Category Archives: Maha Music Festival

Maha Music Festival: Rock Candy is there

Want to know what’s going on at Maha Music Festival today? Bookmark this link: http://rockcandy.omaha.com/category/maha-music-festival (It is everything I write about Maha in one convenient spot.) Whether you’re missing the festival today for some reason and need to follow the … Continue reading

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Q&A: Matt and Kim want to party with Lips fans

Matt and Kim will definitely bring the party atmosphere to Maha Music Festival. The pop/dance/super-fun duo manage to get the crowds going with only their keyboard melodies and driving drum beats. If you’ve never seen them before, you’ll be happy … Continue reading

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Q&A: The Flaming Lips talk ‘The Terror,’ Maha Music Festival and the band’s SXSW set that I didn’t like

Two things: First, The Flaming Lips are pretty excited to play Maha Music Festival this weekend. Second, this is Rock Candy’s 800th post since its debut more than four years ago. First off, let’s talk about the second thing. I started … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival: Favorite songs from Maha’s lineup

Are you ready for Maha? I am. I am excited for Bob Mould. I’m excited for The Flaming Lips. I’m excited for The Thermals. I’m excited for the local stage. I’m so ready to go that I whipped up another … Continue reading

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The Millions to stop performing together after MAHA

For people of a certain era, The Millions’ reunion and new album last year was a big freaking deal. The Lincoln rock band, which released two albums in the early ’90s before disbanding, put out its third collection — ”Poison Fish,” … Continue reading

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Kanrocksas canceled; Maha offering discounts to bummed fans

Kanrocksas Music Festival, set to occur June 28 and 29, has canceled its festival this summer “due to insufficient ticket sales.” Bummer. “Man! The Saturday lineup was great,” Robert Specht posted on Rock Candy’s Facebook. “I was really looking forward … Continue reading

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Omaha Gives: Maha, Omaha Girls Rock and HearNebraska.org among nonprofits

Another charity challenge: Omaha Gives! takes place tomorrow and a lot of nonprofit groups are asking for donations. Much like Give to Lincoln Day, you donate to selected nonprofit groups and those organizations can receive matching funds. Among the hundreds … Continue reading

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Give to Lincoln Day: HearNebraska, orchestras among charities

If you like HearNebraska.org on Facebook or follow them on Twitter, you have to know it’s Give to Lincoln Day. It’s a big day for Lincoln nonprofits, including HearNebraska.org. “What is Give to Lincoln Day?” Well, dear reader, nonprofit groups … Continue reading

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Review: The Thermals hit Slowdown for fast, rowdy set

When The Thermals walked onto Slowdown’s small stage last night, they kind of looked at each other, strummed a chord and then slammed into “Faces Stay With Me.” No hesitation, no pause and no introduction (other than to some power … Continue reading

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Q&A: The Thermals bassist Kathy Foster on ‘Desperate Ground,’ Omaha, Saddle Creek

The intense and bouncy audiences at The Thermals’ performances a few months ago in Austin were a welcome site to the Portland punk band. South by Southwest was a chance for the band to show off its then-upcoming album, “Desperate … Continue reading

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