Halloween show rundown; Mark Kozelek at Vega; Edge of Arbor release tomorrow

Halloween weekend means the next couple days are stacked celebratory shows around Lincoln and Omaha. And before you ask, yes, wear a costume. Here are a few highlights, head to our events page for a complete list.

Tonight, Reverb Lounge hosts Noah’s Ark Was a Spaceship, See Through Dresses and Darren Keen. Each act will play a cover set. Sara Bertuldo of See Through Dresses says Noah’s Ark will play a classic rock set with selections like Black Sabbath and The Rolling Stones, while See Through Dresses will head more in an alternative pop direction with The Cure, New Order and Weezer.

Darren Keen will play a full tribute set, though he’s keeping the artist a surprise until the show but we heard it’s a well-loved local band.

Tickets are $8. RSVP here.

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Boo Goo happens at The Slowdown tonight.

As we wrote yesterday in our story on Goo, the dance party will feature DJ sets by Todd Fink, Jacob Thiele, Kethro, DJ Nater and surprise special guest.

This time around, Goo will host a costume contest with prizes from Film Streams.

Tickets are $5 before the show and $10 once the show starts. RSVP here.

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Vega hosts its Halloween Monster Bash with DJs Gonzo, J. Expo, bassist Jo De La Cruz and DJ Laces. There’s a costume contest at this one too, with cash prizes for the 21+ show. Performances start at 9 p.m. RSVP here.

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Freakabout and Thirst Things First play The Bourbon tonight, the sequel to a dynamic pairing at The Zoo Bar during Lincoln Calling.

Earlier this week, pop punk act Thirst Things First released a cover of Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy the Silence” to preview to the show. It’s available on iTunes. The show is $8 with a costume, $10 without. RSVP here.

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Duffy’s hosts The Killigans tonight with a free-will donation cover. The folk-punk band recently released its version of the Cornhusker fight song on Bandcamp. RSVP to the show here.

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Orenda Fink returns to The Slowdown tomorrow night after a lengthy national tour in support of her Saddle Creek release Blue Dream. We’ll have a feature interview with Fink later today.

Fink plays with Matteah Baim, The LCs and Anna McClellan, the songwriter in a recent Sonata Session.

The show is $8. RSVP here.

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Edge of Arbor releases its new album tomorrow night at Reverb Lounge with Tara Vaughan Band and The Derby Birds.

Simple Thrill is the second release by Edge of Arbor, fronted by Jessica Errett of All Young Girls Are Machine Guns. Look out for a piece on the record later today.

The show is $7. RSVP here.

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Mark Kozelek, mastermind behind Sun Kil Moon and Red House Painters will play Jan. 26 at Vega.

In February, Sun Kil Moon released Benji, a record focused on mortality. It was named as the 9th best album of the decade so far by Pitchfork. Kozelek has released a handful of live solo albums and will release a Christmas album next month.

Recently, Kozelek has been in the news for fanning flames with The War on Drugs through two trash-talking songs he’s recorded and released.

Tickets are $20. RSVP here.