by Tim McMahan, Lazy-i.com
The top priorities on your music-watching list this weekend should be Mousetrap tonight at The Waiting Room and the Maha Music Festival tomorrow at Stinson Park/Aksarben Village.
You read about Mousetrap yesterday. Opening tonight’s show is Ron Wax (Ron Albertson of Mercy Rule) and Noah’s Ark Was a Spaceship. $8, 9 p.m. See you there.
Also going on tonight…
Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello plays at The Slowdown with Omaha’s own gypsy punk, Solid Goldberg. This one’s SOLD OUT. Starts at 8.
Team Love hip-hop artist Rig 1 (a.k.a. Desaparecidos’ Ian McElroy) is doing his thing at Benson’s Sweatshop Gallery tonight at 10. Opening is the debut of Routine Escorts, featuring Jon Tvrdik (ex-Back When). $5.
Tomorrow, of course, is the Maha Music Festival. Save $10 by purchasing your $45 ticket today at mahamusicfestival.com. The DOS price is $55 (kids under 10 are in fer free).
Here’s the Maha schedule:
Noon Gates Open
12:05 Centris Stage Purveyors of the Conscious Sound
12:40 Weitz Stage Millions of Boys
1:20 Centris Stage HERS w/ Omaha Girls Rock!
1:55 Weitz Stage Sons of Fathers
2:45 Centris Stage Rock Paper Dynamite
3:20 Weitz Stage Thao and the Get Down Stay Down
4:25 Centris Stage The Millions
5:00 Weitz Stage The Thermals
6:05 Centris Stage Criteria
6:45 Weitz Stage Bob Mould
7:55 Centris Stage Digital Leather
8:55 Weitz Stage Matt & Kim
10:15 Weitz Stage The Flaming Lips
Midnight Show Over
More details at mahamusicfestival.com. Weather looks grand. This should be a good one.
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