Kyle Eustice

By now, the sordid rumors that Macaulay Culkin has died have settled like dust to a floor and the internet has moved on to more important things—like Kim Kardashian’s posterior (yawn). Omaha will find out the truth soon enough when Culkin a... more

Nov 25, 2014 7:31 PM Music

             When singer-songwriter Orenda Fink sings, it’s easy to get lost in the emotion she is so vibrantly feeling. In a way, it transports you to that same place she must have been when constructing the song. As an Omaha-transplant, A... more

Oct 23, 2014 6:52 PM Music

Although undeniable, the comparison between Bruce Springsteen and The War On Drugs is getting old. Most critics have written about it and it’s pretty much the most obvious observation about the group. What lead singer and founding member Ad... more

Sep 24, 2014 10:38 PM Music

It all started in Midtown Omaha. Emcee Brent “Conchance” Gomez got some beats from Adam Robert Haug (AKA Haunted Gauntlet) and after recording a few songs together, the duo quickly realized they were on to something. After recruiting Brian ... more

Aug 14, 2014 12:34 AM Music

SA Martinez (vocalist / DJ of 311) and musician/producer Ryan Siegel have joined forces as Los Stellarians. Los Stellarians’ debut album Cholo Soul (out 8/26) is a collection of covers of soul songs from the ’70s — and a tribute to some un... more

Aug 9, 2014 8:15 PM Music

Brandon Miller of the Kris Lager Band (KLB) does infinitely more than just play bass in the group. As founder of the annual Hullabaloo Music and Camping Festival, he’s in charge of booking the bands, arranging space for camping, creating a ... more

Jul 22, 2014 11:21 PM Music

If the Omaha-based group The 9s sounds like a new band to you, it’s not. The 9s have been playing around the Omaha area since 1998. Originally a six-piece, the current incarnation is comprised of guitarist/vocalist Jason Birnstihl, bassist ... more

Jul 16, 2014 9:49 AM Music

Doug “SA” Martinez of Omaha’s 311 answers the phone from his home in Ojai, California, while attending to one of his young daughters. Throughout the conversation, he routinely stops mid-sentence and calls to his daughter, “Hold on Nova, Dad... more

Jul 2, 2014 5:01 PM Music

Cyndi Lauper’s signature look always involves a different hair color of some sort. These days, it varies from a salmon-like pink to an almost pure white. Although, at the 2014 Grammy Awards, she was sporting a vibrant red look. Nonetheless,... more

May 28, 2014 8:41 AM Music

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 incre... more

May 14, 2014 1:58 PM Music

Called the “Twin Horns of Jazz” by NPR, Potash Twins are not only incredible jazz musicians, but self-proclaimed foodies, as well. Comprised of brothers Adeev and Ezra Potash, the Omaha natives blossomed in 2012 out of a mutual love for W... more

Apr 27, 2014 8:36 PM Music

Tokyo Police Club has nothing to do with Japan or the police; and it’s not a club, it’s a band. As if the name isn’t misleading enough, the band members are from Canada yet put out their debut album, Elephant Shell, with Omaha’s Saddle Cr... more

Apr 27, 2014 8:33 PM Music



Well known DJ/producer Z Trip sells a T-shirt that reads “I AM A DJ” while Girl Talk’s Greg Gillis offers one that reads, “I AM NOT A DJ.” While it’s true the lines have been blurred since technology made making music a lot easier, there’... more

Feb 6, 2014 11:48 PM Music


Justin Barnes

The art of tattoo has always fascinated Sioban Kozisek (“Chevy”). She got her first tattoo when she was attending boarding school in Ireland. “I was 16-years-old and I had a fake ID to say I was 18,” Kozisek recalls. “I found some little ... more

Feb 6, 2014 11:35 PM Art

Comedian Lewis Black has made a living off of being extremely angry, irritated and voluble, to say the least. Considering his on-stage persona, it’s incredible how congenial of a man Black actually is. From his work on “The Daily Show wi... more

Jan 15, 2014 10:27 PM Art

  People practically worship Jim Heath. Better know by his stage name, Reverend Horton Heat, the Texas native helped usher in a whole new genre of music in the mid-‘80s, which is often referred to as ‘psychobilly.’ However, upon further... more

Jan 11, 2014 12:22 AM Music

Dec. 22 Mannheim Steamroller Orpheum, 409 S. 16th St., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets $64-$111 Nothing quite says Christmas like the music of Mannheim Steamroller. The brainchild of composers Chip Davis and Jackson... more

Dec 19, 2013 3:31 AM Art

Dec. 19 Ted Stevens Unknown Project with Cursive and Ladyfinger (ne) Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m. Tickets $12 Ted Stevens was an Omaha music staple before many of his Cursive fans were born. In ... more

Dec 19, 2013 3:31 AM Art