Tommy, Shadowboxers & More

Tommy Castro, two-time winner of the Blues Music Award for B.B. King Entertainer Of The Year, is at The 21st Saloon for a special show sponsored by the Blues Society of Omaha Sunday, Nov. 9, 6-9 p.m. Castro, a favorite with local audiences, recently received a 2014 Blues Blast Music Award for Rock Blues Album Of The Year for The Devil You Know (Alligator). The disc is a high-energy, rocking...

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MAHLER’S RESURECTION SYMPHONY

FRIDAY, SATURDAY 7, 8

Nov. 7, 8

Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony

Omaha Symphony Masterworks Series

Sari Gruber, soprano

Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano

Omaha Symphonic Chorus

Creighton University Chamber Choir

University of Nebraska at Omaha Concert Choir and Chamber Choir

Judith Clurman, chorus master

Thomas Wilkins, conductor

Holland Performing Arts Center

1200 Douglas St.

7:30 p.m....

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2 Headed Dogs & Vampyres

Upcoming shows at The 21st Saloon include the funky blues of Biscuit Miller & The Mix Thursday, Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m. High-energy showman Miller is the 2012 Blues Music Award Winner for Bassist of the Year. See biscuitmiller.com. Performing Thursday, Nov. 6, is the Jeff Jensen Band, a 2014 nominee for Blues Blast Magazine’s Sean Costello Rising Star Award. 

Blues Blast Awards
The Blues Blast...

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Dreaming In Color

             When singer-songwriter Orenda Fink sings, it’s easy to get lost in the emotion she is so vibrantly feeling. In a way, it transports you to that same place she must have been when constructing the song. As an Omaha-transplant, Alabama native, former half of Azure Ray, and current wife of The Faint’s Todd Fink, her immersion in the craft is undeniable. She lives and breathes music one...

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Sean Benjamin’s Passing, Bruce Katz Gig

Lincoln blues musician Sean Benjamin passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 15. His friend, ex-wife and fellow musician Laurie McClain posted the news to Facebook, “Sadly, my dear friend and former husband, Sean Benjamin, passed away suddenly last night of what appears to be natural causes. He was in relatively good health and spirits when I spoke to him a few days ago.” Services are pending. The Zoo...

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Curtis McMurtry, Mike Jacobs & More

Dean Dobmeier’s and Gary Grobeck’s Sunday Roadhouse hosts Curtis McMurtry Sunday, Oct. 19, 5 p.m., at One Percent Production’s new Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Avenue in Benson. Curtis McMurtry is the son of acclaimed Austin singer-songwriter-guitarist James McMurtry and the grandson of popular author Larry McMurtry. This is the youngest McMurtry’s Omaha debut. The Austin Chronicle says of Curtis...

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