Category Archives: Lincoln

Column: Scru Face Jean is taking on the hip-hop world

“Ain’t none of you on my level,” Scru Face Jean sings on “Wings,” and it’s difficult to argue with that. At least locally, the Lincoln-based rapper is in a place that most rappers would be envious of. He’s a 22-year-old … Continue reading

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Lincoln Calling Band of the Day: The 4onthefloor (Saturday)

Lincoln calling is a five-day music festival that ends today at 10 Lincoln venues. Every day of Lincoln Calling, we picked a Band of the Day. Lincoln Calling ain’t all indie rock. The 4onthefloor will deliver dirty blues rock. My brother … Continue reading

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Lincoln Calling Band of the Day: Hot Buttered Rum (Friday)

Lincoln calling is a five-day music festival that takes place at 10 Lincoln venues through Saturday. Every day, catch our Band of the Day here on Rock Candy. It wouldn’t be a festival in Nebraska without some bluegrass, and Bay … Continue reading

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Lincoln Calling Band of the Day: The Kickback (Thursday)

Lincoln calling is a five-day music festival that takes place at 10 Lincoln venues through Saturday. Every day, catch our Band of the Day here on Rock Candy. I realized that I like The Kickback so much because they’re the … Continue reading

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Column: Lincoln Calling’s 10th festival hits LNK next week

Nearly 100 bands are invading Lincoln beginning next week. The five-day Lincoln Calling festival hits Lincoln for the 10th time Tuesday through Oct. 19 at 10 Lincoln venues. Lincoln Calling • What: Five-day music festival • Tickets: All-access passes, $40, … Continue reading

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Column: New venue, Vega, to be opened by veteran Lincoln scenesters

More music is a good thing. And another music venue in Lincoln is a good thing for Nebraska, according to the owners of new Lincoln club called Vega. Personally, I’m already planning on some future trips to Lincoln to see … Continue reading

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Alice in Chains kicking off 2013 Pinewood Bowl season

The Pinewood Bowl is back, and I think that’s wonderful. The first concert and Lincoln’s scenic outdoor venue will be Alice In Chains with Bullet For My Valentine and Halestorm on May 24. Man, is that venue pretty. The only show … Continue reading

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Review: My Morning Jacket knows how to jam

LINCOLN — My Morning Jacket knows how to get into a groove. The Kentucky-bred band played a mix of rock styles Tuesday night that had its audience dancing — or swaying, at minimum — for nearly its entire show at … Continue reading

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“Lincoln=Footloose”

Lincoln=Footloose is the title of an e-mail that I received Friday evening (unfortunately after I left work, so this is why I’m only getting to this now) from the folks that run Lincoln venue Box Awesome. According to the e-mail, … Continue reading

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