Ricardo Iznaola brings beautiful whimsy to Strauss

On April 7, people began making their way into the Strauss Performing Arts Recital Hall to see Ricardo Iznaola play.


Bruno Mars brings class back to music

Bruno Mars has said in interviews that from a young age he was exposed to a variety of music including reggae, rock, hip hop, and R&B. He began impersonating and performing songs by Michael Jackson, Elvis and The Temptations. It's these artists' influence that listeners can hear the most of in Mars' debut fulllength album "Doo-Wops & Hooligans.'


Tour Odyssey stops at the Slowdown

On Wednesday, March 6, Tour Odyssey will make a stop at the Slowdown.  The tour will be featuring the Dirty Heads, Shiny Toy Guns, Midi Matilda and Oh No Fiasco.


Alabama Shakes album doesn’t live up to expectations

Formed in 2009, Alabama Shakes has recently been taking over the indie music scene. After only four years, the band has been selling out venues across the country. Their first single "Hold On" made it to Billboard's Hot 100, earning them a Grammy nomination for 2012 Best New Artist.   
 


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.


‘Honeybear’ finds Father John Misty at his most conflicted, compelling

By Phil Brown, Reporter I discovered Father John Misty through a mutual friend. Well, at least a one-sided, mutual acquaintance: Kid Cudi. Cudi sampled the bearded crooner’s “Hollywood...

Omaha poster child returns with album

By Phil Brown, Contributor To start off the weekly series, I’d like to take a look back at an album that was released earlier in...

Chancellor’s punk band evokes zeal for education

***All stories published in this week’s Gateway are satirical and should be treated as such. None of the stories printed are factual and do...