by Tim McMahan, Lazy-i.com
Here we are on the verge of yet another weekend.
As mentioned yesterday, tonight is the Take Cover Omaha, Vol. 2 benefit show for Hear Nebraska at The Sydney in Benson. Fourteen performers, 14 covers, one low price of $5, which goes to support Hear Nebraska programs. Show starts at 9 p.m. See you there.
Also tonight, The Brigadiers headlines a show with New Lungs at fabulous O’Leaver’s. Brigadiers is Shane Lamson, guitar, vocals; Mark Weber (ex-Box), lead guitar, vocals; Vic Padios (ex-Calico, ex-Gymnastics), bass, vocals; and Clint Schnase (ex-Cursive) on drums. New Lungs have a self-released EP coming out Feb. 9 called You’re Not Gonna Recognize Me that is red frickin’ hot. The Lungs are Danny Maxwell, vocals, guitar; Craig Fort, bass, and Corey Broman, drums. $5, 9:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, over at The Brothers, Yuppies headline a show with Lincoln madman Ron Wax and Iowa City’s Solid Attitude. This is the last time you’ll see the Yuppies on stage until next fall. $5, 9 p.m. More info here.
Also tonight, The L. Eugene Band, a jazz trio featuring Methe on keys, Mike Tulis on fuzz + tremelo guitar, and Brian Poloncic on drums, is playing a set at The Side Door lounge with Love Technicians, Guilty Is the Bear and Paris When It Sizzles. SDL Facebook page says it starts at 8 and no word on cover.
And finally, over at The Waiting Room tonight, Skypiper is headlining with Quiet Corral & Mike Schlesinger. $7, 9 p.m.
Not so crowded tomorrow night:
San Francisco electro-dream-pop band Geography plays at The Slowdown with On An On. $10 Adv./$12 DOS.
And if you’re in Lincoln Saturday night, check out Take Cover Lincoln, Vol. 2 at The Zoo Bar. Same deal as the Omaha version but with 16 bands. $5, 9 p.m. More info here.
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