On Thursday night, Sept. 26, 1867 Bar hosted a free admission show featuring a stacked set of DJs including Humble Jay & acetheallstar, Denham, Burnadub, ZIGG, Reno & GoGoQ.
KZUM Benefit, Presented by The Metal Manifesto: The Metal Inquisition to Feature a Full Day of Metal
The Metal Inquisitionh will be held Sept. 28 at Gray’s Keg located at 104 N 20th Street starting at noon until 2 a.m. The event is held by The Metal Manifesto which is a weekly radio show, playing metal of all styles and genres, that airs on KZUM every Friday night and Saturday morning from midnight to 3 a.m.
Over the past 16 years, Lincoln Calling has grown, and Lincoln along with it. 2019 marked one of the largest festivals yet, with over 80 bands performing over a span of three days, four venues and two outdoor stages. Headliners this year included Freakabout, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Soccer Mommy and many more.
The annual Harvest Moon Festival is an event celebrating Asian culture with live music and dancers. It will be held Sunday, Sept. 22 at Antelope Park Bandshell.
Every Summer, KZUM’s How’s It Growin’? features a series of events called the Nature Walks and Garden Talks series. This Summer, the series featured a tour of Sunken Gardens and a Local Farm Tour. The 2019 series concludes this Saturday with A Celebration of Herbs at the Lincoln Community Foundation Gardens.
Lincoln on the Streets happened Sept. 13 at Centennial Mall and M St. in downtown Lincoln. It's a one-night concert showcasing a country headliner each year presented by The Bourbon Theatre.
After the end of the Stransky Park Concerts, you may have been worried about a hole in your Thursday nights. Hub & Soul has stepped in to fill that void through the very end of the Summer.
This year marks the 7th Annual Art in the Garden presented by Noyes Art Gallery. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Lincoln’s Sunken Gardens.
Photos by Jason Davis Sep. 5, 2019 [...]
While a lot of our listening audience may have been stuck at home glued to the radio for the Blues Blowout Weekend, you may have missed Lincoln's Jerry Pranksters at Bodega's Alley. If that's the case, we do have photos from the concert available below.
Ghosts of Lincoln Bus Tour Tickets Guided by Scott Colborn of Exploring Unexplained Phenomena Now Available
This year marks the 21st year of the Ghosts of Lincoln tour. Scott Colborn and his daughter Melissa have operated the bus tour as a father-daughter business since she was 9-years-old.
Check out the photos of the Uh Oh Album Release show at The Slowdown, below, featuring Second String, Eric In Outerspace, Histrionic and Uh Oh.
The annual Community Crops Feast on the Farm will be held Saturday, August 24 from 5-8 p.m. at Prairie Pines. This will be the sixth year celebrating the best of local foods, prepared by the best of local chefs.
Every Summer, Omaha's Stinson Park in Aksarben becomes a meeting of excitement and music for the Maha Music Festival. This year was the 11th Maha Music Festival and the 2nd year that the Music Festival stretched over two days. You can see photos and short reviews of all of the Maha lineup from KZUM Programmers and contributors here.
Omaha power-pop band Uh Oh appeared on Hear Nebraska FM on Aug. 12, 2019 to talk about their first LP, "Stay Close." Listen to them chat with the Hear Nebraska FM hosts and debut two unreleased tracks.
Every year, KZUM and Stransky Park put on a spectacular series of free, weekly concerts on Thursdays. We were lucky to have nice weather almost every single week, this year. If you are feeling nostalgic for the concerts, or missed out on any of these great performances, we have a recap video of some of our favorite moments. You can also check out the photos from every single week.
Elevating girls’ voices and showing their unique paths of leadership is the topic of the newest podcast by Renae Ninneman. Featured as part of KZUM’s Podcast Partners project, this is the first year “Be You, Be Heard” is being produced.
Nashville-based band, Judah & the Lion, made a stop in Lincoln on their tour for the new album Pep Talks. Judah & the Lion made a name for themselves with their hit "Take It All Back." After being moved from Pinewood Bowl, the show went on at Bourbon Theatre.
James Dean began his venture into music photography around 2009 with the pairing of a film camera and a house show. And thanks to a friend, he was able to borrow a digital camera on and off in 2012 to shoot more live music. Since then, James Dean has become one of Lincoln's most well-known concert photographers, and has contributed to KZUM on multiple occasions.
Held during Lincoln Calling at the Lincoln Community Foundation Gardens, the talk and potluck will focus on how to use homegrown herbs for culinary uses, herbal healing and harvesting for meal planning.
Five local nonprofits will benefit from the local speaking and ideas event. Photo: Ignite Lincoln Facebook.
Check out shots from Saturday's tour of the historic gardens.
Show your support for local radio and local makers by sporting one of these three original designs available until August 30.
A pair of local artists played a Thursday show at the Bourbon Theatre. You can see photos of Jenny Hietbrink and The Moore Brothers here.
KZUM was live at the scene for National Night Out at the F Street Community Center. You can see photos from the event, below, and hear the Aug. 6 recording of the live broadcast featuring hosts Lou Braatz (Earth To Lincoln, Tues. 8-7 p.m.) and Slacker Dave (Thurs. 10-Noon) here.
Apply by Dec. 31 to play the our summer concert series in 2020!
SQUAD is a bi-monthly electronic dance party at Bodega's Alley hosted by djblac and $pencelove. This happens on the first and third Thursday of each month. This month featured Funkmammoth and DJ KevyCav.
Every first Friday of the month in Lincoln, all the art and music venues put their best foot forward. Our intern was out on the scene and got some photos from many of our favorite galleries as well as music from The Bourbon and the Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash.
The Lincoln band's new single further blurs the lines of genre classifications and reminds us why The Fey are regionally unmatched.