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.
Rhythm master Paa Kow returns to Jazz on the Green! The talented drummer and his Afro-fusion Orchestra blend jazz, funk and African pop.
Growing up in a small village in Ghana, Paa Kow began to play music at a very early age. He has since grown to be internationally recognized as one of the most remarkable drum set players to tour in Africa, Europe and America. His drum – a custom, traditionally inspired set – is the only one of its kind in the world.
Darcy Malone and The Tangle serves up a night of soul! Led by powerhouse singer Malone, the band delivers a unique blend of blues, rock and alternative music.
This New Orleans band knows how to get you moving and grooving! Malone is no stranger to performing. She is the daughter of the legendary singer from the Radiators, Dave Malone, and Suzy Malone, founding member of the Pfister Sisters.