MTV’s show is less about awards, more a salute to stars.
Maha Music Festival keeps getting better and better.
After a day of good to great performances, Maha Music Festival was brought to a close with a hammering performance from Death Cab for Cutie.
Watching The Head and The Heart tonight, I can't help but remember seeing them a few years ago at a sold out show here a few years back.
Local Natives took the stage at Maha Music Festival as the largest part of the audience filed in, which I don't believe is a coincidence.
When I first heard of The Both, I wasn't sure how it was gonna work. The collab between Aimee Mann and Ted Leo ended up being fantastic.
Five MCs and two DJs will give any hip-hop group some serious power.
It's a gorgeous day, and the crowds have turned out early for the show. This is the biggest Maha audience I've seen early in the day yet.
On Wednesday in Midtown Crossing, BOTH performed as part of the Turner Park music series.
Saturday marks the sixth Maha Music Festival, and it's slated to be the biggest yet.
Among the lineup are some of the best bands from Omaha and the surrounding area.
In this week's column, I reviewed Sony's new streaming service, Music Unlimited.
LINCOLN — Through the last 57 years and change, Elvis Presley, ZZ Top, Bill Cosby, Johnny Carson, James Brown, Ray Charles, the Beach Boys, Garth Brooks and many, many others played Pershing Center’s stage.
Streaming music is everywhere, and there’s another new app to try out.
"Live at Turner Park" kicked off last night with Lincoln group Life is Cool and Omaha band band Skypiper.
This story was originally published on Aug. 1, 2010.
OneRepublic had so much energy, the band’s songs felt like they were arranged within an inch of rolling right off the rails, like a train being driven fast to the point of danger.
Thick air that hung over the stage was filled with shouts of “Hey, Mrs. Potter” and “It’s been a long December.”
Matthew Sweet hasn’t played close to home in a while.
Bright Eyes bandleader Conor Oberst has released a new video for his solo album, "Upside Down Mountain."
In what state is life most like a country song?
In front of a sold-out audience of young and old, kids and 20-somethings, original Beatles fans and newcomers, McCartney reached deep down into his catalog to play 39 songs during a three-hour concert at Pinnacle Bank Arena that spanned decades of music.
At River’s Edge Park in Council Bluffs, the Omaha-bred five-piece group celebrated the 20th anniversary of its sophomore album, “Grassroots."
After blasting straight through 10 songs, Craig Finn finally pressed pause on The Hold Steady to deliver some rock 'n' roll wisdom.
"Teeth Dreams" is classic The Hold Steady: A banging bar rock record with an undercurrent of sadness and anxiety.
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