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08/01/2016, Matthew Hansen, Omaha World-Herald
The final band waves goodbye. The event organizer ambles to the mic and thanks everyone for coming. People fold up their lawn chairs as the sun dips low in the sky. The on-of-a-kind show in my hometown is over.
Then a voice from the back pierces through the silence, a voice with other ideas about the end of the Good Living Tour’s show on a July Sunday in Red Cloud.
“One more song!” the voice yells. Somebody else chimes in. “Yeah, one more!” A third: “Come on!”
It isn’t an organized chant, not a piece of orchestrated pageantry like you have witnessed at a million concerts.
The shouts sound more surprising than that, more organic. They sound like pleas, fitting pleas considering we are here to celebrate something - local, live Nebraska music - that seemingly died in rural Nebraska long ago. Fitting pleas because…Continue reading the article.