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Avett Brothers play new, old songs -
COUNCIL BLUFFS - As a large crowd sat on blankets and lawn chairs in Stir Cove's grassy bowl, the more hardcore fans of the Avett Brothers stuck to the front of the stage to dance and sing.
Tilly and the Wall's 'Heavy Mood' coming in October | Rock Candy
Tilly and the Wall's new album, which I mentioned weeks ago, will be called "Heavy Mood" and will be released Oct. 2 on Team Love Records. Mike Mogis produced the album and Nick Zinnner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs appears on it in addition to Clark Baechle and Shane Aspergren.
Omahan joins 'The Real World' -
VIDEO: MTV sneak peek featuring Laura Waller * * * Tune in to MTV tonight and you may spot a familiar face on "The Real World." Laura Waller, a 23-year-old Omaha native, is one of the seven cast members this season on the long-running MTV reality series that puts several twentysomethings into a lavish apartment and lets the cameras roll.
The Hives, 'Come On!' (Sessions)
On a sweltering New York City afternoon, the Hives came up to Harlem for a special AOL Sessions taping. In front of an audience of 40 -- including one super fan who flew out from Denver after winning a ticket to the show -- the Swedish rockers tore through a six-song set that included tracks off their new album, Lex Hives, as well two of their classics.
Swedish House Mafia to Stop Touring :: Music :: News :: Paste
DJ trio Swedish House Mafia will stop touring, according to an announcement posted on their website. Comprised of producers Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso, Swedish House Mafia helped usher house music into the American mainstream with their 2010 debut album, Until One.
Red Sky hopes to have a fourth headliner | Rock Candy
Red Sky Music Festival hopes to have a fourth headliner and will have a B stage, a spokesman said. Though it's only 28 days until the start of the festival, I'm told that organizers are diligently looking for a headliner for the as-yet-empty July 19 headlining spot.
Kent State fans on the receiving end of Cribbs' road trip 'joke' -
KENT SIEVERS / THE WORLD-HERALD Josh Cribbs, Cleveland Browns wide receiver and Kent State alum, lower left, chartered a bus to take Kent State fans College World Series. Although he was late, he was able to join the group by the end of the fifth inning, as Kent State took on Arkansas in game three of the College World Series in TD Ameritrade park, on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Stony Brook U to air TV ad during CWS opener
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) â Stony Brook University is hoping to build on the attention its baseball team is getting with its first-ever appearance in the College World Series by producing a television commercial that will air during the team's first-round game Friday against UCLA.
Pritchard Named NCBWA All-American
Lincoln - The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced on Wednesday afternoon that Nebraska sophomore designated hitter Michael Pritchard had been named a third-team All-American by the organization. The honor is the first of Pritchard's career and marks the second straight season the Huskers have produced an All-American, after third baseman Cody Asche was a second-team pick by Collegiate Baseball in 2011.
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Review: Against Me! at Slowdown | Rock Candy
Earlier in the evening, I went to see The Shins, but I did make it to Slowdown in time to catch Against Me! I only caught the last half of the set, but the energy (from the band and the crowd) was through the roof.
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COUNCIL BLUFFS - What started out as a cold, rainy evening transitioned into sunshine and a heated-up crowd as The Shins played to its fan base with songs such as "New Slang" and "Port of Morrow." The 2,750-capacity Stir Cove was quite full Thursday night for The Shins' first show in the area in years.
McKewon: Ex-Husker Burroughs fixes gaze on gold -
REBECCA S. GRATZ/THE WORLD-HERALD The double-leg takedown is Jordan Burroughs' specialty. Here he uses it in defeating former NCAA champion Andrew Howe of Wisconsin in April's Olympic Trials in Iowa City. Burroughs' move is too quick for many wrestlers to stop. And those who can still have trouble overcoming his upper-body strength and scoring on him.
Live Music: Whispertown -
Live Music: Whispertown To see past Guest Lists, click here. * * * Welcome to the latest installment of Guest List, our ongoing video series in which we film the bands and you get to watch.
Nickelback still brash at Omaha show -
Oh Nickelback, you haven't changed. You're still packing the arena, you still drink Jager Bombs on stage, you still drop more f-bombs than a mob movie and your music is still highly-distorted rock with a slick, sly pop sheen.
Deer Tick smashes through 23 songs at the Waiting Room | Rock Candy
Bottle of Patron in hand, John McCauley took the stage Sunday night and declared he'd been drinking tequila. A lot more tequila than usual. "It's been a good day," he said. Miss the show? You missed one of the best of late.
Baseball: Closer Huber out this weekend |
Nebraska will be without its closer for the second straight series. Junior Travis Huber's sore shoulder is keeping him sidelined. Tough blow for the NU pitching staff, which will face a significant challenge in matching the effort of Minnesota's talented hurlers at Haymarket Park this weekend.