8/25/11 | Today’s Shows

Above: The Spook Lights. See them tonight at O'Leavers.

compiled by Kevin Mussman

Touring acts The Spook Lights and Communist Daughter as well as local staples Snake Island and Rock Paper Dynamite are just a few of the acts performing tonight. If you don't see your event, let's fix that. Register a free profile and add your event so that we can ensure we aren't missing a thing on our statewide music calendar. Or email kevinmussman@hearnebraska.org.

The Spook Lights, Snake Island, Watching the Train Wreck @ O'Leavers | Omaha

Lawrence, KS band The Spook Lights are a self described "low-budget, high-volume sleazefest." Catch them at O'Leavers with Snake Island and Watching the Train Wreck. 9:30 p.m.

Gunk Presents: Dave Nada @ The Waiting Room | Omaha

Dave Nada has been featured in Spin Magazine, XL8R8, URB, Fader, The Washington Post and spawned his own genre called Moombahton. He performs at the Waiting Room tonight. 9 p.m. $10 for 18-20, and $7 for 21+.

Communist Daughter w/ Kris Lager acoustic @ The Zoo Bar | Lincoln

Twin Cities band (and apparent Neutral Milk Hotel fans) Communist Daughter plays the Zoo Bar with support from Kris Lager. 9 p.m., $5.

Eric Church @ Stir Concert Cove | Council Bluffs

Country singer-songwriter Eric Church kicks off a two night stay at Stir Cove. 8 p.m., $30.

Rock Paper Dynamite, Secondwind @ Knickerbockers | Lincoln

Omaha's Rock Paper Dynamite performs at Knickerbockers with Secondwind. 9 p.m.

Open Decks @ Bourbon Theatre | Lincoln

Lincoln DJs Bentone and Blac host the equivalent of an open mic night for DJs. 9 p.m., No Cover for 21+, $5 for 18-20.

Shithook (Karaoke) @ Duffy's | Lincoln

Live karaoke band Shithook plays at Duffy's. 10 p.m., 21+

Kevin Mussman is Hear Nebraska's listings editor intern. He thinks you should go to the Nebraska Music Retreat this weekend. Reach him at kevinmussman@hearnebraska.org, or calendar@hearnebraska.org.