Live & Loud from The Omaha View

October 16, 2019

I always start an article with, growing up or when I was a kid. There is a reason for that, most of the artists that I photograph or journal about are from when I was growing up or when I was a kid. It’s the reason I cover them. Memories of time-ago, a time when music...

August 31, 2019

Performing together live at the The Stir Cove (Harrahs Casion)  in Council Bluffs, Ia Aug. 30, 2019

The Gin Blossoms fired through an eighty or ninety minute set that included all the hits that you know and love. Of course Hey Jealousy is the band’s most recognizable so...

August 25, 2019

"Is Ringo the b

est drummer in the world? He isn't even the best drummer in The Beatles."

The classic line many thought John Lennon said (but was in fact said by UK Comedian Jasper Carrott in 1983) adds to the character given to Ringo Starr, the butt of the jokes.  Ringo...

August 10, 2019

As a teenager Guns N' Roses were never my favorite band. I knew one or two songs I had heard on the radio. To be honest I only knew them because of my then boyfriend’s interests. I hadn’t heard of the song “Welcome To The Jungle” until I was a senior in high school whe...

August 3, 2019

The afternoon was sultry-  rain fell off and on for most of the afternoon and the heat of the summer sun gave way to a later evening of a crowd giddy with the excitement of none other than Jumanji star Jack Black, Kyle Gass and the band during the Tenacius D concert at...

July 29, 2019

Saturday night, Gen X and the Elder Millennials alike gathered to celebrate 25 years of Our Lady Peace, Live & Bush.  Several classic albums are turning 25 this year, but tonight was all about "Throwing Copper", the 3rd studio album from Live & "Sixteen Stone", the deb...

July 27, 2019

93 degrees. That’s the temperature it was outside when Earth, Wind & Fire took the stage this past Friday night at the Stir Concert Cove in Council Bluffs, Iowa. With multiple fans blowing towards them, band members Verdine White, Phillip Bailey, and Ralph Johnson appe...

July 19, 2019

Sunday night in the heat at the Stir Cove, Jason Mraz, Mr. A-Z himself, brought his chill, beachy vibe to entertain the crowd.  While he was definitely not dressed for the heat, donning a black t-shirt, black jeans & his signature trucker hat, it didn't stop him from e...

June 29, 2019

Tuesday night, after a surprise downpour cleared out, Allan Stone, The Goo Goo Dolls and Train took over the Stir Cove.  It was a Tuesday, but the bands made everyone feel like it was a Friday night. With the flooding on the west of Harrah's, the back lot was closed fo...