1030 CAPITOL AVE
THE CAPITOL DISTRICT | OMAHA, NE 68102
THIS IS THE JEWELL
MUSIC DINING EXPERIENCE
The Jewell is an idea, a celebration, and a dream: A unique music and dining experience, original to Omaha. It will be home to local, emerging artists and national acts – master craftsmen of jazz and other original American music genres – performing in a space that is truly one-of-a-kind.
CLASSY SLEEK INTIMATE
Music venue, cocktail lounge, fine dining in one vibrant spot. The design of the club blends traditional with contemporary. Classy, sleek, intimate. Every detail chosen with care. It’s all about the unique experience at The Jewell – the pairing of amazing music and food you simply can’t find anyplace else.
FRESH BEAUTIFUL BOLD
New Orleans inspired fare with a local twist from Chef de Cuisine Jon Seymour (formerly of V. Mertz and Block 16), Executive Chef Mark Budler and, Food & Beverage Director Brent Hockenberry.
HISTORY CELEBRATION DREAM
NAT KING COLE TRIO
JAMES JEWELL, JR. BROUGHT THE BAND TO OMAHA IN 1943. THE SHOW SOLD OUT AT $25 PER TICKET
THE NORTH OMAHA NATIVE PLAYED WITH LEGENDS SUCH AS COUNT BASIE, NAT TOWLES, LENA HORNE, BILLY HOLIDAY AND RAY CHARLES TO NAME A FEW
GRACED THE DREAMLAND BALLROOM AND CONSIDERED JIMMY JEWELL, SR. A ‘FINE FELLOW’
Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole. The original innovators and master craftsmen of jazz all played right here, in Omaha. Through the roaring 20s up through the 50s and 60s at clubs like Dreamland Ballroom, Club Harlem, and Allen’s Showcase Lounge on North 24th Street, they played – often alongside homegrown stars like Preston Love and Anna Mae Winburn.
ANNA MAE WINBURN
OMAHA NATIVE LED THE INTERNATIONAL SWEETHEARTS OF RHYTHM
AND HIS BAND JAMMED NORTH OMAHA’S DREAMLAND BALLROOM IN 1948
COUNT BASIE BAND
PRESTON LOVE PLAYED FIRST ALTO WITH THE COUNT AND HIS BAND AT THE DREAMLAND IN JANUARY 1947
The name “The Jewell” pays homage to local music impresario, Jimmy Jewell, and the Jewell building at 2221 N 24th St. named after him. The Jewell at the Capitol District will be a new hotspot, built on a reverence for our shared history and a deep connection to the here and now, with a soundtrack that’s the pulse of the moment…
Centrally located in the Heartland, The Jewell will draw musicians from all over the country. Situated in The Capitol District, Omaha’s burgeoning nightlife hot spot, the club will be accessible from the Marriott as well as The Capitol Plaza.