Picks of the Week: Omaha’s Music and Entertainment Scene Heats Up: A Guide to February’s Can’t-Miss Events
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Picks of the Week: Omaha’s Music and Entertainment Scene Heats Up: A Guide to February’s Can’t-Miss Events

Omaha and its neighboring areas are buzzing with anticipation as the city’s entertainment scene comes alive with an array of concerts, comedy shows, and unique events slated for February 2024. From the soulful strings of Black Violin to the comedic genius of Nate Bargatze, there’s something for everyone in the Heartland this month. Here’s your ultimate guide to navigating the entertainment landscape, ensuring you don’t miss out on the hottest tickets in town.

Stirring Sounds at Stir Cove

Stir Cove is setting the stage for an unforgettable summer with a lineup that promises to cater to a broad range of musical tastes. Warren Zeiders brings his country flair to the Cove on June 21, with tickets already on sale. Not to be missed, Marcus King will grace the stage on May 25, offering a blend of rock, blues, and soul that’s sure to enthrall. They join a roster that includes the emo anthems of Taking Back Sunday on June 14 and the country rhythms of Dustin Lynch on May 11. Stir Cove is quickly becoming the go-to destination for live music enthusiasts in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area.

Pinnacle Bank Arena’s Star-Studded Lineup

Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena is not far behind, with an eclectic mix of artists scheduled to perform. Hozier, known for the hauntingly beautiful “Take Me to Church,” is set to perform on August 14. Rap legend Lil Wayne will take the stage on April 10, offering fans a dose of his chart-topping hits. For those who lean towards the heavier side of music, Rob Zombie promises a night of intense performance on August 24. And for a dose of rock nostalgia, Heart and Cheap Trick will team up for a night of timeless hits on August 18.

Comedy and Classics at CHI Health Center

Omaha’s CHI Health Center is playing host to a variety of acts that span genres and generations. Comedy enthusiasts can look forward to Nate Bargatze on February 9, bringing his unique brand of humor to the Heartland. Music lovers have the rare opportunity to catch the Eagles, alongside Steely Dan, on February 10, for a night filled with classic rock anthems.

A Special Night with Matthew Sweet

For those seeking a more intimate concert experience, Matthew Sweet’s performance at the Waiting Room on February 17 is not to be missed. Sweet, a Nebraska pop-rock icon, will likely play hits from his acclaimed 1991 album “Girlfriend,” among other fan favorites, making for a memorable night of music.

More Than Just Music

Omaha’s entertainment scene this February is about more than just music. The Henry Doorly Zoo’s “Shark Tunnel of Love” offers a unique Valentine’s Day experience, while Lauritzen Gardens invites visitors to marvel at BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs, a first-of-its-kind exhibition in the United States. And for those looking to engage their minds, Dr. Jordan Peterson will bring his thought-provoking lecture to CHI Health Center on February 22.

With such a diverse range of events, February 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting month for Omaha and Lincoln residents alike. Whether you’re a music aficionado, a comedy lover, or just in search of a unique night out, the Heartland’s entertainment offerings are sure to have something that piques your interest. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the action—make sure to secure your tickets early and enjoy the best of what Omaha has to offer.

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