Us and Them Blues Band were selected to perform at the 2017 International Blues Festival Youth Showcase in Memphis as a part of the Blues Society
Us and Them Blues Band were selected to perform at the 2017 International Blues Festival Youth Showcase in Memphis as a part of the Blues Society of Omaha’s BluesEd program. The 10 members of Us and Them are experienced and award winning musicians ranging in age from 11 to 17. As the largest BluesEd band, the talented members include Aedan Leahy (Keys), Grace Giebler (Vocal), Harry Tarr (Vocal), JJ Stiles (Guitar), Josie Jennum (Bass), Logan Hawkins (Guitar), Luke Wagner (Drums), Macy Klein (Sax), Quin Sexton (Trumpet), and Tyler Savoie (Sax). They play an infectious show of Blues Rock emphasizing the traditional Blues values of soul, groove and improvisation.
The band is well known and popular in the Omaha metropolitan area and has performed at local festivals and venues such as Playing with Fire, Jazz on the Green, Aksarben Village, Chrome Lounge, The Ozone, Brewsky’s, McKenna’s, The 21st Saloon, Bel Air Blues Festival, Papillion Days, Slattery Vineyard, and Sumtur Amphitheater. They have also played for benefits such as the Red Cross, Support the Troops, ALS Walkathon, Suicide Prevention Walk and many others. This summer, the band will travel to Colorado Springs to help kick off the Paint The Town Blue Summer Concert Series in Colorado for the Pike’s Peak Blues Community.
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