Stephanie Dodd (originally from Fremont, Nebraska) and Justin Badger (originally from Fremont, California) lace their sound with bluegrass, country, blues, folk and indie pop influences. By blending Dodd’s lyrical voice and Badger’s turbulent style, they take on a range of topics from sprawling tales of escape and ambition to quiet disenchantment with traditional roles in American family life
Yes! We're dedicating another whole evening to showcasing our favorite singer-songwriters in Nebraska. This month we're honored to have Orion Walsh (beloved Nebraska songwriter with 7 albums to his name) and Mace Hathaway (a prolific songwriter with a legendary soulful voice) performing on our stage. Come support these amazing musicians from right here in our great state.
We're dedicating a whole evening to showcasing our favorite singer-songwriters in Nebraska. We're honored to have SAS (who you may have seen open for our Radnor & Lee show) and Andrea Von Kampen (you may remember her from NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series) performing on our stage.
EDISON, singer/guitarist Sarah Slaton, multi-instrumentalist, Dustin Morris, and Grammy-nominated guitarist, Maxwell Hughes (formerly of The Lumineers) - is an indie rock trio from Colorado which has quickly emerged as a musical force. Edison has quickly formed a national fan base thanks to their high-energy live shows and tireless touring efforts. In addition to countless club gigs, they've earned attention at such music industry conferences as SXSW, CMJ Music Marathon and Folk Alliance International. "We've been on the road nonstop for over a year", Slaton notes. "We didn't have a lot of releases out there so we decided to hit the road and meet as many people as we could and foster those relationships." That strategy worked, winning the band a devoted national audience as well as support slots with the likes of Iron & Wine, Langhorne Slim, Andrew McMahon and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats.
"Though it’s a proper studio release, the nine-track effort in a way captures exactly what the band’s been doing the last 12 months: bringing music to life." - Consequence of Sound
Join us for bluegrass night with one of the most celebrated modern bluegrass bands touring right now. Colorado’s FY5 proudly swim in the deep currents of American music, playing new songs, well-informed of country and bluegrass traditions, but not bound to them. Featuring thoughtful arrangements, strong singing and musicianship, the band strives to connect to listeners with stories of common struggles and big ideas. While their sound evokes timelessness, it is decidedly contemporary, well-traveled 21st century sensibility that informs their songwriting
We have world class bluegrass coming in July! Winners of the 2016 D.C. Bluegrass Union’s Mid Atlantic Bluegrass band contest, winners of the 2015 Podunk Bluegrass Festival band contest, winners of the 2014 Watermelon Park Fest band contest, and winners of the 2011 Pickin’ In The Panhandle Bluegrass Festival band contest in Martinsburg, WV, Colebrook Road has become a standout string band, a bluegrass powerhouse made up of five individuals whose sum is more than the total of their talents.
Founded by bassist Hannah Marks in 2017, Heartland Trio consists of Barclay Moffitt on tenor saxophone, Hannah Marks on double bass, and Rocky Martin on drums. The band draws from Marks’ musical upbringing in folk and spirituals, while grounded in the group’s improvisational and groove background of jazz and rock. Heartland Trio’s sound reflects their desire to create with a gritty and spontaneous garage band mentality while exploring beyond the boundaries of the traditional roles of their instruments in a jazz setting.
Josh Radnor (of How I met your mother, Rise) and celebrated veteran singer-songwriter Ben Lee will be performing at The Pioneer Theater for the very first time! Don't miss your chance to see this supergroup in a rare performance outside of Los Angeles.
TICKETS available now! https://maybrothersbuilding.yapsody.com/event/index/212721/radnor-lee
Mike Geiler is a recording artist, songwriter, and worship leader.
Multi-faceted and talented, he understands and embraces the call of music, songwriting, and leading worship in his life. Over the last 15 years, Mike has written, recorded and independently released a barrage of original music from pop/rock, funk, gospel, and most recently, worship
Born and raised in Idaho, Jeff Crosby has been sharing his unique perspective of Americana throughout the US and beyond for the past decade. His songs and stories paint a picture of the hardships and beauty of being raised and living in small town America, to five years living in a shoe box apartment off Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles CA. Then traveling and living on the road playing 250 shows a year. Though recently making the move to Nashville TN, Jeff continues to spend majority of his time touring the country.
After spending the last two years splitting his time between playing guitar for Widespread Panic song-writer Jerry Joseph and performing with his own band, The Refugees, Jeff hit the studio to record his fourth full length album, Postcards from Magdalena.
California-country star "David Luning" is coming to Fremont for the first time! You may remember David as a break-out star from American Idol series 13. He and his band will be on The Pioneer Theater stage for a very special Saturday show.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! https://maybrothersbuilding.yapsody.com/event/index/183091/david-luning
Critically acclaimed jazz vocalist Keri Johnsrud and GRAMMY nominated jazz pianist Kevin Bales will be performing at The Pioneer Theater here in Fremont for the very first time!
"Keri Johnsrud is largely about finding the unexpected in the familiar. The bright shimmer of her voice, a crystalline instrument of deceptive simple beauty, defies the depth of her artistry." - JazzTimes
Join us for our very first stand-up comedy night! We're joined by famed Nebraska comedians Richard Reese, Mike Hogan and Nick Allen. It's going to be a night of laughs you'll never forget! Get your tickets now! (Age group PG-13)
Folk-rock duo Ryanhood Brings Virtuosity, Heart and Humor to Fremont at the Pioneer Theater in the May Brothers Builiding
Named ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards, acoustic-duo Ryanhood got their first break more than a decade ago as street-performers at Boston’s Quincy Market. It was there that they were spotted by a college booking agent and thrust into the college touring scene, where Campus Activities Magazine would name them “one of the most requested acts by college buyers all across the country.” They’ve since gone on to perform more than 800 shows in 45 U.S. states over the past decade and have shared stages with Jason Mraz, Matt Nathanson, Train, and many more. Cameron Hood’s rich and folky lead vocals, Ryan Green’s explosive guitar and mandolin riffs, and their airtight vocal harmonies prompted the Arizona Daily Star to call them, “a match made in radio heaven.
Tickets available here: https://maybrothersbuilding.yapsody.com/event/index/191446/ryanhood
Grab a glass of wine or craft beer, some wonderful artisan food plates for two and relax for an evening of love songs and duets with Mike and Nicole Geiler. Get your $10 tickets before they sell out! https://maybrothersbuilding.yapsody.com/event/index/186236/valentines-day-concert
NO TENT is a high energy bluegrass band from Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota, led by singer-songwriter Reina del Cid and guitarist Toni Lindgren. Formed in 2011, No Tent plays a blend of bluegrass standards, older country, folk, and blues, with a few originals mixed in. Over the last six years, we have performed at festivals, corporate events, weddings, and private parties around the nation. The band features a rotating cast of some of the best bluegrass players from the Twin Cities area including banjo, mandolin, guitar, harmonica, fiddle, bass, dobro, and even cloggers.
“Jason Harrod’s music has catchy melodies, expert guitar work, and honest lyricism, and that’s all you need.” — Paste Magazine
Jason Harrod is a Brooklyn-based performing songwriter known for generous melodies and poetic, image-rich lyrics. Jason made his mark as one-half of seminal Boston duo Harrod and Funck before venturing out on his own. Now, with the release of his third solo release, Highliner, Harrod has reached a high watermark of musicality and poetry. Highliner is a collection of 11 sweeping, cinematic travelogues, filled with quirky narrative detail and propelled by Harrod's honey-dipped tenor, now clearer and more commanding than ever.