Isakov’s energy, creativity win over sold-out Waiting Room

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor At first, there was soft acoustic folk—a cellist; a guitarist with a soft, crooning voice; an electric guitar player who interchanged a banjo; and a...

Muse’s ‘2nd Law’ a shining example of the musical eclectic

On September 28, 2012, English alternative rock band Muse released their album 2nd Law. With the rising popularity of the band's new single, "Madness," and their recent performances on shows like Saturday Night Live, Muse is quickly taking over the American music scene.
The sixth studio album release from the trio was to be "something radically different" from their previous albums, according to bassist Christopher Wolstenholme in an interview with UK magazine Karrang!
With the varying blend of genres, radically different it is.

Tech N9ne debuts All 6’s and 7’s in Omaha

Smoke and heat loomed over an energetic crowd Friday night at Sokol Underground where Tech N9ne was set to take the stage for the first of his two-day concert series here in Omaha.

Femme Fest calls for festival submissions

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Benson First Friday Femme Fest will hold its second annual event on Sept. 2. Femme Fest is a festival focused...

The Waiting Room

Bobby Kreifels is a Waiting Room regular for a reason.

Trampled by Turtles to take over Waiting Room for a folk-filled night

Anyone looking for an out-of-this-world bluegrass and folk concert should look no further than The Waiting Room, located in Benson, on Dec. 4. Fans will be graced with the presence of a progressive bluegrass and folk band, Trampled by Turtles, and the very talented folk musician, William ElliottWhitmore.

Local bands to rock for a cause

On Saturday, drills will be swapped with guitars, table saws will be replaced by keyboards and work gloves will be traded in for a microphone and maybe a little whiskey as five area bands engage in a night of tunes to support Habitat for Humanity of Omaha.

Red Hot Chili Peppers still hot with new album

Fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers have finally come to the end of their wait for the much anticipated new album. On Aug. 29, five years after their last release, "Stadium Arcadium," the Red Hot Chili Peppers finally released "I'm With You."