Category Archives: Red Sky Music Festival

Rock Candy Interview: Nick Hexum of 311

311 is, from left, Chad Sexton, SA Martinez, Nick Hexum, P-Nut and Tim Mahoney. 311′s celebrating the release of its 10th album, “Universal Pulse,” with a trip back home. After forming in Omaha 21 years ago to open for Fugazi, … Continue reading

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311 doing home-town signing on “Universal Pulse” release day

“Universal Pulse” 311 will just happen to be in its hometown of Omaha on July 19, the release day of the band’s new album, “Universal Pulse.” And to celebrate, Homer’s will host a midnight sale on July 18 at its … Continue reading

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Red Sky Watch: Zac Brown Band

Who: Zac Brown Band with Blackberry Smoke and Sonia Leigh When: Thursday, July 21 What’s up: Zac Brown Band have become one of the most popular country groups around with songs such as “Toes,” “Chicken Fried” and “Free.” And a … Continue reading

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Column: Don’t like Red Sky’s lineup? Don’t go

The following is my column from today’s World-Herald, but I thought I’d post it here for you blog readers as well. * * *  By Kevin CoffeyCopyright ©2011 Omaha World-Herald® Mention the words “Red Sky Music Festival” to certain people … Continue reading

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Red Sky Watch: Kid Rock

Kid Rock is the latest artist to be announced as a Red Sky Music Festival headliner. He’ll play on Wednesday of the festival, July 20. Rock’s latest, “Born Free,” was produced by superproducer Rick Rubin and didn’t include many musicians … Continue reading

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More Red Sky festival bands announced

This afternoon, Red Sky Music Festival announced four more festival grounds bands: The Fab Four – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Buddy Guy and 10,000 Maniacs. No idea who the first two are, to be honest. … Continue reading

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Red Sky Watch: Journey and Night Ranger

Looks like we have another one. Who: Journey and Night Ranger When: Monday, July 18 What’s up: Journey, now with singer Arnel Pineda, is behind songs such as “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Any Way You Want It.” They’ll perform with … Continue reading

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Red Sky Watch: Jason Aldean headlining

We got news on another headliner: Jason Aldean. No surprise, really. Aldean’s website has listed an Omaha date smack dab in the middle of Red Sky quite awhile ago. Still, he’s a big country name with hits such as “Big … Continue reading

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Red Sky Watch: 3 more bands announced

More bands were announced for Red Sky Music Festival. Better Than Ezra, George Clinton and Cowboy Mouth will all be playing the festival grounds (not the main stage). Dates and times for their performances haven’t yet been announced. So, that’s … Continue reading

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Red Sky ticket clarification

Just a quick update on Red Sky Music Festival: On the fest’s Facebook page, they clarified the ticket policy. Each Main Stage ticket purchase includes a one-day pass to the Festival Grounds (Stages B & C), good for admission on … Continue reading

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