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