Monthly Archives: April 2011

Red Sky Music Festival will start announcing bands on Monday

Yes, the headline above is true. No joke. Red Sky Music Festival will begin to announce bands starting Monday. At least, that’s what the the fest’s website says. I think they’re going to do a delayed sort of announcement where … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival: Main stage artists announced!

By Kevin Coffey© 2011 Omaha World-Herald Fill in one more lineup on your list of summer music festivals. Maha Music Festival has announced three of its main stage bands. Reunited indie rock stalwarts Guided By Voices will be joined by … Continue reading

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Live Review: New Pornographers at The Waiting Room Lounge

The New Pornographers are, from left, Neko Case, Blaine Thurier, Todd Fancey, Kathryn Calder, Carl Newman, Kurt Dahle and John Collins. In the battle of “what Canadian indie rock band should I go see Thursday,” the New Pornographers were the … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Civil Wars at Slowdown (plus RAA and New Pornos tonight)

Joy Williams, left, and John Paul White are The Civil Wars. The running gag last night went something like this: “What did you think?” “They were just OK.” (Everyone laughs.) It was funny because The Civil Wars were incredible. You … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: The Rural Alberta Advantage’s Amy Cole

The Rural Alberta Advantage is, from left, Nils Edenloff, Amy Cole and Paul Banwatt. By Kevin Coffey© 2011 Omaha World-Herald The Rural Alberta Advantage has become one of the most successful Saddle Creek Records bands, outside of their big three … Continue reading

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I don’t know when Red Sky is announcing, but Maha has some news

In case you’re wondering, and many (so, so many) of you are, I don’t know when Red Sky Music Festival is announcing its lineup. The fest did change its dates with the launch of its new website. But that’s all … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: The New Pornographers’s Carl “A.C.” Newman

The New Pornographers are, from left, Neko Case, Blaine Thurier, Todd Fancey, Kathryn Calder, Carl Newman, Kurt Dahle and John Collins. By Kevin Coffey© 2011 Omaha World-Herald The New Pornographers are finally coming to Omaha. The Canadian band, who has … Continue reading

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Fake lineup for Red Sky Music Festival

A fictitious story has been circulating about Red Sky Music Festival that credits me and The World-Herald and contains an announced lineup of multiple major artists. No lineup has been announced for Red Sky Music Festival by either MECA or … Continue reading

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