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136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
402-435-8754 http://www.zoobar.com/

In a storied building built in 1921 sits the ZOO bar, a narrow nightspot that’s been a staple for live music in downtown Lincoln since 1973.

Some big time acts have walked through the hallowed club’s doors including Buddy Guy, Bo Diddley, Albert Collins and Otis Rush.

Throughout 2015, a variety of bands will play on the same stage graced by those legends in honor of ZOO Bar’s 42nd Anniversary.

Upcoming Events

October 2018

Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2018

Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Vanessa Collier @ the Zoo Bar

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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BIO “There’s a young lady came onstage with me, I forget where I was, but she’s playing an alto saxophone, and man, she was amazing.”   Those are the words of Buddy Guy in a recent issue of American Blues Scene, describing an impromptu performance with Vanessa Collier on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. If you haven’t been fortunate enough to meet Vanessa and witness one of her head-turning, fiery, and passionate performances, you should definitely make sure you…

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Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials @ Zoo Bar

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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BIO In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for over 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s gloriously rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with his rough-edged, soulful vocals, is as real and hard-hitting as Chicago blues gets. The Chicago Sun-Times says, “Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials are the hottest purveyors of bottleneck boogie to come “Lil’ Ed & The…

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Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials @ Zoo Bar

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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BIO In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for over 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s gloriously rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with his rough-edged, soulful vocals, is as real and hard-hitting as Chicago blues gets. The Chicago Sun-Times says, “Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials are the hottest purveyors of bottleneck boogie to come “Lil’ Ed & The…

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Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Nikki Hill with the Heather Newman Band @ Zoo Bar

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Heather Newman BIO The love of blues grew in Heather's heart from a young age where she was fortunate enough to participate in the BluesEd program based out of her hometown, Omaha, NE. Through the program she gained knowledge of the business from national and international blues musicians. All of whom challenged her to put her skills to the test and see how far hard work would take her. Heather began to teach herself how to play guitar, eventually booking…

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November 2018

Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lincoln, NE United States
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Bruce Katz @ Zoo Bar

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kris Lager @ Zoo Bar

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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BIO A genuine musical journeyman, Kris Lager brings a feel good musical experience everywhere he goes.  One of those rare and dynamic performers who deliver a combination of musical ability and charisma, Kris Lager will  make you want to dance, clap, and sing along creating a fun and interactive show laced with road tested songs, and contagious grooves. “I wanna lift up your spirits through song and dance!”, Says Kris Lager.  “When music is created from a place of love and delivered…

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Kris Lager @ Zoo Bar

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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BIO A genuine musical journeyman, Kris Lager brings a feel good musical experience everywhere he goes.  One of those rare and dynamic performers who deliver a combination of musical ability and charisma, Kris Lager will  make you want to dance, clap, and sing along creating a fun and interactive show laced with road tested songs, and contagious grooves. “I wanna lift up your spirits through song and dance!”, Says Kris Lager.  “When music is created from a place of love and delivered…

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Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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December 2018

Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2018

Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE United States
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Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam – No Cover, Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2018

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Lincoln, NE United States
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