The Legendary
136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE

July 2018
Nebraska's Premier Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Funk - Soul - Rock & Roll
The Legendary
1973    "LEGENDARY"    2017
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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 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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ZOO BAR Legends & Locals
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Larry Boehmer 
1947 - 2012 
Magic Slim
1937 - 2013 
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!
1925 - 2015
“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 28: Norman Jackson Band
AUG  4: Scott Keeton Band
AUG 11:Super FAC! 
              Bel Airs & Earl & Them


Almost Every Sunday: Country Club 5PM / ZOOLARIOUS 8
Almost Every Monday: ZOO BAR House Band - 7PM
Almost Every Tuesday: Jazz featuring Jazzocracy - 9PM
                                     & Soul Party with DJ Relic 
Almost Every Thursday: Shithook  Live Band Karaoke 9pm                              
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Gregg Allman
1947 - 2017
Sunday "FUN DAY" July 30:
                             Southpaw Bluegrass Band  - 5PM
                        Zoolarious   - 8PM
Monday July 31:
                        Zoo Bar House Band & Open Jam 7PM
Tuesday August 1:
                            Jazzocracy  with DJ Relic - 9PM
Thursday July 27:
                        Pets with Human Names - 9PM  Video
Future Shows
Saturday July 29:
                                      ZOOFEST Volunteers Party - 4PM
                         James Armstrong Band - 6PM  Video
Armstrong has a confident stage presence that combines grace with mischief. Few blues artists know how to play the crowd as James can, shifting dynamics from a whisper to a growl. Wherever he travels around the world his magnetism continues to hush a noisy rabble or entice a crowd to follow him out into the street or down the length of a beach.
Friday July 28:
                             Norman Jackson Band  FAC  - 5PM  
                        The Black Lillies - 9PM   Video  
Proudly independent since their formation, The Black Lillies were one of the first independent bands to play the Grand Ole Opry and have since returned dozens of times – sharing that stage with big-budget bands and major-label mainstreamers.
Tuesday August 8:
                         Gina Sicilia - 6PM   Video
Wednesday August 9:
                         Jimmy Thackery - 6PM   Video
Friday August 11: SUPER FAC
                         Bel Airs & Earl & Them -  5PM
Saturday August 12:
                         Earl & Them -  6PM
Thursday August 3:
                            Barrel-House w Jack Hotel - 6PM
                            Shithook - Live Band Karaoke 9.30
Friday August 4:
                    Scott Keeton Band "FAC" - 5PM  Video
                    Lloyd McCarter "CD Release" 9PM  Video