Mike Posner to take stage at Sokol

Mike Posner and the Brain Trust will take the stage at Sokol Auditorium Oct. 6, promising hip-hop and dance grooves to fill the night.


Swift gives strong performance at Qwest

Sparks flew and the audience cheered as Taylor Swift took the Qwest Center stage on May 28. Kicking off her "Speak Now" tour with two shows in Omaha, Swift opened the concert  with the song "Sparks Fly," and true to the song lyrics, the audience was showered with sparklers held by Swift's performers as they floated above the stage.


World domination from Pro Era’s ringleader Joey Bada$$ album debut

By Taleisha Newbill, Contributor One of the most highly-anticipated albums in 2014 was finally released on his birthday, Jan.20. B4.DA.$$ pronounced as “before da money,” shows progression from his two...

Femme Fest calls for festival submissions

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Benson First Friday Femme Fest will hold its second annual event on Sept. 2. Femme Fest is a festival focused...

The Afro Nick mixes classic with new in unique sound

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor From the first bars of their self-titled album, it is apparent that The Afro Nick has a sound that strikes a curious dichotomy...

American hip-hop duo Atmosphere to play Slowdown

The American hip-hop duo from Minneapolis known as Atmosphere will take the stage at the Slowdown club on September 27. Slowdown is located downtown and doubles as a bar and music venue, so anyone under 18 years of age must have a notarized parental permission slip to attend the concert.


Fun wows during sold out show at Slowdown

There's a reason the band with the current No. 1 hit single in the country is named Fun. Fans who attended their show at Slowdown saw the band doing exactly what they do best-having fun.


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...