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8/17/11 | Today’s Shows

compiled by Kevin Mussman

Always complaining that there's nothing to do? Jonesing for some killer live music? You've come to the right place. Everyday in this space, we'll feature the shows that are on our calendar. If you don't see your event, let's fix that. Register a free profile and add your event to our statewide music calendar. Or email kevinmussman@hearnebraska.org.

Thrones, Wasteoid, Vickers @ Bourbon Theatre | Lincoln

Thrones, the solo project of former Melvins' bassist Joe Preston, play the Bourbon Theatre with Wasteoid and Vickers. 8 pm, $7.          

The Midland Band, You Beautiful Creature @ Duffy's | Lincoln

Columbus, NE jazz-rockers The Midland Band play Duffy's. You Beatiful Creature opens. 9 pm, $7.

Robert Jon & the Wreck, Field Club, Sam and Tom, Mike Harvat @ The Waiting Room | Omaha

Catch Robert Jon & the Wreck, a bluesy-folk band out of Southern California, at the Waiting Room with Field Club, Sam and Tom and Mike Harvat. 9 pm, $7.

Voice Of Addiction, Cordial Spew, The Shidiots @ The Hole | Omaha

Chicago band Voice of Addiction play "politically charged & socially conscious rock and punk." See them at The Hole with Cordial Spew and The Shidiots. 8 pm, $6.

The OK Party Summah Extravaganza featuring Howard Kremer, Kyle Kinane @ Slowdown | Omaha

Omaha's OK party comedy presents stand-up acts from Howard Kremer and Kyle Kinane. 9 pm, $12.

David Vidal, The Hundred Miles @ The Zoo Bar | Lincoln

California-based musician David Vidal plays an early set at the Zoo Bar with The Hundred Miles. 6 pm, $6.

Pretty Good Dance Moves, Time Hammer @ The Zoo Bar | Lincoln

Electronic band Pretty Good Dance Moves play the Zoo Bar with Time Hammer. 9 pm, $5.

The Resonators @ The Foundation Garden | Lincoln

The Resonators play a set over lunch break at the Foundation Garden. 12 pm, FREE.  More info here

Evolove, Stitched Up Heart @ Knickerbockers | Lincoln

Female-fronted rock band Evolove plays at Knickerbockers with Stitched Up Heart and Alliance of the Overseas. 9 pm.

Randy Burke @ Pizza Shoppe Collective | Omaha

Catch Randy Burke at Benson's P.S. Collective. 8 pm, $5.

Kevin Mussman is Hear Nebraska's listings editor intern. He can't think of a good reason for you to not check out one of tonight's shows.  Reach him at kevinmussman@hearnebraska.org, or calendar@hearnebraska.org.