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Weekend Shows: David Dondero, Portland Cello Project, Roger Clyne and lots more

There are a whole ton of shows this weekend. If you’re at all interested in music, you have to find something interesting going on tonight through Sunday. There’s just that much variety. If you had the time and the interest, … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Deer Tick, Satchel Grande, of Montreal and more

Tonight, Deer Tick hits Slowdown with opener Robert Ellis. Deer Tick delivered one of the best shows I saw all of last year when they rocked late into the night on a Sunday. I dig the band’s new album, “Negativity,” … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Blue October, Bennie & the Gents, Vanderslice and Halloween

Happy weekend, everybody! It’s another good one for shows whether you’re looking to do it Halloween-style or just have rock ‘n’ roll kind of weekend. There’s a little something for everyone: • First off is Omaha favorite band Blue October, which … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Built to Spill tonight, Lincoln Calling, Oquoa

My favorite Built to Spill show was seeing them in 2009 at Slowdown. It was also the first time I interviewed frontman/guitarist Doug Martsch, who is an extremely nice guy. What stuck out for me wasn’t talking about the band’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Chicago, We Be Lions album release and more

It’s not a stacked weekend for shows, but there is a lot of good stuff and most of it is completely local. I checked the calendars and made my best picks. What’s on your schedule? • Tonight at The Waiting Room is … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Josh Rouse returns, Speed! will light up O’Leaver’s

You want a wide variety of stuff to do this weekend? You got it. Folk, funk, blues and fast-as-hell rock ‘n’ roll are comin’ atcha’ over the next few days. What’s on your agenda? Feel free to add to this … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Big Friday with Witness Tree, LL Cool J, DJ Shadow plus plenty more

Readers of this blog probably like all kinds of music, and if you’re like me, you have a conundrum facing you tonight: What show to go see? Here are my picks for tonight and beyond. TONIGHT First you have local … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Field Club EP release, Love Fest and more

Not a lot going down this weekend as far as touring indie rock shows. In fact, there’s almost none at all. But there are a few local shows and other stuff happening over the next few days. Let’s lay it … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Bacon, tattoos, hard rock and The Thermals

This weekend’s lineup includes a random assortment including a tribute show, bacon, all-day hard rock fest and country superstar Carrie Underwood. I doubt anyone is into all of those things, but maybe someone out there is trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Happy birthday, Marq; Record Show and more

Go to enough shows around here and you’ll easily find Marq Manner hanging around, sipping a Red Bull vodka and rocking out (should the mood suit him). Tonight, quite a few Omaha musicians will help Manner celebrate his 40th birthday … Continue reading

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