When the Foo Fighters pulled a prank on the Westboro Baptist Church, an Omahan was standing front and center.
With the launch of Download Nebraska, you no longer have an excuse not to have a favorite local band.
Welcome, Apple Music, to the very crowded world of streaming music.
The California garage rock band worked its fans into a frenzy at Maha Music Festival, and it also played several new tunes for the very first time.
Ex Hex is so good.
Before the gates opened to the 7th annual Maha Music Festival, about 500 people were already lined up outside.
The Jayhawks were one of the most anticipated bands at Maha Music Festival.
The Good Life was always in the back of Tim Kasher’s mind.
On Tuesday, 311 played a pair of shows for its hometown crowd (and a whole lot of people who traveled to Omaha to see the band in its element).
After a bigger concert, the band headed downtown to play a small, invitation-only show.
Country music doesn't get better than this.
Hear Nebraska director hopes tour gets audiences excited.
Four-disc box set full of bonus tracks, photos, art and more
A trio of bands brought people back in time again.
Watch the Omaha punk rock band make its late night TV debut.
In the first six months of 2015, I’ve heard kicking rock ’n’ roll, moving folk, nostalgic rock, hard-hitting punk and intense hip-hop.
Omaha is home to indie rock giants and a platinum holiday music icon. It’s also the home of Bill Ring.
Matt Whipkey and his band kicked off the summer series with a rocking set.
Hop Along is one of those bands that debuted to huge buzz.
Thousands rocked out with Cage the Elephant, Bleachers and more on Tuesday.
A little wind, chill and rain could not stop The Decemberists.
A good playlist keeps you motivated during a long workout, and if you run, it can keep you in rhythm.
Tim Kasher and friends will release "Everybody's Coming Down" with Saddle Creek Records later this year.
Heavy metal masters Judas Priest brought "Breakin' the Law" and plenty more if its ear-ringing jams to Stir Cove on Wednesday.
Catch acts big and small (and local!) but skip giant crowds.
A blog about music in all its forms, Rock Candy is the work of Kevin Coffey, the music critic and reporter for the Omaha World-Herald.
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