Hear Nebraska hosts first educational music industry workshop
If you’ve ever written, recorded and released a song, we’re hosting a pair of free workshops designed to help you protect your work and be successful.
University of Nebraska College of Law student attorneys will teach “Protect Yourself and Your Music: Legal advice for musicians” in both Omaha and Lincoln. The course is open to all and will cover topics including copyright law, licensing, contracts, streaming services, performance rights organizations, and signing with agents, managers and labels.
The Omaha workshop, co-presented by Omaha Creative Institute, will be held Saturday, Nov 14, at TipTop (RSVP here). Nonprofit Hub will house the Lincoln class, co-presented by KZUM, Saturday, Nov 21 (RSVP here). Both courses will run from 1-2:15 p.m.
These workshops mark the start of a continuing series of non-concert events aimed at helping grow Nebraska musicians through education and resources. Tell us what courses you would like to see by commenting below, or emailing HN Program Manager Aaron Markley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sas Liska EP release show
HN multimedia intern Lindsey Yoneda stopped by Zoo Bar Saturday night to capture Lincoln songwriter Sas Liska’s EP release show, with additional performances by Lincoln acts Lotus Leaves, Once A Pawn and Phoebe Dro. The Rarities EP is a three-song album containing songs penned and recorded by Liska over the last five-plus years. Read our interview with Liska here, and see Yoneda’s photos below:
Once A Pawn
SAS and Lotus Leaves
photos by Lindsey Yoneda
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Multidimensional Cowboy, Pucker Up, King Thumper at Multidimensional House
HN contributor James Dean was on the weekend beat as well, stopping by house show venue Multidimensional House Friday to snap photos of Multidimensional Cowboy, Pucker Up and King Thumper. See Dean’s photos below:
photos by James Dean
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BANDITS, Earth Groans, Night Push at Duffy’s Tavern
And catching up from last week, former HN multimedia intern Peter Barnes was at Duffy’s Tavern Wednesday to catch Denver hard rock band BANDITS, South Dakota hardcore group Earth Groans and Lincoln’s Night Push. See his photos below:
photos by Peter Barnes
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It looks to be a busier Monday night than normal, and it starts with the usual Zoo Bar lineup of the 5 p.m. Emily Bass Piano Hour and 7 p.m. Zoo Bar House Band.
Then later, Jeff Daniels and Ben Daniels Band play Knickerbockers at 8 p.m. The actor (Newsroom, Steve Jobs, Dumb & Dumber) joins his son’s Michigan-based band on the road for the fourth time. The Americana rock band just independently released Untitled EP 1 in April. RSVP here.
Also tonight, of Montreal plays The Waiting Room with Diane Coffee. Founded in 1996 by eccentric frontman Kevin Barnes, the Athens-based band released Aureate Gloom earlier this year on Polyvinyl Records, marking its 13th full-length studio release. 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.