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From Late Nights at the Zoo and Taste of Omaha at the Liberty First Credit Union Arena, to "Night Light" at the Kiewit Luminarium and the Wine, Beer, Blues & Balloons Festival at Soaring Wings, this weekend is filled to the rim

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with fun. Plus, Death Cab for Cutie is at the Admiral; the Omaha Storm Chasers play as the Runzas; Spring Country Fling is at the Admiral; and Brooks & Dunn are at the CHI Health Center, as is Matchbox Twenty.

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May 25, 2023

From Yemi Alade at Steelhouse Omaha to Tesla at the Admiral Theater and a new LEGO exhibit, it's another eye-popping week of fun.

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May 18, 2023

From the Omaha Storm Chasers and Shania Twain to Willie Nelson and Bret Michaels, it's another full weekend of fun ahead.

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May 16, 2023

Stir Cove opens its 20th season this weekend with Willie Nelson and Bret Michaels, Check out our season preview in this week's special edition.


concert listings

Omaha-Council Bluffs

  • Brooks & Dunn, with Scotty McCreery and Megan Moroney, June 1, CHI Health Center,

  • Death Cab for Cutie, June 7, Admiral Theater,

  • Matchbox Twenty, June 8, CHI Health Center,

  • Jake Owen, with Kaylyn Sahs, June 10, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Tyrese, with Trey Songz, 112, H-Town, J. Holiday, June 10, CHI Health Center,

  • Jackson Browne, June 13, Orpheum Theater,

  • Counting Crows, June 13, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • The Flaming Lips, June 16, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • Louis Tomlinson, with the Snuts and Andrew Cushin, June 17, Stir Cove,

  • En Vogue, with Meli'sa Morgan, June 18, Orpheum Theater,

  • Melissa Etheridge, with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, June 30, Memorial Park for the City of Omaha Celebrates America concert & fireworks, free event,

  • Elvis Costello & the Imposters, with Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets, June 21, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • Fleet Foxes, with Uwade, July 2, Steelhouse,

  • Trace Adkins, July 6, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Ice Cube, July 14, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Playing with Fire, Sugaray Rayford and Eddie 9V, July 14, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, free,

  • Playing with Fire, Twelve Bar Blues Band, Dom Martin, Justin Saladino Band, the Redwoods, July 15, free, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing,

  • Chris Stapleton, with Marty Stuart and The War and Treaty, July 19, CHI Health Center,

  • Little Feat, with Leftover Salmon, July 19, Orpheum Theater,

  • Cinderella's Tom Keifer Band, July 19, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • Maha Festival, July 28-29, Big Thief, Turnstile, Alvvays, Peach Pit, The Beths, Ekkstacy, Terry Presume, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Say She She, Icky Blossoms, Bib, M34N Str33t, Garst, Hakim and Ebba Rose. Info at

  • Air Supply, July 30, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Travis Tritt, with War Hippies, August 3, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Kansas, August 5, Orpheum Theater,

  • Gov't Mule's Dark Side of the Mule, with Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening, August 5, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Whiskey Myers, August 11, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Playing with Fire, Thorbjorn Risager & Black Tornado, and Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, August 11, Tuner Park at Midtown Crossing, free,

  • Vanilla Ice, Juvenile, Trina, Montell Jordan, All-4-One, August 11, Baxter Arena,

  • Crowder, Faith & Family Night, Omaha Storm Chasers, Werner Park, post-game concert featuring Crowder, August 12,

  • Playing with Fire, Bywater Call, Joanna Shaw Taylor, Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal, and Us & Them, August 12, free,

  • Outlandia Festival, Lord Huron, Modest Mouse, Jimmy Eat World, Gregory Alan Isakov, Manchester Orchestra, the Faint, Cat Power, Horsegirl, the Good Life, the Envy Corps. Criteria and Minne Lussa, August 11 and 12, Falconwood Park,

  • Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper, August 13, Charles Schwab Field,

  • W.A.S.P., with Armored Saint, August 15, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • Daryl Hall and the Daryl's House Band, with Todd Rundgren, August 15, Orpheum Theater,

  • Iowa Is For Lovers Festival, Day 1, August 19, with The Story So Far, Bayside, Silverstein, Hawthorne Heights, Emery, The Forecast, Proper., Bouquet, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Iowa Is For Lovers Festival, Day 2, August 20, with THRICE, Mayday Parade, Anberlin, Hawthorne Heights, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Spitalfield, Salt Creek, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • P!nk, with Brandi Carlile, Grouplove and KidCutUp, August 21, Charles Schwab Field Omaha,

  • Jelly Roll, with Ashley McBriyde, Struggle Jennings and Josh Adam Meyers, August 25, CHI Health Center,

  • Styx, August 26, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • The Chicks, with Ben Harper, August 30, CHI Health Center,

  • Alter Bridge, with Sevendust and MJT, August 31, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Staind, Sept. 10, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Coheed and Cambria, Sept. 13, Admiral Theater,

  • Jonas Brothers, Sept. 16, CHI Health Center,

  • Parliament Funkadelic featuring George Clinton, with George Porter Jr., Sept. 17, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • The Moonlight: Huong Tram, Dan Nguyen, DJ BiBi, the New Wave & Ruby Band, Sept. 23, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Babymetal & Dethklok, Sept. 28, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • Odesza, with Bob Moses, Tokimonsta, QRTR and Olan, Oct. 4, CHI Health Center,

  • Sam Hunt, with Lily Rose, Sept. 29, Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs,

  • Switchfoot, Oct. 28, Steelhouse Omaha,

  • Shania Twain, Nov. 2, CHI Health Center,

  • Aerosmith, with the Black Crowes, Nov. 10, CHI Health Center,



  • Bert Kreischer, with Tiffany Haddish, Fortune Feimster, Big Jay Oakerson, Jay Pharoah and Chad Daniels, June 25, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln,

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band, July 25, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • Train, with Better Than Ezra, August 4, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • Steve Miller Band, August 5, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Ziggy Marley, with Mavis Staples and Robert Randolph & the Family Band, August 11, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • Blues Traveler and Big Head Todd & the Monsters, August 14, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • The Head and the Heart and Father John Misty, with Miya Folick, August 18, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • The Doobie Brothers, with Michael McDonald, August 20, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • Lindsey Stirling, August 21, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • The Black Keys, August 27, Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln,

  • Zach Bryan, August 29, Pinnacle Bank Arena,

  • Morgan Wallen, with Ernest and Bailey Zimmerman, Sept. 9, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln,

  • Cody Johnson and Friends, Nov. 17, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln,

  • Old Dominion, Dec. 9, Pinnacle Bank Arena,


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