Rusted Root releases much anticipated album after 9 year hiatus

For the last 20 years, Pittsburgh-based band Rusted Root have gained a huge following with their mix of all different styles of music.


A night of classical guitar

UNO's classical guitar players held a fundraiser at the Pizza Shoppe on Feb. 20 to raise money to bring world-renowned guitarist Ricardo Izaoloa. The fundraiser was held from 6 to 10 p.m and featured undergraduate students from the classical guitar department: Melissa Dundis, Jacob Duncan, Ben Eisenberger, Zae Larson, Kevin Sullivan, Max Meyer, Andrew Stickman, Carl Miller, Charles Lime, Blair Koehn and Shawn Daley.

Jukebox the Ghost electrifies Waiting Room crowd

By Kelly Langin, Asst. Copy Editor “Tonight, I’m gonna have myself a real good time,” Ben Thornewill crooned as he played the opening chords to Queen’s “Don’t Stop...

Omaha poster child returns with album

By Phil Brown, Contributor To start off the weekly series, I’d like to take a look back at an album that was released earlier in...

Pretty Lights and Co. invade Omaha

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.

Maverick Productions to present ‘Rock Away Cancer’

"Rock Away Cancer," a benefit concert being organized by Maverick Productions will take place Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at Sokol Underground.

“Heartthrob” album takes Tegan and Sara in new directions

From their 1999 debut album, "Under Feet Like Ours," Canadian duo Tegan and Sara have evolved in both sound and songwriting with each consecutive album. Their newest album, "Heartthrob," is no exception. This energized dance party of an album strays from the duo's traditional folk rock sound and easily relates to feelings of desire, love, friendship and youth: the quintessential topics of this and any electro-pop record.

Vanessa Carlton impresses at the Waiting Room Lounge

  Hanna Stock CONTRIBUTOR Vanessa Carlton, most well known for her song “A Thousand Miles,” is a multimillion-dollar American singer-songwriter who performed at the Waiting Room Lounge...