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September 2019 Concerts

August 30, 2019 by and

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CONCERTS

Squeeze­—the Squeeze Songbook Tour
Sept. 4 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. The South-London legends will play their extensive list of hits, as well as some rare, lesser-known gems from their back catalogue and solo careers. Here’s your chance to hear your favorites live: “Tempted,” “Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)”, “Up The Junction,” “Cool For Cats” and more. Tickets: $65-$35. 7:30 p.m. 402.345.0606
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JIMMIE ALLEN
Sept. 5 at Mammel Courtyard at the Holland, 1200 Douglas St. Jimmie Allen’s debut single “Best Shot” is a certified hit, claiming the spot as the No. 1 Most Shazamed song in the format for eight consecutive weeks, and claiming the No. 1 spot on country radio for three weeks, marking the first time a black artist has launched a career with a No. 1 hit with their debut single on country radio. 8 p.m. Tickets: $22-$50. 402.345.0606.
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Second Annual Shadow Ridge Music Festival
Sept. 6 at Shadow Ridge Country Club, 1501 S. 188 Plaza. Soul Asylum and Matthew Sweet will open this all-ages show, with Violent Femmes performing as the festival headliner. 5 p.m. Tickets: $45 general admission, $70-$90 reserved seats. 402.333.4020.
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Blink-182
Sept. 7 at Stir Concert Cove-Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel, One Harrah’s Blvd. Californian ’90s pop-punk band known for “What’s My Age Again?” and “All the Small Things” performs. 8 p.m. Tickets: $116-$202. 712.329.6000.
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Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour
Sept. 8 at CHI Health Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. Backstreet’s back. Tickets include a copy of “DNA.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $26-$847. 402.341.1500.
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Backstreet Boys 2019

Sheer Mag
Sept. 10 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. Sheer Mag delivers razor-sharp commentaries on current political and cultural issues with a ’70s arena rock sound. 8 p.m. Admission: $13-$15. 402.345.7569.
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Flogging Molly and Social Distortion: Summer Tour 2019
Sept. 11 at Stir Concert Cove-Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel, One Harrah’s Blvd. The seven-piece Celtic punk band known for hits such as “Drunken Lullabies” and “If I Ever Leave This World Alive,” hits the stage with punk rock band Social Distortion. 6 p.m. Admission: $50-$170. 712.329.6000.
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Flogging Molly

Aaron Lewis
Sept. 12 at SumTur Amphitheater, 11691 S. 108th St. Lewis is on the road performing his latest album, State I’m In. 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 402.597.2041.
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Kristen Hersh Electric Trio
Sept. 12 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. The American singer-songwriter, musician, and author is performing material from her 30-year career alongside bassist Fred Abong and drummer Rob Ahlers. 8 p.m. Tickets: $38-$55. 402.345.7569.
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Alan Jackson
Sept. 13 at CHI Health Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. Country Music Hall of Fame artist Jackson, best known for “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” performs. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $36-$126. 402.341.1500.—chihealthcenteromaha.com

The Movement
Sept. 13 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. Inspired by Sublime, 311, and Slightly Stoopid, this group delivers alternative-reggae sounds, promoting their latest album, Ways of the World. Tickets: $12 advance, $15 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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Rock Stronger Than Ever Show
Sept. 13 at American Dream / Hangout, 7402 F St. With no cover charge, ages 21+ can hear the original rock music of Singool, D.N.D., Stately Wayne Manor, and The Long Awaited. 9 p.m. 402.330.2292.
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Jon Pardi
Sept. 14 at Stir Concert Cove-Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel, One Harrah’s Blvd. The American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer has had nine singles on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. 8 p.m. Tickets: $45-$84. 712.329.6000.
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STRFKR
Sept. 14 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. The indie band best known for “Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second” and “Open Your Eyes” is also known for putting on a stellar light show. 9 p.m. Tickets: $20 advanced, $23 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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The Lowest Pair
Sept. 14 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. This banjo duo delivers feel-good folk hits such as “Sweet Breath” and “The Sky is Green.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $17 advance, $20 day of show. 402.884.5707.
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Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys
Sept. 15 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. The Western swing, country boogie, doo-wop group, and members of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame perform sets reminiscent of ’50s California. 5 p.m. $17 advance, $20 day of show. 402.884.5707.
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Interpol
Sept. 15 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. The band responsible for “Rest My Chemistry” and “Evil” performs. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $35-$47. 402.345.0606.
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The Commonheart
Sept. 15 at Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. Singer Clinton Clegg and his 9-piece band perform smokey, soulful, feel-good hits such as “Cannonball” and “Do Right.” 8 p.m. Admission: $12-$15. 402.345.7569.
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Ziggy Alberts
Sept. 15 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. The Australian singer/songwriter sings stories of his upbringing, life on the road, and environmental issues. 8 p.m. Tickets: $22 advanced, $25 day of show. 402.345.7569.
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Strand of Oaks
Sept. 17 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. This music group, fronted by Timothy Showalter, is coming to Omaha with their folk-rock sound. 8 p.m. Tickets: $18. 402.884.5707.
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Prof
Sept. 18 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. The Minnesotan is known for show-stopping live performances, and making the most out of life despite hardships. 7 p.m. Admission: $15-$20. 402.345.7569.
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Warbringer
Sept. 19 at Lookout Lounge, 320 S 72nd St. This thrash metal band delivers a high-octane, intense performance. Swedish heavy metal band Enforcer and others are also performing. 7 p.m Tickets: $15. 402.391.2554.
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Andy Grammer
Sept. 20 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. Grammer, known for hits such as “Honey, I’m Good” and “Don’t Give Up On Me” performs. 8 p.m. Tickets: $33 advanced, $38 day of show. 402.345.7569.
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Dvorak’s New World Symphony
Sept. 20-21 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Dvorak’s fiery “New World” Symphony meets Grammy-nominated composer Zhou Tian’s brand new composition dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike and the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Tian’s work and Dvorak’s familiar masterpiece celebrate the excitement of the unknown in this season opener. Tickets: $19 and up. 402.345.0606
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EMO Nite Omaha 2019
Sept. 21 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. Emo night brings out all the magic at Reverb Lounge and the Waiting Room. This show features performances from several from live bands. The two venues will be accessible through a secret hallway, so people can float between both rooms all night long. 9 p.m. Tickets: $15 advanced, $18 day of show. 402.884.5707.
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Phony PPL
Sept. 24 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. Liberation is both the modus operandi and main ingredient of the fearless five-man band Phony Ppl. Comprised of the cream of Brooklyn’s young musician crop, each member is a product of musical parents who gifted their children exposure to the greatest, from Mandrill to Bossa Nova, and, most importantly, wings for exploration and self-discovery. 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 advanced, $18 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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The Mynabirds
Sept. 25 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. Local musician Laura Burhenn comes to Reverb Lounge. No stranger to politics in her songwriting, Burhenn’s latest album speaks from the voice of the collective consciousness in a work of “emotional journalism.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $13 advanced, $15 day of show. 402.884.5707.
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The Band Camino
Sept. 27 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14 St. This Nashville-based group delivers anthemic hits such as “My Thoughts on You” and “Daphne Blue.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $18 advanced, $20 day of show. 402.345.7569.
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Nightly
Sept. 27 at Sokol Underground, 2234 S. 13th St. Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta of Nightly deliver dreamy alternative pop hits such as “Twenty Something” and “XO.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $13 advanced, $15 day of show. 402.346.9802.
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Midwest Masquerade 2019
Sept. 28 at The Waiting Room Lounge and Reverb Lounge, 6212 Maple St. Wear formal attire and a mask and wander between venues for a unique musical experience. 8 p.m. Tickets: $6-$20. 402.884.5353.
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Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night
Sept. 29 at Witherspoon Concert Hall in Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. Schoenberg’s lush, hyper-romantic Transfigured Night uses a full ensemble of strings to bring poetry to life before Ravel’s delightful Tombeau de Couperin uses lighthearted melodies and supreme wind writing to evoke beloved companions lost in World War I. A concert feature for every member of the Omaha Symphony. Tickets:$36. 402.345.0606.
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mike watt + the missingmen
Sept. 30 at Reverb Lounge, 6212 Maple St.  Bassist Mike Watt was a founding member of the Minutemen, who created adventurous, fiercely polemical music informed by such disparate traditions as funk, folk, and free jazz. 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance, $18 day of show. 402.884.5707.
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July/August 2019 Concerts

June 20, 2019 by and

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.


CONCERTS

Free Concerts:
This summer, several places will offer an eclectic array of live music from local musicians. These concert series, offered throughout Omaha, provide a fun night out.
Jazz on the Green (Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 3110 Farnam St.): 7:30 p.m. Thursdays July 11-Aug. 15.
Music and Memories (Shadow Lake Towne Center, 72nd Street and Highway 370): 6:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 9.
Music and Movies (La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road): 7 p.m. July 19 and Aug. 9.
Music in the Park (Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl St., Council Bluffs): 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 24.
Music in the Park (Washington Park, 20th and Franklin streets, Bellevue): 7 p.m. Thursdays through July 25.
Rockbrook Village (108th and Center streets): 7 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 30.
Saturdays @ Stinson (Stinson Park, 2285 S. 67th St.): 7 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 24.
Vibes (Village Pointe, 17305 Davenport St.): 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 15.

Paa Kow Jazz on the Green

Paa Kow will perform at Jazz on the Green.

The Blasters
July 2 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. This group performs rock ’n’ roll, country, and blues-infused music with passion and honesty. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $30 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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Car Seat Headrest
July 3 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. This American indie rock band performs a high-energy concert that will open with a set from the Naked Giants. 8 p.m. Tickets: $23 advanced, $25 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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Young the Giant
July 3 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. Los Angeles quintet Young the Giant delivers powerful arrangements with adventurous spirit on their new album, Mirror Master. 8 p.m. Tickets: $37 general admission, $152-$232 VIP packages. 712.329.6000.
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Nebraska Wind Symphony Summer Concert
July 4 at SumTur Amphitheater, 11691 S. 108th St. This Fourth of July concert will feature the 2019 Nebraska Wind Symphony scholarship award winner and euphonium player Nestor Pelayo performing “The Yellow Rose of Texas.” 6 p.m. Tickets: free. 402.216.0122.
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As Cities Burn
July 5 at Lookout Lounge, 320 S. 72nd St. The progressive post-hardcore sound of As Cities Burn will be evident on their Scream Through the Walls Tour. All Get Out and Many Rooms will be opening. 7 p.m. Tickets: $18 advanced, $20 day of show. 402.391.2554.
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Tab Benoit
July 7 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. Benoit’s most recent album Medicine features an energetic sound. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $30 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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Jason Mraz
July 14 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. Mraz performs crowd-pleasing melodies, cheeky humor, and thoughtful lyrics. 8 p.m. Tickets: $42-$105. 712.329.6000.
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Michigander
July 17 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. Michigander features a full band in their live shows performed by frontman Jason Singer. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12. 402.884.5707.
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Hullabaloo Music Festival
July 18-21 at Falconwood Park, 905 Allied Road, Bellevue. This music festival includes local and regional bands, DJs, artists, food vendors, and a variety of activities in an intimate setting. Guests can camp on the grounds throughout the weekend. Times vary. Tickets: $30 day pass, $80 weekend pass. 402.210.4747.
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Chris Stapleton
July 19 at CHI Health Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. Grammy-nominated Chris Stapleton, known for “Tennessee Whiskey,” and “Parachute,” brings country, rock ‘n’ roll, and bluegrass rhythms to Omaha. 7 p.m. Tickets: $40-$90. 402.341.1500.
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Chris Stapleton

Earth, Wind & Fire
July 19 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. Critically acclaimed funk band Earth, Wind & Fire are the performers of 1970s hits such as “September” and “Boogie Wonderland.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $50-$123. 712.329.6000.
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Diana Ross
July 20 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. The iconic R&B superstar is known for hit songs such as “I’m Coming Out” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $45-105. 712.329.6000.
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Tempo of Twilight
Tuesday evenings though July 23 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. Guests can bring chairs, food, and beverages and listen to music on the manicured Lauritzen green. The café will serve a limited menu. 6 p.m. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children ages 6-12, free for members and children under 6. 402.346.4002.
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Baroness
July 26 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. This metal band from Savannah, Georgia, has seen some turnover in members since they formed in 2003, but guitarist and vocalist John Baizley and his powerful sound has not changed. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $28 day of show. 402.884.5353.
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Bush and Live
July 27 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. 1990s icons Bush and Live are joining forces with special guest Our Lady Peace. 8 p.m. Tickets: $45-$193. 712.329.6000.
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Rock & Roll Suicide
July 27 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. This Omaha band performs covers of full-length albums by Prince, Talking Heads, Bruce Springsteen, and more. 9 p.m. Tickets: $7 advanced, $10 day of show. 402.884.5707.
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Wu-Tang Clan
Aug. 1 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. Hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan is known for hits such as “Protect Ya Neck” and “Bring da Ruckus.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $55-$110. 712.329.6000.
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Big Daddy Weave
Aug. 2 at Bellevue Christian Center, 1400 Harvell Drive, Bellevue. Contemporary Christian band Big Daddy Weave is composed of a six-person ensemble, accompanied by violinist Jonathan Chu and cellist Becca Bradley. 7 p.m. Tickets: $15-$75. 402.291.0616.
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O.A.R.
Aug. 3 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. 1990s band O.A.R. (Of a Revolution) is best known for “Shattered (Turn the Car Around)” and “Peace.” Artists American Authors and Rozzi open. 8 p.m. Tickets: $40-$103. 712.329.6000.
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Stef Chura
Aug. 7 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. In Stef Chura’s debut studio album, Messes, she reflects on her experiences performing in the Michigan underground scene. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12. 402.884.5707.
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Gary Clark Jr. with The Peterson Brothers
Aug. 8 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. The electrifying Gary Clark Jr. is taking the stage with The Peterson Brothers. Clark is a rock-and-soul omnivore who can survey the entire landscape of American music. 8 p.m. Tickets: $39-$153. 712.329.6000.
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Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators
Aug. 9 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. This group brings an electrifying guitar and high-wire, lyrical solos. 8 p.m. Tickets: $35-$133. 712.329.6000.
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The Samples
Aug. 10 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. Sean Kelly and his band delight fans with music that transcends genres and ages, and shatters the rules of the established music industry. 8 p.m. Tickets: $30 advanced, $80 meet-and-greet. 402.884.5353.
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Maha Music Festival
Aug. 14-17 at various locations. This summer music festival showcases a vibrant, eclectic mix of national and local musicians and artists. This year’s lineup includes Lizzo, Jenny Lewis, Courtney Barnett, Matt and Kim, Oh Sees, DUCKWRTH, and more. 4 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. Friday, and 1 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $10-$320.
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Pinback
Aug. 15 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. In their four albums over a dozen years, Pinback has perfected their hybrid of pop, folk, rock, reggae, and funk, growing to be one of the most popular and well-respected pop bands of the last decade. (Note: this is also the opening band for Maha.) 7 p.m. Tickets: $15. 402.884.5353.
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Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Aug. 15 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. Best known for “Steal My Kisses,” Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals team up with the New Orleans-tinged rock, funk, and soul group Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue for a fun and funky summer tour. 8 p.m. Tickets: $44-$106. 712.329.6000.
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Opera Outdoors
Aug. 23 at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 3110 Farnam St. This free opera concert under the stars features highlights from the coming season as well as some of opera’s greatest hits. 7 p.m. Tickets: free. 402.346.7372.
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Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band
Aug. 23 at Stir Concert Cove, 1 Harrah’s Blvd., Council Bluffs. Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band features Toto’s Steve Lukather, Santana’s Gregg Rolie, Men at Work’s Colin Hay, multi-instrumentalist Warren Ham, drummer Gregg Bissonette, and Hamish Stuart. In a night of classic hits, each band member will bring songs like “Africa” and “Yellow Submarine” to the set. 8 p.m. Tickets: $55-$182. 712.329.6000.
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PetRock
Aug. 23 at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. PetRock brings the sights and sounds of 1970s rock to life—minus the disco. 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $15. 402.884.5353.
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José González
Aug. 28 at The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. Swedish singer-songwriter José González delivers tender, yet impactful acoustic arrangements, punctuated with soft vocals and thoughtful lyrics. 7 p.m. Tickets $30 advanced, $35 day of show. 402.345.7569.
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May 2019 Concerts

April 18, 2019 by and

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CONCERTS

The Tallest Man on Earth
May 1 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. When The Bird Sees The Solid Ground is a five-part series with each song as a new, original studio recording with an accompanying video. Shows will take place worldwide. 9 p.m. Tickets: $30. 402-884-5353.
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Ray Bonneville
May 5 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. Acclaimed musician, Ray Bonneville, strips his bluesy Americana down to its essentials and steeps it in a humid Southern vibe. Bonneville’s deep voice works in rhythm with rich guitar and harmonica to create compelling poetry of hard living and deep feeling. 5 p.m. Tickets: $17 advanced, $20 day of show. 402-884-5707.
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Jack & Jack
May 5 at Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson bring their Los Angeles-based fame back to their hometown of Omaha. The pop duo are not only gold-selling but also lifelong friends. Their music infuses tropical grooves, electronic expanse, and hip-hop attitude to bring bright and bold bangers. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $28 day of show. 402-346-9802.
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P!NK: “Beautiful Trauma World Tour”
May 7 at CHI Health Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. International pop icon Pink is bringing her world tour to Omaha in the spring. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $47.50+. 402-341-1500.
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Pink in gold jacket

Pink

Knocked Loose
May 7 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. This American hardcore punk band from Kentucky incorporates slow-tempo breakdowns into their metal music. 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $18 advanced, $20 day of show. 402-884-5353.
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Dirty Heads
May 8 at Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. Dirty Heads writes songs with no expectations or plans; the boundless environment fosters their inspiration, and their music thrives on freedom. Without boundaries or blueprints, their music comes to life. 8 p.m. Tickets: $29.75. 402-346-9802.
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Hairball
May 10 at Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St. With a fiery pyro show, smoke machines, costumes, big hair, and an ever-evolving playlist of hit songs, Hairball puts on a rock concert like nothing ever seen before. The musicians bring some of music’s most iconic bands to life, from Guns N’ Roses to Poison. 8-11 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $35 day of show. 402-934-9966.
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Thornetta Davis
May 10 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Experience the soulful sounds of “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues,” backed by her band of Detroit musicians. Thornetta Davis uses her strong voice to tell stories through song with incredible delivery. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $40. 402-345-0202.
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Thornetta Davis, singing

Thornetta Davis

Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony
May 10-11 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. This symphony combines moments of beauty and serenity with passages of epic struggle—ending triumphantly in a blaze of brass and percussion. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $19-$72. 402-345-0202.
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Julia Jacklin
May 10 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. The Australian singer-songwriter’s new album, Crushing, embodies every possible meaning of its title word from sheer intensity of feeling to smothering closeness. The album reveals how our physical experience of the world shapes and distorts our inner lives. 8 p.m. Tickets: $13 advanced, $15 day of show. 402-884-5707.
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River Riot 2019
May 10 at Westfair Fairgrounds and Amphitheater, 22984 U.S. Highway 6. This year’s show will feature Halestorm, In This Moment, I Prevail, Sevendust, Through Fire, Palaye Royale, Beasto Blanco, and The Impulsive. 1 p.m. Tickets: $25. 712-322-3400.
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The Prince Experience
May 11 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. A tribute to Prince, the performance includes all of Prince’s most famous hits including songs from the Purple Rain era. 9 p.m. Tickets: $20 advanced, $25 day of show. 402-345-7569.
theslowdown.com

Luke Combs: “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour”
May 11 at CHI Health Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. This breakthrough country music artist will perform his platinum-certified debut album, This One’s For You, in his first ever headline arena tour. 7 p.m. Tickets: $25+. 402-341-1500.
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Elle King
May 13 at Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. Elle King brings her “Shake The Spirit Tour” to Omaha with Barns Courtney as the opener. 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 402-346-9802.
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Cher: “Here We Go Again Tour”
May 14 at CHI Health Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. Multi-award winning singer, actress, and show-stopping performer is crossing the U.S. for the first time in five years! Following the recent global success and rave reviews for her role in Mamma Mia 2, Cher will be performing all of her hits along with new songs from the Dancing Queen album. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $37.95+. 402-341-1500.
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Cher tour poster

Cher

Hatebreed: 25th Anniversary Tour
May 14 at Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. The American metalcore band celebrates their 25th year by performing with special guests Obituary, MADBALL, Prong, and Skeletal Remains. 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $25. 402-346-9802.
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The Temptations & The Four Tops
May 15 at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. Two Motown Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame groups entertain with an evening of their hit songs that defined a generation. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $49.50-$70. 402-345-0606.
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Parachute
May 15 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. The platinum-selling band is on the brink of a momentous year with the release of their first new music in three years. Their tour will travel through 35+ cities. 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 advanced, $22 day of show. 402-884-5353.
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Lizz Wright
May 16 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Acclaimed jazz vocalist Lizz Wright brings her smooth and vibrant alto sound to original works and well-known compositions. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15-$35. 402-345-0202.
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Lizz Wright

Lizz Wright

Chicago
May 17 at Stir Cove, One Harrah’s Blvd. Formed in 1967, Chicago is one of the longest-running and best-selling groups of all time with an impressive 47 albums that have earned gold and platinum certifications. 8 p.m. Tickets: $50-$78. 712-329-6000.
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Lil Flip
May 17 at Forte Music Hall and Bar, 4727 S. 96th St. Lil Flip will be performing in support of his second album, U Gotta Feel Me. 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 advanced, $30 day of show. 402-614-3382.
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Camp Cope
May 22 at Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. Shortly after the release of their acclaimed self-titled debut album, Camp Cope launched the “It Takes One” campaign against sexual and physical assault at shows. 7 p.m. Tickets: $12 advanced, $15 day of show. 402-345-7569.
slowdown.com

Cursive
May 25 at Winchester Bar & Grill, 7002 Q St. This is the last date of Cursive’s May U.S. tour, featuring mewithoutYou and The Appleseed Cast. 7 p.m. Tickets: $20. 402-331-9933.
winchesteromaha.com

Kill Vargas
May 25 at O’Leaver’s, 1322 S. Saddle Creek Rd. This power-pop group from Wichita is promoting their new album, Laugh It Off. Local bands Seymour and Garst will open. 8 p.m. 402-556-1238.
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Secrets, Awaken I Am, Your Last Chance, No Loss No Regrets & From This Day Forward
May 26 at Lookout Lounge, 320 S. 72nd St. Secrets, a band based out of San Diego, California, brings their post-hardcore sound to Omaha for their “Fragile Figures Anniversary Tour.” Awaken I Am, Your Last Chance, No Loss No Regrets, and From This Day Forward will also be performing. 7 p.m. Tickets: $13 advanced, $15 day of show. 402-391-2554.
lookoutomaha.com

The Maine
May 26 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. The Arizona-based band fuses pop, alternative, and rock styles together to make their unique sound. With their newest independent release, Lovely Little Lonely, they push genre boundaries. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $28 day of show. 402-884-5353.
waitingroomlounge.com

Marianas Trench
May 26 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. This multi-platinum selling pop-rock quartet constantly raises the bar for quality music and explosive live shows. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 advanced, $28 day of show. 402-345-7569.
theslowdown.com

Randall King
May 31 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. Humble beginnings, a cultivated work ethic, and the influences of classic country legends synchronized together in perfect harmony make up this singer-songwriter’s soulful music. 9 p.m. Tickets: $12 advanced, $15 day of show. 402-884-5353.
waitingroomlounge.com

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