The Legendary
ZOO BAR
136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE
402.435.8754
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ZOOFEST 2016
July 8-9, 2016
Nebraska's Premier Outdoor Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Funk - Soul - Rock & Roll
The Legendary
ZOO BAR
1973    "LEGENDARY"    2016
ZOO BAR LEGACY 
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In a storied building built in 1921 sits the ZOO Bar, a narrow nightspot that’s been a staple for live music in downtown Lincoln since 1973.

Some big time acts have walked through the hallowed club’s doors including Buddy Guy, Bo Diddley, Albert Collins and Otis Rush. 

Throughout 2016, a variety of bands will play on the same stage graced by those blues legends in honor of ZOO Bar’s 43rd anniversary. 
ZOO BAR Legends & Locals
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Larry Boehmer 
1947 - 2012 
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Magic Slim
1937 - 2013 
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All Shows and Times are subject to change  
ZOO FAC Schedule
5:00 PM

FEB 19: Moreland & Arbuckle
FEB 26: Earl & Them
Lincoln's Home of Live Music
for over 43 Years!
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& C'mon  In The ZOO BAR!
BB KING
1925 - 2015
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“Even if you walked into the Zoo Bar without knowing anything about it other than music is played here, one would know they were on very hallowed ground. … It was/is one of those venues that when on the road, you'd swear it was Saturday night on a Monday or a Tuesday. I love love love this joint but, the room, the name are nada without its people, its staff and its audience, that give that body a soul.”
Grammy Award winner Bubba Hernandez 
Almost Every Sunday: ZOOLARIOUS 8 PM

Almost Every Monday: 
ZOO BAR HOUSE BAND 7 PM

Thursdays are Country Night - 6PM

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MRW WEB Designs
FEB  17: Bel Airs - 6:00 PM 
MAR   3: Dave + Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones - 6PM 
MAR   1: Dale Watson - 6:00 
MAR   2: Coco Montoya - 6:00 
FEB  27: Earl & Them 6:00 PM
MAR   4: Chris Duarte
Also in March, Mike Zito
MAR   5: Blues Project - 6PM
FEB  16: JAZZOCRACY - 6:00 PM 
                  DJ Relic - 9:00 PM
5PM - FAC VIDEO
MAR   9: John Nemeth - 6PM
FEB    9: FAT TUESDAY - O St Brass Band 6PM 
                     Creole Dinner by Chef Otto Meza!
                     DJ Relic & Jazzocracy @ 9PM
MAR  4: Chris Duarte
FEB 10-13: Lincoln Exposed 
Fronted by brothers Dick and Dave Pruitt on bass and electric guitars, with Michael Cherry on drums, the Bel Airs play a danceable mix with an authentic but eclectic bluesy-country-soul-and-rock-n-roll sound influenced by the likes of Wilson Picket, Slim Harpo, Howlin' Wolf and Johnny Cash. 

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FEB  14: Wine Tasting - 3:00 PM 
                  ZOOLARIOUS - 8PM
FEB  15: House Band - 7PM No Cover
FEB  19: Moreland & Arbuckle - 5:00 PM FAC
                  PAA KOW - 9PM   Video
From February 10th through the 13th, 75 bands will play at 4 venues in Downtown Lincoln for only $20. That’s almost 15 more bands than last year! There will also be Day Pass and Venue pass options at The Legendary Zoo Bar, The Bourbon Theatre, Duffy’s Tavern, and the newly added Bodega’s Alley
FEB  20: Hector Anchondo Band - 9PM
FEB  21: ZOOLARIOUS - 8PM
FEB  26: Earl & Them 5:00 PM  FAC
MAR 17Samantha Fish - 6PM
MAR 28: Tinsley Ellis - 6PM
MAR 23: 24th Street Wailers - 6PM
FEB  22: House Band - 7PM No Cover