Summertime Memories

Before Matt Whipkey journeys back in the halycon sunset of Omaha's most iconic amusement park, there's the cold, suburban present to encounter first.

The Big Red Restaurant, 8100 Cass St., sits in a building long since renovated past its life as part of the Peony Park grounds. There's not a trace of that history in the building, which is now a shrine to keno and flat-screen sports telecasts.

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A Formidable Vision

The core of Joy Formidable are two childhood friends, Rhiannon "Ritzy" Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd, that only embarked on writing music together once the band they were in together imploded

The duo attended primary and secondary school together in Wales, but were never in a band together while growing up, Dafydd says.

Several years later, both of them were doing their own thing when the band...

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Stepping Up

Parquet Courts' second album Light Up Gold started getting passed around just like many of the other albums Andrew Savage had released prior -- by word-of-mouth among fans of underground rock and garage rock music.

The band had self-released the album on their own label, Dull Tools, and were content with how the 2012 LP was getting out there. Savage says his own record collecting and music...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Will Hunt from Device</p>Device and Gemini Syndrome at Sokol Underground

On May 28th, Sokol Underground hosted Device, Gemini Syndrome, and Beware of Darkness. Many were in anticipation of the event since Device is fronted by David Draiman, lead singer of Disturbed. David has played in big arenas throughout his career with Disturbed and for him to be playing at the Sokol Underground in a more intimate setting, fans really got to be up close with him. Before the show...

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<p>  Jeremy Lafrentz from Backstage Entertainment interviews Craig Mabbitt and Robert Ortiz from Escape The Fate</p>Escape The Fate at The Waiting Room

Escape The Fate made their return to the Omaha area on Thursday, May 23rd at The Waiting Room. Backstage Entertainment got a chance to sit down with Craig Mabbitt and Robert Ortiz before the show to talk about the tour, new album, and other fun submitted questions. Some of the topics the guys talked about in the interview were things like what they do in their free time when they're not on...

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The Joyous Music of New Orleans Comes to Loessfest with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

            The Great American Rivers connect many things in this nation of ours. After the natural disasters of recent years, they provide a direct connection between Iowa, Omaha and New Orleans, home of The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

            New Orleans, Omaha and Iowa are now all too familiar with flooding. For the Crescent City, it was Hurricane Katrina that made an indelible mark....

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