‘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.


KVNO celebrates 39th anniversary with Top 40 List

UNO's classical music station, Classical 90.7 KVNO, celebrated the 39th anniversary of its first broadcast on Aug. 27.


Spotlight on Gayle Skidmore…more cowbell please

A melancholy mixture of heartbreak, realization, and inspiration, this native San Diegan knows where her listeners hearts and souls are. 


Punk rock band Blink 182 releases highly anticipated new EP

Dec. 18 Blink 182 released a new EP titled "Dogs Eating Dogs."


Phish hooks fans with special sets, tight performance

Fortunate to escape the end of summer humidity strike in Omaha, Gateway Photo Editor Joe Shearer and I embarked on a "Fear and Loathing" style road trip to "Colorful Colorado," where we were to document the Sept. 2 performance of cult-status rock phenomenon Phish.


Nebraskan musicians reflect on local scene at ‘Take Cover’ concert

There were nods to the newer and dues paid to the older at the Slowdown on Oct. 20, where local non-profit Hear Nebraska's "Take Cover" fundraiser concert took place. The themed show involved various Nebraskan artists covering the work of music scene peers. While some picks were further reaches than others, the sentiments were all in the right place.


UNO, Doane College impress with joint concert

From fast-paced army songs to elegant tunes prefacing a woman's marriage to a mystic Knight of the Holy Grail, the wind ensemble concert on Sunday put on by Doane College and the University of Nebraska Omaha had an eclectic selection of music.


UNO student dazzles on violin

For Kaitlyn Filippini, success is always just over the bend. The 22-year-old violinist/artist has performed with musical greats such as Rod Stewart, Josh Groban, Mannheim Steamroller, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Michael Buble and Mary J. Blige. But she says she always feels as if there's something out there she can do better.