1% Productions is a live music and entertainment business based out of Omaha Nebraska. They produce hundreds of shows each year at The Waiting Room Lounge which is owned by the company. They also produce hundreds of shows at other venues, halls, amphitheaters, festivals and arenas in Omaha and Lincoln Nebraska. The company has also produced shows in the Des Moines and Ames Iowa market. 1% Productions was formed by Marc Leibowitz and Jim Johnson in 1997 when the duo promoted their first show with Ani Difranco. They then used Sokol Auditorium/Underground as their main venue while branching out and producing shows for other venues in town . They produced their first arena show in 2005 with Bright Eyes and The Faint at Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 1% Productions opened The Waiting Room Lounge in 2007 and houses their offices there.
1% Productions prides themselves on their independent spirit and being inclusive with all musical and entertainment genres. The company is investing in the community and has been a part of Omaha’s accelerating growth culturally. 1% Productions is producing shows ranging from small and mid-sized venues to festivals, amphitheaters and arenas. With 15 years professional experience they are able to accommodate many artists and events of almost any size.