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Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
UNL students make dancing robot drones
UNL students make dancing robot drones

The idea is to converge disciplines without literally colliding on stage

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For two full weeks, Omaha venues will overflow with indie rock shows
For two full weeks, Omaha venues will overflow with indie rock shows

Gather your tickets, call in late to work, and get yourself to the club. For the next couple of weeks, a surprising number of awesome indie rock shows hit Omaha venues. We're already wondering how we're gonna get enough sleep.

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The 15 best Record Store Day releases for 2014
The 15 best Record Store Day releases for 2014

On Saturday, more than 500 exclusive vinyl (and some CD and cassette) releases will hit the shelves at your favorite independent record stores for Record Store Day.

Band of the Week: BOTH
Band of the Week: BOTH

Rapper and singer Scky Rei and producer INFNTLP combine complex verses with experimental beats.

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Canada’s Tokyo Police Club kept on being loud
Canada’s Tokyo Police Club kept on being loud

Grooves are the key to good music. That’s the way Tokyo Police Club sees it, and that’s what they brought on their four-years-in-the-making album, “Forcefield.”

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Live music calendar

A roundup of live music events in the Omaha area.

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Durham Museum’s ‘1968’ exhibit boasts fashions worn by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin
Durham Museum’s ‘1968’ exhibit boasts fashions worn by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin

His famous purple felt suit jacket hangs just above his brown leather boots, next to his brown, fringed leather vest and the Sunburst Stratocaster Fender guitar.

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Lincoln's Pershing Center announces what might be its final concert
Lincoln's Pershing Center announces what might be its final concert

Arena will probably go out in a flame of Goo Goo.

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Omaha, Lincoln record stores ready for their day in the sun
Omaha, Lincoln record stores ready for their day in the sun

If you’re dying to get some cool swag on your record shelf, Record Store Day is the most wonderful day of the year.

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'American Idol' tour to play Council Bluffs' Stir Cove
'American Idol' tour to play Council Bluffs' Stir Cove

The show's season finale will air on May 20, and the tour of the show's top 10 finalists will begin about a month later on June 24.

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Thanks to weekly writing sessions, Satchel Grande is well-stocked
Thanks to weekly writing sessions, Satchel Grande is well-stocked

Bandleader has banked about 70 songs for Satchel Grande to record at some time in the future.

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Sleigh Bells eager to make more music
Sleigh Bells eager to make more music

Alexis Krauss says band is developing next album

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Iowa music fest 80/35 announces Conor Oberst, Dr. Dog and more
Iowa music fest 80/35 announces Conor Oberst, Dr. Dog and more

Conor Oberst will headline 80/35 music festival in Des Moines, and the Bright Eyes frontman will be joined by Ziggy Marley, Best Coast, Dawes and more.

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