Bone Thugs N Harmony at Lincoln’s The Bourbon

Bone Thugs N Harmony performed for a crowded theatre at The Bourbon in Lincoln, Nebraska on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  When Krayzie, Layzie, Wish, and Flesh-n-Bone were first introduced, no one noticed that one member of the group was missing.  However, later on two attendees were overheard talking.  One of them asked, “Where is Bizzy …

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Snow Tha Product at Lincoln’s The Bourbon

On a Tuesday evening in October 2017 at The Bourbon in Lincoln, Nebraska, there was a crowded rap show with Snow Tha Product as the headliner.  There were a number of opening acts for this show. These included Johnny Bliss and Trey Vance, but one in particular that really stood out, Lincoln’s own Hakim.  He performed a relatable song …

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Brother Ali at Omaha’s The Waiting Room

On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, Brother Ali visited Omaha, Nebraska as his first stop on The Own Light Tour.  His last visit to the city in 2014 was at the same venue at a sold out show on his Home Away From Home Tour.  Last night’s concert was certainly not sold out, and far from it …

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Ridgelines at Omaha’s Almost Music

On Saturday afternoon, April 22, 2017 over a dozen people gathered for an intimate show with Ridgelines, the electronic with hip hop influence venture of local musician Mike Johnson.  The venue was Almost Music, a quaint record and bookstore in the Blackstone District of Omaha.  Being surrounded by books at a concert felt educational as he …

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Tech N9ne at Lincoln’s The Bourbon

On a Thursday evening in January 2017 at The Bourbon in Lincoln, Nebraska, there was a sold out rap show with Tech N9ne as the headliner.  The openers included two acts that are touring with him currently, Krizz Kaliko and the duo CES CRU.  Both entertained well and hopefully gained some fans.  CES CRU performed the …

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Vince Staples at MAHA Music Festival

Wearing a Child of Hell shirt, Vince Staples finally graced the Weitz stage of MAHA Music Festival around 7:30 pm on Saturday, August 20th, 2016.  Considering he is from Long Beach, California, this was his first visit to the state of Nebraska.  He opened with a well known song and got his brief but impactful …

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Too Short at Omaha’s Sokol Auditorium

After thirty plus years of being in the game, the rapper Too Short is still touring and working hard to please his fans.  On Friday evening, May 13th, 2016, he performed for hundreds at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska.  In classic fashion, it took him a while to get on stage due to the onslaught of over …

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TobyMac at Omaha’s Baxter Arena

On Friday evening, April 8th, 2016 there was a Christian music concert held at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska with TobyMac.  It included opening acts like Capital Kings, Finding Favour, Building 429, and others.  There were notable performances throughout the evening by these openers, like when Colton Dixon sang “Our Time is Now.” At around 9:30 …

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Sage Francis at Omaha’s The Waiting Room

On a Monday night in November 2015, the rapper B. Dolan opened a rap show and delivered a song called “Which Side Are You On” and it struck a chord.  It was the first time this writer had ever heard the song, and it was filled with lyrics of truth.  In a world full of hatred, …

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Atmosphere at MAHA Music Festival

It was right around 6:50 pm on Saturday, August 15th when Atmosphere took the stage at MAHA Music Festival at Aksarben Village in Omaha, Nebraska.  This hour long set would leave a mark on the attendees.  The crowd smelled of alcohol and green, and as Slug and Ant started their show with “Sunshine” it was evident that even the …

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