Featured Picks of the Week

Jam-packed week of entertainment ahead in Omaha metro area

Music fans, comedy lovers and sports enthusiasts all have something to look forward to this week in the Omaha-Council Bluffs and Lincoln areas. From big-name concerts to local favorites celebrating milestones, there’s no shortage of live events to keep you entertained.

SNL alum and movie star Pete Davidson is bringing his “Prehab Tour” to Steelhouse Omaha for two shows on Friday, May 24 at 7 and 9:30 p.m. The popular comedian, known for his witty stand-up and high-profile relationships, is sure to draw a crowd. Scattered tickets remain for both performances.

Local rockabilly trio The Mercurys are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a show at the Waiting Room on Friday, May 24 at 8 p.m. The Larry Dunn and Lash LaRue-led band has been putting smiles on faces for three decades with their blend of rock n’ roll, blues and Midwest twang. Tickets are just $10 for this can’t-miss performance.

Rising country star Riley Green is bringing his “Ain’t My Last Rodeo” tour to Steelhouse Omaha on Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. The former D1 quarterback has been making waves in the country music scene since 2019 with hits like “There Was This Girl” and “Half of Me.” Tickets are going fast, so snag yours before they’re gone.

The Omaha Symphony is channeling the spirit of David Bowie for a special performance at the Holland Center on Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. Led by Ernest Richardson and joined by a rock band, the orchestra will present “The Music of David Bowie,” featuring iconic hits like “Space Oddity,” “Fame” and “Rebel Rebel.”

Blues-rock guitar prodigy Marcus King is rolling into Stir Cove on Saturday, May 25 at 8 p.m. as part of his “Mood Swings World Tour.” The Grammy-nominated artist, known for his soulful vocals and electrifying guitar skills, will be joined by opening act JJ Wilde. Tickets start at $39.50.

Baseball fans can enjoy some fun in the sun at Werner Park as the Omaha Storm Chasers take on the Columbus Clippers Thursday through Sunday. With promotional events like Thrifty Thursday, Fireworks Friday, “Take Meowt to the Ballgame” Saturday and Family Funday Sunday, there’s something for everyone at the ballpark.

The dazzling Broadway production “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” opens Tuesday, May 28 for a 16-performance run at the Orpheum Theater. The 10-time Tony Award-winning show, based on Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 film, promises stunning visuals, vibrant music and dynamic choreography. Tickets start at $35.

After a 4-1 road victory against Charlotte, Union Omaha returns home to face Central Valley Fuego at Werner Park on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. The match, part of the USL Jägermeister Cup, will also serve as the team’s One Means All Community Night, presented by Bellevue University.

For more information on these events and many others happening in the Omaha area, visit NowOmaha.com, your go-to resource for local entertainment news and ticket information. And remember, a small act of kindness can go a long way in making someone’s day a little brighter.

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