The Legendary
ZOO BAR
136 N 14th St. - Lincoln NE
402.435.8754
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ZOOFEST 2019
July 19-20 2019
Nebraska's Premier Music Festival
Blues - Country - Zydeco - Rockabilly - Roots - Soul - Rock & Roll
The Legendary
ZOO BAR
1973    "LEGENDARY"    2019
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 2019, a variety of bands will play on the same stage graced by those blues legends in honor of ZOO Bar’s 46th Anniversary. 
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Larry Boehmer 
1947 - 2012 
VIDEO   
Magic Slim
1937 - 2013 
VIDEO   
Friday Afternoon Club
Fridays - 5:00 PM
All Shows and Times are subject to change  
Lincoln's Home of Live Music
for over 46 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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Mar  22: Lil Ed & Blues Imperials
Apr  12: Mezcal Brothers
Apr  26: Bel Airs
ZOO BAR WEEKLY SHOWS

Almost Every Sunday:   ZOOLARIOUS 8PM
Almost Every Monday:  ZOO BAR House Band - 7PM
Almost Every Tuesday: Jazzocracy - 7PM / DJ Relic 9PM
Almost Every Thursday: Country Club 6PM /
                                       Shithook: Live Band Karaoke 9:30

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Gregg Allman
1947 - 2017
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Aretha Franklin - Video
Mar 25, 1943 - Aug 16, 2018
zoofest 2019 July 19 - 20
Wednesday March 20       
John Nemeth- 6pm   VIDEO
As a Boise, Idaho teenager in the early ‘90s, John Németh was drawn to the hard-edged hip hop sounds and rock bands of the day – but when a friend exposed him to Buddy Guy and Junior Wells’s classic “Hoodoo Man Blues,” he was hooked.
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For All Inquiries including bookings email
zoobar1973@gmail.com
Monday March 18       
Emily Bass - 5.30 / House Band & Open Jam 7pm  
Friday 3-22 5pm / Saturday 3-23 7pm       
Lil Ed & Blues Imperials - 6pm   VIDEO
In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for almost 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s gloriously rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with his rough-edged, soulful vocals, is as real and hard-hitting as Chicago blues gets.
Saturday March 23       
Heather Newman - 9pm   VIDEO
Two Time 2018 Blues Blast Music Award Winner and 2019 Blues Music Award Nominee
Wednesday March 27       
Sugaray Rayford - 6pm   VIDEO
Wednesday April 3       
Chris Duarte - 6pm   VIDEO
Tuesday March 19       
Jazzocracy - 7pm / DJ Relic 10pm