Category Archives: It’s True

Hawkins opens up on It’s True (its past and future)

By Kevin Coffey© 2011 THE OMAHA WORLD-HERALD “I knew It’s True wasn’t over.” While the band had called it quits last summer, Adam Hawkins still had plans to continue making music. But at the time, a lot of people were … Continue reading

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It’s True is back! Record release party coming April 1

It’s True back in 2010. Remember how It’s True broke up? Yeah, right when they were getting a following and played the Maha Music Festival main stage. Then that Maha show (and the afterparty) turned out to be the band’s … Continue reading

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Maha: Grading Omaha’s festival (wrapping up what happened and looking at what’s next, plus comments on Spoon and It’s True)

Laura Ballance, left, and Mac McCaughan of Superchunk. (Photo by Chris Machian/The World-Herald) If you were to compare the second annual Maha Music Festival to the inaugural concert, it was a smashing success. I remember in 2009 when a couple … Continue reading

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Maha: Voodoo Method and It’s True

I’ve never seen Voodoo Method before, but I was impressed. I don’t know how much they fit with the rest of the bands, but it was good stuff. Their style is kind of rock/r&b/blues and the band’s singer has a … Continue reading

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Maha tix winner; Maha fest coverage

Congratulations to Brendan Greene-Walsh, winner of two tickets to the Maha Music Festival. And thanks to the folks at Maha for hooking him up. * * * As for Maha, I wrote a lot about it for today’s paper. Here’s … Continue reading

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Contest: Win a pair of Maha Music Festival tickets

Lucky for you folks, we have another giveaway for you. This time, it’s a pair of tickets to see the Maha Music Festival, headlined by Spoon and featuring The Faint, Superchunk, The Old 97′s, Ben Kweller and It’s True. Last … Continue reading

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It’s True breaking up? It’s, uh, true

I wasn’t there last night, but I heard that It’s True frontman Adam Hawkins proclaimed on the Slowdown stage that the band was calling it quits Is it true? Apparently so. I asked keyboardist Karl Houfek if they were breaking … Continue reading

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It’s True, Depressed Buttons (The Faint), City Weekly, Blitzen Trapper

Local boys It’s True say they put 15,000 miles on their van last year. I’m impressed because I’ve seen the van. I’m honestly not sure it can handle that kind of mileage. Anyway, they’re headed out on tour again, hitting … Continue reading

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News: Second-to-last Maha band showcase announced

More Maha Music Festival details have trickled out. The news today is the lineup for the second Maha showcase (of three) that decides who plays the fest has been announced. Who will be playing the Waiting Room on June 24? … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival main stage lineup is now complete

That’s it, folks. Your Maha Music Festival main stage lineup is all full. Who are the latest additions? Ben Kweller and the local boys in It’s True. I, for one, love Ben Kweller and his last record, “Changing Horses,” is … Continue reading

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