Winning with Evandale

April 18, 2019 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

The hardcore rockers of Evandale practice in the basement of a two-story home in the suburbs of northwest Omaha. A healthy, happy Rottweiler (Bianca) greets visitors at the door. The yard is lovely, and the […]

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Evandale: Sing Along with the Band

April 10, 2019 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

Evandale was named Best New Artist at the 2019 Omaha Entertainment & Art Awards. But the band’s members are no newbies to the Omaha music scene. Local music fans may already be familiar with the […]

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The Hottman Sisters are on Fire

February 13, 2019 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

One could argue that local band The Hottman Sisters has been around since Jessica and Heather Hottman first held jam sessions with their family as children. Nowadays, the band is composed of the sisters and […]

Eric Church’s Homage to Omaha

Eric Church’s Homage to Omaha

January 21, 2019 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

Tens of thousands of Omaha country music fans braved cold weather on Saturday night (Jan. 19) to see the finale of Eric Church’s “Double Down Tour” at the CHI Health Center Omaha.  The second evening […]

Satchel Grande Kicks off the Holidays

December 26, 2018 · Posted In: Events, Music, Web Exclusive

Omaha’s favorite funk band Satchel Grande helped kick off the holiday festivities Saturday, Dec. 22, with a show at Slowdown in NoDo. The opening act was “Nebraska thunderfunk” band A Ferocious Jungle Cat. They went […]

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Nebraska Medical Orchestra

December 20, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

On a cold night in November, musicians in a new orchestra gather in a classroom at the Strauss Performing Arts Center. They are rehearsing the recognizable march from The Nutcracker. Only, in the song’s first […]

Brenton Gomez

December 19, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Local rapper Brenton Gomez—aka Conny Franko, Conchance, The Wooz, Daddy Woozbuckz, Conny Chrondracula, Chronny, or Econnyome depending on time, place, and project—is a wiry and reflective man of letters with deep roots in South O. […]

The King of Christmas Music

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

Despite Best Buy no longer selling CDs, and big-box stores like Target reducing their music inventory to a few small rows of releases, Chip Davis remains married to the physical product.  His Omaha recording-rehearsal studio is […]


October 15, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Mesonjixx’s music has influences of R&B, jazz, and soul, with a whole lot of heart mixed in. Growing up, she says she drew a lot of inspiration from listening to different artists her parents played […]

From the Heart

September 30, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Cristina Bertuldo caught herself singing—and lowered her voice to a slight hum.  “Sometimes, I’m very selfish with my gift,” she explains. “So many of my friends ask why I don’t sing as often.” She’s a […]