Category Archives: Red Sky Music Festival

Column: Red Sky’s demise can’t be blamed on just one thing

From the pages of the Omaha World-Herald. Goodbye, Red Sky. You’ll be missed. Well, some will miss you, but not all. I was amazed how many people I heard from (especially on social media) who said something to the effect … Continue reading

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Red Sky Music Festival is over

From the pages of the Omaha World-Herald. Goodbye, Red Sky Music Festival. Thousands endured the blazing sun to watch your bands. Others cursed your name because you didn’t book their favorite artist. Through it all, many danced on the parking … Continue reading

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Red Sky Report Card: What worked and what didn’t

Red Sky Music Festival wrapped up over the weekend and it went well. A recent column discussed the need for Red Sky to figure itself out. Those criticisms (namely having one day off in the middle of the festival) still … Continue reading

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Red Sky: Attendance highs and lows

It’s the second day of Red Sky Music Festival and there’s not a lot of people here. On the fest’s first day, Wednesday, the place was hopping. Why the difference? Well, Wednesday’s daytime schedule was full of popular, but new … Continue reading

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Column: Red Sky still hasn’t found its footing

After its first year, which was full of both trip-ups and great successes, I hoped that Red Sky Music Festival would find its footing. It hasn’t. Festivals tend not to be amazing in their first year. Coachella, for example, lost … Continue reading

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Red Sky hopes to have a fourth headliner

Red Sky Music Festival hopes to have a fourth headliner and will have a B stage, a spokesman said. Though it’s only 28 days until the start of the festival, I’m told that organizers are diligently looking for a headliner … Continue reading

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Red Sky Music Festival will announce lineup on May 7

It’s about time. Red Sky Music Festival said on its Facebook page today that the event will drop its lineup announcement on Monday, May 7. As soon as the lineup is announced, check back here and at Omaha.com/GO for details. … Continue reading

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Red Sky trimmed to 4 days

Red Sky Music Festival just got a little shorter. Originally scheduled to last six days, the festival now will last four days, from July 18 to 21, according to its website. A spokewoman for the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority, … Continue reading

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MAHA will announce lineup on 4/22

Quick news: Maha Music Festival will announce its lineup on April 22. That’s about it. There’s been no leaked tour schedule or anything else from bands for the festival. Red Sky hasn’t announced its lineup yet, but they will before … Continue reading

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Red Sky announcement coming in ‘early April’

All signs from Red Sky Music Festival organizers pointed to having a lineup announcement by the end of March. They said that awhile back and kept citing “by the end of March” whenever a fan asked on Facebook. Last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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