<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Morgan Rose and John Connolly from Sevendust</p>Sevendust, Nothing More, and Section Eight at The Bourbon Theatre

Sevendust has been around for 20 years now and this was the first time they were playing The Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln, NE. Like always, Sevendust performed like it was their last show. Every time they bring the energy, get many fans involved with the show whether it be reaching out to them to get a handshake, looking at one fan in the eyes and singing with them, or throwing out guitar picks...

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<p>  Backstage Entertainment with Pop Evil</p>Pop Evil, Drowning Pool, Gemini Syndrome at The Bourbon Theatre

The Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska hosted a great rock show on July 24th. Pop Evil headlined with support from Drowning Pool and Gemini Syndrome. Gemini Syndrome is working on their first album release coming up in September and we caught Aaron, lead singer of the band, a couple months ago in Omaha. We interviewed him again to talk more about the band and their show in Lincoln.

Aaron...

entered on 07/28/13 at 08:47 PM | read more »


Machine Gun Soul

All Young Girls Are Machine guns is the muscial project of Omaha singer-songwriter Rebecca Lowry. Since forming in 2008, AYGAMG has recorded three albums. First was 2010's The Secret Attic Recordings, then came 2011's self-titled release, which was followed by 2012's Here's Hopin Tomorrow Never Comes.

While AYGAMG's recordings are excellent documents of a songwriter's development and growth,...

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‘Fat Kids Lp’ Is A Must For Rock And Roll Fans

Local bands such as Rock Paper Dynamite and Snake Island have lit a fire underneath Omaha's rock and roll scene. The Decatures, another band at the forefront of the rock and roll revival in Omaha, are releasing a full length album this weekend and, in the process, are liberating the once worn out rock and roll sound.

Fat Kids Lp, the bands first album, combines different genres and creates an...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Shim Moore from Sick Puppies at Sokol Auditorium</p>Sick Puppies’ CD Release Show at Sokol Auditorium

When asked why Omaha, Shim Moore said, "Omaha is the first place we ever sold out a show." Their national CD release show for their new album "Connect" was held at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, NE. Sick Puppies said that Omaha is their home away from home and enjoy playing here every time. With huge support from 89.7 The River and Sophia John, the radio station played their music before many...

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Adams and Cooley Break Out with a Little Help from Their Friend Chip

They have made a lasting mark on the Omaha music scene and beyond.

            Their skills are well known to be at the high end of the talent scale.

            Now singer-guitarist Johnny Adams and guitar virtuoso Ron Cooley are at work on another project – or two.

             So is their long-term friend, collaborator, and employer – Chip Davis - who has more than a passing interest...

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Omaha Girls Rock expands camp
by Chris Aponick

* Registration for the 2014 Omaha Girls Rock camp is now open to girls ages 8 to 18. The camp, which will take place at the Holland ... more »



The Faint announce new album
by Chris Aponick

The Faint will release Doom Abuse, their sixth studio album, Tuesday, April 8th on SQE Music.

The 12-song album is now available for ... more »



Gorillas, McPherson, Whitmore
by B.J. Huchtemann

The 21st Saloon celebrates the return of the Gas House Gorillas Thursday, April 10, 6-9 p.m. The Brooklyn-based band calls their ... more »



Studebaker John, Guitars & Gorillas
by B.J. Huchtemann

Studebaker John will actually be at McKenna’s this Friday, April 4, 8 p.m. Last week's column contained an error from incorrect ... more »



Remembering Dave
by Tim McMahan

It began in November 1992. I was a few years out of college at UNO, already working full time at Union Pacific, but still writing ... more »



Totally Crushing on Millions of Boys
by Tim McMahan

Omaha power-pop punk band Millions of Boys’ new 10-inch record, Competing for Your Love, is a 180-gram slab of vinyl complete with ... more »



Future Tense: 2012 Music Predictions, Pt. 2
by Tim McMahan

And now, the conclusion of my annual music predictions columns, where I gaze into the glossy black finish of a Fender Squier and see ... more »



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