A man sits on a bench in a brightly lit room. He is wearing a black hat, blue shirt and purple pants. His hands are clasped in front of him.
Matthew Bushey

The Holland Center for Peforming Arts will hold its first indoor concert this weekend since the beginning of the pandemic. Singer-songwriter Willy Porter will perform Saturday, Oct. 3 to a socially distanced crowd. 

Porter is a Wisconsin musician best known for his 1994 album "Dog Eared Dream." His blues-rock songs are often accompanied by impressive fingerstyle guitar playing.

Due to forecasted cold weather, the previously scheduled free outdoor Omaha Symphony performances at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 and Sunday, Oct 4 will now be held indoors at the Holland Performing Arts Center Peter Kiewit Concert Hall.   

Dani Meier, Vice President of Artistic Administration and a member of the bass section, joined Mike Hogan on KIOS-FM to chat about the thrill of getting together and playing live music again.

Both performances will remain free and open to the public, but the events will now require that audiences RSVP via free ticket reservation.  It is recommended that attendees reserve their ticket ahead of time. Tickets may be reserved online at, by calling Ticket Omaha at (402) 345-0606, or through the Ticket Omaha app.  

June 29th at 6:00 p.m. the Celebrate America concert with Starship and Survivor starts in Memorial Park.  Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Metro Credit Union, Dustin West, stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the free concert with Mike Hogan.  More information can be found at

The Nebraska Wind Symphony is holding their spring concert on April 15th at the Omaha Conservatory of Music. 

OAYO's Holiday Collaboration Returns

Nov 29, 2012

This weekend, the Omaha Area Youth Orchestra presents its 2nd annual Holiday Concert Collaboration.