<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviewing Jeph and Quinn from The Used</p>Taking Back Sunday and The Used at Sokol Auditorium

On Wednesday, April 2nd the much anticipated show with Taking Back Sunday and The Used came to Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, NE. Many fans remember that the show was supposed to take place a few months back but had to be rescheduled. I think I speak for many of the fans when I say it was worth the wait! Along with Taking Back Sunday and The Used, Tonight Alive and Sleepwave opened the show for the...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Red Jumpsuit Apparatus</p>Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and T. Mills in Omaha

There were two great shows going on in Omaha on Friday, March 7th. The 402 Arts Collective hosted Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and the Slowdown hosted T. Mills. Both shows attracting a large crowd at each venue. During the night, Backstage Entertainment got a chance to interview both Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and T. Mills.

First, we went to The 402 to interview Joey and John from Red Jumpsuit...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews John Cooper from Skillet</p>The Roadshow at Omaha Civic Auditorium

The Omaha Civic Auditorium hosted The Roadshow on Sunday, January 26th. Bringing acts like We As Human, Andy Mineo, Jamie Grace, Third Day, Skillet, and more to the auditorium, the night was filled with uplifting messages, restoring faith, and other positive messages targeted to all in attendance.

During the night, Backstage Entertainment got a chance to interview Andy Mineo and Skillet to...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Chris Howorth from In This Moment</p>Hell Pop Tour at Sokol Auditorium

The Hell Pop Tour featuring In This Moment, Motionless in White, Kyng, and All Hail The Yeti came through Omaha on Wednesday, November 20th. The tour has been going great from what many of the band members have said as we got the chance to interview some that night. They had been playing every night for about two weeks straight at the time. One of the best things many said on this tour is that...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Trivium in Lincoln, NE</p>Trivium Tour at The Bourbon Theatre

"This Tour is AMAZING!! That is all. Carry on." That is a direct quote on Facebook from the band Thy Will Be Done posted the night before their show in Lincoln, NE, on November 13th. That pretty much summed up the night as well. Trivium, DevilDriver, After The Burial, and Thy Will Be Done had a tour stop at The Bourbon Theatre. From the first song of the night to Trivium's last, the show did...

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Just a Piano Player

Few musicians are more highly esteemed than Sir Elton John. His signature round, often-tinted glasses, outlandish outfits and incredible talent have placed him among the upper echelon of legendary musicians. He’s performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, won five Grammy Awards and even did a controversial duet with Eminem at the 2001 Grammys. After 30 studio albums, John recently broke...

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