Monthly Archives: September 2012

Guest List: Rhett Miller from the Old 97′s

Last week, we popped by Slowdown and were invited upstairs to see Rhett Miller, frontman for alt-country band the Old 97′s. We set up our cameras and Rhett sat down with his acoustic guitar. Two songs. Two takes. BAM! We … Continue reading

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Live Review: Silversun Pickups at Sumtur Amphitheater

On a chilly September night, almost 1,000 people donned hoodies, vintage jackets, scarves and hats and headed to Papillion. The main attraction was Silversun Pickups, the California band known for its fuzzy guitar tones and singer Brian Aubert’s dark lyrics … Continue reading

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Kanrocksas will return in 2013

In its first year, the Kanrocksas music festival drew some huge names, got a big crowd and lost a bunch of money, or so the rumor mills say. (The festival cites that Kansas Speedway, where the festival was hosted, underwent … Continue reading

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Larry Boehmer, former Zoo Bar owner, passed away

Larry Boehmer, longtime owner of Lincoln’s Zoo Bar, died Monday. He was 65. Boehmer, who sold the bar in 2000, lived in Nebraska most of his life. He graduated from Pawnee City High School and earned both a bachelor and … Continue reading

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