Council Member’s Band to Rock for Benson Theatre June 8

 In B Side, Benson Theatre, News

Benson Theatre is pleased to welcome Omaha City Councilperson Pete Festersen and his band to the B Side of Benson Theatre Friday, June 8.

The show, which starts at 8:00pm, is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. Proceeds from the event will benefit the capital campaign to renovate 6054 Maple Street. The doors open at 7:00pm.

“We are pleased to support the thriving music, art and theater scene in Benson,” said Festersen, who represents District 1, which includes the Benson neighborhood. “The renovation of Benson Theatre will continue the positive momentum in the business district and foster great partnerships in the community.”

Festersen (day job – vice president of community and government affairs at CHI Health) will be behind the kit. Other band members include:

  • Dave Goldner, bass
    Day job – nephrologist
  • Mark Weber, guitar
    Day job – small businessman
  • Vic Padios, guitar
    Day job – legal counsel for Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Tyler Owen, guitar
    Day job – general manager of PVS Structures

B Side is located at 6058 Maple Street in downtown Benson. Parking is available behind the venue. For more parking information, visit For more information about Benson Theatre’s capital campaign, visit

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