"Rock Away Cancer," a benefit concert being organized by Maverick Productions will take place Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at Sokol Underground.
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.
On a chilly night, much of the city's youth and youthful gathered at local historical musical hotspot Sokol Auditorium to see Grammatik, VibeSquaD and the evening's headliner Pretty Lights. The cold weather couldn't stop a sold out crowd from dancing themselves clean on Nov. 15.
The idea for Hear Nebraska (HN) is rooted in a bar in Lansing, Mich. Angie Norman, co-founder of the online publication, came up with the idea of Hear Nebraska in 2010 while brainstorming ideas for her husband, Andrew Norman's, graduate thesis project. In January 2011, the official Hear Nebraska website went live.
"[HN] is mainly a nonprofit music website used to cultivate Nebraska's music and spread it worldwide, which is the ultimate goal," managing editor Michael Todd said.
If you think Stinson Park is a ruckus on farmer's market Sundays, just wait until this weekend.
It's easy nowadays to dismiss Guns N' Roses. Axl's always late. It's not the "real" Guns N' Roses without Slash or Izzy. There's no way they can sound as good as they used to.
The Nebraska Wind Symphony (NWS) is teaming up with Omaha's middle school "All Stars" and the Omaha Percussion Ensemble for their formal winter concert, "With Bells On!" Sunday, Feb. 12, at UNO's Strauss Performing Arts Center. The concert begins at 3 p.m. and will last about an hour and a half.