New local compilation first in series, to benefit non-profit

Always finding new ways to celebrate and promote the people and organizations involved in our state's music scene, the folks at Hear Nebraska are once again doing something cool to raise funds for their non-profit group.


Band Bear Stories brings instrumental music to Omaha

Up and coming indie band Bear Stories, has a truly unique style. Unlike most of the music being produced today, the band's music has a heavy focus on instrumental music and few vocals.
 All four band members have a long history together. They're all self-taught and extremely talented. They've spent five years playing together in other bands and officially became Bear Stories one year ago.
 


New Jack’s Mannequin album comes full circle

Jack's Mannequin's latest album, "People and Things," combines the struggling love subject matter of their debut album "Everything in Transit" and the melodic sound of their sophomore album "The Glass Passenger."


Maverick Productions to present ‘Rock Away Cancer’

"Rock Away Cancer," a benefit concert being organized by Maverick Productions will take place Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at Sokol Underground.


Bowling for Soup set to play Sokol Underground tonight

Bowling for Soup, the Grammy nominated  pop rock band from Texas, is hitting the road this week for their Midwest/Northeast U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Fishin' for Woos." The tour kicked off in Lawrence, Kan., but the band will spend the second night of the tour in Omaha at Sokol Underground.


The UNO Day of Percussion celebrates rhythm and cymbals

Late afternoon Saturday, April 7, the UNO Department of Music performed its annual Day of Percussion at the Strauss Performing Arts Hall.


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.


Daryl Stuermer teams up with the Omaha Symphony

The lofty auditorium of the Holland Performing Arts Center stirred with folks excited to take a trip down memory lane on Jan. 12.  The audience was excited to take a trip through their glory days, back to the 80's as world-class guitarist Daryl Stuermer prepared to take the stage for the second consecutive night.
    The crowd gathered to listen to the stylings of the former guitarist for Phil Collins, best known for his 1979 chart topper "In the air tonight" and his Disney movie classic "You'll be in my heart."  Stuermer's musical career has been an evolution of life-changing and career-catapulting experiences, all of which led him to where he is today.