Saddle Creek Shop open for business

When the black flag is flying, Saddle Creek Shop is open for business.


Punk rock band Blink 182 releases highly anticipated new EP

Dec. 18 Blink 182 released a new EP titled "Dogs Eating Dogs."


Phish hooks fans with special sets, tight performance

Fortunate to escape the end of summer humidity strike in Omaha, Gateway Photo Editor Joe Shearer and I embarked on a "Fear and Loathing" style road trip to "Colorful Colorado," where we were to document the Sept. 2 performance of cult-status rock phenomenon Phish.


“The Next Day” reminiscent of vintage David Bowie

The Thin White Duke is back.
After a ten year hiatus, David Bowie, aka Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane and Major Tom, has returned with his latest studio album, "The Next Day," and it's as good as any that are, by now, considered his classic albums. Bowie's musical career spans nearly four decades, and for those of us who remember most of it, his latest offering is a welcome offering.


UNO holds fifth annual BOCH Honors Festival, weekend-long music event

On Feb. 1-3, UNO's Department of Music held its fifth annual BOCH Honors festival. This event is a weekend long music extravaganza that brings together four out-of-state guest conductors, 100 music teachers and about 450 hard-working, high school musicians, from Nebraska and western Iowa.
 


Nebraskan musicians reflect on local scene at ‘Take Cover’ concert

There were nods to the newer and dues paid to the older at the Slowdown on Oct. 20, where local non-profit Hear Nebraska's "Take Cover" fundraiser concert took place. The themed show involved various Nebraskan artists covering the work of music scene peers. While some picks were further reaches than others, the sentiments were all in the right place.


Lydia Loveless flawlessly mixes country and punk

The trio known as Lydia Loveless took over the Waiting Room Lounge Tuesday, Jan. 17 to play a unique mix of country and punk. Tickets were $8 and the doors opened at 9 p.m. Gerald Lee Jr. opened the show for Lydia Loveless.


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.