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 07:34 pm
on Monday, October 03rd, 2011

COMMENTS

(We're testing Disqus commenting (finally!); please let us know if you have trouble.)

comments powered by Disqus

 

« Previous Page


BMA Awards, Mike Zito, Rockin’ Johnny

Blues fans have until March 2 to vote for their favorites in the 36th annual Blues Music Awards (BMAs). You must be a member of the Blues Foundation to vote, but the basic individual annual...

more »


Zito, Valentine’s Blues, Ross Kleiner, Lager CD, Peter Mulvey

It's a busy weekend in the metro with lots going on for live music fans. A favorite with local audiences, the blues guitar star-led band Mike Zito & The Wheel plays a Valentine's show at The 21st...

more »


Postcards from Memphis

The third week of January, I was in Memphis, Tenn., where I was honored to receive the Blues Foundation's 2015 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) award for Journalism and to be a finals judge at the 31st...

more »


Davina, Shannon, Ross and More

Hoodoo favorites Davina & The Vagabonds hits Lincoln's Zoo Bar Wednesday, Feb. 4, 6-9 p.m. The Minneapolis-based jump and swing band has been turning heads with their lively reinterpretation of...

more »


21st Saloon, Garrett Fundraiser and More from Memphis

See my column in the February monthly print issue for one of my favorite stories from my time visiting Memphis during the third week of January. I was honored to receive the Keeping the Blues Alive...

more »







Advanced Search