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 […]

Negative Boogie with David Nance

February 23, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

“You gotta live your own authentic experience.” Omaha musician David Nance, 29, has identified that as a personal mantra. It certainly seems to be serving him well. His 2017 album Negative Boogie, released by Ba […]

High Fidelity Dreaming

January 19, 2018 · Posted In: Business Profiles, Music, Omaha Magazine

When you talk with Kate Dussault, it’s obvious how important music is to her. “I can’t imagine a life without music,” Dussault says. “It’s where I learned a lot. It’s the focus of so many […]

Sax with Ed Archibald

January 17, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Fresh out of Technical High School, Ed Archibald and his bandmates had dreams of becoming the next Commodores. Then life happened. Jobs. Marriage. Kids. The dream and Archibald’s saxophone were tucked away. It took a […]


 
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