136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE
Nebraska's Premier Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Roots - Soul - Rock & Roll
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 2017, a variety of bands will play on the same stage graced by those blues legends in honor of ZOO Bar’s 44th Anniversary.
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All Shows and Times are subject to change
Friday Afternoon Club
Fridays - 5:00 PM
Lincoln's Home of Live Music
for over 44 Years!
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& C'mon In The ZOO BAR!
“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."
SEPT 22: Coco Montoya
SEPT 29: The Jimmy's
OCT 6: The Mezcal Brothers
OCT 20: Toronzo Cannon
ZOO BAR WEEKLY SHOWS
Almost Every Sunday: Country Club 5PM / ZOOLARIOUS 8
Almost Every Monday: ZOO BAR House Band - 7PM
Almost Every Tuesday: Jazz featuring Jazzocracy - 7PM
& Soul Party with DJ Relic 10PM
Almost Every Thursday: Shithook Live Band Karaoke 9pm
Check Full Schedule for Details:
Monday Sept 25:
Zoo Bar House Band & Open Jam 7PM
Sunday "FUN DAY" Sept 24:
Thursday Sept 21:
Duo Del Llano - 6PM
This ISN'T blues rock with the life sucked out of it. This is fiery. This is energetic. Frankenstein's blues monster has been connected up to the electrodes and KG & The Girls have provided the lightning bolts for resurrection...
"Montoya is a show-stopper...Heartfelt singing and merciless guitar with a wicked icy burn...he swings like a jazz man and stings like the Iceman, Albert Collins. He is one of the truly gifted blues artists of his generation."
– Living Blues