August 9 -14 

Nebraska Pop Festival

various venues

$7 per night/show

With no official website, no official Facebook and no other official, recently updated online home, Nebraska Pop Festival almost operates behind an anonymous veil. It seems more about the bands playing all around town throughout the event than about the actual event. That said, there are a few press releases stating who’s playing and several participating venues have line-ups slated for the week-long club-based festival. The Barley Street Tavern, 2735 North 62nd St., The Side Door Lounge, 3530 Leavenworth, and the Pizza Shoppe Collective, 6056 Maple St., will be hosting shows featuring local, regional, national and international acts. Proceeds from the event will go to Arts for All, Inc. Local acts include Thunder Power, Platte River Rain, The Big Deep, All Young Girls Are Machine Guns, Blue Bird and Rock Paper Dynamite, while New Zealand’s Disasteradio and Sweden’s Since Our First Guitar represent the farthest flung of the festival’s participants.

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