Striking and Sonorous

Sunday 22


Omaha Chamber Music Society concert

Dwight Thomas, timpani

Jeffery Nelson, percussion

Christi Zuniga, piano

Yulia Kalashnikova, piano  
First Central Congregational Church
421 S. 36th St., Omaha 1200 Douglas St.

3 p.m.

Tickets $5-$20

Music of our time pulses in ways you might not expect in a chamber music concert....

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Lindsey Stirling

May 31

Lindsey Stirling

Sumtur Amphitheater, 11691 S 108th

8 p.m., $25-30

(402) 597-2041

After being eliminated from “America’s Got Talent” in 2010, Lindsey Stirling could’ve let her dream of a career in music crumble. Instead, soon after her elimination, the “hip-hop violinist” took her case to the public and began posting videos of herself performing directly to YouTube....

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Potash Twins

Called the “Twin Horns of Jazz” by NPR, Potash Twins are not only incredible jazz musicians, but self-proclaimed foodies, as well. Comprised of brothers Adeev and Ezra Potash, the Omaha natives blossomed in 2012 out of a mutual love for Wynton Marsalis (with whom they took several lessons from), coordinated clothing and of course, food. At a mere 20-years-old, the Potash Twins have done more in...

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Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club has nothing to do with Japan or the police; and it’s not a club, it’s a band. As if the name isn’t misleading enough, the band members are from Canada yet put out their debut album, Elephant Shell, with Omaha’s Saddle Creek Records in 2008. David Monks, Graham Wright, Josh Hook, and Greg Alsop have been playing together since the early 2000s, but have jumped around labels like...

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That 1 Guy March 19

Seeing That 1 Guy is similar to watching a conductor direct an orchestra, except the orchestra is comprised of just one person, you guessed it—That 1 Guy. Born Mike Silverman, the Las Vegas-based multi-instrumentalist has been performing since the 1990s when he developed a career in the progressive jazz scene. A classically trained double bass player, Silverman studied at the esteemed San...

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Marijuana Deathsquads with LIZZO March 18

Although the name Marijuana Deathsquads evokes a heavy metal or stoner rap-rock band, the Minneapolis-based group actually creates beautifully layered, electronic soundscapes with an unrelenting, infectious energy. Marijuana Deathsquads formed in 2009 out of the ashes of hardcore band, Building Better Bombs. Comprised of lead singer Isaac Gale, Stefon Alexander (better known as P.O.S. of...

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