Concerts

The following online calendar of events appears as it does in the print edition of Omaha Magazine.
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March 2017

JOHNNYSWIM
March 1 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
Husband and wife duo Amanda and Abner Ramirez perform soulful folk, blues, and jazz. 8 p.m. Tickets: $18 advance, $20 day of show. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

NE-HI
March 2 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave.
This rock group formed in Chicago less than five years ago; they are now touring to promote their latest album, Offers. Tickets: $10. 402-884-5707
reverblounge.com

Lucero with Esmé Patterson
March 2 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
Lucero has been rocking its original brand of country punk since ’98. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

BADMOTORFINGER with Idiot Box
March 3 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
This Soundgarden tribute band will be performing the Grammy-nominated album BADMOTORFINGER, staying true to the band’s grunge rock genre. 9 p.m. Tickets: $8. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

The Wild Reeds with Blank Range
March 3 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave.
The Wild Reeds spent most of 2016 touring, hitting up festivals like SXSW, Summerfest, and more. This singer-songwriter trio is sure to impress with their latest album. 9 p.m. Tickets: $10. 402-884-5707
reverblounge.com

Kathy Mattea Featuring Bill Cooley
March 4 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
Grammy-winning singer Kathy Mattea and longtime collaborator, guitarist Bill Cooley welcome you into “The Acoustic Living Room” to share classic songs and life stories. 8 p.m. Tickets $50. 402-345-0606
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Aaron Diehl presents “Jelly & George”
March 5 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
Diehl, pianist Adam Birnbaum, and vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton. Combining lesser-known works with new arrangements, the trio celebrate the past while tracing a musical lineage that spans a century. 7 p.m. Tickets: $20-$40. 402-345-0606
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JoJo
March 5 at Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.
The youngest solo artist to ever have a No. 1 single in the U.S. (at age 13), now 25, JoJo offers empowering concerts featuring carefully crafted pop and R&B sounds. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20-$30. 402-345-7569
theslowdown.com

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears
March 7 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
The Austin sensation mixes soul and blues with punk to create a unique sound. Audiences will jam out to favorites and new tracks from the band’s acclaimed third album, Electric Slave. 9 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance, $17 day of show. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

Lake Street Dive
March 7 at Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.
The genre-defying group blends R&B, pop, rock, and soul to create a dance-party atmosphere in their debut album, Side Pony. The quirky hairstyle reflects the band’s free spirited energy and self-confidence. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $23- $35. 402-345-7569
theslowdown.com

Mac Sabbath
March 8 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
The self-described “drive-thru metal” band will provide a weirdly entertaining concert experience, featuring metal music, clowns, and hilarious fast food lyrics. 9 p.m. Tickets: $15. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

The Growlers
March 11 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.
The Growlers’ genre can be defined as “surf rock” and is definitely a one-of-a-kind sound. This trio definitely breaks down traditional genre barriers with their music. 9 p.m. Tickets: $15. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

Cold War Kids with Middle Kids
March 12 at Sokol Auditorium,
2234 S. 13th St. Cold War Kids have been in the game for a little over 12 years. Just recently they spent eight weeks at the No. 1 spot on the alternative radio charts making their name one to remember. 8 p.m. Tickets: $26. 402-346-9802

Panic! At The Disco, Misterwives, and Saint Motel
March 15 at Baxter Arena, 2425 S. 67th St.
Known for providing epic concert experiences with outstanding touring partners, the chart-topping, Vegas-based rock group Panic! brings their “Death of a Bachelor Tour” to Omaha, joining forces with two other leading indie rock bands. 7 p.m. Tickets: from $36.50. 402-554-6200
ticketomaha.com

Blake Shelton: Doing It To Country Songs Tour
March 18 at CenturyLink Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St.
The famous country singer and judge on the popular TV show The Voice will be back in Omaha with his Season 2 contestant Raelynn. Come and sing along to some of his 44 Billboard top-100 hits like “Sangria” and “Came Here To Forget.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $30.50. 402-341-1500
ticketmaster.com

David Benoit
March 24 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
For three decades, Grammy-nominated pianist David Benoit has reigned supreme as one of the founding fathers of contemporary jazz. He’s conducted world-renowned orchestras and delighted audiences around the world. 8 p.m. Tickets: $45. 402-345-0606
ticketomaha.com

 

April 2017

Vanessa Carlton
April 1 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
Grammy-nominated artist Vanessa Carlton is widely known for her single “A Thousand Miles.” Her soulful pop-rock records have earned her multiple spots on the Billboard charts. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

Spafford with Mungion
April 4 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave.
Their shows are one of a kind, mixing their music and incorporating light and dance for a unique experience. 9 p.m. Tickets: $8 advanced,  $10 day of show. 402-884-5707
reverblounge.com

Minus the Bear with Beach Slang and Bayonne
April 5 at Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.
With a 15-year career, Minus the Bear is touring to promote the band’s sixth and latest album, VOIDS. Tickets: $25. 402-345-7569
theslowdown.com

Neil Hamburger
April 7 at Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.
Known for delighting audiences, the dynamic comedian has earned critical acclaim and lots of laughs in his television and stand-up career. Doors: 8 p.m. Tickets: $14-$16. 402-345-7569
theslowdown.com

Parachute with Kris Allen
April 11 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
They have toured with the likes of Kelly Clarkson and Gavin DeGraw. They are back in Omaha with their latest album Wide Awake. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25. 402-884-5353
waitingroomlounge.com

Neil Diamond: The 50-Year Anniversary World Tour
April 14 at CenturyLink Center, 455 N. 10th St.
The American singer-songwriter and one of the world’s best selling artists of all time invites fans to sing along to all the hits as he celebrates his prolific career. 8 p.m. Tickets: $33. 402-341-1500
ticketmaster.com

The Beach Boys and The Temptations: Surf and Soul Tour
April 26 at Baxter Arena, 2425 S. 67th St.
Two of the most influential American music groups will delight audiences with classic rock and soul hits that helped shape music worldwide. 7 p.m. Tickets: $38-$150. 402-554-6200
ticketmaster.com

Anthrax and Killswitch Engage with The Devil Wears Prada
April 29 at Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St.
Anthrax and Killswitch Engage are notable heavy metal groups, coming to perform a show of a lifetime. 7 p.m. Tickets: $34. 402-346-9802.