Review: Maha 2018

Maha turned 10 this past weekend. Let that sink in for a moment. It was fitting then that the festival, held in Aksarben Village, was situated in the shadow of the Baxter Arena. Sure it’s not the premier music venue in town, but it represents the growth Omaha’s music scene has experienced […]

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Concert Review: U2

Innocence and Experience were the theme of the night this past Saturday when U2 took to multiple stages within the Century Link Center.  Focusing on songs from their past two albums Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, the band told stories of upbrining, losing innocence and gaining experience.  U2’s […]

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Backbeat Column – April 2018

It seems Nebraska musicians as a whole prefer to release new music once the weather starts to warm up, and a handful of up-and-coming artists did just that in March, with everything from sample-based lo-fi hip-hop to upbeat piano-rock ballads dropping through the month. Let’s talk about those releases here. Omaha indie folk […]

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