Monthly Archives: June 2012

Jack White tickets still available

After some reports from readers, I went to to try to see if any were available. There definitely are tickets still for sale. I guess that answers my question about “Is the venue big enough?” that I posed in … Continue reading

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Guest List No. 6: Turbo Fruits

Welcome to Guest List once again. This time we have garage rock band Turbo Fruits, who stopped by the Waiting Room Lounge on their trip through town with Deer Tick. That night ended up being one of the best shows … Continue reading

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Maha’s last band is… The Seen

The final band added to Maha Music Festival’s lineup came as a result of popular voting during the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards showcase over the weekend. The winner is The Seen. I actually like the choice, which isn’t a … Continue reading

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Tilly and the Wall album coming in September

While on the phone today with Derek Presnall, he mentioned twice that a new Tilly and the Wall album is coming soon. “We recorded a Tilly and the Wall record last year through the fall. We did it in sections up … Continue reading

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Would a bigger venue work for Jack White’s sold-out show?

Tickets to Jack White’s concert at the Omaha Music Hall on Aug. 6 sold out today. According to some folks I know on Facebook, it sold out wicked fast. A lot of people are wondering, “Why wasn’t the show booked … Continue reading

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Lucero performs on CoS’ ‘Off the Avenue’

Lucero, a favorite band of mine, is coming to the Waiting Room on July 2. Recently, they played two songs for Off the Avenue, the live music series for Consequence of Sound. I really liked their new album, “Women & … Continue reading

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Review: Jake Bellows & Friends with Simon Joyner at O’Leaver’s

Wednesday’s show was not well-publicized because, well, the headlining band didn’t have a name yet. Jake Bellows has been recording since he moved to Los Angeles in recent years and has released entire songs as well as little snippets. Those … Continue reading

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CD Review: ‘Generals,” The Mynabirds; Plus new video, CD release

The Mynabirds “Generals” (Saddle Creek Records) Rating: ★★★☆ (find out how we rate albums) The Mynabirds’ debut album, “What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood,” was all soul-singing and heart-wringing. Many songs were about moving forward and … Continue reading

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Jake Bellows’ new band set to play O’Leaver’s on Wednesday

Jake Bellows of Neva Dinova and, more recently, of Whispertown will play O’Leaver’s on Wednesday with his new band. When I spoke to Bellows during SXSW, he talked about the new material he’d been recording with a new band in the … Continue reading

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Review: Against Me! at Slowdown

Earlier in the evening, I went to see The Shins, but I did make it to Slowdown in time to catch Against Me! I only caught the last half of the set, but the energy (from the band and the … Continue reading

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