Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Concert FAQs

Where is Bemis Center located?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is located at 724 South 12th Street in Omaha, Nebraska, on the northwest corner of 12th and Leavenworth just south of the heart of the Old Market.

Where do I park?
Meter parking (free after 9:00 p.m.) is available in the area, and the paved lot to the north of Bemis Center will be open for guests attending the Benefit Art Auction + Concert, however, we can not guarantee availability.

I’ve purchased a ticket. Will I receive an actual paper ticket?
If you are also attending the Benefit Art Auction you will be given an event catalog at check-in with your assigned bid number printed on it. If you are also attending the Concert you will receive a wristband for entrance.

If you are attending the Concert only, you will be placed on a guest list. When you arrive at Bemis, you (and your guests) will be admitted via the guest list.

What do I need to get into the Concert?
PHOTO ID is required to be admitted to the Concert.

What time do doors open?
Doors open promptly at 9:30 p.m.

What is not allowed inside the Concert?
Backpacks, large purses, cameras with removable lenses, video or audio recording devices, drinks, chairs, firearms, drugs, and animals (except service animals) will not be permitted at the Concert.

What time does the music start?
DEERHOOF will perform at approximately 10:00 p.m. 

Are children permitted to attend the Concert?
This performance is all ages! All are welcome. Each individual will be charged for admittance.

Will there be food and beverages available for purchase?
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available to purchase. Cash and credit card will be accepted, with the ability to run a tab. Must be 21+ with a valid ID to purchase alcohol.

Is there a smoking area?
Smoking is not permitted inside the venue.

Is there a coat check?
We will not have a coat check available at the Concert.

If I need to leave the concert, can I re-enter?
Yes, re-entry is permitted throughout the Concert with your wristband.

Can I buy tickets at the door?
No, tickets are sold out. 

I can’t make it to the performance anymore. Can I resell my tickets?
Unfortunately, tickets are non-transferable. Please consider your ticket purchase a donation to Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts. All proceeds are reinvested into the Bemis Center's artist-centric programs that advance the work of today's artists year-round.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130