Us and Them Blues Band was selected to perform at the 2017, 2019, and 2022 International Blues Challenge Youth Showcase in Memphis as a part of the Blues Society of Omaha’s BluesEd program. With a fresh lineup of 1 returning vocalist and 4 new musicians, the band members range in age from 14 to 18 and are experienced and award-winning musicians They play an infectious show of blues and blues-inspired rock, funk, and soul. You might even catch a couple of bluesy show choir songs at their shows!

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, Chrome Lounge, The Ozone, and Bel Air Blues Festival, They have also played for benefits such as the Rally for the First Responders, Red Cross, Support the Troops, ALS Walkathon, Suicide Prevention Walk and many others.

The talented members include Brie Gamel (Vocal), Braden Thomas (Guitar), Will Christiansen (Bass), Ryan Duncan (Guitar), and Jude O’Keefe (Drums).