Not Fade Away:

“When the Buddy Holly show happened, I went from complete obscurity in this cover band, playing for 20 people to playing sold out shows for two months. I wanted to see how long we could keep it going. 12 years later, we are a national act,” said singer and performer Billy McGuigan of his Buddy Holly show, Rave On.

These days, McGuigan and his band have three shows they tour with:  Rave On,...

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Striking and Sonorous

Sunday 22

STRIKING AND SONOROUS

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

http://www.omahachambermusic.org/

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

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McKenna’s Needs You & More

McKenna’s Blues, Booze & BBQ launches a Wednesday night early concert series beginning Wednesday, June 18. Shows will start at 7 p.m. with a $5 cover. The first scheduled act is Felix y Los Gatos from New Mexico, billed as New Mexico’s best party band. The Albuquerque-based roots band is regularly recognized as an area favorite in newspaper readers’ polls in Albuquerque & Santa Fe. Their Tex-Mex...

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Guided By Voices returns to its drunken best

* This time through Omaha, Robert Pollard and his Guided By Voices cohorts played for the diehard fans. The crowd for the iconic Ohio indie rock band's Tuesday, June 3rd show at the Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St., was definitely trimmed down by the ongoing thunderstorms that day, but those that did show up seemed intent on matching the intensity and drunkenness of GBV. The band rocked out on...

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For the Fun of It

The Faint are back. 

Actually, they’ve been back for awhile. The electro-punk four-piece who, along with Bright Eyes and Cursive, helped define Omaha as the nation’s indie-rock ground zero in the early 2000s, went on what many thought was a permanent hiatus after touring their last full length, 2008’s Fasciinatiion (blank.wav). 

Frontman Todd Fink became a happy wanderer, moving from place to...

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<p>Jeremy Lafrentz interviews Clint Lowery and Lajon Witherspoon from Sevendust</p>Sevendust and Staind at Stir Cove

On a very wet Sunday night, Staind and Sevendust performed at Stir Cove in Council Bluffs, IA. Earlier in the day before the down pouring rain, lightning, and thunder. Backstage Entertainment had the opportunity to interview Lajon and Clint from Sevendust. This was Backstage Entertainment’s third interview with the band and each time we see them they always confirm their status as one of the...

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