Pink at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln in March 2018. 

We picked them for you: the biggest, the best, the coolest concerts coming this week.

1. Pink

Pink puts on an incredible show. Trust us, weve seen her. If you have any interest in the pop star at all, you’ll be delighted by her show Tuesday at CHI Health Center. Tickets via Ticketmaster.

2. Jack & Jack

Friends-turned-pop stars Jack & Jack (pictured) got started in Omaha, becoming social-media famous when they were still in high school. Then they turned to pop music, and now they’re headed home for a concert at Sokol Auditorium on Sunday. Tickets via ticketfly.com.

3. Radkey

Garage rock band Radkey features brothers Isaiah, Solomon and Dee Radke, and they recently released a new album, “No Strange Cats.” See the band play it loud Thursday at The Waiting Room Lounge. Tickets via etix.com.

4. Peelander-Z

A Peelander-Z show is always a wild one. Dressed in brightly colored outfits, the Japanese punk band always kicks out the hard jams while doing crazy things onstage. See them Wednesday at Slowdown. Tickets via ticketfly.com.

5. Band of the Week: Arson City

Omaha hard rock band Arson City is back for a hometown show. The walls of The Waiting Room Lounge will shake Saturday when they take the stage. Tickets via etix.com.

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Sebastian Lane Band and Mesonjixx will headline the annual Band Build, a benefit for Habitat for Humanity. The show starts at 9 p.m. at Slowdown. Tickets, $10, at ticketfly.com.


Singer-songwriter Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls will play Sokol Auditorium with husband/wife folk duo Shovels & Rope. Tickets, $27.50, at etix.com.


Tribute bands Minivan Halen and Sabbaths Disciples will play your favorite Van Halen and Ozzy Osbourne-era Black Sabbath at Slowdown. Tickets via ticketfly.com.


Acclaimed Americana singer-songwriter Ray Bonneville will play Reverb Lounge. Tickets, $17, at sundayroadhouse.com.


Wanna see some great singer-songwriters? More than a dozen locals will trade off on the stage at The B Side at the Benson Theatre. They’re competing for the chance to play at Maha Music Festival. Tickets via Ticket Omaha.


Scott Evans, of local band Secret Weapon, will step out from behind the drum kit to lead an acoustic jam at Ozone Lounge. Free show.


The Allman Betts Band will play Lincoln’s Bourbon Theatre. Tickets, $36, via ticketweb.com.


On the slate for next week:

River Riot will bring HalestormIn This MomentI Prevail and Sevendust to Westfair Amphitheater on May 10. The annual rock festival presented by 89.7 The River will also include Palaye Royale and Beasto Blanco, as well as local acts Through Fire and The Impulsive. Tickets via Ticketmaster.

Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin will play Reverb Lounge on May 10. Tickets, $13, at etix.com.

“Invincible” rock band Adelitas Way will play the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln on May 10. Tickets via ticketweb.com.

Gabriel Sanchez has one heckuva Prince tribute with the Prince Experience, which plays Slowdown on May 11. Tickets via ticketfly.com.

“Ex’s and Oh’s” earned Elle King a couple Grammy nominations. And now she’s coming to play Sokol Auditorium on May 13. Tickets via Ticketmaster.

The inimitable Cher will return to CHI Health Center on May 14. Tickets via Ticketmaster.

Rockers Slothrust just released a new album, “The Pact,” and now they’re headed to Reverb Lounge on May 15. Tickets, $14, at etix.com.

“Something to Believe In” rock band Parachute is headed to The Waiting Room Lounge on May 15. Tickets via etix.com.

Guitar master Yngwie Malmsteen will show some sweet licks on May 15 at The Royal Grove in Lincoln. Tickets via etix.com.


Going on sale this week:

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul will headline the annual City of Omaha Celebrates America concert at Memorial Park on June 28. As always, the free show will be followed with fireworks.

A pair of ’90s alt-rock hit-makers will come to town. Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms will play Stir Cove on Aug. 30. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketmaster.


Luke Combs’ concert May 11 at CHI Health Center.

Shoreline Mafia’s show May 20 at The Waiting Room Lounge.

Reporter - Entertainment/music/concert

Kevin Coffey covers music, whether it's pop, indie or punk, through artist interviews, reviews and trend stories. He also occasionally cover other entertainment. Follow him on Twitter @owhmusicguy. Phone: 402-444-1557.

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