Suggest a 2017 Good Living Tour Stop; Photo Coverage features PWR BTTM, Screaming Females, Moor Mother and more; The Faint releases new video, plays Sokol Auditorium tonight

Suggest a Greater Nebraska community for the 2017 Good Living Tour

Planning for the 2017 Good Living Tour is ramping up, and we want to hear which Greater Nebraska communities should be part of it.

In this survey, suggest a stop for the coming year and tell us why you think it would make a great fit. We want to know which community members can help, what local music-related businesses or events we should know about and which local bands should be considered for the concert lineup.

In 2016, Hear Nebraska produced 12 all-ages concerts in 12 Greater Nebraska communities as part of its second Good Living Tour, featuring more than 30 artists and DJs throughout three weekends. Along the way, its team of journalists produced 20 written stories featuring music-related topics in each town, 12 live acoustic performance videos with local artists and nine Experience Nebraska videos asking residents what makes their town an exciting place to live, work and play.

Read more about the 2016 Good Living Tour here.

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Photo coverage: PWR BTTM, Lisa Prank, Bellows, Jade Lacy at Milk Run

Weekend photo coverage starts in Omaha, as HN intern Lauren Farris went to a sold-out Milk Run on Friday to catch New York queer punk band PWR BTTM, Seattle songwriter Lisa Prank, Brooklyn dark pop band Bellows and Omaha poet Jade Lacy. PWR BTTM has been selling out the bulk of shows on its nationwide tour thus far on the strength of its engaging live show.

See Farris’ photos below:

Jade Lacy


Lisa Prank


Photos by Lauren Farris

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Photo Coverage: Laughing Falcon, Better Friend, Halfsies on a Bastard at 1867 Bar

HN intern Connor Lepert was at new Lincoln venue 1867 Bar on Friday to catch local acts Laughing Falcon, Better Friend and Halfsies on a Bastard. See his photos below:

Laughing Falcon

Better Friend

Halfsies on a Bastard

Photo by Connor Lepert

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Photo Coverage: Screaming Females, Moor Mother, Bien Fang

Farris was back at Milk Run last night, as Screaming Females reprised its Lincoln Calling appearance for an Omaha audience, along with afrofuturist poet/musician Moor Mother and Lincoln garage rock trio Bien Fang. See Farris’ photos below:

Screaming Females

Moor Mother

Bien Fang

Photos by Lauren Farris

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Concert Round-Up: Halloween Edition

Tonight, The Faint return home from a month-long tour to play Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S 13th St. The Omaha synth-punk band has been on the road with English post-punk group Gang of Four and Brooklyn electronic artist Pictureplane, supporting its 17-year career compilation CAPSULE: 1999-2016, which released Sept 30 on Saddle Creek. Last month, The Faint let us into one of its last practices before hitting the road to give insight into its latest live show innovations. Watch the video below.

The Faint has also premiered a brand new video for “ESP” via Stereogum. Directed by Omaha filmmaker/Icky Blossoms guitarist Nik Fackler, the video features eerie visual manipulation and sensual dance sequences. View it here.

 Doors at 6:30 p.m., all-ages show, $28 tickets. RSVP here.

After the show, if you’re still looking to party, House Of Loom has you covered with industrial techno act Cult Play. No cover, 21-plus, starts at 9 p.m. and goes until 2 a.m. RSVP here.

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Also tonight, Philadelphia post-rock band mewithoutYou plays The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St, with Into It. Over It. and Needle Points. mewithoutYou’s most recent release, Pale Horses, is a kind of amalgamation of its career, featuring lyricist Aaron Weiss’ commonly explored Christian, Jewish and Muslim imagery with the band’s experimental instrumentalism. It’s the band’s sixth studio album, and also its first for punk label Run For Cover. 8 p.m. show, $17 entry, RSVP here.

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Downtown, English metalcore band Asking Alexandria plays Slowdown, 729 N 14th St. Though the band has been around since 2006, it’s look is much different in the wake of founding member and vocalist Danny Worsnop’s departure last year. Since then, they’ve added Denis Stoff (Down & Dirty, Make Me Famous) and cut a new album, The Black, earlier this year. Tonight’s six-band bill includes Born of Osiris, I See Stars, After The Burial, Upon a Burning Body and Bad Omens. Doors at 5 p.m., all-ages main room show, $30 tickets. RSVP here.

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Mad Dog and the 20/20s and Salt Creek play the third and final edition of their joint Halloween cover shows tonight at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. Mad Dog plays No Doubt, Salt Creek plays Weezer and, this time, Omaha band Timecat joins as Queens of the Stone Age. Doors at 8 p.m., all-ages show, $7 entry. RSVP here.

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And elsewhere, Chicago rock act The Youngest and Nashville punk/folk band Adrian + Meredith Krygowski play an Omaha house show on N 33rd near Midtown Crossing with locals The Sunks and Nation. It starts at 9:30 p.m. RSVP here for more details.

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