Tower Jazz is a free summer music series that celebrates jazz music at Tower Square (13th and P). In its fourth year, the outdoor concerts will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7 PM to 9 PM and will focus on established as well as up-and-coming local talent.


Dates and Performers


Aaron Stroessner

A professor of music at Wesleyan University, performs with a rotating cast of supporting players.


Juke Butter

A neo-vintage soul jazz trio comprised of Mitch Towne, Drew Brookins and Chad Stoner.


Masa Ishikawa

A composer, pianist & veteran performer with both small and large jazz groups.


Julie Baker & Ed Archibald

Julie Baker is a vocalist in the Omaha area well versed in a variety of styles and genres.  Edward Archibald is a Jazz saxophonist with over 30 years of experience.


Marcus Lewis

Marcus currently lives in Kansas City, MO where he leads his own quintet, 18-piece big band and continues to tour with Grammy nominated vocalist, Janelle Monáe. 


Abigail Joy Siedell Jazz Band

A composer / arranger / jazz vocalist based out of Lincoln, NE


Nebraska Grease & Power

A Tower Of Power tribute band, paying homage to the funk.


Peter Schlamb

Peter Schlamb is a vibraphonist based in Kansas City, MO. He recently released his debut album “Tinks” and maintains a busy schedule performing locally, nationally and internationally.  Joining Peter will be guitarist Rafał Sarnecki, one of the most sought after jazz composers of his generation. 

Sponsored by, N Street Liquor, Eagle Group and Union Bank.

Interested in performing or becoming a sponsor for the next Tower Jazz? Email

Downtown Lincoln NE

Downtown Lincoln Association

206 S 13th Street, Suite 101

Lincoln, NE 68508

 402.434.6900    402.434.6907

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