The Legendary
ZOO BAR
136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE
402.435.8754
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ZOOFEST 2015
July 10-11, 2015
Nebraska's Premier Outdoor Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Funk - Soul - Rock & Roll
The Legendary
ZOO BAR
1973    "LEGENDARY"    2015
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 2015, a variety of bands will play on the same stage graced by those blues legends in honor of ZOO Bar’s 42nd 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

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& C'mon  In The ZOO BAR!
Lincoln's Home of Live Music
for over 42 Years!
Grammy Award Winner IRMA THOMAS to Headline ZOOFEST!


BB KING
1925 - 2015
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ZOOFEST 2015 - JULY 10/11
JULY 10 9PM
CAROLYN  WONDERLAND
JULY 11 5PM
MARK HUMMEL'S
GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR REVIEW
JULY 11 7PM
“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 
JUL 27  - 6PM: TOMMY CASTRO
JULY 6: Sarah Potenza
"Kelley Hunt isn't knocking politely on music's door, she's kicking it in." "...a no-holds-barred stage presence..."

THE WICHITA EAGLE-BEACON
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JULY 6 -11: 42nd Anniversary Week
The Legendary ZOO BAR celebrates 42 years of live music starting Monday July 6th inside the ZOO! Then, we end the week with ZOOFEST, Nebraska's Premier Outdoor Music Fesival. So put in for a week of vacation and come downtown for the best Live Music in the country!
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After spending seven years with her band Sarah & The Tall Boys, Sarah Potenza relocated to Nashville Tennessee with not much more than her husband and her monster vocals.
JULY 7: Jon Dee Graham
Graham was named the Austin Musician of the Year during the South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference in 2006.
Little Mike and the Tornadoes proudly describe themselves as a “working class band” that plays blues with a rock ‘n’ roll edge. “We all come from working class families and tough, working class neighborhoods,” says Mike. “Working class people have always been our biggest supporters.”
JULY 9: Earl & Them
Earl has played and toured with The Band, Crosby Stills and Nash, Bo Diddley, Little Feat and many others. His bands have shared the stage with Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Boz Scaggs, Elvin Bishop, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and many other rock legends of our time.
JUL 10 - 11: ZOOFEST 2015
JULY 9: Rockin Johnny
“I'm knocked out! I already liked what you were doing, but you've really moved WAY up. What did you do, go to the crossroads or something?” -- Charlie Musselwhite

JULY 2 - 6PM: KELLEY HUNT