Bands to host Pilger tornado benefit show

* Four bands with ties to the northeast Nebraska area are coming together to host a benefit show for the tornado-stricken town of Pilger. Des Moines' Monday Mourners, Clarence Tilton, the Sons of... and the Matt Whipkey Band will all play at the Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. on July 30 to raise money for recovery efforts in Pilger, which was hit by two tornadoes in June. The $8 cover will go to the Pulger Relief and Rebuild Fund.

* Omaha weirdo art-punk band Worried Mothers have released a music video for "Book of Lies", an unreleased song. It's a video that starts on a gauzy close-up of a sparrow carcass before cutting to home-made puppets and a whole dose of odd that is the band's calling card.

* Hullabaloo Music Festival is this weekend, kicking off Thursday, July 24 and going through the weekend. Tickets remain for the event, being held at Sokol Park in Bellevue. The line-up features the Kris Lager Band, Cornmeal, Carolyn Wonderland, Patrick Sweany, Nappy Roots and more. Get more information at hullabaloomusicfestival.com.

* The Good Speakers Fest is returning to Omaha Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20. The festival is curated by Touch People mastermind Darren Keen and is scheduled to take over the Carlisle Hotel's conference center, 10909 M St. The lineup is set to include Andrew WK, Icky Blossoms, Universe Contest, Routine Escorts, Cakes Da Killa and Black Oatmeal. Find the event on Facebook for more information. 

posted at 01:05 pm
on Monday, July 21st, 2014

COMMENTS

(We're testing Disqus commenting (finally!); please let us know if you have trouble.)

comments powered by Disqus

 

« Previous Page


<p>Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat - Live at Bronte Blues Club, United Kingdom</p> Suhler Returns, Lager Stranded in Utah

The blues-infused roots rock of Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat is up next week with two local shows. The Texas band brings their undeniably danceable riffs to Lincoln's Zoo Bar Wednesday, Jan. 14, and to...

more »


Another local music video round-up

* Orenda Fink released a new music video for single "Ace of Cups", in advance of her upcoming album Blue Dream. The album is out Tuesday, August 19 on Saddle Creek Records. The video was directed by...

more »


The Faint, Plack Blague release new videos

* The Faint have unveiled a video for scorching two-minute track Scapegoat, off their 2014 release Doom Abuse. The clip is directed by Harrison Martin and returns the synth punk band to its basement...

more »


Three shows highlight Lincoln’s music calendar

* Lincoln's claim as a music city will ring true July 15th as they host three shows that would be marquee indie rock events in any Midwestern city. Within a square mile in the state capital, Vega,...

more »


Summer ushers in two more festivals

* Summer officially starts this week and with it comes a few more local music festivals. Up next is the Omaha Solstice Reggae and World Music Festival at Riverwest Park, 233rd and West Maple Road....

more »







Advanced Search