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Sufjanstevens102815-1 Live Review: Sufjan Stevens at The Orpheum Theater, Oct. 28, 2015

If you came to last night’s Sufjan Stevens concert at a nearly sold out Orpheum Theater and expected a career retrospective performance you probably left disappointed, but really, what did you expect? The guy is out supporting his new album Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty, 2015). Did you really think he was going to play all your faves off the Illinoise and Michigan albums?

C&L has been lauded as a career...

Nb1 American music gifts.

“'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free. 'Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be," wrote Maine Shaker elder Joseph Brackett more than 160 years ago. The song endures. As does its meaning. It is evoked again in a concert by Nebraska Brass playing Aaron Copland’s famed setting. St Luke’s Lutheran Church of Omaha could be where you want to be, given that the event is full of American life.


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From the October print edition of the Reader:

As a rock and roll club, the Lookout Lounge is somewhat of an oasis in an area of town that’s virtually a musical desert. Packed with businesses and one of the busiest cross streets in Omaha (72nd and Dodge) isn’t quite on the top of the list for places to catch live music. Being venue loners didn’t bother Lookout owners Kyle Fertwagner, his brother Keith, or partners...

Taylor swift2 Shake It Off

I probably should not begin this review by stating I am not a die-hard Taylor Swift fan. But, there it is. I had the opportunity to attend the concert last Friday and no, I was not excited beyond belief that this sold-out concert would be one I was able to be present for. The friend I had asked to join me had responded with, “Omg, omg, omg, is this real life? YES!” Glad someone was excited. 
     I love concerts,...

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