A few thousand people showed up to sing with Mercer and his band despite the chilly weather. Read more
Queer punk band PWR BTTM has canceled its entire tour, including its Omaha date, after allegations of sexual assault by members of the band. Read more
Soundgarden is a versatile and dynamic band, at once thundering hard rock and soaring anthemic grunge. The band can be virtuosic and melodic while still being achingly heavy. They’ve penned instant hits as well as plenty of weirdo rock jams, both of which they played Friday. Read more
Twinsmith's third album is "Stay Cool." Read more
The Good Living Tour is back, and it's bringing music to eight small cities and towns across Nebraska. Read more
Omaha.com music writer Kevin Coffey takes a look at the top concerts coming to Nebraska in May. Read more
Looking for some live music this week? Check out these shows, which include free small concerts, big arena shows and everything in between from April 13 to 19. Read more
Considering his past, it felt weird to see Brown’s female dancers in extremely skimpy outfits while his male dancers were fully clothed, at one point even wearing ski masks. The women showed, well, much more. Read more
A dozen hip-hop, indie rock, folk and soul bands are coming to play Maha Music Festival on Aug. 19. The entire lineup was revealed March 30. And if you don't know some or all of the bands, we can help with that. Check out a video from each artist. Read more
Killer Mike and El-P — the hip-hop duo Run the Jewels — will headline Maha Music Festival on Aug. 19. Read more
The arena was packed to the rafters, and with a standing residency at New York’s cavernous Madison Square Garden and upcoming stadium dates, those gathered were treated to one of the most intimate shows Joel will play for a while. Read more
"They’re over me ... they’re not listening," Oberst said in a recent interview. Read more
What an altogether odd experience. Corey Feldman — yes, that Corey Feldman — appeared for his many fans and more than a few curious onlookers. He wasn't in Omaha to promote a new movie or sign copies of a new memoir but to perform a concert. With music. Read more
The duo dance all over the line between the two genres, sometimes straddling it and other times stepping into twangy country or drifting far off into purely saccharine pop. Read more
Maha Music Festival will return to Stinson Park on Aug. 19. Read more
Last night, Conor Oberst helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Waiting Room Lounge by kicking off his spring tour there. Read more
Land of Talk is back, and the Canadian indie rock band is bringing a new record. Read more
Performing with the symphony gave his songs incredible depth, and allowed him to perform songs he wouldn’t normally do. Read more
The NBC singing competition show kicks off its 12th season on Monday, and the Lincoln soul singer has already appeared in promos advertising the show. Read more
Some life advice: Don’t be that person. Read more
This week on The Bottom Line, Mike'l Severe and Kevin Coffey talk about Lady Gaga's Super Bowl performance, her upcoming show, our favorite Valentine's Day songs and lots more. Read more
The last time I saw Dawes, they had partnered with Conor Oberst to play an entire opening set and then do a second as his backing band.
And when I talked to Taylor Goldsmith later, he said that's just the way they like it.
"The more time we get to be on stage, in the whole experience we can get with each other, the more connected we can feel," Goldsmith said. "I feel like we’re walking off by the time we’re into our stride." Read more
Leading up to halftime, we all wondered the same thing.
"What is she gonna do?"
For the week preceding last night's Super Bowl, rumors swirled around what Lady Gaga's performance would involve. Would it be political? Would it be plain? Would she do something completely, well, gaga?
It turns out, she did a little of all of the above. Read more
Twenty One Pilots is there. Read more
The latest contributor to the Our First 100 Days project is singer-songwriter Toro Y Moi, and his song is titled "Omaha."
Our First 100 Days is aimed at supporting causes organizers feel are threatened by the Trump Administration. It began on Inauguration Day and will continue through April.
Toro Y Moi's "Omaha" is a lush tune that only mentions our fair city in the first line. Read more
The numbers are in, and many of our local venues were among the tops in the world last year.
Pollstar released its 2016 lists of the top music and entertainment venues in the world, and Slowdown, Stir Cove, the Orpheum Theater, CenturyLink Center and Pinnacle Bank Arena all made it.
Also of note: Of the top 50 worldwide tours, 16 came to Omaha, Lincoln or Council Bluffs. Read more
For more than 90 minutes on Friday at a sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena, the funk-punk band put on a seminar in energetic performance. Read more
Musicians are protesting Donald Trump, and a few local acts are joining the chorus.
Matt Whipkey released a lyric video for his new song, "Fred, You're Dead," and Laura Burhenn of The Mynabirds launched a visual art project," I Know Why I Sing," in conjunction with her song, "Good Medicine." Read more
You listen, and you sing. And then you, in turn, connect to the person singing along next to you. Pretty soon, there's 10,000 people stomping their feet and singing “whoa-oh-oh” together. Read more