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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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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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Maha Music Festival announces 2014 date

Get out your calendars and mark down Aug. 16, 2014. It’s the date for the sixth annual Maha Music Festival. The festival, which has hosted headliners such as The Flaming Lips and Spoon, hasn’t yet mentioned next year’s location, but … Continue reading

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List: The 10 best things about Maha Music Festival 2013

More people came to Maha Music Festival than ever before. And bands at the festival were bigger than ever before. By all measures, festival organizers say it was their best yet. I agree. With its fifth edition, Maha Music Festival … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival: The Flaming Lips, Matt and Kim end festival on high note

Before either Matt and Kim or The Flaming Lips took the stage, Maha Music Festival already had one of its best days yet. Attendance at the festival was its highest in its five years: 5,100. And all the bands were … Continue reading

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Maha: Bob Mould was so loud, so good

Ouch. My ears (and my head) hurt after watching Bob Mould play about an hour at Maha Music Festival. Mould, formerly of early alternative rock band Hüsker Dü, played songs from his recent solo album, “Silver Age,” as well as … Continue reading

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Maha: The Thermals bring much-needed energy to the afternoon

The day started with some folk and quiet rock (for the most part), but I thought people would be ready for some punk rock energy when The Thermals came on midway through Maha Music Festival. The Thermals brought it for … Continue reading

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Maha: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down roll through the band’s funky folk

During her band’s short set, Thao Nguyen played guitar, mandolin, banjo and sang her heart out. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down had the Maha Music Festival crowd grooving along while they played some funky folk and Nguyen talked … Continue reading

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Maha: Sons of Fathers bring the best yet

No offense to the locals that preceded them on Maha Music Festival’s two stages, but Sons of Fathers have brought the best thing this festival has seen yet today. Their folk rock comes with ripping southern rock guitar courtesy of … Continue reading

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Maha: Millions of Boys, HERS keep the music going

The Maha Music Festival audience has grown considerably since the first band took the stage. As Millions of Boys kicked open the main stage, the lawn was quite full of those standing and others sprawled out on blankets. With their … Continue reading

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