Monthly Archives: July 2010

Weekend Roundup: Maha (duh), Ted Stevens, Beatles and more

It’s going to be a good weekend. I really want to make that Ted Stevens show tonight, but won’t be able to. I will be at Maha all day long on Saturday and then probably going to the Waiting Room … Continue reading

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Maha tix winner; Maha fest coverage

Congratulations to Brendan Greene-Walsh, winner of two tickets to the Maha Music Festival. And thanks to the folks at Maha for hooking him up. * * * As for Maha, I wrote a lot about it for today’s paper. Here’s … Continue reading

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Saddle Creek Update: Tim Kasher, Land of Talk, Adam Haworth Stephens (of Two Gallants) and Azure Ray

Fall will be good to Saddle Creek Records. The label has a slew of releases coming from familiar names to the label. Most recent news is of Tim Kasher’s solo album, “The Game of Monogamy,” which will be released Oct. … Continue reading

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Vinyl giveaway winner

About a week ago, I announced that, along with the folks at Because Sound Matters, I was giving away a copy of the Black Keys’ “Brothers” on vinyl. I collected 25 entries from folks and this afternoon, I drew a … Continue reading

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Last Maha band announced: Voodoo Method

The OEA awards showcase was Friday night and last night. I missed out on both, but caught the SPEED! Nebraska soapbox derby race and showcase yesterday. You can read the whole report on the race and the show in Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Contest: Win a pair of Maha Music Festival tickets

Lucky for you folks, we have another giveaway for you. This time, it’s a pair of tickets to see the Maha Music Festival, headlined by Spoon and featuring The Faint, Superchunk, The Old 97′s, Ben Kweller and It’s True. Last … Continue reading

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Late nights at the rock clubs?

If you’re out tonight (and into tomorrow morning), you’ll notice that they’ll wait an extra hour to make you dump out the rest of that PBR can and get your sorry self out of the club. In case you’ve been … Continue reading

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Contest: Win double vinyl copy of The Black Keys’ “Brothers”

The fine folks at Because Sound Matters want to give my readers some vinyl. So, they were nice enough to ship me a double-LP copy of The Black Keys’ latest effort, “Brothers.” Lucky you, it also has a big poster … Continue reading

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Concert For Equality tickets

Hey folks… It appears that One Percent Productions’ website is down this morning. Inconvenient, since the Concert For Equality tickets go on sale this morning. In case you hadn’t heard yet, the July 31 show in Benson will feature a … Continue reading

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Desaparecidos are back for Bright Eyes, Cursive, Lullaby show to fight Fremont immigration law

This morning, I saw a tweet from One Percent that I knew was on its way:  DESAPARECIDOS with CURSIVE, BRIGHT EYES and LULLABY FOR THE WORKING CLASS!!! SATURDAY JULY 31ST in DOWNTOWN BENSON!! I guess it’s official, now. Benson was … Continue reading

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