Monthly Archives: February 2011

Little Brazil live review; Bear Country calling it quits

If you were anywhere but The Sydney last Friday, you missed out on a good show. OK, yeah… there were probably other fun things going on. But I found myself amid a mob of folks packed into that little Benson … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes: Omaha-area date added to the tour

Today, Bright Eyes announced a whole bunch of extra tour dates in the Midwest and West, including one that puts them close to home. The band plays June 4  at Westfair Amphitheater in Council Bluffs. I’m also excited about the … Continue reading

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Five reasons you should go to the party tonight; Plus the weekend roundup

What’s your weekend plan? Aside from the Super Bowl, I mean. Me, I’m headed to see Little Brazil, Ideal Cleaners and The Fucking Party tonight at the Sydney for’s launch party. You see, the fine folks at want … Continue reading

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Interpol’s Daniel Kessler on the changing face of music

Last week, I got a call from Daniel Kessler, guitarist for Interpol. The post-punk indie band is one of several (The Strokes, The Killers and other “the” groups) that broke about a decade ago. Like the others, they’ve released another … Continue reading

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Column: Stuck inside? Tips to help you pass the time

Ready for some non-Bright Eyes news? Here’s my column that’s publishing in tomorrow’s paper.* * * By Kevin CoffeyWORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER© 2011 Omaha World-Herald Lately, I’ve been having the notion that going outside means certain doom. Or, at least freezing. … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes listening party; Could it be a No. 1 album?

If you haven’t listened to Bright Eyes’ “The People’s Key,” get on it. It’s not that hard to find. Today, Saddle Creek Records announced it will host a listening party and pre-sale on Feb. 14, which is the day before … Continue reading

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