Photo coverage: Head of Femur album release at Duffy’s Tavern
News begins today with weekend photo coverage. HN intern Connor Lepert went to Duffy’s Tavern Saturday night for Head of Femur’s album release concert with Halfwit and The Bottle Tops. Hear! Hear! Tunemaker is the art pop band’s first album since 2008, and it’s out now on local label Sower Records. See Lepert’s photos from the show below:
Head of Femur
The Bottle Tops
Photos by Connor Lepert
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Photo coverage: Lookout Lounge celebrates two-year anniversary
First-time HN photo contributor Morgan Kazanjian went to Lookout Lounge on Friday as the punk rock venue celebrated the two-year anniversary of its re-opening. The party started Thursday with local comedy and continued into the weekend for two nights of music. Check out Kazanjian’s photos from night one.
Buggy Louis & the Rabbit Grenades
Photos by Morgan Kazanjian
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Freakabout named “Indie Band of the Week” by RockRevolt
A Lincoln band appears in national press this week, as hard rock magazine/blog RockRevolt has named Freakabout its “Indie Band of the Week.” In the accompanying interview, vocalist Cortney Kirby gives a national readership introduction to the band, its influences and one of its favorite memories from tour. Read it here.
A new lineup, consistent touring and, now, some national publicity have all fueled the run-up to Freakabout’s forthcoming full-length album. Before it heads to SXSW next week for the Nebraska Exposed showcase, catch them this Friday at Duffy’s Tavern with Laughing Falcon (RSVP here).
Watch the video for new track “Yellow Light” below:
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Uh Oh, Mark Patrick release new videos
Time to catch up with a pair of music videos, one by Omaha rapper Mark Patrick and one by indie rock band Uh Oh.
First, Patrick dives into the Omaha rap scene and his work with the New Generation Music Festival in “Too Much.” The lead single from his forthcoming mixtape Multifarious, it gives a glimpse into his perspective on in-scene involvement, accompanied by on-sight visuals. Multifarious drops this April; watch “Too Much” below:
Uh Oh’s “Songs In The Kitchen” pretty succinctly captures the band’s laid-back party ethos, juxtaposed neatly with Joe Champion’s thoughts on what escape the house show provides. Filmed at Lucy’s Pub in Omaha, it’s an apt companion for an energetic track. Watch the video below:
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