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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Strength in Numbers

“I’m passionate about preservation and restoration,” said Kristine Gerber, Executive Director of The Restoration Exchange Omaha.

The organization, formed in July of this year, represents a merger of three existing groups focused on restoration and preservation: Landmarks, Inc., Restore Omaha and Omaha Urban Neighborhoods.

Landmarks, Inc. started in 1965 but has dwindled in members in recent years.

Gerber was...

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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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Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy

Nov. 15
Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy
Lied Performing Arts Center, 301 N 12th St, Lincoln, 7:30 p.m., $25-45, liedcenter.org

An alumnus of Saturday Night Live and Chicago’s famed Second City, Jim Belushi lands in Lincoln Friday night with his improvised comedy sketch show featuring Chicago Board of Comedy members Larry Joe Campbell, Jon Barinholtz and Brad Morris. Brother to comedic genius, John...

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