Ready, Set, Go Out

On Thursday, Sept.1, England’s acclaimed young blues-rock guitarist Oli Brown starts his U.S. tour with The 21st Saloon’s 5:30 p.m. show. Brown is a 2010 British Blues Awards winner for Male Vocalist of the Year.

 

Trout, Ana Popovic & Lil’ Ed

High-octane blues-rocker Walter Trout hits the Zoo Bar on Tuesday, Sept. 6, for a 6 p.m. show.

Ana Popovic mixes sex appeal with guitar-driven blues-rock. She’s at The 21st Saloon on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 5:30 p.m. Blues Society of Omaha members get in free. Popovic plays Lincoln’s Zoo Bar on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials bring their raw, hard-driving Chicago blues to Lincoln’s Zoo Bar on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 6-9 p.m. The band is a winner of the Blues Music Award for Band of the Year. They are touring in support of their most recent Alligator disc, Full Tilt. Ed and the band also play The 21st Saloon on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 5:30 p.m.

 

Other Notable Shows

Brad Hoshaw & The Seven Deadlies’ Americana-tinged original rock is up at the Barley Street Tavern on Saturday, Sept. 3, after 9 p.m. It’s a rare Seven Deadlies show and features one of Hoshaw’s recent songwriters’ retreat colleagues, Jeremiah Nelson from Madison, Wis. See songwhinersdiner.wordpress.com.

On Sunday, Sept. 4, Sugar Clay Winery in Thurman, Iowa, hosts the Missouri River High Water Revival beginning at noon, with proceeds donated to Fremont and Mills County, Iowa, flood victims’ recovery. Performers include Matt Cox, Swampboy Blues Band, Brich & Killion, JR & Gunner of Acoustic Groove, Midwest Dilemma and more. See sugarclaywinery.com.

 

Hot Notes

Brad Cordle Band performances this week include Ozone at Anthony’s on Friday, Sept. 2, at 9 p.m.

The Mezcal Brothers shake up the Zoo Bar with their retro-feuled rockabilly on Sept. 2, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
On Saturday, Sept. 3, get old-school blues at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar with the Lil’ Slim Blues Band and special guest Magic Slim after 9 p.m.

At the Zoo Bar’s late show Wednesday, Sept. 7, it’s Austin’s Uncle Lucius and Lincoln’s The Hundred Miles. Uncle Lucius gets rave reviews for a music mix that draws comparisons to The Black Crows and The Band.

Kris Lager plays a solo acoustic show Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Pizza Shoppe Collective after 8 p.m.

Eilen Jewell is featured in a Friday Sunday Roadhouse at Slowdown on Friday, Sept. 9, 8 p.m.

posted at 08:26 am
on Monday, August 29th, 2011

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