The Growlers play the Slowdown to promote new album

It's hard for a band to draw a crowd on a Tuesday night in the metro area, especially one that's not well known here. However, the Growlers brought in a sizeable crowd to the Slowdown on Feb. 5 and provided everyone a rambunctious time.


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...

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...

We’re Trying Records’ House Fest II starts today

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR A house in northwest Omaha is hosting the city’s largest DIY rock music festival this weekend. After last year’s success, Lucy’s Public House (aka...

Saddle Creek Shop open for business

When the black flag is flying, Saddle Creek Shop is open for business.


Tare’s solo album a real downer

Avey Tare's first solo album isn't quite what you would expect out from a crucial member of Animal Collective. Then again, you never get what you'd expect from the genre-defying experimental group. For Tare's first album from the late 1990's, he recruited friend Noah Lennox (Panda Bear) to beat the drums.  Nine albums later, they are still creating music. Panda has gone on to record three solo albums with a fourth coming soon, including the highly acclaimed (and 2007's best) "Person Pitch." It's no wonder Tare finally decided to try it himself, and the final product is the challenging "Down There."


‘Take Cover’ show to pay tribute to local scene, raise funds

The Facebook event page for "Take Cover," a Hear Nebraska fundraiser at the Zoo Bar in Lincoln, was bustling with anticipation leading up to the Sept. 16 concert. Those who either missed the sold out event or want to know what the big deal is, the event is to be replicated in Omaha next month.


Buck Bowen to release new EP “Neuterections” this week

In 2007, Omaha native Buck Bowen took the stage for what was supposed to be his last show ever.  He had decided to quit music, once and for all.
 Without telling a soul, Bowen then left Omaha and set his sails for Costa Rica.  
Flash to present day, Bowen is back in Omaha making music. However, don't expect to see the same comedic rapper that you knew in 2007.