Organ Donor Awareness Concert

The situation for those awaiting organ transplants is a difficult one, according to musician and transplant recipient Curtis Salgado.
“If you make the wrong choice, you’re dead,” he said bluntly. Salgado spoke to The Reader by phone from his home in Portland, Ore.

Salgado performs in Omaha Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Tribute to Walter Trout concert event, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the River City Star,...

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Nikki, Polly, Earl & More

Nikki Hill is a roots-rock force of nature. The spirits of Wanda Jackson and Little Richard meet up in Hill’s remarkable vocals. Guitarist Matt Hill's fretboard workouts give their sound extra punch. They hit Lincoln’s Zoo Bar Wednesday, Aug. 20, and rev up The 21st Saloon Thursday, Aug. 21, both shows 6-9 p.m. See nikkihillmusic.com.

Polly O’Keary
Polly O’Keary is best known locally for her...

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Latin Royalty

Latin music superstar Prince Royce will bring his unique pop sensibilities to the Stir Concert Cove Aug. 20. He will be one of the first Latin performers to take that Harrah's stage. Although he's an international pop sensation, Royce remains humble:  "I still don’t think I have made it," he admits. "I can say there have been highlights — like performing with Ben E. King at the Latin Grammys,...

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Cold Streets of Omaha

It all started in Midtown Omaha. Emcee Brent “Conchance” Gomez got some beats from Adam Robert Haug (AKA Haunted Gauntlet) and after recording a few songs together, the duo quickly realized they were on to something. After recruiting Brian “DJ Really Real” Crow, M34N STR33T was born and the trio got to work on its first album, Mutants of Omaha.

“It’s been a hustle while we try to break into...

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All About Maha

Death Cab For Cutie:

Death Cab For Cutie has chosen a few select summer shows to announce their appropriately quiet reawakening. The long-running indie rock band last album was 2011's Codes and Keys, which followed the band's two most successful albums especially 2005's Plans. That album and the single "Soul Meets Body" finally placed the sound of one of modern indie rock's most revered bands...

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Hot, Hot, Hot

Hoodoo favorites Dave Alvin and his big brother Phil, founding members of The Blasters, are on the road with Alvin’s band The Guilty Ones in support of their disc Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy (Yep Roc). The CD pays tribute to one of the Alvin brothers’ earliest influences and shows Broonzy’s songs are still relevant. See davealvin.net.
The...

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