Skrillex, who started out as the front man of post-hardcore California band From First to Last, rocked a sold out crowd July 14 at Sokol Auditorium, with an entirely different sound.
Hullabaloo, an old English word for "a clamorous noise," is also a three-day music festival held Aug. 5 through Aug. 7 and hosted by Brandon Miller of the Kris Lager Band.
The U.S. Air Force band, Tops in Blue, performed their free "Rhythm Nation" concert before a crowded music hall on July 6.
Sitting down with Andrew McMahon is just like sitting down with an old friend, except that old friend is the lead singer of California-based bands Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate. By night, McMahon pounds out tunes on the piano, creating symphonies in front of sold out crowds.
Temperatures were soaring into the low 100s, and there were 30,000 hipsters, ravers and other types hanging around within two square miles for four days. Throw in about 100 talented artists with the said 30,000 people tucked away into the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas, and you have the Wakarusa music festival, taking place from June 2 through June 5 at Mulberry Mountain outside Ozark, Arkansas.
The wooden floor of Sokol Auditorium quaked under dancing feet as Jack's Mannequin took the stage June 20. Eager fans screamed and roared as front man Andrew McMahon stepped into the spotlight, sat down at his piano and spoke into the microphone.
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.
Owl City's Adam Young is a native and longtime resident of Minnesota. Two years ago, he was loading trucks in a warehouse. Now he makes a living creating music and traveling the world.