‘JAM’ Features Nebraska’s Best Known and Emerging Talent

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‘JAM’ Features Nebraska’s Best Known and Emerging Talent

LINCOLN, Neb. (Oct. 14, 2021) – From established bands to solo artists, watch Nebraska’s best known and emerging talent when “JAM” airs at 9 and 9:30 p.m. CT, Friday, Oct. 22 and 29 on Nebraska Public Media.

The second season of “JAM” goes inside the Nebraska Public Media studio to capture intimate performances from four homegrown artists playing original music.

Fresh off a 2020 International Blues Challenge win in the solo/duo division, Omaha native Hector Anchondo performs a solo set of original blues when this episode airs at 9 p.m. CT on Oct. 22. Anchondo takes the audience on an emotional and personal journey through his powerful brand of blues music. His new album is No. 11 on the U.S. Billboard Blues Chart. He is also the winner of the prestigious Memphis Cigar Box Guitar Award.

Singer-songwriter Jocelyn performs a solo set of her original, introspective music at 9:30 p.m. CT Oct. 22. Jocelyn got her start playing on the streets of downtown Omaha… guitar case splayed open, exuding positivity and singing her heart out about things she feels the world needs to hear. The singer-songwriter released an album a year ago and performs periodically as an opening act for Darius Rucker, who gained fame as the lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish.

Singer-songwriter Hope Dunbar performs a solo set of original music featuring her unique sound which blends Americana prairie style with a mix of country folk when this episode airs at 9 p.m. CT, Oct. 29. From her unique vantage point in tiny Utica, Neb., Dunbar writes songs about everyday things, the life that she has and a world that she imagines. She has a new album “Sweetheartland.”

Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival play a set featuring their own take on traditional country twang infused with a honky-tonk vibe. Watch at 9:30 p.m. CT on Oct. 29. Lloyd McCarter has been immersed in traditional country music his entire life. He hailed from a musical family, and at age 8 he began playing guitar and singing. Lloyd McCarter and The Honky Tonk Revival are a celebration of old-time country, showmanship and the power of music.

To watch “JAM” extras, visit NebraskaPublicMedia.org/jam.

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JAM Hector Anchondo
Hector Anchondo
JAM Jocelyn
JAM Hope Dunbar
Hope Dunbar
Jam Lloyd McCarter
Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival