Philippine Fundraiser w/Cristina B, Filippino Folk Dance, Live Art & DJs Wrekafekt & Brent Crampton

Nov. 30
Philippine Fundraiser w/Cristina B, Filippino Folk Dance, Live Art & DJs Wrekafekt & Brent Crampton
The House of Loom, 1012 South 10th St.
7:30 p.m., $5 minimum donation,
facebook.com/houseofloom

House of Loom will dedicate Saturday, Nov. 30 to raising funds for the Phillipines, which sustained significant damages from Typhoon Haiyan earlier in November. Loom will pair its message of cultural...

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the LIL SLIM blues band

Nov. 28
the LIL SLIM blues band
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln
9 p.m., $6, zoobar.com

After you get done stuffing your face hole with turkey this Thanksgiving, make your wasy down to the Zoo Bar and sutff your earholes with some wholesome local blues. Shawn “Lil’ Slim” Holt is the son of legendary blues master, Magic Slim, AKA Morris Holt, and will be taking center stage. Shawn started playing the blues at...

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Kris Lager Band

Nov. 30
Kris Lager Band
The Hive, 1207 Harney St.
7 p.m., Free,
facebook.com/theHiveLounge

The Kris Lager Band will help launch the new home of the Hive Lounge with a live performance Saturday, Nov. 30. The Hive originally opened just west of downtown, but have since relocated to the Old Market at 1207 Harney St. The venue, inspired by owner Jake Gardner’s love for local rock icons 311, regularly features...

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Travelling Mercies w/ weldon Keys & The Sons of O’Leaver’s

Nov. 22
Travelling Mercies w/ weldon Keys & The Sons of O’Leaver’s
O’Leaver’s Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Rd.
9:30 p.m., $5, facebook.com/oleavers

Omaha’s Travelling Mercies describe themselves as American music offered up on a platter of losing lotto tickets, runaway dreams, Midwestern family history, hellfire, and brimstone. To sum that up, they’re roots americana/rock smouldering in an overflowing black...

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Pick: Cults

November 21
Cults w/ SACCO & Mood Rings
Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $15 in advance/$17 day-of-show, onepercentproductions.com

Cults filter classic pop song forms through a lens of today's indie and electronic pop, distorting the textures of things like 60s girl groups into a distinctly cosmopolitan and modern
feel. The band is centered on guitarist Brian Oblivion and vocalist Madeline Follin, whose...

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Pick: Audacity

November 23

Audacity w/ Hunters, Video Ranger
O'Leaver's Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Road
9 p.m., $7, facebook.com/eyeballpromo

Fullerton, Calif. band Audacity came onto the scene playing a house-partying brand of lo-fi garage rock. Despite only being in their late teens and early 20s, Audacity in 2009 already displayed a knack for earworm melodies, even when slapping their songs together with slacker-punk...

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SINGLE VOICES II - A Theatrical Showcase

Nov. 17
SINGLE VOICES II - A Theatrical Showcase featuring actors/actresses: D Devin Williams, Denise Chapman, Michelle Troxclair, Devel Crisp &
Birkir Sigurjonsson

Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Center,
3448 Evans St., $10, 6 p.m.

Dramatic, theatrical monologues and vignettes by Omaha’s best thespians and spoken word artists! Original works by OEA Best Actress winner Denise Chapman and Wordsmiths Devel Crisp...

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