The Legendary
ZOO BAR
136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE
402.435.8754
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ZOOFEST 2019
July 2019
Nebraska's Premier Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Roots - Soul - Rock & Roll
The Legendary
ZOO BAR
1973    "LEGENDARY"    2018
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, Robert Cray and Otis Rush. 

Throughout 2018, a variety of bands will play on the same stage graced by those blues legends in honor of ZOO Bar’s 45th Anniversary. 
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Larry Boehmer 
1947 - 2012 
VIDEO   
Magic Slim
1937 - 2013 
VIDEO   
Friday Afternoon Club
Fridays - 5:00 PM
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Lincoln's Home of Live Music
for over 45 Years!
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& C'mon  In The ZOO BAR!
BB KING
1925 - 2015
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“The Zoo Bar is one of my all time favorite bars and it’s also one of my all time favorite places to play the blues. It’s just great in every way. I could fill pages of all the good times I’ve had there and all the reasons it’s a great place, but the short version is that the staff and the owners have always been really nice to the musicians and the patrons are all real blues lovers and all together that makes it a great place to play."

Charlie Musselwhite
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JUL 20: MIKE ZITO
Aug   3: John Nemeth
Aug 10: Sailing with Soup
ZOO BAR WEEKLY SHOWS

Almost Every Sunday:   ZOOLARIOUS 7PM
Almost Every Monday:  ZOO BAR House Band - 7PM
Almost Every Wed      : Jazz featuring Jazzocracy - 10PM
Almost Every Thursday: Country Club 6PM /
                                       Shithook: Live Band Karaoke 9:30

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Gregg Allman
1947 - 2017
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Thank You Lincoln for Making ZOOFEST
"Nebraska's Premier Music Festival"
again in 2018!
Friday July 20 
Mike Zito "FAC"- 5pm  Video
There may not be a more honest bluesman than Mike Zito, whose 15th album ‘First Class Life’ comes out May 11 on Ruf Records. The rocking yet poignant title track explores his journey from addiction to sobriety and then musical recognition; he is a two-time 2017 Blues Music Award nominee. “Second chance at a first class life,” he sings, recalling the hard times. The Texas-based musician smiles and continues, “I grew up poor in St. Louis, and now I'm travelling the world to sing my songs.”
Wednesday July 25 
Chubby Carrier - 6pm  Video 
Tuesday July 31 
Selwyn Birchwood - 6pm  Video 
Friday August 3 
John Nemeth - "FAC"  5pm   Video
Wednesday August 8 
John Primer -  6pm   Video
Wednesday August 15
Curtis Salgado -  6pm   Video
Saturday July 21
Big Daddy Caleb & the Chargers - 6pm   Video
Sunday July 22
ZOOLARIOUS - 8pm  "Comedy @ The ZOO BAR"