This Saturday marks the third annual Nebraska Funk & Soul Alliance features a dozen performers and DJs, an art and music auction and spoken worked to benefit youth charities.
The final First Friday of 2018 came on Dec. 7, featuring art, live music and more in downtown Lincoln and across the city. Check out shots from events at 1867 Bar, Hey May Photo, The Aliens, Tugboat, Six-16 and Ill of Cups.
Ezra's Double Vision stand at 1st Avenue on Friday and Saturday brought together seven Nebraska hard rock groups over both nights.
Check out shots from Tech N9ne's return to Lincoln Thursday.
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The year's final First Friday brings dozens of gallery openings, special exhibits, live music events more, from downtown to across Lincoln. Check out our rundown of happenings and a map to find your way.
When you make your year-end gift today, you not only will help jumpstart KZUM's 2019, but we'll thank you with exclusive gifts, including brand new KZUM socks and, for the first time ever, KZUM cookie cutters! Plus, every donor giving $25 or more will be entered into a drawing for a Bourbon Theatre KZUMie Pass, giving the winner free entry to one show per month at The Bourbon! Donate here.
Lady Susan discusses ambassadorship with Celtic musicians and the importance of Celtic Music at KZUM. He show, "Thunder on the Plains," is celebrating 10 years of great Celtic programming this year.
Longtime Lincoln musician Dr. John Walker passed away on Nov. 19. We invited many of his friends and fellow performers to contribute their thoughts, gathered here.
Thirst Things First plays a Saturday night show with Pure Brown at The Zoo Bar.
COCOMOFO headlines The Zoo Bar for a Friday night show with Möbius.
The KZUM Tradition of Slacker Morning Show Thanksgiving returns for another year.
Also featuring Mobius on the bill, Friday's show is a homecoming for COCOMOFO's Miles Wilkins, who is from Lincoln.
Beginning this week, Friday evenings on KZUM will feature a new roots rock/outlaw/psychobilly program, "In the Garage," and an extended time slot for "HonkyTonk Heroes."
Host Cinnamon Dokken speaks with Betty Levitov about early reading experiences that sparked her interest in Africa, her time in Africa as a young teacher (with a 5 month old baby!), teaching African Literature as a white woman, the numerous trips to Africa that she made with groups of students - and writing her memoir about those trips
The Jeff Austin Band brought their well-honed bluegrass show back to The Bourbon Theatre on Sunday night with an opening set by Lincoln’s Hammersaw.
Photos by Holly Barr Nov. 13, 2018 [...]
Sunsquabi played a show on Nov. 10 with Marvel Years at The Bourbon Theatre.
Way Station Concerts, hosted at the Unitarian Church of Lincoln, featured Hiroya Tsukamoto, a guitarist and songwriter from Kyoto, Japan.
The cold weather did not stop reggae fans from coming out to Bodega’s Alley last night for Colorado’s Tatanka with special guests from Kearney, Cruz Control.
Koza, of the Twin Cities, and Hutchinson, of Lincoln, performed at the Haymarket venue Wednesday. Listen to their appearance on KZUM from earlier in the day.
Since a young age, creating has been a huge part of Williams’ life. Having her work entered into a competition hosted by a national children’s magazine and winning third place kind of sealed the deal. From then on, Williams entered her work in competitions through middle and high school. She has always loved to draw and lose herself in the creative process, acrylic painting has become a new love.
KZUM's Lincoln Calling recap looks back on the 15th year of the multi-day festival, held Sept. 20-22, 2018.
Check out gallery photos featuring new exhibits, special openings and more from this month's First Friday. Plus, shots from the Aunt Bunnie's Parlor CD release and live shows by The Ambulanters, Katy G. and the Girls, Sebastian Lane, and more. November's cooler temperatures didn't deter the crowds from enjoying what the city has to offer. Photos by KZUM's multimedia interns.
Community Counts is a yearlong initiative providing guidance on building sustainable content, engagement and revenue strategies. As part of 10-station cohort that will receive professional training through the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, KZUM will work toward producing new content that reflects Lincoln's cultural vibrance.
Nikki Hill made a stop in Lincoln to play a Halloween show with Heather Newman at The Zoo Bar.
All Hallows' Eve was a jam-packed metal line-up with donations benefitting KZUM
First Friday in Lincoln is a night full of art, music and fun. Check out our list of events happening around downtown and in neighborhoods throughout the city, including a downloadable map. Be sure to keep up with @KZUM89.3 on Instagram and check back here next week for our coverage of what November's First Friday has to offer.
The Lincoln group's first album draws on family history and a stewardship of American roots music.
Cherub made a stop at The Bourbon Theatre as part of their Free Form Tour.