Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band

Sept. 30 Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s Casino, 7:30 p.m., $30 ADV/$35 DOS, stircove.com Guitarist Derek Trucks and singer-songwriter Susan Tedeschi were called “the power blues-rock couple of this era,” by The Boston Herald. This husband and wife have racked up serious critical acclaim and fan attention with their respective bands. Trucks began his career as a guitarist with...

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Brave Combo

Sept. 30 Brave Combo New Lift Lounge, 4727 S. 96th St. 5:30 p.m., $12, 339.7170, brave.com/bo/ The thing is, most people don’t realize Brave Combo is a big deal. This for-lack-of-a-better-term polka band has been around since 1979. Hailing from Denton, Texas — a Dallas satellite with a much better music scene than you probably realize — the quintet’s released more than 30 albums and toured the world many...

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El Ten Eleven w/ Dosh and Baths

Sept. 30 El Ten Eleven w/ Dosh and Baths Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $8, theslowdown.com While El Ten Eleven consists of just two people, the CA-based band manages to sound like a thorough four-piece much of the time. The sound is full and atmospheric, with an inventive and engaging drummer and his cohort manning a double-necked bass/guitar. They do this without laptops or sequencers, instead relying on...

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Retribution Gospel Choir

Sept. 29 Retribution Gospel Choir Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $10, myspace.com/retributiongospelchoir With an upbeat, yet melodic and psychedelic medley, Retribution Gospel Choir adds to the ingenious consistency of great bands released by Sub Pop Records over the last three decades. With songs like “Hide It Away” and “Working Hard,” the three-piece outfit forms a sound with obvious hard rock...

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Those Darlins w/ Turbo Fruits and Dim Light

Sept. 28 Those Darlins w/ Turbo Fruits and Dim Light Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $8, theslowdown.com It can’t be easy being a garage rock group from the hills of Tennessee. Strum a power chord while wearing cowboy boots and the “bourbon-soaked” and “country-fried” descriptions pile up like cigarette butts in an empty beer bottle. Thankfully, Those Darlins’ don’t seem to care. They’ll sing...

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Emmitt-Nershi Band w/ The Weeping Figs

Sept. 27 Emmitt-Nershi Band w/ The Weeping Figs  Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS, onepercentproductions.com What is it with jam bands being named after food? Phish, Leftover Salmon and the String Cheese Incident either had a bad case of the munchies or all listened to the 1970s acoustic blues-rock outfit, Hot Tuna. Whatever the case, Drew Emmitt of Leftover Salmon and Bill Nershi of the...

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Winnebago Man w/ director Ben Steinbauer Q&A

Sept. 25 Winnebago Man w/ director Ben Steinbauer Q&A Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. 7 p.m., $9, $7 seniors/students filmstreams.org   Jack Rebney was something of a cult icon — he just wasn’t aware of it. The Found Footage Festival catapulted the so-called “Angriest Man in the World” into public view. Bumbling, profane and angry, in the outtakes of his RV sales video even found ways to invent new swear...

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The Truth About Caril

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick ... more »


Murder he wrote

South Omaha native son David Krajicek’s crime writing has branded him Mr. Murder, so it’s only apt he looks the heavy ... more »


So Bad, It’s Good

Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ... more »


What’s a Cthulhu?

*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ... more »