Monthly Archives: October 2009

Chats with 311

If you’re from Omaha, you know about 311. Even if you’re not a fan, you probably know a lot about them. You also probably have a friend whose sister used to babysit for them. Or someone who went to Westside … Continue reading

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Review: Monsters’ marathon holds nothing back

Photo by Alyssa Schukar/The World-Herald By Kevin CoffeyWORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER Anyone curious should know: It was well worth it. Before the Monsters of Folk’s Wednesday performance, some would-be concertgoers complained that tickets, at $47, were too expensive. Far from it. … Continue reading

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My favorite spot

Everyone has their favorite spot in the club. After getting through the door at Slowdown, saddling up to the bar to order a few PBR tallboys and hitting up the bathroom, everyone heads to their favorite spot. Maybe it’s the … Continue reading

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Headlines: Kanye, Weezer and more

What’s shakin’ people? Today was pretty uneventful for me. No cool interviews, just doing some writing stuff. I did call around to some recording studios to ask about rates. That stuff can be expensive, though rates vary all over the … Continue reading

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Halloween Costumes: Music edition

It’s that time of year: Halloween costume-buying season. I’ve done it, just like many of you have… Wander to a costume shop or superstore in town and wander the aisles until you find something funny. Or think of an idea … Continue reading

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Hey there

Ahoy! I just realized my last blog post was on Friday. Oops. Sorry about that. I haven’t been to many shows lately, so I haven’t had any reviews. There was talk of sending me to Daughtry tonight, but I’m pretty … Continue reading

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The best break up songs

Breaking up sucks. Sad to say, I’ve been the victim more than a few times. Anyway, the USA Today blog Pop Candy (if you don’t read it, you should check it out) ran a top 5 list of songs to … Continue reading

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Headlines! Green Day, Flaming Lips and more

I wrote this yesterday, but screwed up and didn’t post it. Apologies… Herewith, yesterday’s post: Today I got to talk to to great people: Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets and the Queen of Mean, comedian Lisa Lampanelli. Kirkwood actually … Continue reading

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Headlines! Bon Iver, Weezer and more

Busy day of writing about Mannheim Steamroller and figure skating today. Yes, I said figure skating. Not my normal cup of tea, but there’s a thing going on at the Qwest this weekend that I had to write about. Tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus was not good

Part of my job is to review concerts. Smaller ones I’ll do right here on this blog. Bigger ones, I’ll do for the paper. We’ve stepped back from covering every single thing that performs at the Qwest, Mid-America Center and … Continue reading

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