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Saturday, November 18th, 2017
7:00 PM
MIDWEST METAL kicks off Saturday night , November 18 at the Night Owl Pub! It's going to be an epic night of local Hard Rock and Metal groups from the Lincoln, Omaha and Sioux CIty, Iowa areas! Show Starts at 9 and only costs $7 at the door! Come down and party with Faded Black, Goodbye Old Friend, From The Arc and Leighton for a damn good time!

Faded Black: The band consists of five talented musicians from Lincoln, Nebraska. Their radio-ready sound consisting of layered guitars perfectly complimenting the vocalist's baritone voice has been classified by fans as new edge rock. Their musicianship is highly organized and ahead of the game. Their energetic wall-breaking live performances are top notch and able to engage their audience. This is definitely a group of up and coming musicians doing what they love, writing and playing music for their fans. Faded Black’s influences include bands like Breaking Benjamin, Alice in Chains, Staind, Seether, Godsmack, Three Days Grace, and Disturbed.

Goodbye Old Friend: The band is dedicated to honing the craft of creating great original music and growing our family through the music scene. We strive to bring a fresh style and attitude that is both catchy and aggressive. Goodbye Old Friend busted into the Iowa music scene in early 2016. They quickly became known for their catchy rhythms and heartfelt lyrics paired with their high-energy interactive live performances. In no time Goodbye Old Friend has quickly become a crowd favorite in the Siouxland area. The band is currently traveling the midwest spreading the word of their Self Titled EP, released fall of 2016 (All Poetic Audio), working on material for their next release, and striving for improvement every step of the way. Influences include Miss May I, Slipknot, Motionless in White, I See Stars, Lamb of God

From The Arc: A Hard Rock/Alt-Metal band from Omaha, Nebraska. The group plays a variety of styles through many different influences and got started as a group in November of 2016. From the Arc is about leaving your problems at the door and leaving your faith in loud guitars, entrusting your heart to the kick of the drums, partying it up to the bass drop and inhaling a damn good time from the leading vocals. When they step onstage, they put it all out there and strive to make every show, our best show. Simple words often fail , so the band uses music to tell their stories as individuals, and as a band. Influences include Breaking Benjamin, Korn, Halestorm, A Day To Remember, Killswitch Engage and New Years Day.

Leighton: A hard rock band from Lincoln, Nebraska founded in 2013. Blending rock n' roll with metal and blues gives Leighton their unique upbeat sound, allowing for high energy performances, smooth grooves, catchy riffs and guitar solos that will rip your face off! This band is dedicated to rocking stages and giving the crowd a pleasing sound with their hard rock roots. Leighton has so many influences, there are too many to list. Ranging from every form of rock, metal, even touching genres as far as country, pop and blues.