Decision 2012: Election night with Matt & Kim or Supersuckers & Filter Kings?

Category: Blog — Tags: , , , — @ 1:50 pm November 6, 2012

by Tim McMahan,

Tonight’s election is looking like a real nail biter, which makes it hard to get off the couch and go to a show.

That said, I’m told by a highly placed source at The Slowdown that there will be a TV in the house tonight for those of you addicted to the campaign, presumably somewhere far away from the big stage where Matt & Kim are slated to play a sold out show. That’s right, it’s SOLD OUT, which means if you ain’t got tix you’re out of luck. And while the new Matt & Kim album isn’t doing it for me, I’m kinda digging tonight’s opener, Brooklyn indie rockers Oberhofer (Glassnote Records). This one starts at 9.

Oberhofer, “Away Frm You”


So, no tix? Well tickets are still available for The Supersuckers (SubPop) at The Waiting Room with local heroes Filter Kings. With a room filled with TVs, you’d think that Marc and Jim would have at least one tuned to election coverage (or maybe not). $13, 9 p.m.

Supersuckers, “Marie”


And before you go out, make sure you make your way to the polls. Let’s keep Omaha blue.

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