Big Sam's Funky Nation
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Omaha Performing Arts Big Sam's Funky Nation Midtown Crossing Jazz On The Green

Big Sam’s Funky Nation brings New Orleans’ foot-stomping beats and piping-hot rhythms to Omaha. A driving force of urban funk, the band is known for a boisterous blend of jazz and hip-hop.

When you think of the Crescent City, the traditions of Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, voodoo, Po’ boys, gumbo and second-line undoubtedly come to mind. You can also count Big Sam’s Funky Nation amongst those treasures.

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Big Sam’s Funky Nation brings New Orleans’ foot-stomping beats and piping-hot rhythms to Omaha. A driving force of urban funk, the band is known for a boisterous blend of jazz and hip-hop.

When you think of the Crescent City, the traditions of Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, voodoo, Po’ boys, gumbo and second-line undoubtedly come to mind. You can also count Big Sam’s Funky Nation amongst those treasures.

Front man “Big Sam” Williams has more than two decades of music experience, playing with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and backing up the Dave Matthews Band. With Funky Nation, he’s released five albums and together the band boasts jaw-dropping talent and uncontainable energy.

Park opens at 5:00 PM, with local preshow entertainment at 6:30 PM from the B.E.D Trio.

Blankets and chairs are welcome. Beer, wine and champagne are allowed in Turner Park, but please don’t bring hard liquor. Please keep all pets on a leash and remember to clean up after them. No smoking. 

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