In this guest column, learn a bit about the bands of Nebraska's panhandle, including The Riverfront Boys, which play The Zoo Bar on Thursday.
Allen Schleich of Snake Island! looks back upon a summer tour. Read on for more about the Omaha band's 10,000 miles trekked and 27 shows played.
HN contributor Mark Bestul shares his thoughts on the end of a longtime Lincoln band, whose band members have moved on to new groups.
Bonehart Flannigan's Jon Dell recounts a few stories he's picked up from the Henhouse Prowlers over the years. The Chicago bluegrass band returns to Lincoln on Thursday for a show at The Bourbon.
Val Nelson, Slowdown's house manager, shares stories of her favorite band, Big Star. She writes as "Nothing Can Hurt Me," a feature-length documentary on the band, celebrates its release.
HN contributor Chelsea Schlievert Yates introduces her Liner Notes column: "When it came to experiencing music, growing up Nebraskan was much more of a catalyst than a deterrent."
HN contributor Casey Welsch asks for your support of 89.3 KZUM. Lincoln's community radio station is asking for donations this week through Friday. Read on for more about its Soundbackers Union.
Do you remember Five for Fives? Norfolk and the surrounding area would play host to five bands for five dollars, an opportunity to enjoy local music and form a community.
Chelsea Schlievert Yates, a native of Norfolk, Neb., tells the story of her dad and his old records that spanned generations to bring together a father and daughter.
"Over the last seven years, a lot of the songs that once meant the world to me have now become old ideas. They have taken on a life of their own, yes, but I would rather leave those feelings where they were born."