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...

The UNO Day of Percussion celebrates rhythm and cymbals

Late afternoon Saturday, April 7, the UNO Department of Music performed its annual Day of Percussion at the Strauss Performing Arts Hall.


Bruno Mars brings class back to music

Bruno Mars has said in interviews that from a young age he was exposed to a variety of music including reggae, rock, hip hop, and R&B. He began impersonating and performing songs by Michael Jackson, Elvis and The Temptations. It's these artists' influence that listeners can hear the most of in Mars' debut fulllength album "Doo-Wops & Hooligans.'


Chance leaves solo career behind for The Social Experiment

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor Chancellor Bennett, AKA Chance the Rapper, recently announced that he would be releasing his first album “Surf” with his band. The Social Experiment, featuring appearances from...

Slow Stoics: Psychedelia in full swing

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR One night, I was out in Benson. I was going between the bars and was hoping to meet new people....

Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe to perform at Holland Center

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Omaha Performing Arts will present Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe in a double-bill concert on March 10 at the Holland...

UNO holds 15th annual Jazz Camp

Megan Fabry CONTRIBUTOR Eager young musicians walked inside the Milo Bail Student Center with their instruments tucked in a case and music in their hearts, ready...

Wilco adds two near-Omaha dates

Area Wilco fans who have been longing for the band to return to the Big O since their 2007 romp at the Orpheum Theater can rest a bit more easily.

On Sept. 2, the Chicago-based rock combo announced a nine-date mini tour of the Midwest and Texas area at the end of the year. Although Omaha wasn't included – again – the band will be performing two shows that are both within three hours of the metro area.