Slowdown

Bar, Rock Club, and Concert Hall$$$$
North Downtown, Omaha
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  • Megan P.
    "Love Science Cafe and Pub Quiz."(5 Tips)
    Peter G.
    "Hands down the best venue in Omaha for any style of music."(4 Tips)
    Andrew M.
    "Great stage views and awesome sound"(2 Tips)
    Shawn W.
    "They have beer here!"(7 Tips)
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  • Heather R.
    Heather ReynoldsMay 21, 2016
    They serve kettle chips!
  • Peter G.
    Peter GentOctober 22, 2015
    Hands down the best venue in Omaha for any style of music.
  • Shawn F.
    Shawn FinleyApril 24, 2015
    Drinks, dancing, concerts and pub quiz. A wonderful place to have a great time with friends. Outside seating available!
  • Dan F.
    Dan FoyFebruary 20, 2015
    Great venue. Like any live music spot though, it all comes down to who's playing
  • Megan P.
    Megan P.October 20, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Cheap craft beer during happy hour and after shows. Love Science Cafe and Pub Quiz.
  • Ariel S.
    Ariel SinhaOctober 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    You can catch a lot of great shows here before they get huge.
  • Kris M.
    Kris MartensAugust 7, 2014
    Great venue for the college World Series or concert. Huge outdoor area.
  • Brian W.
    Brian W.August 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Has to be one of the best music venues in the Midwest. Service is great, atmosphere is 2nd to none, great bands, and every time I go there I find myself wondering how their sound setup can be so good!
  • Theresa S.
    Theresa SmithApril 30, 2014
    Great musicians.
  • Jared C.
    Jared CookMarch 10, 2014
    Best concert venue in Omaha. Hands down.
  • Action J.
    Action JacksonFebruary 18, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Watch out for Ovary My dead Body @ Pub Quiz!!!!
  • Becca H.
    Becca HollaFebruary 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Not as many beards as waiting room...
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RogerAugust 27, 2013
    Nebraska Brewing Co is brewing an exclusive rye beer called Slowryed for the Slowdown.. Pretty good. Summery mild IPA with rye on the edges. Check it out.
  • Gretchen H.
    Gretchen HoverAugust 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Lets just say if you ask for a beer, get the wrong one and ask for the correct one from any female member of bar staff, you get your head bitten off. Terrible service at times.
  • Heather H.
    Heather HootonJuly 20, 2013
    Great venue for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners! Try one of Linda's custom cocktails. You won't be disappointed.
  • Lynniferd
    LynniferdJuly 5, 2013
    Nice atmosphere.
  • Joe G.
    Joe GushardJune 2, 2013
    Expensive!
  • Craig C.
    Craig CoffmanMay 9, 2013
    Get their new brew, Slowryed. Excellent!
  • Whitney E.
    Whitney EmanuelJanuary 23, 2013
    Bring your koozie because many of their beers are in cans!
  • Elliot R.
    Elliot RossNovember 23, 2012
    Cleen playce fohr conserts ahnd sownds gud!
  • Jacqueline T.
    Jacqueline TorresNovember 7, 2012
    Matt and Kim were AMAZINGGG!!
  • Bree D.
    Bree DeLeonOctober 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best venue in Omaha.
  • Mitch L.
    Mitch L.October 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    There are no happy hour specials during concerts and other events.
  • Derek F.
    Derek FarrisOctober 15, 2012
    I'm a 25 year old, drowning in a sea of teenagers right now. I'm just here for the opening act (and I'm probably the only one who is.)
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MathisenSeptember 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Back again for The Wombats, The Morning Parade, and The Royal Concept... Keep the great shows coming!
  • Big Omaha Tickets
    Big Omaha TicketsJuly 14, 2012
    The Slowdown is one of Omaha's finest venues. Part of the Saddle Creek Records complex, you can see some of the best artists the country has to offer! Check out the view from upstairs!
  • Pat P.
    Pat PadleyMay 10, 2012
    The dance floor is the bomb.com!
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MathisenApril 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Came back for fun. and Sleeper Agent, still an awesome venue!
  • Becca P.
    Becca PivonkaMarch 18, 2012
    Security is worthless here...some drunk chick hits someone, security sees it and says they can't so anything. PS...security guy is friends with one of the people in that group
  • Katherine C.
    Katherine CoxFebruary 25, 2012
    The bartender makes shitty bloody mary's!
  • Lindsay L.
    Lindsay LandgrafOctober 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Pub quiz on tuesdays!
  • alex h.
    alex hopesAugust 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The wireless pword is builttospill. Legendary.
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MitchellJuly 11, 2011
    First time here. Smoking popes and alkaline trio. Great stage views and awesome sound
  • Adam P.
    Adam PodrazaJune 15, 2011
    Relaxed and very low-key. Fun hangout with excellent shows.
  • LizzO U.
    LizzO UragaFebruary 6, 2011
    Best Superbowl venue in Omaha!!
  • Shawn W.
    Shawn WoodmanFebruary 6, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    They have beer here!
  • Mikey D.
    Mikey DangerDecember 18, 2010
    Beat the shit out of anyone with a beard or a winter cap on inside.
  • Iration
    IrationDecember 6, 2010
    1/29/11 - Winter Greens Tour with Rebelution, Iration, & Orgone Read more
  • Brian D.
    Brian DetweilerNovember 10, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Pub quizzes are a good time. Winner gets their tab paid for!
  • Evan A.
    Evan AshbyNovember 7, 2010
    One of the best bartenders I've had. Boz is the man! Great venue to play at. Sound guy is very knowledgeable and stage sound is clear and transparent
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MathisenNovember 4, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    saw All Time Low, A Rocket to the Moon, and City (comma) State here in November 2010, awesome venue, will definitely be keeping an eye out for more shows here!
  • Jonathan N.
    Jonathan NeveApril 10, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Always good staff and pretty consistently good shows. Go just go hang out and enjoy happy hour tap beers from 5-7pm for $2. They have Kettle chips too.
  • Dave R.
    Dave ReidMarch 25, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Tuesday nights are Pub Quiz nights! Usually starts at 9PM, groups up to 5 people. Win and you get your night's tab paid by the bar!
  • Michaela T.
    Michaela TigheFebruary 7, 2010
    I saw Bright Eyes and Tilly and the wall here! The venue is extremely nice and I can't wait to go back again... Read more
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