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2019 Maha Music Festival headliners revealed

Posted at 7:39 PM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 22:31:07-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The 11th annual Maha Music festival headliners were announced Thursday.

The outdoor event will feature Rapper Lizzo, Singers Jenny Lewis and Courtney Barnett along with Brooklyn-based Indie electronic duo Matt and Kim.

Maha will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14 to Saturday, Aug.17th.

The outdoor music festival will happen on Friday and Saturday night at Aksarben Village.

Other performers include garage punk band Oh Sees, Rapper Duckwrth, Soul and Indie Songwriter Matt Maeson, Snail Mail and Beach Bunny.

Local Omaha acts include Muscle Cousins, Domestic Blend, Esencia Latina Band and DJ SharkWeek.

Maha Opening Night will kick off the festival on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Multiple local venues including Amplify Arts, OutrSpaces, Tiny House and more will host a mix of art, music and other events in the Little Bohemia neighborhood along South 13th Street.

It runs from 4 p.m. to midnight and costs $10.

More details will be announced in May.

Maha Discovery will take place at Metropolitan Community College’s Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology at the Fort Omaha Campus on Thursday, Aug. 15.

Headlining speakers include Douglas Rushkoff and Jewel Burks Solomon. Many other speakers are on the list.

It will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $135.

There will also be a concert Thursday evening at The Waiting Room at 6212 Maple Street.
It's dubbed the Maha Middle Show and will feature Indie band Pinback and local opener Bach Mai.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. Admission is $15.

The live acts will hit the stage out at Stinson Park on Friday, Aug. 16th starting at 5 p.m.
It will wrap-up around midnight.
General admission is $35 and VIP tickets are $75.

The music continues Saturday from 1 p.m. to midnight, general admission is $45 and $100 for VIP.

General admission for both days is $80 and $175 for VIP admission.

Learn more about tickets, here.