AZP, Ego Death, Dojorok added to New Generation Music Festival
The New Generation Music Festival lineup is set, with the final few band announcements coming last week.
Lincoln’s AZP, Minneapolis grunge trio Ego Death and DJ Dojorok were among the festival’s last remaining reveals, bringing the total number of performers to 23. Omaha hard rock quintet Screaming For Silence will headline the Friday, Aug. 5 concert at Stinson Park.
The late-week announcement also included Omaha rock band Through The Stone, rap duo Troublesome Two, R&B singer Mola-B, DJ Skert Reynolds and pop band Clark & Company. Raleigh Science Project, the Marcey Yates-led organization throwing the first-year festival, has yet to announce local food vendors and other businesses that will populate the event.
New Generation Music Festival tickets are available for $20 and can be purchased here. RSVP here.
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Kait Berreckman in and out of “Control” in new video
Omaha singer/songwriter Kait Berreckman teased her forthcoming album Battle Scenes by releasing its first single, “Control,” and accompanying music video Saturday at a show at Reverb Lounge Saturday.
In the video, directed by Tony Bonnaci, Berreckman wakes up bloodied and bruised and in a fantastic mood, shedding friendly concerns as she strolls delightfully through Omaha’s Benson neighborhood. “Control” is cheery with bright, bold guitar tones, while at the same time depicting a nervous layer of social dread and awkwardness underneath.
Watch the video for “Control” below.
Battle Scenes, the long-awaited follow up to Berreckman’s 2011 LP Conservation, is available for pre-order here, and releases later this summer.
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The Talbott Brothers return to Nebraska for June tour
Nebraska-native folk-pop duo The Talbott Brothers return to their home state next month for five headlining dates.
The brothers Nick and Tyler, now Portland-based, are skipping Omaha and Lincoln for Greater Nebraska, playing Harmon Park Amphitheater in Kearny June 19, Flatwater Music Festival in Hastings June 24, as well as concerts in Gibbon, Lexington, Broken Bow. Their June 10 show at the George Spencer Tasting Room will be their first in Nebraska this year.
The Talbott Brothers are currently at work on their third studio album, slated for release this fall in conjunction with a fall tour. Those dates are yet to be announced.
See The Talbott Brothers’ June schedule below:
June 10: George Spencer Tasting Room (Gibbon, NE)
June 17: Mac’s Creek Vineyards (Lexington, NE)
June 18: Kinkaider Brewing Co. (Broken Bow, NE)
June 19: Harmon Park Amphitheater (Kearney, NE)
June 24: Flatwater Music Festival (Hastings, NE)
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Tonight, Swedish melodic death metal band Amon Amarth plays Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S 13th St. The quartet, active since 1992 and named for Tolkien’s menacing Mordor volcano, just released its 10th studio album, Jomsviking. Fellow Swedes Entombed A.D. and California metal band Exmortus open the show. Tickets are $25. RSVP here.
Also tonight, Ohio metal band The Plot In You and Spokane, Washington band Enterprise Earth come to Lookout Lounge, 320 S 72nd St. Omaha bands Devil in the Details, Your Last Chance and The Point Past Insanity open the 7 p.m., all-ages show. Tickets are $12. RSVP here.
And tonight in acoustic music, California-based indie artist Joey Vannucchi plays Slowdown as From Indian Lakes. Omaha’s Jocelyn opens the show. The front room show starts at 8 p.m., and entry is $12. RSVP here.
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