Salgado News & Zoo 39

On the heels of releasing his best CD yet, Soul Shot (Alligator), Curtis Salgado will take a brief tour break to deal with a tumor found in his lung. Alligator Records reports that Salgado will undergo surgery in Portland, Ore., on July 18.
“Salgado will be hospitalized for a period of four to six days,” according to the Alligator press release, “and will require a recovery time of up to four...

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Zoo Bar Hosts Legend

If I could point you to just one show this year that I think is a must-see it is Jon Dee Graham & The Fighting Cocks Thursday, June 28, 6-9 p.m. at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar. Sharing the bill is Sons of 76 duo, and Sons leader Joshua Hoyer says of Graham, “He’ll burn it down and then put you in tears to extinguish the fire, then repeat...[Graham] re-affirms your belief in music as a healing process.”

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Graham’s Garage Sale

Jon Dee Graham hits Lincoln’s Zoo Bar Thursday, June 28, 6-9 p.m. with his band The Fighting Cocks, Sons of 76 duo opens. Graham is a three-time Austin Music Hall of Fame inductee whose 30-plus year music career includes founding Austin band The True Believers with Alejandro Escovedo. It was Escovedo who pushed Graham to sing the new songs he brought to The True Believers, helping point Graham...

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Weekend Fests

Pack your blankets, lawn chairs and sunscreen and come out to enjoy two free, family-friendly events this weekend. The Blues Society of Omaha presents blues at Aksarben's Stinson Park, 67th & Center, Saturday, June 16. BluesEd youth bands What Happened? (4 p.m.) and Mojo Bag (5:15 p.m.) open. Omaha's own horn-driven Blue House plays at 6 p.m. Headlining is soulful West Coast bluesman John...

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Brotherhood Moves to 21st

Important notes if you’re reading this Wednesday, June 6: Seattle Americana artist Zoe Muth plays Barley Street Tavern June 6. The Los Angeles Daily News praises Muth’s latest disc for ”real poetry, ingenious wit and pedal steel perfection.” See zoemuth.com.

Royal Southern Brotherhood at 21st Saloon
And after a Wednesday, June 6, show at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar, blues super group The Royal...

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Hot Summer Music

Guitar great Debbie Davies plugs in at Lincoln's Zoo Bar Wednesday, May 30, 6-9 p.m. and at The 21st Saloon Thursday, May 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Davies' credits include guitarist in the great Albert Collins' band. The Los Angeles Times says "she wields an electric guitar as if it were a wand." She is a 10-time Blues Music Award nominee and has twice received the Best Contemporary Blues Female...

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