The Hideout had a wild one last night, and we sent HN contributor Ben Semisch to capture a trio of Nebraska hardcore bands, capped off by the Los Angeles-based notables, Terror.
There’s photos of each act below, but first have a look at this great time-lapse video Ben made, distilling Terror’s entire set of mayhem and stagediving into a minute-long flash.
Live & Obey
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With Hear Lincoln, Stransky Park and the Nebraska Folk & Roots Festival on the horizon, the summer concert schedule in Lincoln is becoming a pleasantly crowded one. Add The Railyard to an already-dizzying list of work-week music destinations.
Railyard Entertainment LLC and the Downtown Lincoln Association have teamed up to announce the Summer Blend concert series. It’s a free, six-week run of happy-hour concerts to be held in the Railyard each Thursday, beginning May 28 with Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers. This is the first year of what they hope will be an annual Thursday tradition.
“We are so lucky to live in a community that is rich with musical talent,” Tessa Warner, sales and business manager for Railyard Entertainment, said via press release. “The Railyard was built for these types of events.”
An urban happy hour series is a new look for the Railyard, and a welcome addition for music fans that have a tougher time making it to a 9 p.m. show. Coupled with Hear Lincoln during the Friday lunch-hour, that means more opportunities to see the talent Lincoln has to offer.
Check out the lineup below:
May 28th – Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers (RSVP here)
June 4th – The Bottle Tops (RSVP here)
June 11th – Jessika Nickel featuring Brody Ray (RSVP here)
June 18th – Mo Synth (RSVP here)
June 25th – AZP & A Ferocious Jungle Cat (RSVP here)
July 2nd – Luke Kellison and The Undisco Kids (RSVP here)
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Crom Comedy Festival is right around the corner, and Funny Or Die has released a “training” video to promote its arrival.
In the clip, former Omahan and Crom Fest organizer Ian Douglas Terry goes through a bizarre “Rocky” style montage of exercises, apparently designed to ready him for the upcoming weekend comedy festival. View the clip below:
Crom Comedy Festival is a weekend-long alternative comedy binge held in successive weeks in Omaha and Denver, and we’re quite happy to be a media sponsor. This is the first year that the festival will be held in both towns, probably due in large part to Terry’s own relocation to the Mile-High City. The Omaha leg will be held May 22-24 at Reverb Lounge and the Waiting Room. Denver is the following weekend. Visit their website here for the schedule, performer list and ticket information.
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After its debut at the film showcase at SXSW, The Grief of Others, scored by Anniversaire frontman Aaron Jordan, has been selected for an even more significant honor: Its international debut will be at Cannes Film Festival. The festival begins tomorrow in Cannes, France.
We reported in February that the film — which also features Anniversaire’s “Southerly” — would run at the Austin festival and that Jordan would attend in support. While he will not be attending Cannes, he tells us via email that the band may host a black-tie event in support.
If you’re not a film person, Cannes is the preeminent international film festival, elevating or damning most of the smaller movies American audiences will get a chance to see later in 2015. For context, Patrick Wang’s The Grief of Others is not an official selection, but falls under the ACID selection, a notable crop of films, as well.
Additionally, the film has been picked up for distribution in France by ED Distribution, and will screen in June at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of their BAM Cinemafest.
The Grief of Others is based on a novel of the same name by Leah Hager Cohen. It follows a family trying to recover from a devastating tragedy.
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Yesterday, Digital Leather announced — via Word document screen-shot — that it will head out on another mini-tour, beginning May 20 at Brother’s Lounge in Omaha.
The Omaha synth punk band has been busy as of late, having just recently wrapped a brief string of shows and announcing a full-length album, All Faded, slated for release June 23.
Upcoming tour dates are listed below:
May 20 – Brother’s Lounge, Omaha
May 28 – Front Of House, Springfield, Mo.
May 29 – Salty Nut, Huntsville, Ala.
May 30 – Odditorium, Asheville, N.C.
May 31 – Black Iris, Richmond, Va.
June 1 – Bourbon & Branch, Philadelphia, Pa.
June 2 – The Good Room, New York
June 3 – Cake Shop, New York
June 4 – 123 Pleasant St, Morgantown, W.Va.
June 5 – White Rabbit, Indianapolis, Ind.
June 6 – Foam, St. Louis, Mo.
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Los Angeles-based R&B artist JMSN — the project of Christian Berishaj — plays Vega tonight. The multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer-songwriter has collaborated with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Game, J. Cole and Tyga. He released his second full-length album, JMSN (Blue Album), in December. Jacoby Vann and Mesonjixx will open the 9 p.m. show. Tickets are $10. RSVP here.
For a complete list of shows, check out our events page here. As always, if you do not see your show or one you plan to attend, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or feel free to add it yourself using the contribute button at the top of our home page.