I saw the Eli Young band at U-N-L last Thursday. Aaron Watson opened and got the crowd ready. The "Honky Tonk" kid comes from Texas but plays in Lincoln quite a bit and has a following here. He played for almost an hour and a half and kept the students lively. The Eli Young Band followed it up with a good night. Although there were several technical difficulties, it was great to hear hits like "When it Rains" and my personal favorite, "Always the Love Songs". The Eli Young Band will be back in Lincoln in November when they open up for Jack Ingram and Gary Allan.
If you have a chance, check out the first annual Harvest Fest of Ale in Kearney. It's a great way to support local breweries and should be fun for all involved. It's awesome to celebrate things in our own backyard. ----Zach