James Derrick Schott

Dec. 6 OEEA Nominee showcase Downtown Benson, between 65th and 64th Streets 7 p.m., $10 tickets at the door gain access to all venues, The 8th annual OEAA Nominee Showcase kicks off this Friday in Benson in conjunction... more

Dec 4, 2013 11:17 PM Art

Nov. 28 the LIL SLIM blues band Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln 9 p.m., $6, After you get done stuffing your face hole with turkey this Thanksgiving, make your wasy down to the Zoo Bar and sutff your earholes with some who... more

Nov 27, 2013 5:03 AM Art

Nov. 22 Travelling Mercies w/ weldon Keys & The Sons of O’Leaver’s O’Leaver’s Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Rd. 9:30 p.m., $5, Omaha’s Travelling Mercies describe themselves as American music offered up on a ... more

Nov 21, 2013 11:59 PM Art

Nov. 13 TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA MidAmerica Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs 7:30 p.m., $40 - $69 The Trans-Siberian Orchestra will rock the MidAmerican Center this Wednesday night with their r... more

Nov 6, 2013 11:27 PM Art

Nov. 7 JOHN KLEMMENSEN & THE PARTY W/ THE PHOTO ATLAS & THE KNEW O’Leaver’s Pub, 1322 S Saddle Creek Road 9:30 p.m., $5, John Klemmensen is a giant in more ways then one. Sure, physically he’s a giant bu... more

Nov 6, 2013 11:25 PM Art

Oct. 31 CONGOS CIRCLE W/ ROCK PAPER DYNAMITE & MOJO VOODOO Voodoo Lounge, 6118 Military Avenue 8 p.m., Free Don’t be a Halloween weenie and miss out on this spooktacular event at MoJoPo’s Voodoo Lounge in Benson. Situated accross... more

Oct 30, 2013 10:34 PM Art

New Portland band Pure Bathing Culture burst onto the Portland scene this year as former New Yorkers and Vetiver band members Sarah Versprille and Dan Hindman relocated to Portland, released a 4-song EP, and placed near the top of Willame... more

Oct 30, 2013 8:45 PM Music

Oct. 25 Holla K w/ The Buffoonery Company, Creatures of Impulse, Last Word Clique & Black Jonny Quest Louis Bar and Grill, 5792 NW Radial Hwy., 8 p.m., $6 (402) 551-5993, It’s a night of homegrown Omaha hip-hop t... more

Oct 24, 2013 12:30 AM Art

Oct. 19 Music mixed with meaning: Once On This Island, jr. Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St. Saturday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 20 at 4:30 p.m $6, 402.345.4849, The latest Teens ‘N’ Theater program a... more

Oct 17, 2013 4:03 AM Art

Oct. 18 BUILT TO SPILL w/ Lee Ranaldo and the Dust & Slam Dunk The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St 9 p.m., $22, Boise Idaho’s indie rockers Built to Spill are bringing their Northwest sound to Omaha. BTS is cur... more

Oct 17, 2013 4:02 AM Art

Oct. 14 THE LONELY FOREST w/ Cumulus Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $10, Hailing from lovely Anacortes, Washington, indie/rock/pop band, The Lonley Forest, was formed in 2005 after an impromtu raucous garage sessio... more

Oct 10, 2013 4:25 AM Art

Oct. 11 Laura Meyer w/ Jessica Errett and Tara Vaughan Barley Street Tavern, 2735 N. 62nd St. 9 p.m., $5, This Friday, the Benson’s favorite dive bar will be hijacked by a talented trio of female performers. Two of t... more

Oct 10, 2013 4:23 AM Art

Oct. 10 Pokey LaFarge Bourbon Theatre, 1415 O St  Lincoln 8 p.m., $12: ADV | $15: DOS, Says LaFarge about his music, “It’s not retro music. It’s American music that never died.” The genre bending, generation blend... more

Oct 10, 2013 4:21 AM Art

Pennsylvania native Langhorne Slim has seen his career gain headway like a 
slow rolling train. Born Sean Scolnick, Slim took his name from his 
hometown Langhorne, Penn.,  a nod to his blues influences. His band The Law takes
 the stage ... more

Oct 4, 2013 3:46 AM Music

Sept. 27 The Decatures w/ Two Shakes &  Ground Tyrants Shamrock’s Pub & Grill, 5338 N 103rd St. 9 p.m., $5 Say what you want about today’s youth, the boys in The Decatures have all of their base... more

Sep 25, 2013 10:45 PM Art

Sept. 26 The Growlers w/ Cosmonauts, Gap Dream & Pangea Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 8 p.m., $13 at the door Tucked in shirts. Shiny penny loafers. Candle lit dinners. None of these things describe the The Grow... more

Sep 25, 2013 10:44 PM Art

Barley Street Tavern, 2735 N. 62nd St. 8 p.m., $5 at the door, it’s been said that there is a fine line between genious and insanity. Wait, rewind that. Perhaps I should start with a classic Hunter S. Thompson quo... more

Sep 25, 2013 10:43 PM Art

Chuck Ragan is a busy man. The frontman for the Gainesville, Florida, punk rock band Hot Water Musicians has been touring nonstop, working on solo albums, scoring films and writing books. I first caught up with Ragan last year when he was... more

Sep 19, 2013 3:42 AM Music

Something about the sounds of the ’60s and ’70s strikes a chord in the hearts of music lovers everywhere. It’s the type of love that spans generations. It’s hard to put a finger on any singular reason why this phenomona exists. Music fads... more

Aug 20, 2013 2:23 AM Music

Sometimes, you just need to shake things up and keep it fresh and interesting. Variety is the spice of life, right? Matt Scannell, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for Vertical Horizon, subscribes to that philosphy in regard to t... more

Jul 18, 2013 10:56 PM Music