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this week's edition

From Blue House and Rent to Own Horns' anniversary shows at the Jewell in the Capitol District and metal rockers Anthrax, Black Label Society and Exodus at the Admiral Theater to "Live at the LOW END" at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts with Angelica Negron, there are action-packed days ahead in the Omaha-Council Bluffs and Lincoln areas.

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Plus, the legendary Bruce Cockburn is at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln on Valentine's Day; the "Washed Ashore" traveling exhibit is on display at Lauritzen Gardens; Orchestra Omaha performs "American Experiences" at the Omaha Conservatory of Music; Blake Shelton is at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln; and the "Judds Final Tour" is at the CHI Health Center.

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Jan. 19 2023

From Classic Albums Live to the Durham Museum's new "Hall of Heroes" exhibit, there's plenty of fun in the Omaha area coming.

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Dec. 29, 2022

From a fireworks spectacular downtown and a '90s flashback, there are plenty of New Year's Eve events to help ring in the New Year. 

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Dec. 22, 2022

From the Holiday Lights Festival and "Christmas at Union Station," to the annual Frostival concert there is plenty of festive fun to be had.


concert listings

Omaha-Council Bluffs



  • Blake Shelton, with Carly Pearce and Jackson Dean, Feb. 16, Pinnacle Bank Arena,

  • Journey, with Toto, March 25, Pinnacle Bank Arena,

  • MercyMe, with TAYA and Micah Tyler, March 26, Pinnacle Bank Arena,

  • Shinedown, with Three Days Grace and From Ashes to New, April 25, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln,

  • Morgan Wallen, with Ernest and Bailey Zimmerman, April 29, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln,

  • Chicago, May 12, Pinewood Bowl,

  • Kenny Chesney, with Kelsea Ballerini, May 13, Pinnacle Bank Arena,

  • Shania Twain, May 19, Pinnacle Bank Arena,

  • Zach Bryan, August 29, Pinnacle Bank Arena,


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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.


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