2024 Fellow

Brenton Gomez

Language: written, recorded, expressed

Brenton Gomez (he/him) aka Conny Franko is curator of language, music projects, and public spaces. As an independent artist he has released three full length albums Calm Kids (2012), La Maga (2016), and Conny Control (2020) with the help of Make Believe Studios here in Omaha, Nebraska. He is also half of the duo M34N STR33T. A music group and project born in the heart of Midtown/Gifford Park with producer and visual artist Adam Robert Haug aka Haunted Gauntlet. Over the years M34N STR33T has released four full length albums Mutants of Omaha (2014), Don Quixote's Lance (2018), BESOS (2022) released by Org Music (Los, Angeles), and their recent release GIALLO (October, 2023). These projects have been shared sonically at festivals, venues, galleries and basements, regionally and nationally. Alumni to 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines, Middle of the Map Festival in KCMO, Bemis’s Low End, Carver Bank, Joslyn Museum, Farnam Festival, Pet Fest, Lincoln Calling, MAHA Music Festival and Hotel Frank (the brick tri-plex on 38th and Farnam).


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