Summer Music Preview

Ranked the 64th in the Top 100 Amphitheaters in the world by Pollstar, Stir Cove has been a summer staple in the Omaha area for the past several years. Under the Harrah’s Casino umbrella, the Stir Cove Concert Series has executed some incredible shows, including BB King, Kings of Leon, The Roots, Ice Cube, and […]

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Big Scary’s Big Ideas

Tom Iansek and Jo Syme emerged on Australia’s music scene as Big Scary in 2006 with a recognizable chemistry, genre-defying spirit, and a less-is-more approach to songwriting. Their chemistry is undeniable and a force to be reckoned with. They have a unique approach of less is more but it will leave not only your ears […]

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Just a Piano Player

Few musicians are more highly esteemed than Sir Elton John. His signature round, often-tinted glasses, outlandish outfits and incredible talent have placed him among the upper echelon of legendary musicians. He’s performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, won five Grammy Awards and even did a controversial duet with Eminem at the 2001 Grammys. After […]

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Solo Powered

Cat Power is once again back to its lone constant — frontwoman Chan Marshall. After six years of playing with a backing band, Marshall is back to playing shows as a solo act. “It’s a totally different vibe,” Marshall told the Reader during a recent phone interview. Health and financial issues derailed Cat Power’s momentum […]

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In Deep

When you think of Pretty Lights, maybe images of Aurora Borealis, a Christmas tree or New York City at night pop up in your head. These days, those words take on a whole new meaning. Fort Collins, Colo., native Derek Smith, better known as Pretty Lights, started making beats in high school then continually progressed […]

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