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Weekend Shows: The Men, the O’Leaver’s Sunday social, Maha news and more

This weekend is sure to be full of rock ‘n’ roll, smoked meats and music festival news. There’s a little something for everyone coming in the next few days. And instead of blathering on more, let’s get on with the … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Jukebox the Ghost, Record Store Day, Marnie Stern, Johnny Marr and more

A lot of shows and good stuff going on this weekend. I’m not going to waste your time with frivolities, so let’s jump right in: • Tonight, Jukebox the Ghost plays the Waiting Room with opener Pretty & Nice. I like … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Ben Kweller, Motion City Soundtrack, William Beckett and more

There are several good shows going down this weekend. Here are my picks: Ben Kweller performs tonight at Slowdown for a private-ish event for Creighton University students. You can’t buy tickets to the show, BUT if you know a CU … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Four CD release shows worth your time, plus Bon Jovi, PUJOL and Touch People

There are a lot of shows going down this weekend, including a quartet of album release shows. • First off is The Sub-Vectors album release show tonight with The Whipkey Three and John Klemmensen & The Party. Between The Sub-Vectors’ surf … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: O’Leaver’s grand reopening shows and more

O’Leaver’s Pub is opening back up. Well, technically, the bar never closed, but its new owners — Tim Kasher, Matt Maginn and Ted Stevens of Cursive and Chris Machmuller of Ladyfinger — are ready to unveil its new additions with … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: UUVVWWZ album release shows, Noah’s Ark, Ty Segall and more

If shows are your thing, there’s a lot to do this weekend. Let’s get right into it: My picks for the best things going down. • UUVVWWZ has a new album out. (Read about it in my column.) They’re playing … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Ladyfinger album release, Benson First Friday and The Menzingers

As always, there are plenty of good opportunities to listen to live music this weekend. These are my picks for the things that you should check out. • Ladyfinger’s release show tonight with The Seen will be a good one at … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Satchel Grande, Burns Night and more at The Waiting Room

If you’re up for some local music, it’s a good weekend for it. There are several good shows and some diversity among genres, which is always nice. There’s lots going on, and I picked some highlights. » Satchel Grande plays Saturday … Continue reading

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Weekend Candy: OEA Awards, Grammys, Ranch Bowl Orphans and a ton more

I’m not going to do OEA Award predictions because I already know who’s won. No, I can’t tell you. It’s a secret. Go to the awards and find out yourself. They’re Sunday night at the Hilton Omaha. You can get … Continue reading

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Weekend Rock: Craig Finn, Digital Leather tonight; Blue Bird and more tomorrow

Craig Finn Tonight’s big show is over at the Slowdown, with The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn taking the stage for his solo act. I’m a big Hold Steady fan (no surprises there) and I like his solo album a lot, … Continue reading

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