Willy Nelson and Family

March 11 Willie Nelson and Family Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 8 p.m., $45-$75 ticketomaha.com, 345.0606 Here comes America’s favorite singer-songwriter/outlaw/activist/icon/author/actor. Is there anything Willie can’t do? He even held his place on the “artistic roll call” after complicity in a wretched 1991 Taco Bell commercial. (See Bill Hicks’ “Save Willie” from Rant in E Minor.) He’s also done scads of collaborations with everyone from Bob Dylan to Ben Harper to Al Green to Kid Rock and beyond, because really, who wouldn’t want to share a song (and likely a smoke) with Willie? Our fair red-headed stranger may have gone grey, but his live show still packs a wallop. Expect as much as energy as ever, that same angel voice and his trademark, beaming, bazillion watt smile. Tickets are available at 345.0606 or ticketomaha.com.

posted at 09:59 am
on Thursday, March 10th, 2011

COMMENTS

(We're testing Facebook commenting (you can login using other services, too); please let us know if you have trouble.)


 

« Previous Page


Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Tues-Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: 1:30 & 7 p.m.
Tickets: $30-$90...

more »


Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

SUNDAY 23
Feb. 23
OUTSIDE THE LINES:  Unexpected Delights from Major Composers
Omaha Symphony’s Symphony Joslyn
Alexandra Rock, oboe
Christi Zuniga, piano
Michael Lyon, narrator
Thomas...

more »


GNIT

THURSDAY 20
Feb. 20-Mar. 15
GNIT
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen wrote famed Peer Gynt, a wild, wide-ranging,...

more »


Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

But as Melvins fans are well aware, an open mind can yield great rewards. Queen’s “You’re My Best Friend,” for example, certainly doesn’t scream “Melvins material,” yet it found itself on Everybody...

more »


he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

FRIDAY 14
Feb. 14
THE LEGENDARY COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA FEATURING NEW YORK VOICES
Kiewit Hall, Holland Center
2200 Dodge St.
8 p.m. Tickets $25-65
http://www.OmahaPerformingArts.org

Count...

more »







Advanced Search