha in conjunction with Hector Anchondo.  The festival started in 2014 with 2 venues and has since grown to 14.

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