UNO music program ends year on high note

UNO's Department of Music had a busy year.


Kool & the Gang will play this summer’s Memorial Park concert

Kool & the Gang will play at this summer's concert at Memorial Park. The 27th annual Bank of the West Celebrates America music concert and...

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.'


Tuned in: Gateway playlist

Whether we're popping a CD in our car stereos on the way to work or choosing a playlist for an all-night study session, all of us have our favorite artists that we continue to fall back on. Here's a list of the artists who have won that spot in our hearts… and on our iPods.


J. Cole shuns industry norms in revolutionary album

By Nick Beaulieu, Editor-In-Chief “Do you want to be… happy?” It’s a question with an obvious answer at face value. But it’s the recurring phrase throughout the intro...

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 employee lives musical passion through local band

John Elster CONTRIBUTOR In the graduate studies office in the Eppley Administration building is an office assistant doing what he can to help graduate students...

Kit French of Parachute talks of what’s to come

On the road to Nashville, Kit French of the band Parachute took time to talk about the spring tour with Andy Grammer, new music and more.