Maha Festival - Omaha, Nebraska - July 28-29th

Event Review and Photos by: Shyla Witt (S.W. Imagery)

The Maha Festival in Omaha, Nebraska was a captivating blend of music, art, and vibrant energy. As a photographer, I was thrilled to capture the dynamic performances on stage, as well as the exciting atmosphere and moments in the crowd. 

The Artists to grace the stage at this year's event:



Icky Blossoms





Ebba Rose

Poetry Performances


Omaha Girls Rock


Say She She

Black Belt Eagle Scout

Terry Presume

The Beths

Peach Pit

Big Thief

The diverse lineup of musicians brought the stage to life! The lighting and sound setups were top-notch, enhancing the visual appeal of the performances. The juxtaposition of colorful installations against an urban backdrop provided unique photo opportunities, while the attendees' unbridled enthusiasm translated into candid moments that truly showcased the festival's spirit. 

The diverse crowd added an extra layer of charm, as I documented genuine moments of joy, connection, and shared experiences. The camaraderie among fellow photographers and the festival staff created a collaborative atmosphere that enhanced the overall experience.

From the electrifying light shows during headlining acts to the intimate interactions between artists, staff and attendees, Maha Festival 2023 proved to be a goldmine of visual storytelling. This event truly showcased the power of photography in preserving the essence of a memorable cultural celebration. I felt privileged to document its kaleidoscope of emotions and unforgettable moments through my lens. 

Huge THANK YOU to Joe DeSanti (The Review Junkie) for making this opportunity possible!

-- Shyla Witt (S.W. Imagery)