Author Archives: Kevin Coffey

List: The 15 best Record Store Day releases for 2014

On Saturday, more than 500 exclusive vinyl (and some CD and cassette) releases will hit the shelves at your favorite independent record stores for Record Store Day. (For information on all of the Record Store Day happenings in Omaha, head … Continue reading

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80/35 announces Conor Oberst, Best Coast, Dr. Dog, Ziggy Marley and more

Conor Oberst will headline 80/35 music festival in Des Moines, and the Bright Eyes frontman will be joined by Ziggy Marley, Best Coast, Dawes, Dr. Dog, Xavier Rudd, Caroline Smith, the Envy Corps and lots more when the annual festival … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival will announce lineup April 17

Maha Music Festival will announce its lineup April 17. The indie rock-focused festival will return to Stinson Park at Aksarben Village this year on Aug. 16. Join the Maha Music Festival crew for a lineup announcement party and kickoff video … Continue reading

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List: The 10 best road trip songs

It’s about time to hit the road. Spring is here, and summer is coming, and I’m once again itching to get out of town. Whenever I travel, I rarely hop on a plane to get from here to there. I’m … Continue reading

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Just Announced: Eric Church, Jackson Browne, ‘JC Superstar’ and more

Welcome to “Just Announced,” a weekly feature of all the notable concerts in the Omaha/Lincoln, Neb., area that were announced this week. Without further ado, here they are: ♦ Portland rock and folk band Blitzen Trapper returns to the area on … Continue reading

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The Good Life to launch first tour since 2010

The Good Life — the Omaha indie rock quartet featuring Tim Kasher, Stefanie Drootin-Senseney, Ryan Fox and Roger Lewis — will hit the road for the first time since 2010. A batch of four California dates (see the full schedule below) will see … Continue reading

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Infographic: The Headphone Generation (and a chance to win a pair of headphones)

Here’s a fact for you: 20 percent of people would give up food for music. And with music so ubiquitous (who among us doesn’t have a smartphone or an iPod in their pocket right now?), everyone’s wearing headphones. Check out … Continue reading

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Just Announced: Zac Brown Band, Stir Cove lineup, Guided By Voices and more

Welcome to “Just Announced,” a weekly feature of all the notable concerts in the Omaha/Lincoln, Neb., area that were announced this week. Without further ado, here they are: ♦ Hairball? Sounds gross, but it’s the name of an ’80s-era tribute … Continue reading

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Review: St. Vincent is beautiful, bizarre

St. Vincent blew me away. Again. During a nearly two-hour performance at Sokol Auditorium on Tuesday, Annie Clark did nearly the same thing I saw her do at SXSW last month: She shredded, she sang like an angel and she … Continue reading

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The Faint to do release-day signing at Homer’s

Meet The Faint! Coming next week, the dance punk quartet will hang out at Homer’s Music in Omaha to meet fans, do a signing and spin the band’s new album. “Doom Abuse,” the band’s new album, will be released on … Continue reading

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