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Crowd enjoying Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing

Midtown Crossing

Anchored by the green space of Turner Park, Midtown Crossing is situated in the heart of historic midtown Omaha. A blend of shopping, entertainment and services, the 225,000-square-feet development features Omaha favorites like Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery and The Afternoon right alongside a roster of national dynamos.

Grab a bite before or after the concert at one of Midtown Crossing’s many restaurants. Many of the merchants and restaurants offer specials on concert nights during Jazz on the Green. Learn about special promotions and offerings here or check our Facebook page.


Event Admission and Times

  • Admission is absolutely FREE! Thanks to our partners and sponsors!
  • Seating opens at 5 PM. Seating in the center bowl of Turner Park, the grassy circular area with a direct view of the stage, will be permitted at 5 PM. The green spaces outside the bowl will be available before 5 PM.

Come prepared to relax and enjoy an incredible musical experience in an ideal setting. Following are some guidelines to help ensure everyone has an enjoyable and safe night.


To help ensure safety and the best experience for all attendees, there are a few restrictions.

Please DO NOT bring the following:
  • Tents. They affect the view of other guests.
  • Stakes. They present a tripping hazard.
  • Open flames (i.e. no hibachis and citronella candles)
  • Hard liquor. Only beer, wine and champagne are allowed in Turner Park.
Please DO bring the following:
  • Blankets and chairs. Make your experience more comfortable with cozy blankets or chairs.
  • Sun screen. The sun may be pretty intense while you wait for the concert to start.
  • Flat shoes. Remember, you’ll be on the grass and high heels will sink into the ground.


  • Please limit smoking to non-seated areas outside the main bowl.

Alcoholic Beverages

We encourage you to participate in the event in a lawful and healthy manner.

  • Allowed: Beer, wine and champagne
  • Not Allowed: Hard liquor


  • Leashes and clean-up. Your four-legged friends are welcome in Turner Park but must be leashed at all times. Also, remember to clean up after your pet.

In the Event of Inclement Weather

The media will be notified if weather will affect the performance. In addition, the plans for the evening’s performance will be posted on the following websites:, and You can also get updates on and!/JazzOnTheGreen.

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Mar 22
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  • L J Says:

    To whom this may concern,
    Saw the big band concert tonight and sat in the center half way back. The sound system was very inadequate for the application that was needed. I walked up to where the sound board was located and realized all was well in that location. From what I could determine there needed to be at least 2 more speaker “banks” and the “throw” needed to project to the mid and back portions of the seating areas. Since the layout is on an upward incline it is imperative that the speaker configuration allows for projection that would include the entire area Please consider expanding the speaker banks and allowing the sound engineer the needed resources to do adequately do his job. Thank you for hosting this most entertaining event and please make the necessary changes to insure the future success of this event. Thank you.
    L J

  • Suga Says:

    Omaha would REALLY like, more diversity of singers, and more singers to come to the event….Also their needs to be more respect, for the people thats their to hear the jazz music, relax with their glass of wine and their company…Theirs to many parents thats playing baseball, frisbee, wrestling with their kids and dogs…also they needs to pickup behind their animals….Seems like their would be a better way of handling the situation. theirs to many distractions.. This is suppose to be ….jazz on the green .. so that everyone can have fun and enjoy themselves..

  • Casey Says:

    Jazz on the Green is a blast! It’s a great way to enjoy some wonderful music,visit w friends, make new friends and simply enjoy Omahas beauty in the summer.

  • Linda Says:

    I really enjoyed all of the concerts, but my favorites were Mike Gurciullo and his Las Vegas Lab Band and Joseph Vincelli Quartet. I hope that these bands will be back at Jazz on the Green Next Year. They were awesome! If possible, maybe the number of concerts could be increased in number from 6 to 8.

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