Weekend photo coverage of Gramps’ EP release, Orion Walsh, Channel Pressure; Ragged Company on Omaha Stairwell Sessions; A Ferocious Jungle Cat on HN FM tonight

Photos of Gramps’ EP release with Millions Of Boys, Uh Oh

We kick news off today with photos from the weekend, starting with Gramps’ EP release show. HN contributor Jared Bakewell swung down to O’Leaver’s to catch photos of the Omaha band, celebrating the release of its self-titled album. Fellow Omaha bands Millions of Boys and Uh Oh rounded out the bill.

See Bakewell’s photos below:


Gramps | O'Leaver's | 12/11/2015Gramps | O'Leaver's | 12/11/2015

Millions Of Boys

Millions of Boys | O'Leaver's | 12/11/2015Millions of Boys | O'Leaver's | 12/11/2015

Uh Oh

Uh Oh | O'Leaver's | 12/11/2015

photos by Jared Bakewell  

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Orion Walsh’s Crescent Moon homecoming

HN contributor James Dean made his way down to Crescent Moon Coffee Friday for Orion Walsh’s homecoming show. The Lincoln-based troubadour returned to Nebraska last week after touring all over Europe for the past few months. Read our Q&A with Walsh here. Walsh played songs from his new album Love Isn’t What You Would Expect, recorded in Woodland, Calif., before his European excursion, and mastered at Fuse Studios in Lincoln.

See Dean’s photo below:

Orion Walsh | Crescent Moon Coffee | 12/11/2015

photo by James Dean

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Channel Pressure, Rogue Moon, Monotrench at O’Leaver’s

And finally, HN visuals editor Chris Dinan went to O’Leaver’s Saturday for an electronic billing featuring Channel Pressure, Monotrench and Rogue Moon. Channel Pressure is the electronic improv collaboration of Todd Fink and Graham UIicny. The pair just released the audio from its first live performance Friday, recorded at House Of Loom. Monotrench comprises the duo of Capgun Coup players Sam Martin and Greg Elsasser.

Check out Dinan’s photos below:

Channel Pressure

Channel Pressure @ O'Leaver's | 12.12.15


Monotrench @ O'Leaver's | 12.12.15

Rogue Moon

Rogue Moon @ O'Leaver's | 12.12.15

photos by Chris Dinan

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Ragged Company on Omaha Stairwell Sessions

Omaha videographer Ben Baldwin featured Americana outfit Ragged Company in his latest Omaha Stairwell Sessions, posted over the weekend. He and the Omaha foursome break the mold here, filming the performance on the Highline Building’s 17th floor roof.

Watch Ragged Company perform “When I Break” below, and see the band December 30 at Reverb Lounge with Doom Lagoon and Risky Clique (RSVP here).


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HN Radio; A Ferocious Jungle Cat tonight on HN FM

It’s Monday, which means we have a fresh HN Radio playlist spinning at the top of the site. This week, we’re featuring a ton of new music, including cuts from new albums by Channel Pressure, Gramps, Commander Kilroy and Rattlesnake Boys. The playlist also contains two tracks from blét’s live HN FM performance, including the premiere of “Lifeguard,” and a pair of new Live At O’Leaver’s tracks from Powers and Eric In Outerspace.

Tonight, A Ferocious Jungle Cat joins us in the KZUM studio for a live session on Hear Nebraska FM. The Lincoln jam/funk band released its self-titled debut LP last month. Tune in to 89.3 FM in Lincoln or stream at kzum.org from 8-10 p.m.

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Concert Round-Up

Tonight, Reverb Lounge hosts a free local billing featuring Michael Hulstein’s project Ojai (playing as a full, four piece band), The Hottman Sisters and Burkum Boys. Hulstein hasn’t released new music under the Ojai since 2013, but has been playing out more often as of late. RSVP to the show here.

For a fuller listing of this week’s shows, head to our statewide calendar here. We’re always adding new events, but if you do not see your show or one you plan to attend, email us at news@hearnebraska.org, or add it yourself via the Contribute button at the top of the homepage. And keep those story ideas, news tips and song submissions coming.