Surf, Roots & Rock

Dick Dale brings his virtuoso surf-rock guitar to The Waiting Room on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 9 p.m. Lincoln’s Mezcal Brothers open.

Zoo Bar Music
Lincoln’s Zoo Bar highlights include the return of Billy Bacon this week plus several cool early shows coming up. It’s a Billy Bacon & The Forbidden Pigs reunion weekend with Justin G. Jones and Jerry “Hot Rod” DeMink joining Billy again. The band plays 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, and plays after 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8.
On Monday, Oct. 10, catch acclaimed roots multi-instrumentalist David Lindley, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. The Zoo’s Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. show spotlights the twangy, swampy roots-rock of Oregon’s Too Slim and the Taildraggers. The Zoo is one of the hosts of the annual Lincoln Calling multi-band, multi-venue event that kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 12. See zoobar.com for the schedule that includes both happy hour and late shows.

Sunday Roadhouse News
Acclaimed roots musician Robbie Fulks plays the next Sunday Roadhouse concert, which is actually Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at The Side Door Lounge. Dean and Gary also have a very cool show coming Sunday, Oct. 30, when Austin’s Gurf Morlix brings The Blaze Foley dcumentary to town. See sundayroadhouse.com for details.

Bruce Katz Returning Soon
Boston-based keyboard virtuoso Bruce Katz plays the Zoo Bar on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Omaha folks make note that Katz gigs at Gator O’Malley’s coming Thursday, Oct. 20, after 9 p.m. Katz has been splitting his time between solo work and touring with Gregg Allman. He hits the road to Nebraska after completing a short tour run with Delbert McClinton. Katz’s soulful style cooks on everything from soul and funk to New Orleans-style jazz.

Hot Notes
The always magical Gillian Welch and David Rawlings play a special show at Lincoln’s Rococo Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m. A notable early warning includes Robert Randolph at Slowdown on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The Nace Brothers bring their entertaining roots-rock and blues to The 21st Saloon on Thursday, Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Too Slim & The Taildraggers are on tap at The 21st on Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Soul-blues singer E.C. Scott is set for The 21st on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m.

posted at 11:34 am
on Monday, October 03rd, 2011

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