‘Re:Generation Music Project’ redefines the meaning of DJ

One of the greatest music documentaries of the year comes to Omaha for a limited theater release this month. "Re:Generation Music Project," follows five DJs as "they remix, recreate and re-imagine five traditional styles of music." The first showing of the film was Feb. 16, but those who missed it can catch the final showing on Thursday, Feb 23.


Faculty musicians perform

On Jan. 22, UNO held a concert featuring a faculty trio named I, the Siren. The ensemble consists of Shelby VanNordstrand (vocals), Darci Gamerl (oboe) and Stacie Haneline (piano). The trio had an amazing chemistry and played the music to its fullest.
 


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.


Wilco adds two near-Omaha dates

Area Wilco fans who have been longing for the band to return to the Big O since their 2007 romp at the Orpheum Theater can rest a bit more easily.

On Sept. 2, the Chicago-based rock combo announced a nine-date mini tour of the Midwest and Texas area at the end of the year. Although Omaha wasn't included – again – the band will be performing two shows that are both within three hours of the metro area.


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.
 


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.
 


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.


Red Wanting Blue plays The Waiting Room Lounge

The stage at The Waiting Room was set with Christmas lights, lights shaped like owls and painted portraits. Red Wanting Blue took to the festive set Jan. 31.