Omaha’s Entertainment Scene Heats Up with Exciting Events for the Whole Family
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Omaha’s Entertainment Scene Heats Up with Exciting Events for the Whole Family

As spring takes hold in Omaha, the city’s entertainment scene is blooming with an array of events that cater to a wide range of interests and ages. From thrilling concerts to heartwarming fundraisers, and musical theater to baseball games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this week.

Former Disney Star Ross Lynch Brings The Driver Era Tour to Steelhouse Omaha

Fans of the hit Disney show “Austin & Ally” may remember Ross Lynch as the charismatic rising pop star Austin Moon, but the multi-talented performer has come a long way since his early acting days. Now focusing on his music career, Lynch brings The Driver Era Tour to Steelhouse Omaha tonight (Thursday, April 11) alongside his brother Rocky Lynch.

Expect an electrifying performance filled with catchy tunes and infectious energy as the Lynch brothers showcase their musical prowess. To get a taste of what’s in store, check out their music video for “A Kiss,” which perfectly encapsulates their unique blend of pop and rock.

Omaha Storm Chasers Relieve Stress with Giveaway and Baseball Action

As the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time to head out to Werner Park and catch the Omaha Storm Chasers in action. This weekend, the team takes on the Gwinnett Stripers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, with games scheduled for Thursday through Sunday (April 11-14).

In addition to the exciting on-field action, the Storm Chasers are hosting “Anger Management Night” on Friday (April 12), where the first 500 fans will receive a Mike Jirschele stress ball. The giveaway is a playful nod to the team’s passionate manager, known for his fiery exchanges with umpires. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy America’s favorite pastime while relieving some stress with a fun souvenir.

“Pretty Woman: The Musical” Waltzes into the Orpheum Theater

Fans of the beloved 1990 romantic comedy “Pretty Woman” won’t want to miss the musical adaptation, which begins its eight-show run at the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday (April 16). This enchanting production follows the unlikely love story of Hollywood escort Vivian Ward and wealthy businessman Edward Lewis, now with an added touch of musical magic.

Featuring an original score by Grammy-winning artists Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, “Pretty Woman: The Musical” promises to sweep audiences off their feet with its heartwarming tale and unforgettable music. Secure your tickets now for this limited engagement, running through April 21.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Brings the Blues to The Astro

Guitar enthusiasts and blues-rock fans are in for a treat as the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band takes the stage at The Astro in La Vista on Friday (April 12). Known for his soulful playing and hit songs like “Blue on Black” and “Everything Is Broken,” Shepherd has been a driving force in the genre since the late ’90s.

With long-time collaborator Noah Hunt on vocals, the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band delivers a powerful live performance that showcases their musical chemistry and undeniable stage presence. Get ready for an evening of blistering guitar work and classic blues-rock tunes that will leave you wanting more.

Christopher Cross Joins Omaha Symphony for Unforgettable Performance

On Saturday (April 13), the Holland Center will play host to a magical collaboration between five-time Grammy Award winner Christopher Cross and the Omaha Symphony. Known for his distinct voice and timeless hits like “Sailing” and “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do),” Cross brings his sophisticated pop sensibilities to the stage, now accompanied by the lush sounds of a full symphony orchestra.

This one-night-only performance promises to be a truly unforgettable experience, as Cross’ beloved songs take on new life with the added depth and richness provided by the Omaha Symphony. Don’t miss your chance to witness this remarkable pairing of pop and classical music.

Blackstone District Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Block Party

The historic Blackstone District in midtown Omaha is marking its 10th anniversary with a family-friendly block party on Saturday (April 13) from noon to 6 p.m. Located at 39th and Farnam Streets, this festive event will feature a spring fling market, live music, food vendors, games, and much more.

Enjoy performances by the Red Lion Quartet (noon-3 p.m.) and Alyssa Siebken (3-6 p.m.) while exploring the vibrant atmosphere of one of Omaha’s most cherished neighborhoods. This FREE event is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones while supporting local businesses and artists.

Musicians Rally to Support One of Their Own at Ray Williams Benefit

The Omaha music community is coming together to support one of its own, as local piano man Ray Williams recovers from a recent heart attack. On Sunday (April 14), The B Bar in midtown will host a benefit concert featuring performances by Sailing in Soup, Finest Hour, and Blue House, with all proceeds going directly to help cover Williams’ medical expenses.

Known for his incredible talent and regular Wednesday night gigs at Mr. Toad, Williams has been a beloved figure in the Omaha music scene for 40 years. The benefit, organized by his fellow musicians, is a testament to the tight-knit and supportive nature of the local arts community. Show your support by attending this heartwarming event, which runs from 3-8 p.m. with a $10 cover at the door.

Marcos Eduardo’s Latino Music Explosion Brings the Heat to Holland Music Club

Get ready to dance the night away as Marcos Eduardo’s Latino Music Explosion takes over the Holland Music Club on Friday (April 12) at 7:30 p.m. This diverse group of local musicians delivers an electrifying performance that spans a wide range of genres, including cumbia, bachata, norteno, pop, rock, blues, funk, and soul – all infused with a vibrant Latin flair.

With their infectious energy and irresistible rhythms, Marcos Eduardo’s Latino Music Explosion is sure to get you on your feet and moving to the beat. Check out their video for “Mi Amor, Mi Sueno, Mi Dolor” to get a taste of the passion and excitement they bring to the stage.

Journey and Toto Bring Classic Rock Hits to CHI Health Center Omaha

Classic rock fans are in for a double dose of nostalgia as Journey and Toto team up for an unforgettable night of music at the CHI Health Center Omaha on Monday (April 15). With a combined total of countless hit songs and millions of albums sold, these two legendary bands are sure to deliver a concert experience like no other.

Journey, led by original members Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, along with powerhouse vocalist Ariel Pineda, will showcase their enduring catalog of hits, including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Faithfully,” and “Any Way You Want It.” Meanwhile, Toto will treat the audience to their own set of classic tunes, such as “Africa,” “Rosanna,” and “Hold the Line.”

As you can see, Omaha’s entertainment scene is bursting with exciting events and activities for the whole family this week. From heartwarming fundraisers and thrilling concerts to musical theater and baseball games, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in the heart of the Midwest. So gather your loved ones, make some unforgettable memories, and experience the best that Omaha has to offer.

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