Mitch Gettman on HNFM; Mint Wad Willy and HN Radio; Water Liars and Oquoa; Lot Walks at Reverb; Sleep Sinatra comp album

Monday means add day on HN Radio, streaming at the top of every page on the website.

This week we’ve got a new track from Omaha band Mint Wad Willy, which released its new album last week at Barley Street Tavern, a song by Tim Kasher from his 2011 stop at Hey Reverb’s studios in Denver, Guilty is the Bear and All Young Girls are Machine Guns, who appear on Hear Nebraska FM next week.

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Mitch Gettman appears on Hear Nebraska FM tonight. Later this month he releases his EP Nothing Stays the Same, the follow-up to May’s Stop Living Like It’s the End of the World.

The Omaha singer-songwriter, nominated for an Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award, has been releasing and performing folk music since 2010. He’ll treat us to some piano songs tonight on the air. Show starts at 8 p.m. Listen on 89.3 KZUM or online at

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Lincoln hip-hop artist Sleep Sinatra released a track from a batch of new material he’s been working on.

“Globe Runners,” produced by AL-X Rocks, continues Sleep SInatra’s tradition of working with a breadth of Nebraska producers. It’s one of the first tracks from the compilation album Shaminiq, including “Yah’s Dust” released last month.

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Water Liars and Oquoa play at Vega tonight. The Mississippi-based folk outfit released their third self-titled full-length earlier this year. Read an interview with frontman Justin Kinkel-Schuster here from last time the group was in town. 

RSVP to the show here.

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Lot Walks, Omaha’s surf-pop band, plays Reverb Lounge tonight with Catamaran. Lot Walks was recently a bit of a case study in a Washington Post article on indie music’s role in revitalizing a city’s downtown. RSVP to the $7 show here.