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Maha Music Festival will take place on Aug. 11 at Stinson Park near Aksarben Village.


MAHA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Frontier Ruckus, local bands added to fest's lineup
By Kevin Coffey
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER


Maha Music Festival has rounded out its festival lineup with Frontier Ruckus and a slew of local artists.

Late Sunday, the festival announced Frontier Ruckus, The Mynabirds, Conduits, UUVVWWZ and Universe Contest will join to the slate of Desaparecidos, Garbage, Josh Rouse, Icky Blossoms, Delta Spirit, Dum Dum Girls and Eli Mardock.

Frontier Ruckus is a Michigan-based band that will bring a touch of folk-rock to the indie rock-laden lineup.

more on maha

• Maha's lineup was evidence it should be on our list of top 10 summer concerts.

• Desaparecidos played a secret reunion show. Music critic Kevin Coffey was there and filed a review. The review was subsequently written about by Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound and others.

Maha Music Festival will take place on Aug. 11 at Stinson Park near Aksarben Village.

One more local band will be chosen to perform at Maha after being picked Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards showcase on June 8 and 9.

Three local bands will also host showcases at Slowdown, the Bourbon Theatre and Duffy's Tavern. Dates for those showcases have not yet been set.

Tickets to Maha, $35, are available now at mahamusicfestival.com.

Full list is below, including who plays on what stage.

Main stage Local stage
Desaparecidos Icky Blossoms
Garbage The Mynabirds
Josh Rouse Eli Mardock
Delta Spirit UUVVWWZ
Dum Dum Girls Universe Contest
Frontier Ruckus Showcase winner (yet to be determined)
Conduits


Contact the writer: Kevin Coffey

kevin.coffey@owh.com    |   402-444-1557    |  

Kevin covers music, whether it's pop, indie or punk, through artist interviews, reviews and trend stories. He also occasionally covers other entertainment, including video games and comic books.

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