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.
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.
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.
Here We Go Magic bloomed from the heart of singer/songwriter Luke Temple, and over the past year and a half, it has evolved into an ensemble, working together and inspiring each other to play and create great music. After pulling together a group of musicians to record songs which Temper wrote, the band released a self-titled album as Here We Go Magic in March 2009.