Not many bands can segue from Van Halen to The Osmonds with seamless dexterity, but then not many bands boast the impressive pedigree of Omaha Diner, who did just that at their inaugural gig at The Cutting Room, courtesy of CEG Presents. The entirety of their succinct, oft haphazard set was comprised of songs from the apex of the Billboard charts.
CEG Presents has a penchant for classic tunes that generally skew towards rock, but next month the venerable promoters will bring together a super group of sorts to reconstruct tunes of the Top 40 variety. Omaha Diner will be at The Cutting Room this Friday night featuring a stellar cast of musicians familiar to fans of offbeat improvisational music.
In lieu of a much needed post-vacation vacation after a week long excursion to Maine and upstate New York, I hopped right back into the swing of things in NYC, barely taking time to...