find your fun.

 

in this week's edition ...

From Amy Grant at the Orpheum Theater and a special screening of "Field of Dreams"at the Omaha Community Playhouse, to Earth, Wind and Fire at the Pinnacle Bank Arena and Emmaline at the Holland Performing Arts Center, it's an eclectic week of fun.

Screen Shot 2022-05-12 at 10.21.06 AM.png

Plus, "SNAP, Magic! Re-invented" is at the OrpheumTheater; the Omaha Storm Chasers are back in town beginning Tuesday; Twenty One Pilots has a film screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema; and Halestorm, Mammoth WVHand Black Stone Cherry at are Stir Cove., and lots more.

miss an edition?

Screen Shot 2022-05-12 at 10.22.31 AM.png

May 10, 2022

Music for the City is back for Year No. 2 at the Dam Bar at Millers Landing along the Missouri Riverfront. Get all the details in this week's Dispatch Special Edition. 

Screen Shot 2022-05-05 at 9.18.06 AM.png

May 5, 2022

South Omaha's Cinco de Mayo celebration takes over the 24th Street Corridor; the Omaha Farmers Markets are back in the Old Market and Aksarben Village, lots more.

Screen Shot 2022-05-05 at 9.18.13 AM.png

May 3, 2022

The Omaha Farmers Market is back in familiar locations this year in the Old Market & Aksarben Village. Get all the details on the markets in our Dispatch Special Edition.

 

concert listings

Omaha-Council Bluffs

  • Amy Grant, May 19, Orpheum Theater, ticketomaha.com

  • Sum 41 and Simple Plan, with Sell It Off, May 20, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Justin Moore, with Granger Smith, Earl Dibbles, Jr., and Lucas Hoge, May 20, Liberty First Credit Union Arena, libertyfirstcreditunionarena.com

  • Ben Rector: The Joy of Music Live, with Jake Scott, Stephen Day and JordySearcy, May 21, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Music for the City, May 21, with Dom Martin Band, Terry Quiett Band, TBA (solo) and BluesEd Youth Program, FREE, the Dam Bar at Miller's Landing, musicforthecity.net

  • Indigo Girls, May 25, Orpheum Theater, ticketomaha.com

  • Lisa Fischer, with Dani Cleveland, May 26, Holland Center, ticketomaha.com

  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, May 27, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • AJR, June 8, Baxter Arena, ticketmaster.com

  • Turnpike Troubadours, with Steve Earle & the Dukes, Old 97's, West, June 10, Westfair Amphitheater, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Music for the City, June 11, with JW Jones, Lucas Haneman Express, Jeremy Mercy & the Rapture Orphans, BluesEd Youth Program, FREE, the Dam Bar at Miller's Landing, musicforthecity.net

  • Chris Young and Tenille Arts, June 11, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Whiskey Myers, June 11, with Shane Smith and the Saints, WestfairAmphitheater, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Jon Pardi, June 23, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Barenaked Ladies, Gin Blossoms, Toad the Wet Sprocket, June 24, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com 

  • Fitz & the Tantrums and St. Paul & the Broken Bones, with Devon Gilfillian,  June 25, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Sebastian Maniscalco, June 25, Holland Center, ticketomaha.com

  • Third Eye Blind, with Taking Back Sunday and Hockey Dad, June 29, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Tesla and Warrant, July 1, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Sam Hunt, July 7, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Shawn Mendes, July 10, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

  • Playing with Fire, July 15, with Ghost Town Blues Band, 12 Bar Blues Band, Rex Granite Band featuring Sarah Benck, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, FREE, playingwithfireomaha.net

  • River's Summer Bash, July 15, with Shinedown, Jelly Roll and Austin Meade, Westfair Amphitheater, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Playing with Fire, July 16, with Mike Zito & the Big Band, 12 Bar Blues Band, Levi Platero Band, BluesEd Youth Program, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, FREE, playingwithfireomaha.net

  • Collective Soul and Switchfoot, July 16, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Sheryl Crow, Dave Mason and Da Crabby Blues Band, July 22, City of Omaha Celebrates America, Memorial Park, FREE

  • Poison, July 22, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Chris Isaak and Lyle Lovett, July 22, Holland Center, ticketomaha.com

  • Music for the City, July 23, with Monkey Junk & Friends, Paul Reddick, David Gogo (solo) and BluesEd Youth Program, FREE, the Dam Bar at Miller's Landing, musicforthecity.net

  • Vince Gill, July 23, Holland Center, ticketomaha.com

  • MAHA Festival, July 29-20, with Beach House, Princess Nokia, Car Seat Headrest, Pup, Indigo De Souza, Sudan Archives, Bartees Strange, Geese, Sweeping Promises, Marcy Yates, The Real Zebos, Dominique Morgan, LasCruxes, Bad Self Portraits, DJ Shor-T, Aksarben Village, tixr.com

  • Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, July 30, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Machine Gun Kelly, August 4, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

  • Jason Aldean, August 5, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

  • Air Supply, August 5, Holland Center, ticketomaha.com

  • Joe Bonamassa, August 5, Orpheum Theater, ticketomaha.com

  • River Riot, August 6, with Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, Static X, Powerman 5000, Through Fire, the Tale Untold, Westfair Amphitheater, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Brett Young, August 12, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Playing with Fire, August 12, with Markus James & the Wassonrai, JP Soars Gypsy Blues Revue featuring Annie Harris and Altered Five, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, FREE, playingwithfireomaha.net

  • Playing with Fire, August 13, with Catfish, When Rivers Meet, Harris James, BluesEd Youth Program, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, FREE, playingwithfireomaha.net

  • A Day to Remember, with Beartooth and Bad Omens, August 14, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • The Lumineers, August 16, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

  • Pitbull, with Iggy Azalea, August 17, Baxter Arena, ticketmaster.com 

  • Hanson, August 18, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • The Black Crowes, August 19, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Music for the City, August 20, with Nikki Hill, When Rivers Meet, VanderWells(duo), BluesEd Youth Program, FREE, the Dam Bar at Miller's Landing, musicforthecity.net

  • River's Rockfest, August 20, with Alice in Chains, Breaking Benjamin, Bush, Westfair Amphitheater, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Kevin Hart, August 25, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

  • Leon Bridges, with Little Dragon, August 26, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Foreigner, Sept. 2, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • 311, Shadow Ridge Music Festival, Sept. 9, Shadow Ridge, Facebook event page

  • Ludacris, Sept. 23, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, ticketmaster.com

  • Luke Combs, Oct. 28 and 29, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

  • Matchbox Twenty, June 8, 2023, CHI Health Center, ticketmaster.com

ssp_300x250.jpg
BR_COU_300x250.jpg

Lincoln

 
126315262_m.jpg

about us

Launched in 2012, the Omaha Dispatch is the go-to in the Omaha-Council Bluffs and Lincoln areas for local entertainment and event previews. If you're looking for something fun to do this week, you'll find it here.

 

50,701 subscribers . . . and counting

From local, regional and national concerts to sporting events, touring Broadway shows, festivals, local bands, holiday happenings, community gatherings and everything in between, we offer a cornucopia of entertainment options each Thursday – delivered for free directly to your email in-box. Not a Dispatch subscriber? Sign up below – it's the one email each week that you'll actually look forward to receiving!

sign up to receive the dispatch

thanks for subscribing!

 

contact us

Thanks for submitting!

Omaha skyline