Local drummer Javier Ochoa remembered

* During the past week, Facebook has been a memorial to Omaha musician Javier Ochoa, who died of a heart attack June 19th. The 43-year-old Ochoa made his mark both as a first-rate rock drummer and as a friend to many here in town. Most recently, Ochoa played in Led Zeppelin tribute act The Song Remains the Same and original band Diana and the Maries. A specific group dedicated to sharing...

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Drakes Hotel unveil new album

* Local dream-pop duo Drakes Hotel just released their new album, Logic Adopts Senses, last week. Drakes Hotel is the husband and wife tandem of producer/guitarist Chris Y. and singer Amy Drake. The album is available digitally on iTunes and Amazon, with physical copies for sale on CDBaby and drakeshotelmusic.com. The band will play a rare local show Tuesday, July 17th at the Barley Street...

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The Seen win Maha Music Festival’s opening slot

* Local punk-power pop rockers The Seen will open this year's Maha Music Festival, Saturday, August 11th at Aksarben Village's Stinson Park, 2285 South 67th St. The band got the slot by virtue of winning a popular vote held at last weekend's Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards' Summer Music Showcase, which was held at various venues in the downtown Benson area.

* Team Love Records is eyeing...

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Bank of the West Celebrates America concert seeks opening act

* Rainy Road Records is enjoying new digs at the Mastercraft Building 1111 North 13th St. The local label specializes in cassette tape releases, though label owner Kevin Cline is preparing an vinyl LP version of Baby Tears' Rusty Years album for release. Also on the label's schedule is a new Snake Island! cassette, which should be ready in time for the band's show on Friday, June 22nd at the...

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Continental Drift Music Festival sets a course for River West Park

* All Young Girls are Machine Guns will unveil a new band line-up at a free show Friday, June 1st at Side Door Lounge, 3530 Leavenworth St. Singer Rebecca Lowry and longtime bassist Travis Sing are now joined by guitarist Will Meinen and a trio of Doo-Wop style back-up singers, Liz Webb, Kristin Pikop and Molly Welsh. Skypiper, In Love and Field Club are also on the bill.

*Continental Drift...

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Maha finalizes event plans

* Maha Music Festival has finalized all but one spot on its 2012 line-up. The event, scheduled for Saturday, August 21st at Aksarben Village's Stinson Park, will now include Michigan indie folk band Frontier Ruckus and Omaha's own the Mynabirds. Local stage will include the already-announced Eli Mardock, along with UUVVWWZ, Icky Blossoms and Lincoln's Universe Contest.  Prior to Maha, the local...

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