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



Nebraska Music Academy Showcase Saturday

Nebraska Music Academy Showcase Saturday

By Annie Bohling Feb. 14, 2017 The Nebraska Music Academy is showing off what they’ve learned this Saturday at the Bourbon Theatre. Ten bands from the academy will take the stage in the Bourbon’s Rye Room starting at 4 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The show is for all ...

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February 16th, 2017

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Photos: Jackie Allen Soup & Songs 2.12.2017

Photos: Jackie Allen Soup & Songs 2.12.2017

Jackie Allen performed at KZUM's Soup & Songs event on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at The Ferguson House.

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February 14th, 2017

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Night Three of Lincoln Exposed Packs Downtown

Night Three of Lincoln Exposed Packs Downtown

By Annie Bohling Photos by Sarah Lemke Feb. 11, 2017 Lincoln Exposed night number three saw excellent turn outs. Bodega’s Alley was literally – yes, literally – packed with audience members for rock group FREAKABOUT. The Bourbon Theatre’s rye room (front stage and area ...

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February 11th, 2017

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Lincoln Exposed Night Two Coverage

Lincoln Exposed Night Two Coverage

Night number two of Lincoln Exposed showed off 27 musical acts of the festival’s 100-plus. Bouncing from as many acts and staying long enough to get a fair taste resulted in seeing 12 bands on Thursday. What’s wild is that every single act was very good and totally unique ...

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February 10th, 2017

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Lincoln Exposed Night One Highlights

Lincoln Exposed Night One Highlights

The whole night featured an impressive load of talent and energy, not to mention a diverse balance of genres. It was a sensational kick-off to the 12th annual festival. This writer managed to catch 11 bands.

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February 9th, 2017

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The Wailers Impress at Sunday’s Bourbon Theatre Show

The Wailers Impress at Sunday’s Bourbon Theatre Show

Even without charter member Aston "Familyman" Barrett, The Wailers delivered a quality, crowd pleasing set in their return to Lincoln on Sunday.

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January 23rd, 2017

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Recycled Soul Dance Party to Gather Signatures for Recycling Ordinance Saturday at The Bourbon

Recycled Soul Dance Party to Gather Signatures for Recycling Ordinance Saturday at The Bourbon

Lincoln and The Bourbon Theater are going green Saturday night. Recycled Soul is a dance party to encourage recycling in our city.. A collection of local DJs (including a few KZUM programmers) will be spinning in support of increasing Lincoln’s green initiatives.

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January 13th, 2017

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First Friday Fundraiser to Benefit Local Oakland Fire Victim’s Family

First Friday Fundraiser to Benefit Local Oakland Fire Victim’s Family

A celebration of life for Nicole Segrist will be hosted downtown at Parrish Studios tonight as part of the monthly First Friday events. Whitney Williams, curator of III of Cups, is organizing the event to raise funds to help support Siegrist’s family.

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January 6th, 2017

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KZUM Photo Coverage

First Friday 10.7.16

The monthly First Friday art walk brought hundreds of art fans to galleries across Lincoln on Oct. 7, 2016.

Photos by Cameron O’Brien


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

Beer Nebraska 9.24.16

Beer Nebraska, a benefit for Hear Nebraska at Zipline Brewing Co., feature unique local brews and performances by Columbia vs. Challenger, Cursive, Better Friend, Universe Contest and Criteria.

Photos by Shannon Claire


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

Lincoln Arts Festival 9.24.16 & 9.25.16

The Lincoln Arts Festival featured two days of visual art at Southpointe Pavilions on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, and Friday, Sept. 25, 2016, presented by the Lincoln Arts Council.

Photos by Cameron O’Brien


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

Lincoln Children’s Museum Adult Takeover 9.16.16

The Lincoln Children’s Museum’s annual Adult Takeover fundraiser welcomed those 18 and over to the museum for oversized games, drinks and DJ sets by KZUM’s own $pencelove and MIZ B.

Photos by Jacoby Vann


View the full photo album on KZUM’s Flickr.

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Upcoming Community Events

22
Feb
2017
Good Gospel vol. 4: Beat Makers Edition

Good Gospel vol. 4: Beat Makers Edition

09:00 pm
Duffy's Tavern

Hosted by Sleep Sinatra The official line up: Ichiban Hashface R_DB_ARD NonPlus More information here.

Wednesday
22
Feb
2017
24th St. Wailers

24th St. Wailers

06:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

More information here.

Wednesday
22
Feb
2017
Inclusive Feminisms

Inclusive Feminisms

07:00 pm
Indigo Bridge Books

Our goal in this series is to open individuals up to parts of feminism they don’t have first hand experience in, since feminism is not a singular experience . ...

Wednesday
23
Feb
2017
Aunt Bunnie’s Parlor featuring CA Waller

Aunt Bunnie’s Parlor featuring CA Waller

06:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

More information here.

Thursday
23
Feb
2017
Shithook! Live Band Karaoke

Shithook! Live Band Karaoke

09:30 pm

More information here.

Thursday
23
Feb
2017
Human Rights Book Club

Human Rights Book Club

07:00 pm
Indigo Bridge Books

This book club meets on the fourth Thursday of every month to discuss topical books for culturally relevant human rights crises. The members work to humanize ...

Thursday
24
Feb
2017
Turnpike Troubadours

Turnpike Troubadours

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Vocals, fiddle, drums and steel, electric and acoustic guitars — Turnpike Troubadours draws a crowd with their rockin’, burnin’, soul-country ...

Friday
24
Feb
2017
Earl and Them

Earl and Them

05:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

More information here.

Friday
24
Feb
2017
Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal

Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal

09:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

More information here.

Friday
24
Feb
2017
City Limit Band

City Limit Band

09:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

Country/rock. More information here.

Friday
24
Feb
2017
The  Time Burners

The Time Burners

08:00 pm
Crescent Moon Coffee

The Time Burners is a husband & wife music duo from Lincoln, NE. We met playing music in our high school years and we’ve been together ever since. Our

Friday
25
Feb
2017
Hoab, Haggard Mess, Blowing Chunks, Autumn Paradox

Hoab, Haggard Mess, Blowing Chunks, Autumn Paradox

09:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

More information here.

Saturday
25
Feb
2017
Trexler and Diary of Ozz

Trexler and Diary of Ozz

09:00 pm
Gray's Keg Saloon

Rock. More information here.

Saturday
25
Feb
2017
Tidball and Barger

Tidball and Barger

08:00 pm
Crescent Moon Coffee

Find more information here.

Saturday
25
Feb
2017
Bilingual Story Time

Bilingual Story Time

10:00 am
Indigo Bridge Books

Every Saturday morning, you can bring the kiddos down for a story in English AND a second language. We have songs or games plus a craft to wrap up the hour. ...

Saturday
25 Feb
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I Love My Dog Expo

12:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center

The “I Love My Dog Expo” is a family-style, dog-friendly event featuring the positive aspects of responsible dog ownership, the principles of proper

Saturday
26
Feb
2017
Pretty Things Peepshow

Pretty Things Peepshow

07:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

This gaudy bawdy variety show is a unique blend of circus, sideshow, burlesque and variety arts. Each one of their skilled entertainers is just a as tantalizing

Sunday
26
Feb
2017
Meditation

Meditation

10:00 am
The Commons

Meditation at 10. Post-meditation fellowship at 11:30. Open hours at The Commons from 1 to 4 p.m. Find more information here.

Sunday
26
Feb
2017
Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

06:00 pm
1867 Bar

32-person double elimination tournament style event. Find more information here.

Sunday
27
Feb
2017
Zoo Bar House Band w/ open blues jam

Zoo Bar House Band w/ open blues jam

The Zoo Bar

More information here.

Monday
28
Feb
2017
Stars Collapsing and Stonebelly

Stars Collapsing and Stonebelly

09:00 pm
Duffy's Tavern

Collapsing Stars (Formerly Local Rhythm) — We’ve been busy. Festivals, charity events, artist collaborations and national tours. And we did it all ...

Tuesday
28
Feb
2017
Jazzocracy w/ DJ Relic

Jazzocracy w/ DJ Relic

09:00 pm
The Zoo Bar

Jazz. Soul. More information here.

Tuesday
28
Feb
2017
Morning Children’s Story Time

Morning Children’s Story Time

10:00 am
Indigo Bridge Books

Every Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. we have a story time session that includes music or games and crafts. These story times are in English. This week’s story is ...

Tuesday
28
Feb
2017
Young Adult Book Club

Young Adult Book Club

07:00 pm
Indigo Bridge Books

The Young Adult Book Club is a group that meets the last Tuesday of every month to talk about young adult fiction. Book themes will range from society to ...

Tuesday
28
Feb
2017
Yoga with Shona

Yoga with Shona

06:00 pm
The Commons

Find more information here.

Tuesday
28
Feb
2017
Monarch and Milkweeds: Plant A Garden, Make a Difference

Monarch and Milkweeds: Plant A Garden, Make a Difference

07:00 pm
The Commons

Find more information here.

Tuesday
02
Mar
2017
Jana Kramer

Jana Kramer

07:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

From actress to musician, Jana Kramer has a wide and established fan base. In just a little over three years, she has become one of country music’s brightest ...

Thursday
02
Mar
2017
Renters Together Info-Session

Renters Together Info-Session

07:30 pm
The Commons

Find more information here.

Thursday
03
Mar
2017
Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Eleven-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson is “one of the greatest country singers of our time,” according to the Washington Post. He is one ...

Friday
07
Mar
2017
Memphis May Fire

Memphis May Fire

06:30 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Memphis May Fire will bring to the Bourbon stage their very intricate blend of hardcore, metal and emo. More information can be found on the Bourbon Theatre website.

Tuesday
09
Mar
2017
Hippie Sabotage

Hippie Sabotage

09:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

More information can be found on the Bourbon Theatre website.

Thursday
10
Mar
2017
Grateful Dead Experience: The Schwag

Grateful Dead Experience: The Schwag

09:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

More information can be found on the Bourbon Theatre website.

Friday
17
Mar
2017
St. Patrick’s Day w/ the Killigans

St. Patrick’s Day w/ the Killigans

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

More information can be found on the Bourbon Theatre website.

Friday
19
Mar
2017
Agent Orange

Agent Orange

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

The Original Southern California Punk/Surf Power Trio, Agent Orange, is one of only a handful of bands who have been continually active since the earliest days ...

Sunday
19
Mar
2017
KZUM Soup & Songs: Evan Bartels

KZUM Soup & Songs: Evan Bartels

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
The Ferguson House

The last installment of KZUM’s second season of the Soup & Songs concert series, held at the historic Ferguson House, near 16th & H Street in ...

Sunday
23
Mar
2017
Carter Winter

Carter Winter

08:00 pm
Bourbon Theatre

Fitting every bit the part of the man in black, Carter Winter is country music’s modern traditionalist. Singing heartfelt and relatable songs landscaping ...

Thursday