Festive Fall Music

The 21st Saloon celebrates fall with one more outdoor blues event. Thursday, Oct. 10, the bar will have music inside and outside in the expanded beer garden. Hector Anchondo Band kicks things off at 5 p.m. Dallas blues –rockers Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch play at 6 p.m.  Elmore was voted “Best Blues” artist in the 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards. Elmore’s new disc Tell You What has been nominated for a Blues Blast Music Award for Best Blues-Rock Album of the Year. Fine vocalist and harmonica player R.J. Mischo makes a long-overdue return to the metro for a 7 p.m. set. Mischo has been playing since the late 1970s and his most recent disc is Make it Good (Delta Groove). Blind Pig Records artist Sena Ehrhardt plays at 8 p.m. She is touring in support of her second Blind Pig release All In, produced by Grammy Award winning producer Jim Gaines whose credits include producing Stevie Ray Vaughan and Luther Allison. The Minnesota-based Ehrhardt was a 2012 Blues Music Award Nominee for Best New Artist and is up for two Blues Blast Music Awards.

Zoo Bar Blues
Lincoln’s Zoo Bar has a great double-header Friday, Oct. 11, with the Tijuana Gigolos onstage for the 5-7 p.m. show followed by rockin’ blues of The Bel Airs, 9 p.m. The Zoo participates in Lincoln Calling Tuesday, Oct. 15, through Saturday, Oct. 19, with selected shows still happening during the event.
Carolyn Wonderland plays the Zoo Saturday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m. See lincolncalling.com for the schedule of the multi-band, multi-venue Lincoln Calling music event that celebrates its 10th year this year. There will be a variety of music styles from 100 bands and DJs at 10 venues including the Zoo, Duffy’s and the Bourbon Theatre.

Music & Junking
Junkstock returns to a dairy farm near Elkhorn at 315 S. 192nd St. Oct. 11, 12 (9-6) and 13 (10-4).  Junkstock offers three days of thrifting, junking and live music with vendors from five states. Musicians performing include Sarah Benck, Matt Cox, Midwest Dilemma, All Young Girls are Machine Guns and Brad Hoshaw. Admission is $5 per day. See junkstockomaha.com.

Hot Notes
Omaha Jitterbugs presents Sugar Foot Stomp Thursday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m. at House of Loom with swing dancing to live jazz from Lil' Harper Six. Catch Matt Cox at Venue 51, 1951 St. Mary’s, Friday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m. with Dirty River Ramblers. Honeyboy Turner Band plays Havana Garage Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 p.m.

posted at 03:37 pm
on Wednesday, October 09th, 2013

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