Ghosty, See Through Dresses, Buck Bowen tonight; Bloodcow Saturday…

Category: Blog — Tags: , , — @ 1:52 pm February 7, 2014
Bloodcow, from the major motion picture documentary The Making of Crystals and Lazers.

Bloodcow as seen in the major motion picture documentary The Making of Crystals and Lazers.

by Tim McMahan,

Onward to the weekend…

Ghosty is playing tonight at O’Leaver’s. The Lawrence band has been around since the late ’90s. If I remember correctly (and I probably don’t) Ghosty toured with Son, Ambulance almost a decade ago for what had been described as “The Dirt Tour” because at one point the band found themselves sleeping on the floor of a house covered in dirt and cigarette butts. Ah, the glamorous life of rock stars. Ghosty has come through Omaha numerous times since. It’s good to see they’re still together and touring. Ghosty is listed as the opening band tonight along with KC band Shy Boys and headliner, Omaha’s own See Through Dresses. $5, 9:30 p.m.

Also tonight, hip-hop stylist Buck Bowen performs his new album, Truth Before Confort, at the new Side Door Lounge (now under new management) for what they’re calling “A SkeptiCelebration,” which features Bowen performing with a jazz trio. Saxophonist Steve Thornburg opens. 8 p.m., no cover!

If you missed Long Low Signal last night at The Waiting Room they’re headlining tonight at Slowdown Jr. Joining them are Mitch Gettman, Freakabout and Manic Pixie Dream Girls. $5, 9 p.m.

Also, it’s Benson First Friday.

Tomorrow night the mighty Bloodcow joins Civicminded to form Voltron on The Sydney’s stage. $5, 9 p.m.

Here’s a little behind-the-scenes “sneak peek” of the new Bloodcow album:

Have a mighty fine weekend…

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