Review: Frank Foster’s Redneck Rock ’N’ Roll

June 18, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

Frank Foster was a sweet relief on a sweltering summer night. The country musician performed in Omaha on Friday, June 15, at The Waiting Room Lounge (with Bucka Ruse opening the night). Although Foster has […]

Curly Martin

June 14, 2018 · Posted In: Music, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

If Curly Martin has something to say, you can best believe you will hear it if you’re within earshot.  “Man, tell me who came up with this idea for a story about the Chitlin’ Circuit, […]

Spirit Lives Here

June 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Daisies may blow with the wind, but that doesn’t mean they are fragile. The young members of Daisy Distraction have seen a lot of dilemmas. Dilemma was, in fact, the name of the band that […]

U2 Experience in Omaha

May 22, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

U2’s “Experience + Innocence” tour was more than a concert. It was more like a futuristic church sermon with the band’s chart-topping rock hits as the soundtrack. It was an experience.   A 100-foot-long LED […]

The Music Lesson You Never Got in School

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Music

Through my time as a DJ for the past 16 years, it’s been my career and passion to study music. And I’ve learned one important fact along the way—the modern legacy of American dance music […]

Miwi La Lupa

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

As soon as Miwi La Lupa’s melodies hit ears, listeners succumb to the indie-folk dynamo. Seduced by his poignant lyrics, the roar of bar chatter fell silent during a recent Slowdown performance. There he stood: […]

Wakanda

April 30, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

What’s really in a name? For some, a name is an arbitrary label. For musicians Shomari Huggins and Coleman Hunter, better known by their stage name Wakanda, it’s more than a simple way to identify […]

Virginia Kathryn

April 9, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

Whether she’s talking about pedals or people, Virginia Kathryn Gallner’s enthusiasm for music is downright catching.  As she sips her cup of tea, the conversation ranges from the spelling of her middle name (it’s Welsh, […]

Remember the Big Joe Polka Show?!

March 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Music

The Jimmy B Orchestra, Barefoot Becky & The Ivanhoe Dutchmen, and The Sauerkrauts—these bands witnessed the heyday of polka in Omaha. The musical groups were just some of the acts featured on the Big Joe […]

Mark McGaugh

February 27, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

Mark McGaugh describes himself as “that kid everybody always thought was going to be a doctor or a president.” Known as a young child for reading the encyclopedia and watching the History Channel, it’s no […]


 
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