Music industry contribution to state GDPStephen Siwek/Economists Inc.
Jobs SupportedStephen Siwek/Economists Inc.
Music BusinessesStephen Siwek/Economists Inc.
Musically and culturally, Nebraska is a state that can continue to surprise visitors on each return.
It's easy to discover Omaha's punk and hardcore scenes, as well as a thriving hip-hop and indie music culture. The alternative "Omaha sound" has made its way around the world through contemporary bands such as Bright Eyes - including Conor Oberst's solo catelogue - The Faint, and Cursive.
- Bright Eyes
- James Valentine
- Qveen Herby (Amy Renee Noonan)
Music Venues & Festivals
- Baxter Arena
- CHI Health Center Convention Center and Arena
- Holland Center
- Lookout Lounge
- Maha Music Festival
- Memorial Stadium
- Pinnacle Bank Arena
- Ralston Arena
- The Bourbon Theatre
- The Down Under Lounge
- The Rococo Theatre
- The Waiting Room Lounge
- University of Nebraska - Lincoln School of Music