TICKET BOOTH: LIVE MUSIC PICKS
1. Lana Del Rey
Born Elizabeth Grant, the "summertime sadness," "young and beautiful" and "don't Call me angel" singer will perform at the Orpheum Theater on Wednesday. Lana del Rey's sixth album — "Norman (expletive) Rockwell!" — was released in late summer. Tickets via Ticket Omaha.
2. Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Trans-Siberian orchestra will kick off its tour in Council bluffs with a concert Wednesday at mid-America Center. The massively successful band mixes rock 'n' roll with classic Christmas songs, as well as many of its own, and creates a grand concert spectacle with lights and pyrotechnics. Tickets via Ticketmaster.
3. Powerman 5000
It's gonna get crazy when Powerman 5000 and (hed) P.e. play The royal Grove in Lincoln on Wednesday. Industrial metal band Powerman 5000 has hits including "When Worlds Collide," and hip-hop/punk hybrid (hed) P.e. has a new album, "stampede!" Tickets, $25, at etix.com.
4. Cannibal Corpse
If you have a favorite thing about death metal, chances are Cannibal Corpse had a hand in creating it. The pioneering band will rock The Waiting room Lounge on Thursday. Tickets, $25, at etix.com.
On the slate for next week:
Texas singer Casey Donahew is headed back to slowdown on Nov. 15. Tickets, $22, at ticketfly.com.
Passionate singer-songwriter Drake White is breaking out, and you can see him at slowdown when he arrives Nov. 16. Tickets, $20, at ticketfly.com.
Slayer will make a tour stop in Omaha on the final leg of its farewell tour. The "raining blood" thrash metal legends are in the midst of a Two year farewell tour that will stop at ChI health Center on Nov. 18. Primus, ministry and Philip h. Anselmo & The Illegals will open. Tickets via Ticketmaster.
Wilco will play omaha for the first time in more than a decade. The Grammy-winning rock band will hit the road in the fall after a two-year hiatus, and the group's slate includes a date at the orpheum Theater on Nov. 20. Tickets via Ticket omaha.
On sale or going on sale soon:
Cher is extending her "here We Go again" tour, and it includes a concert at Pinnacle bank arena in Lincoln on April 20. Per our experience at her Omaha show, it's a 90-minute concert full of rhinestones, costumes, dancers, massive Setpieces and her biggest hits, including "If I Could Turn back time" and "believe." Nile Rodgers & Chic will open the show. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketmaster.
KISS is coming to Lincoln on its farewell tour, but we don't quite know where yet. It announced 75 new dates for its "end of the road" tour, including a Feb. 25 stop in Lincoln. (Presumably, it will be at Pinnacle bank arena.) Ticket information has not yet been released.