Experiencing Greatness with Roger Weitz

Roger Weitz is the new General Director for Opera Omaha. Weitz took the helm in early August and is excited to return to Omaha. He had his first professional experience in arts administration through a summer internship at Opera Omaha in 1998.

Weitz said though he grew up singing in choirs and taking piano lessons, he never aspired to be a professional singer or musician. After earning a...

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He Disappeared: The Rise of Depressed Buttons

It's not possible to talk about the debut of Depressed Buttons at hot new dance club House of Loom on Sept. 9 without first talking about the apparent demise of The Faint.

Three members of The Faint -- frontman Todd Fink, keyboardist Jacob Thiele and drummer Clark Baechle -- make-up Depressed Buttons. So before we talked about the new project, Fink and Thiele set the record straight on The...

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Girrrl Power

Over a half dozen world-class roots and blues women visit the metro this weekend.
The fireworks start when Ana Popovic’s...

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Live Review: Dancing in the Streets

I doubt the crowd at this year's Dundee Day rock show was expecting what it got when a sweaty, shirtless Darren Keen, a.k.a. The Show Is the Rainbow, jumped from the stage into the audience like a 250-pound Tolkien (or maybe, more suitably, toke-in') battle dwarf, his shaggy red beard blowin' in the wind as he performed his unique style of electronic funk-rock to a sheepish, half-drunk...

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Aksarben Cinema voices their support of Stinson Park concerts

* First a note, courtesy of The Reader's publisher / editor John Heaston: There was some ado made about Aksarben Cinema and concerts at Stinson Park in the Aug. 18 issue of The Reader. Aksarben Cinema founder and president Bill Barstow contacted us last week to tell his side of the story.

"As a locally-owned, independent cinema, no one supports live music at Stinson Park more than we do,"...

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Ready, Set, Go Out

On Thursday, Sept.1, England’s acclaimed young blues-rock guitarist Oli Brown starts his U.S. tour with The 21st Saloon’s 5:30 p.m. show. Brown is a 2010 British Blues Awards winner for Male Vocalist of the Year.

 

Trout, Ana Popovic & Lil’ Ed

High-octane blues-rocker Walter Trout hits the Zoo Bar on Tuesday, Sept. 6, for a 6 p.m. show.

Ana Popovic mixes sex appeal with guitar-driven...

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Get Out, Support Live Music
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Zoo Bar Calls for Support & More
by B.J. Huchtemann



Remembering Dave
by Tim McMahan



Totally Crushing on Millions of Boys
by Tim McMahan



Future Tense: 2012 Music Predictions, Pt. 2
by Tim McMahan



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