Bands

The Bottletops

Through the relationship of wife and husband, Kerry and Mike Semrad, a kindred spirit of music has been present. Finding their voices through original songs has become an uplifting journey that transcends just husband and wife; It’s a connection within the listeners and together they find that deep comfort in the soul that is driven by the sound a family creates. Kerry, coming from a background of gospel and blues, lends vocals to Mike’s country and rock influences to make a sound that can only be described as Americana.   Available as a duo or as the full band!  

DRUNk MoNkEy

DRUNk MoNkeY is Shawn Cole's full party band.  With amazing vocals and exciting musicality this band will have your audience on the dancefloor.  They easily wander thru several genres of music, but are most often considered a classic rock band.   These guys are exceptional and FUN!!!

AM/FM 

If you danced to it, sang along to it, cranked it up in your car, and you want to hear it... AM/FM is  going to play it.   This is one of the hottest big show bands in Nebraska.  If you are planning a big event, and need a band that can deliver on a big stage, THIS IS IT.    80s Dance/Rock/Pop Music.

Paramount

The rapid growth and popularity of 80s Rock Tribute PARAMOUNT is no doubt in part due to the high energy show the band delivers with concert-style performances and also in part due to the fun music they play! PARAMOUNT's fanbase continues to grow with regular shows in multiple Midwest cities and states. Larger venues like KC's Arrowhead Stadium and Wichita's Cotillion Ballroom continue to add PARAMOUNT to their list of live entertainment offerings as sure-fire crowd pleasers. Festivals are discovering PARAMOUNT's 80s Rock Tribute can be fun for the whole family, and the band's summer events calendar fills faster every year. With Eddie Light on lead vocals, the band plays high energy sing-with-us 80s anthems from Journey, REO Speedwagon, Def Leppard, Poison, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses and much more. Traveling with amazing sound and light production, PARAMOUNT delivers a Live Experience deserving of the decade called...
"The BIG 80s!"

Hector Anchondo Band

 Band Highlights:

-Finilist in the 2016 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN (Top 8 Worldwide)
-Semifinilist in the 2015 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN
-Winner of the 2014 “Best Blues Band of the Year” award by the OEA’s
-Winner of the 2013 “Best Blues Band of the Year” award by the OEA’s
-Winner of the 2014 Nebraska State Blues Challenge
-Finalist of the 2013 Nebraska State Blues Challenge

Santiago Brothers

I love this blues band.  They keep the music fresh and jumpin'.  

They are based in Manhattan, KS area and play  blues & roots music.   You'll find they are a perfect fit  for festivals, blues clubs and private events.   They add a modern flair to traditional blues.   

Jason Wells Band

This group is led by the electrifying guitar playin of Jason Wells.  They play driving electric blues that will energize the entire audience.  Based in central Indiana, this band is beginning to travel farther and farther.  And, they are gaining fans everywhere they go.

Lloyd McCarter and 

The Hony-tonk Revival

Find out why these guys regularly pack the Zoo Bar in Lincoln.  If you like real country music, you will love these guys.   The band was nominated for multiple awards at The Ameripolitan Music awards in Austin, TX in 2014.   

Dylan Bloom Band

Simply put, the Dylan Bloom Band is the hottest touring country/ Classic Rock show band in the State (Nebraska).   They have a great reputationj from the pan handle to the Missouri River.  If you are planning a street dance or festival, and you want a band that will draw a crowd, you should book The Dylan Bloom Band.  

Cleveland Blue Band

Starting at a young age, Ohio native Matthew "Cleveland Blue" Francis exhibited his love for music by entertaining and captivating crowds. Since then, this Blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter has perfected his style of soul-infused Blues that is reminiscent of a Delta meets Motown with a shaken, not stirred, jazz flavor. With a voice that is mellifluous and smooth, as well as juke joint gritty, he performs with a wide breadth of emotions that makes you experience his music not just hear it.

Hayseed Cowboys

Classic Rock, Red Dirt Country, regular Country and a little bit of everyting this band will rock the joint!   They are available as a three - five pieces.  That means they are geared to fit whatever budget you have.   

Red Line Velocity

Finally, a band that has no desire to play every genre.  Red Line Velocity plays modern and classic Rock and Roll.   This Kansas based Rock band is gaining a great reputation.  Want to liven up your establishment, and keep the younger crowd there, drinking shots?  Hire the band that plays the edgy Rock and Roll that will fire them up, and get them moving!  From Led Zeplin to Nirvana, Green Day to ACDC, Red Line Velocity is legit.

Luke Mills Band

"Luke Mills is a singer/songwriter and country artist from Kearney, Nebraska. His band released their “Boots” EP in Jan 2015. Since that release, he has seen two of his songs maintain a strong presence on regional country radio stations and opened for Chris Janson (Buy Me A Boat), Blackhawk, and a handful of other country artists.

Book the full band for your street dance, or book their acoustic show for smaller events!

Piper Leigh and the Smokin' Section

 

Her bluesy delivery and gutsy voice will lead listeners to compare her to greats like Susan Tedeschi and Janis Joplin.  She has one of the most powerful voices you will ever hear. Her band has been Smokin’ up stages all across the mid-west region for over a dozen years.   This group will electrify your venue.  

Wicked Twisted

Road

This is perhaps Nebraska's best Red Dirt cover band.  They have opened up for and jammed with countless legends on the Red Dirt Scene.  Their set list spawls most everywhere: From Buddy Holly to Waylon Jennings.  They don't play pop country.  They play the real stuff.  Perfect for your bar or street dance.

Loose Affiliation

As a very big fan of and advocate for the Red Dirt and Texas Country movement of the past 10+ years, LA founder, Matt Lehnert was especially taken with the honesty and conviction in which those artists wrote. This inspired Matt to pick up a guitar in late 2008 and attempt to contribute in a way that stayed true to those ideals while still paying tribute to those artists who inspire his music. In ...mid 2011, Matt began to seek out the additional pieces and Loose Affiliation was formed

Exile On O St

This is a great sounding Rolling Stones tribute band from Lincoln, NE.   While they don't look like The Rolling Stones (we'd need to rescue some rockers from nursing homes to accommodate that), they do sound like them.  

Quadrocker

Quadrocker is a rockin' party/ dance band, based in Lincoln, NE.  They play recognizable rock songs from the 1970's to current hits.  

Tim Budig Band

A 20 year veteran of the blues scene, both in the mid west and the pacific northwest, Tim Budig brings guitar driven, original blues in the style of of Chicago and Texas Blues masters like Albert King, Magic Slim and Albert Collins.


‘Tim’s high energy playing style always causes a stir, drawing in a diverse crowd of club goers. His love for his craft is helping to attract a younger fan base to guitar-driven blues”.-B.J. Huchtemann, music writer for Omaha’s oldest independent publication,The Reader, and Keeping the Blues Alive Award recipient for Journalism.

Lonesome Walker Band

This three piece band comes from the great sandhill region of Nebraska.  Longtime band leader, Bob Wanek, fronts this very solid Country/ Classic Rock band.  These guys are consumate professionals.  They are an excellent band for bar gigs and private parties.  They are affordable and easy to work with.  And they know hundreds of classic songs.

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

"If James Brown and Otis Redding had a love child, it would be Josh Hoyer."

This is one of the hottest Soul bands in the country.   Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal deliver a huge sound that is funky, big, energetic and soulful.   This is not a bar band.  They are playing huge stages and festivals all over North America.   

Old Country

Hits from Willie, Waylon and all the other old Country greats.  Nothing but Old Country!

Blues Ticket

Love the Chicago Blues?  If so, you will love this Lincoln based band.  They are perfect on small and large stages.  

Jerry Pranksters

These Pranksters have been Nebraska's best Grateful Dead Tribute Band for over a decade.

If you love the Dead, you will love the Jerry Pranksters!

Sheila Greenland Band

Sheila Greenland's career started at the early age of six when she performed at local music festivals. Since then, she has won numerous vocal competitions and impressively made it to the finals of TV's "Nashville Star."  Her Nebraska based band is full of seasoned professionals.  They are perfect for large stage corporate affairs and street dances.

 

Dave Steen Band

In a career spanning several decades, Steen has written songs for Solomon Burke, Junior Wells, Son Seals, Eric Burden, Maria Muldaur, James Cotton and many other blues giants.  Over a dozen songs co-written with Coco Montoya have appeared on that artist's albums, and Steen played guitar on Coco's 2000 Alligator records release, "Suspicion".  This is an excellent blues band!

Pickle and The Ticket

This is a very solid Classic Rock n' Roll Band.  They play a little Country and Blues too.  Led by Lincoln, Nebraska's Brian Gerkensmeyer, this band will be a great fit for your event.

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