Community LNK – Page 2

Community coverage through the eyes and ears of KZUM staff and volunteers.



Benson First Friday Femme Fest 9.2.16

Dozens of bands across nearly 10 venues on one night in Omaha’s Benson neighborhood.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk

The Bay’s Skate Art Music Festival 9.2.16

In Lincoln’s Railyard

Photos by Yary Jiminez


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Benson First Friday Femme Fest 9.2.16

Dozens of bands across nearly 10 venues on one night in Omaha’s Benson neighborhood.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

KZUM Blues Blowout 9.1.166

KZUM’s Blues Blowout Benefit on Sept. 1, 2016, at the Zoo Bar featured Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, The Hector Anchondo Band, CJ Mills and the Tim Bugig Band.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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Back to School Banger at the Bourbon Theatre 8.25.16 & 8.26.16

Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26 brought seven local performers to The Bourbon Theatre to celebrate the start of a new school year. Performers included Freakabout, Evan Bartels & The Stoney Lonesomes, Walk by Sea, Universe Contest, Mad Dog & the 20/20’s, Better Friend and Bogusman.

Photos by Yary Jiminez


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Forlorn Strangers with Mike Semrad and The Wildwoods at Duffy’s 8.24.16

Nasvhille’s Forlorn Strangers performed at Duffy’s Tavern along with Lincoln’s Mike Semrad and The Wildwoods on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal at KZUM’s Summer Concert Series 8.18.16

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal closed out KZUM’s Summer Concert Series at Stransky Park on a beautiful Thursday evening August 18,2016

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: Old Crow Medicine Show and Dom Flemons at The Rococo Theatre 8.12.16

Old Crow Medicine Show returned to Lincoln for the first time in nearly a decade, along with Dom Flemons, on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Rococo Theatre.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: Scott H. Biram at The Bourbon 8.8.16

Austin, Texas, singer/songwriter and one-man band Scott H. Biram returned to Lincoln’s Bourbon Theatre on August 8, 2016, along with Laughing Falcon and Scott Severin.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: First Friday 8.5.16

Scenes from Lincoln’s First Friday events on August 5, 2016

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: Mad Dog and the 20/20s tour kickoff at Duffy’s 8.2.16

Lincoln ska band Mad Dog and the 20/20s celebrated their tour kickoff at Duffy’s Tavern on August 2, 2016, along with Cruz Control and Bien Fang.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: CJ Mills and Guitars & Saxes at Tower Jazz 8.2.16

Tower Jazz features free jazz live in Tower Square at 13th & P every Tuesday through August 9. Find out more information about the series at the Downtown Lincoln Association Web Site.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash 7.31.16

Jerry Garcia would have turned 74 on August 1. Hundreds of people celebrated his life, music, and spirit at KZUM”s annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash on Saturday, July 31, 2016, at The Bourbon Theatre. After an excellent opening set from Omaha Americana outfit Ragged Company, the Jerry Pranksters rocked what was their 10-year anniversary show. We’d like to congratulate them on a decade together and sincerely thank them for supporting KZUM all of these years. We’d also like to send a huge thank you out to everyone who attended, helping KZUM raise nearly $1300 for the night!

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: Inclusive Feminism 7.26.16

A new series at Indigo Bridge, Inclusive Feminisms aims to open individuals up to parts of feminism they don’t have first hand experience in, since feminism is not a singular experience. For more information, visit Indigo Bridge Bookstore.

Photos by Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: O Street Brass Band | Tower Jazz 7.19.16

Tower Jazz is a free weekly outdoor music series held at Tower Square, near 13th & P Streets in downtown Lincoln every Tuesday at 7 p.m. through August 9, 2016. Check out photos from the July 19, 2016 performance by Lincoln’s O Street Brass Band.

Photos by Yary Jimenez


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Calvert Rec Center Day Campers at KZUM

Day campers from Lincoln Parks and Recreation’s summer 2016 camp at Calvert Recreation Center stopped by KZUM to learn about community radio and record and craft their own stories.
Find out more about summer day camps in Lincoln.
Video by Steffan Decker

KZUM Photos: The Claudettes, Jazzocracy and Emily Bass & The Near Miracle | Duffy’s Tavern 7.17.2016

The Claudettes (Chicago) swung through Duffy’s Tavern in Lincoln on July 17, 2016, along with support from The Jazzocracy and Emily Bass & The Near Miracle.

Photos by Yary Jimenez


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KZUM Photos: Zoo Fest 2016

The Zoo Bar and KZUM celebrated 43 years of live music at the Zoo with Zoo Fest 2016, July 8 and 9 at 14th & P Streets in downtown Lincoln. The festival featured performances by Brave Combo, Dale Watson, Lee Fields and the Expressions, Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, The Mighty Jailbreakers, Mike Zito, The Derailers, Nikki Hill and A Ferocious Jungle Cat.

Photos by Yary Jimenez, Jessica Levtsenyuk and Steffan Decker


View the full Zoo Fest 2016 photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

KZUM Photos: Star City Pride 2016

Star City Pride 2016 was held July 8 and 9 in the Festival Space at Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena. The festival’s first year at the new, larger venue helped accommodate record crowds to raise awareness and celebrate diversity in our city. Find our more on Star City Pride’s website.

Photos by Yary Jimenez and Jessica Levtsenyuk


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KZUM Photos: First Friday Art Walk (July 2016)

Lincoln’s art galleries are on full display the first Friday of every month and KZUM interns caught up with several in the downtown area on July 2, 2016, including Bin 105, Gallery 9, Noyes Art Gallery, Rocketship Gallery, Tugboat Gallery and more. Find out more information about Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walks at the Downtown Lincoln Association’s website.

Photos by Yary Jimenez


View the full First Friday Art Walk (July 2016) photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

KZUM Photos: The Bay Phase 2 Launch

The Bay, a Lincoln nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for youth, celebrated the opening of their new coffee shop and all-ages concert venue on June 25 and 26 with live music by Red Cities, Tie These Hands, Universe Contest, AZP, Walk By Sea, Mesonjixx and more. Find our more on The Bay’s website.

Photos by Steffan Decker and Jessica Levtsenyuk


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.