The group Hear Nebraska is announcing tour dates for this year’s Good Living Tour. Hear Nebraska is a non-profit organization with offices in Lincoln and Omaha.
The goal of Hear Nebraska is to meaningfully connect and engage fans, artists and communities through music journalism, education and events.
The 2016 Good Living Tour will again mix free family friendly storytelling and live music to celebrate the unique livelihood available in Greater Nebraska.
According to Hear Nebraska executive director Andrew Norman, this is an unprecedented project, and will feature numerous aspects in each host city, including a music video music video featuring a local artist performing a song at a landmark community location.
Last year, Hear Nebraska put on more than 50 concerts in 11 Nebraska communities, featuring more than 130 Nebraska bands, and generated over $109,000 for host communities, and paid out over $56,000 to artists and bands.
There dates and cities that will host these events are:
Thursday, July 21: Ord
Friday, July 22: Kearney
Saturday, July 23: Grand Island
Sunday, July 24: Red Cloud
Thursday, July 28: Hastings
Friday, July 29: Norfolk
Saturday, July 30: Lyons
Sunday, July 31: O’Neill
Thursday, Aug. 4: Grant
Friday, Aug. 5: Sidney
Saturday, Aug. 6: Imperial
Sunday, Aug. 7: McCook
By Nick Quiring, KHAS, Hastings