Zoo Bar Family Celebration

Earlier this summer former Zoo Bar owner Larry Boehmer found out he has stage four inoperable lung cancer. Boehmer has been enjoying retirement in Eureka Springs, Ark., for over 11 years. Lincoln's Zoo Bar is now co-owned by older son Jeff Boehmer and longtime bar manager Pete Watters.

Larry Boehmer is a hero and a friend. All the years he booked the Zoo Bar, even before I really knew him,...

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Guitar Heroes Turn It Up

Guitar fans have three big blues-rock guitar shows to look forward to in The 21st Saloon's Thursday 5:30 p.m. blues series. Popular Chicago axe-slinger Ronnie Baker Brooks hits the stage on Thursday, Aug. 21. He’s the son of the great Lonnie Brooks and himself a guitar star.

The following Thursday, Aug. 25, new fan favorite Mike Zito plugs in.

Zito’s high-energy, positive vibe and guitar...

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Bottomline: Josh Garrett

Louisiana music from Josh Garrett & the Bottomline is one of the highlights of this week’s shows. Garrett’s high-energy music is complete with horns and fueled by the Cajun and zydeco sounds of his Louisiana bayou home. Garrett’s music should appeal to fans of Tab Benoit’s swampy blues. Garrett’s fiery guitar

attacks, great vocals and excellent original songs stand up to the caliber of more...

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Hadden Sayers CD Release, Brothers Comatose, Guided By Vices

Hadden Sayers’ CD release party at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar is Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6-9 p.m.. His latest disc, Hard Dollar, is his best yet. Sayers’ Texas-rooted blues-rock puts his soulful vocals and serious guitar skills front and center in the service of mighty fine original songs. Be there.

Roadhouse Gets Comatose
Sunday Roadhouse presents The Brothers Comatose on Sunday, Aug. 7, 5 p.m. at The...

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Benoit, Magness, Lager, Bel Airs & PWF

Fiery Louisiana bluesman Tab Benoit plays Knickerbockers in Lincoln on Friday, July 29.

Multiple-award winner Janiva Magness is a don’t-miss artist. She brings her powerhouse blues and soul to The 21st Saloon this Thursday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m.

“What Should We Do? Run?”

Kris Lager Band’s van caught fire while driving home from South Dakota to make their Red Sky gig on Saturday, July 23....

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Schofield Moves, Red Sky, Magness, Last Chance for Matt Cox Band


Matt Schofield Show Moved to Union Pizzeria
The gig by English guitar phenom Matt Schofield has moved to the Union Pizzeria, 14th & Cuming downtown, on Thursday, July 21. This is a FREE show and starts at 6:30 p.m. Blues Society President Terry O’Halloran hopes to get folks already in the area for the blues-oriented Thursday of Red Sky Music Festival to come by and enjoy Schofield’s amazing...

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Omaha Girls Rock expands camp
by Chris Aponick

* Registration for the 2014 Omaha Girls Rock camp is now open to girls ages 8 to 18. The camp, which will take place at the Holland ... more »



The Faint announce new album
by Chris Aponick

The Faint will release Doom Abuse, their sixth studio album, Tuesday, April 8th on SQE Music.

The 12-song album is now available for ... more »



Remembering Dave
by Tim McMahan

It began in November 1992. I was a few years out of college at UNO, already working full time at Union Pacific, but still writing ... more »



Totally Crushing on Millions of Boys
by Tim McMahan

Omaha power-pop punk band Millions of Boys’ new 10-inch record, Competing for Your Love, is a 180-gram slab of vinyl complete with ... more »



Future Tense: 2012 Music Predictions, Pt. 2
by Tim McMahan

And now, the conclusion of my annual music predictions columns, where I gaze into the glossy black finish of a Fender Squier and see ... more »



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