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Austin's Will Sexton is joined by touring partner Shannon McNally at The Side Door Lounge Sunday, Feb. 17, 5 p.m. See SundayRoadhouse.com

Love Live Music

Supergroup Royal Southern Brotherhood rocks Lincoln’s Zoo Bar Thursday, Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m. and plugs in at The 21st Saloon for a special show on Friday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Royal Southern Brotherhood is the creative collaboration of the legendary Cyril Neville with blues-rock guitar stars Mike Zito and Devon Allman and fine instrumentalists Charlie Wooten (bass) and Yonrico Scott (drums). See royalsouthernbrotherhood.com. Allman’s new solo release, Turquoise (Ruf Records), drops this week, on Feb. 12. Mike Zito and Cyril Neville also have upcoming solo discs and The Brotherhood’s live CD/DVD combination release is set for May.
At deadline (Sunday night, Feb. 10) the Zoo only had 20 tickets left. Advance tickets to either show are available at the respective bars while they last.

Valentine's Blues & Jazz
The 21st Saloon Thursday 5:30 matinee features acclaimed Kansas vocalist and boogie-blues pianist Kelley Hunt for the Feb. 14 show.
Meanwhile Omaha Jitterbugs swing dance club presents the Sugar Foot Stomp dance event at House of Loom with Street Railway Band providing live jazz at 8 p.m. See jitterbugs.org.

Lincoln Exposed
The Eighth Annual Lincoln Exposed happens in Lincoln Wednesday, Feb. 13, through Saturday, Feb. 16, with over 50 bands playing at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar, Duffy’s and Bourbon Theatre. Check with the venues, Facebook or posted flyers for final schedules.

Will Sexton & Shannon McNally
The Sunday Roadhouse concert series brings two of Austin’s brightest young musicians to the Side Door Lounge, Sunday, Feb. 17, 5 p.m. Will Sexton is the younger brother of Charlie Sexton and a true life-long musician who grew up playing guitar and making music. He’s on tour with Shannon McNally, a celebrated singer-songwriter who allmusic.com calls “a Zen-like, post-Beat song poet.” See SundayRoadhouse.com.

Hot Notes
Austin’s Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears gets funky with their mix of soul and rock at The Waiting Room Friday, Feb. 15, after 9 p.m.
The deadline for bands entering in The Blues Society of Omaha’s third annual Nebraska Blues Challenge is Monday, Feb. 18. See NebraskaBluesChallenge.blogspot.com for rules and entry form. (Full disclosure: I am on the BSO board.)
The Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards happen Sunday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at the Omaha Hilton. See oea-awards.com for details.
North Mississippi Allstars stomps into the Waiting Room Wednesday, Feb. 20, 8 p.m. The London Souls open.
The great Mavis Staples throws down her force-of-nature soul-gospel vocals at Lincoln’s Bourbon Theatre, Friday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. with special guest Pieta Brown.

posted at 02:52 pm
on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

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