Author Archives: Kevin Coffey

Review: Sleigh Bells rip through blistering but short set

They came hard, they came loud, but they came up short. Sleigh Bells hit the stage at Slowdown on Tuesday at 10:15 p.m., and they were gone an hour later. Backed by four stacks of Marshall speakers and a ton … Continue reading

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Coachella: Best of day three including Arcade Fire, Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel

Rock Candy correspondents Joel Henriksen and Keith Finn spent the weekend in Indio for Coachella. Every day, they told us about the best sets from the godfather of indie rock festivals. The following were the top sets from the festival’s … Continue reading

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Coachella: Best of day two including Pharrell, The Head and The Heart, Nas and more

Rock Candy correspondents Joel Henriksen and Keith Finn are in Indio this weekend for Coachella. Every day, they’ll tell you about the best sets from the godfather of indie rock festivals. The following were the top sets from Saturday. * … Continue reading

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Record Store Day draws long lines, record collectors, good tunes

At Homer’s Music in the Old Market, the first person in line arrived at 4:30 a.m. Saturday. John Shartrand (follow his awesome Instagram) was the first guy there. He wouldn’t tell me what in particular he was after for Record … Continue reading

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Coachella: Best of day one including The Replacements, Outkast

Rock Candy correspondents Joel Henriksen and Keith Finn are in Indio this weekend for Coachella. Every day, they’ll tell you about the best sets from the godfather of indie rock festivals.  The following were the top sets from Friday. * … Continue reading

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Coachella: We’re covering it

Coachella descends on Indio, Calif., for the second time this weekend. And during the next three days, Rock Candy correspondents Joel Henriksen and Keith Finn will be there. Joel is on Maha Music Festival’s production team, and he’s vice president of … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival 2014 to feature Death Cab, The Head and The Heart, Local Natives in its best lineup yet

With Death Cab For Cutie, The Head and The Heart, Local Natives, The Both and lots of others, Maha Music Festival has its best lineup yet. Death Cab will headline when Omaha’s indie rock festival returns to Stinson Park on … Continue reading

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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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