Dolores Diaz & the Standby Club, Jonathan Rice, High Up featured in new Live At O’Leaver’s release
A few big Omaha names were among three new Live at O’Leaver’s releases yesterday.
Dolores Diaz & the Standby Club, Jonathan Rice and High Up were among the most recent recorded sets. The Standby Club — a country cover band — comprises Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, Dan McCarthy, Matt Maginn, Roger Lewis, Miwi La Lupa, Ben Brodin and Oberst’s wife Corina Figueroa Escamilla as Dolores Diaz. California singer/songwriter Rice opened for that band during a Jan. 3 concert, from which the new tracks were culled.
Late last week, Live At O’Leaver’s released a trio of three-song sets from Kansas City, Mo., band Shy Boys, Savannah, Ga., trio Triathalon and Omaha native Stephen Bartolomei. That pushes the total number of public sessions to 96.
Listen below, and head here for the entire digital library.
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Glide Magazine premieres romantic new Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal music video
Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal has fired up the promotional machine on the run-up to its latest album release.
The Lincoln soul band premiered the video for “Parts Of A Man” yesterday via Glide Magazine. In the video — shot by HN contributor Andrew Dickinson — Hoyer sits against the brick wall backdrop of Lincoln’s White Rabbit. An elderly couple slow dance intimately at the bar’s front.
The video helps preview the release of Soul Colossal’s third studio album Running From Love, out April 8 on Silver Street Records.
Watch “Parts Of A Man” below:
Soul Colossal embarks tomorrow on its 16-day “Soul Of The Mountain” tour through the upper elevations of Colorado, Utah and Idaho. See the full schedule here.
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The 11th annual Lincoln Exposed starts tonight, kicking off four nights of live music in four downtown venues. It features 70-plus bands, all from the Star City. As we wrote when lineups came out, the addition of Bodega’s Alley has not only allowed space for more bands, but more intriguing, genre-mixing lineups. Weekend passes are $20, and there will also be day and venue pass options. See tonight’s schedule below, and RSVP here for the entire weekend menu.
9:20-10 – Toasted Ponies
10:20-11 – Sputnik Kaputnik
11:20-12 – The Mezcal Brothers
12:20-1 – Producers of the Word
6-6:40 – The Tom Ficke Group
7-7:40 – Swing Fever
8-8:40 The Cadillac Men
9-9:40 – Mike Semrad and the Likes
10-10:40 – Sun Day
11-11:40 – The Inbetweens
9:40-10:20 – SAS and The Final Arrangement
10:40-11:20 – King Thumper
11:40-12:20 – The Magnetic Souls
12:40-1:20 – Shithook
9:20-10 – Domestica
10:20-11 – Jack Hotel
11:20-12 – Mesonjixx
12:20-1 – Red Cities
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In Omaha, Godspeed You! Black Emperor will take the Slowdown stage. The Canadian post-rock band released Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress last March on independent label Constellation Records. It’s the band’s fifth studio album and second in three years after a decade-long hiatus ended with ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! in 2012. Though never breaking into mainstream, the band has maintained a strong cult following, which explains why as of yesterday, only 15% of tickets to the show remained. The duo of Greek lute player George Xylouris and New York-based drummer Jim White will open the show. RSVP here.
As always, head to our statewide calendar at hearnebraska.org/events for a fuller listing of shows. If you do not see your show or one you plan to attend, email us at email@example.com, or add it yourself. And keep those song submissions, story ideas and news tips coming.