Rusted Root releases much anticipated album after 9 year hiatus

For the last 20 years, Pittsburgh-based band Rusted Root have gained a huge following with their mix of all different styles of music.


‘Christmas Pageant Tour’ brings holiday cheer to Omaha

As I approached the entrance to Sokol Auditorium, it was almost impossible to tell that a show had begun only minutes before. I breezed through the entrance to find a very short, hardly memorable set by alternative pop-rock band Shoreline Ends. After a short wait, Secondhand Serenade's John Vesley took the stage, blowing the crowd away with his acoustic guitar and heartfelt vocals. 

Beyoncé gets into “Formation”: Pro-black video, performance receives criticism

Taleisha Newbill CONTRIBUTOR The Queen Bee broke the Internet last weekend when she released a new song and video. The song, titled “Formation,” is a pro-black...

Pretty Lights and Co. invade Omaha

On a chilly night, much of the city's youth and youthful gathered at local historical musical hotspot Sokol Auditorium to see Grammatik, VibeSquaD and the evening's headliner Pretty Lights.  The cold weather couldn't stop a sold out crowd from dancing themselves clean on Nov. 15.

Lot Walks, Captain Crud – UNO band rock on despite school commitments

By Kelly Langin, Contributor For many University of Nebraska at Omaha students, balancing rigorous college classes with necessary jobs and a social life is a...

“Heartthrob” album takes Tegan and Sara in new directions

From their 1999 debut album, "Under Feet Like Ours," Canadian duo Tegan and Sara have evolved in both sound and songwriting with each consecutive album. Their newest album, "Heartthrob," is no exception. This energized dance party of an album strays from the duo's traditional folk rock sound and easily relates to feelings of desire, love, friendship and youth: the quintessential topics of this and any electro-pop record.

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Eddie Money to headline Memorial Park concert Friday

Beep. Beep. Honk. Honk. University of Nebraska at Omaha, get ready. The "Bank of the West Celebrates America" concert is Friday night at Memorial Park...