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A few thousand people showed up to sing with Mercer and his band despite the chilly weather. Read more

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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

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

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

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

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