<p>  Austin's Bonnie Whitmore appears at Barley Street Tavern Sunday, June 30, 6 p.m.</p>James, Bonnie & Zoo 40th

Acclaimed Austin singer-songwriter-guitarist James McMurtry and his band play a Sunday Roadhouse and 1% co-production at Waiting Room Tuesday, July 2, 8 p.m. McMurtry’s tautly crafted songs are stories of people on the edge. Pitch.com observed, “Pissy and poetic, wry but scowling…rewarding rock-and-roll storytelling, a James McMurtry show promises soul and insight rare in a rock club.” The...

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<p>  Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys rev up their Chicago boogie & blues at The 21st Saloon Thursday, June 20.</p>Summer Grooves

Matt Whipkey is a notable player on the local rock scene with the ability to move into roots-rock and twang equally well. He also gets beyond the studio into strong companions to his musical visions like making Super 8 films, cool videos and creative original packaging. Now he goes vinyl. Earlier this year he launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a passionate and ambitious double-vinyl...

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<p>  Blues Music Award nominee Hadden Sayers brings his Texas blues-rock to Lincoln's Zoo Bar Wednesday, July 19, 6-9 p.m.</p>Club Treats, Duke & Hadden

The outdoor music scene is ramping up, but there are still plenty of great blues acts coming to our local clubs.
The 21st Saloon Thursday 5:30 p.m. matinees continue all summer. The Laurie Morvan Band is up Thursday, June 13. Morvan’s blues-rock guitar slinging has been featured in Blues Revue magazine and in
2010 she received the Blues Foundation Award for Best Self-Produced CD, given in...

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Music, Music, Music

Summer Arts Fest in downtown Omaha has some great acts on tap Friday, June 7, including the Blues Society of Omaha’s recent Nebraska Blues Challenge Winner Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers (5 p.m.). Then it’s jump-blues, swing and New Orleans blues from the wonderful Davina & The Vagabonds (7 p.m.). The evening ends with Paa Kow's By All Means Band from Ghana, West Africa, laying down their...

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McNally, Case, Suhler

Sunday Roadhouse hits the road for Lincoln, hosting their first show at the Zoo Bar Sunday, June 2, 5 p.m. Dean Dobmeier and Gary Grobeck present Austin’s Shannon McNally. She is touring in support of her new CD Small Town Talk, a tribute to songwriter Bobby Charles created with Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack. The disc includes guest performances by Dr. John, Derek Trucks, Will Sexton, Luther...

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Sharon Jones, Vintage Trouble

Get ready for a dance party as Playing With Fire hosts a special free show at Council Bluffs’ River’s Edge Park as part of the park’s grand opening events. The Playing With Fire show happens on Memorial day, Monday, May 27, gates at 3:30 p.m. and music at 4 p.m.  Hugely popular national artists Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings make their second appearance on a Playing With Fire stage. Jones’...

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