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Highlights from Day Three: Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference

My favorite panel of the day:

Dream Bigger: Making Large-scale Creative Works with Music and a Mission (Carissa Stolting, Leyla McCalla, Tift Merritt, Allison Russel) - (watch below)

Some of my favorite showcase performances:

MIPSO - Come Hear NC Spotlight…

The Future of the Benson Songwriter Exchange

 

As many of you know, I am moving to California in a few days. So what will happen to the Benson Songwriter Exchange? It will continue on! Over the past couple months I have been gradually transitioning the…

The Reader's Top 20 Omaha Area Bands of 2019

The Reader's annual music issue included me in their list of the Top 20 Omaha area bands! It's such an honor to be included alongside internationally successful artists like Conor Oberst, Matthew Sweet, Cursive, The Faint as well as talented…

Omaha Music Scene: Print Publications

My favorite print publications for keeping in touch with the Omaha music scene are GO, The Reader, ENCOUNTER and FOCUS. They're all really great at exposing new talent and providing updates on the established names. I usually pick up my…

Guide to Omaha Singer-Songwriter Venues

Omaha has a vibrant singer-songwriter scene and offers several intimate venues well suited for acoustic and lyric-based music. I've put together a list of my favorite local venues for catching a singer-songwriter show. Answer this poll to let me know…