Beyoncé gets into “Formation”: Pro-black video, performance receives criticism

Taleisha Newbill CONTRIBUTOR The Queen Bee broke the Internet last weekend when she released a new song and video. The song, titled “Formation,” is a pro-black...

‘Idol’ hopeful makes Omaha stop

There are many stops on the road to becoming the next ‘American Idol.' For Caleb Halwey, Omaha is one of them.


Zach Myers of Shinedown will be performing in Omaha on Feb. 10

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Zach Myers from the rock band Shinedown will be coming to Omaha’s Shamrock’s Pub on Friday. While known for his role as a...

Saxophone orgasm

On Feb. 10, Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken, aka Big Gigantic, came to The Waiting Room Lounge to show us what they're capable of. That they did, and then some. Some cats in an electro group called Somasphere, who hail from Lincoln, came along. The show started at 9 p.m. and didn't stop until 2 a.m. - you've got to love it when a band appreciates your presence and gives you your money's worth. For 12 bucks, the price was right.


Jenna Hynek: Concert photographer

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Some people spend years searching for their passion, discovering that one thing that drives them to late nights, early mornings and—in freshman...

UNO professor pursues career despite negative stereotypes

Despite being initially discouraged from the music industry, a UNO instructor followed his dream of being a musician because he could not see himself doing anything else.


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.


Concert at local venue captivates audiences

Kaylee Pierce CONTRIBUTOR The Waiting Room brought in three bands to give Omaha a show. With those three bands, the Waiting Room came alive and brought...