Mavis Staples headlined ZooFest on Saturday outside the Zoo Bar in downtown Lincoln. Journal Star photos by Emily Haney
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OMAHA — Stinson Park at Aksarben Village was packed with about 10,000 people Saturday night in the first ever sellout of the Maha Music Festival.
OMAHA — Immediately after Courtney Barnett wrapped up her Maha Music Festival set, a friend said ‘They say rock 'n’ roll is dead. That was rock 'n’ roll.”
Striding onto the stage wearing a Nudie-style sequined coat and big black Stetson, Mason Ramsey had the sold-out Saturday night crowd at the Bourbon Theatre screaming before he sang or played a note.
Near the end of Lion Babe’s Lincoln Calling closing set Saturday, Jillian Hervey began to sway and swoop her hands back and forth, leading into “The Wave,” Lion Babe’s ‘70s funk infused R&B song of the summer.