The Legendary
ZOO BAR
136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE
402.435.8754
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July 2018
Nebraska's Premier Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Roots - Soul - Rock & Roll
The Legendary
ZOO BAR
1973    "LEGENDARY"    2017
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 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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Larry Boehmer 
1947 - 2012 
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Magic Slim
1937 - 2013 
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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!
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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NOV 17: Reverend Raven
DEC    1: Mezcal Brothers
DEC    8: Mike Zito
Dec   22: The Wondermonds
ZOO BAR WEEKLY SHOWS

Almost Every Sunday: ZOOLARIOUS 8PM
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                              
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Gregg Allman
1947 - 2017
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Friday Nov 17:          "FAC" Services begin @ 5PM
                  Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin Alter Boys  -  Video
Monday Nov 20: 
                   ZOO BAR House Band & Open Jam - 7PM  
Tuesday Nov 21: 
                   JAZZOCRACY - 7PM / DJ Relic 9PM  
Friday Dec 8:
                  Mike Zito - FAC 5PM  Video   
Sunday Nov 19:
                   ZOOLARIOUS - Comedy @ The ZOO! 8PM
Saturday Dec 9:
                  Indigenous - 6PM  Video   
Friday Nov 24:
                  Nebraska vs Iowa - Open at 9am
                  Kris Lager Band - 9PM   Video     
Wednesday Nov 29:
                  Katy G & The Girls - 9PM   Video     
Bringing crowds to their feet at the hardest to please and sophisticated night clubs in the Midwest, Reverend Raven and the Chain Smoking Altar Boys play traditional blues, straight up with a big dose of passion.  The Reverend is a 2007 Grammy Award Nominee for “Best Blues Compilation CD” for Bamfest.
Sunday Dec 3:
                  Davina & The Vagabonds - 5PM  Video         
Saturday Nov 18:
   Nebraska vs Penn State - BIG Screen 3pm Video
   SAS & The Final Arrangement - 9PM
Wednesday Nov 22: 
                   Toasted Ponies - 6PM   Video 
Thursday Nov 23:
                  Shithook - 9.30     "Live Band Karaoke"
Kris Lager is one of the most dynamic front men you’ll ever witness with an unrivaled level of intensity and showmanship. He delivers raw, and powerful music through his emotional guitar playing and singing.