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September 22, 2021
  • Vanessa Collier featuring Hadden Sayers $12adv./$15dos

    September 22, 2021  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Vanessa, who is not yet 30 years old, is a powerful saxophone player, passionate singer and award-winning songwriter who has been nominated for seven Blues Music Awards, winning two (so far). A favorite on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, she was named the "Jammingest Pro Onboard." -MikeCarlin
    Hadden Sayers will be joining Vanessa.
    Tickets are now available at The Zoo and online at https://www.ticketweb.com/event/vanessa-collier-zoo-bar-tickets/11331175?pl=fourwinds
    Hadden Sayers will open the show with a solo acoustic set and then join Vanessa's band for her evening performance.

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September 24, 2021
  • DJ Relic(no cover)

    September 24, 2021  9:00 pm - September 25, 2021  12:30 am

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September 25, 2021
  • DJ Relic(no cover)

    September 24, 2021  9:00 pm - September 25, 2021  12:30 am

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September 26, 2021
  • ZOOLARIOUS: GEOFFREY ASMUS

    September 26, 2021  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Geoffrey Asmus began performing stand-up in 2013 immediately after wasting $143,548 in college. Within a short time Geoffrey won Comedy on State’s “Funniest Person in Madison 2015” and Penguin Comedy Club’s “Funniest Person in Iowa 2015,” both times beating out the guy who invented meth, Quentin.
    Onstage and offstage Geoffrey will not make eye contact, which is a blessing for all.
    $10 COVER AT THE DOOR

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September 27, 2021
  • Emily Bass and Friends Happy Hour

    September 27, 2021  5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Emily Bass and Friends perform every Monday night for Happy Hour. Her performances are intimate, up close and pure joy. Don't miss these unique appearances by one of Lincoln's finest.

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  • Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam - No Cover!

    September 27, 2021  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Open Blues Jam
    Join a rotating mix of musicians including Tim Budig, Nebraska Jr., Jeff Boehmer, Jom Van Gelder, Fred Riddick and Mike Herman for a night of Blues at the ZOO Bar!
    7-10pm.
    No cover. Tips highly encouraged!
    Jammers bring your axe. Back-line provided.

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September 28, 2021
  • Jazzocracy

    September 28, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Come sit in @ Lincoln's longest running jazz jam.
    Your hosts welcome you: Bill Wimmer (sax), Aaron Stroessner (gtr), Michael Frederickson (bass), and Canyon Skare (drums)
    DJ RELIC and DJ FUNK TONNE spin classic vinyl to close the night ...

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  • DJ RELIC no cover!

    September 28, 2021  9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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September 29, 2021
  • HECTOR ANCHONDO BAND

    September 29, 2021  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Hector Anchondo took first place in the Blues Foundation 2020 International Blues Competition solo/duo act that is held in Memphis every year. Competing against the winners of local competitions held by Blues Societies all around the world, he not only won the overall competition but won the Memphis Cigar Box Award as the best guitar player in the solo/duo act competition.
    Coming from just up the road in Omaha, Hector has played the Zoo Bar many times over the years. His latest album, “Let Loose The Chains” is currently ranked #1 on the Roots Music Report Acoustic Blues chart.-Mike Carlin

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September 30, 2021
  • Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal $5

    September 30, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • SHITHOOK-LIVE BAND KARAOKE

    September 30, 2021  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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October 1, 2021
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October 4, 2021
  • Emily Bass and Friends Happy Hour

    October 4, 2021  5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Emily Bass and Friends perform every Monday night for Happy Hour. Her performances are intimate, up close and pure joy. Don't miss these unique appearances by one of Lincoln's finest.

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  • Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam - No Cover!

    October 4, 2021  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Open Blues Jam
    Join a rotating mix of musicians including Tim Budig, Nebraska Jr., Jeff Boehmer, Jom Van Gelder, Fred Riddick and Mike Herman for a night of Blues at the ZOO Bar!
    7-10pm.
    No cover. Tips highly encouraged!
    Jammers bring your axe. Back-line provided.

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October 5, 2021
  • Jazzocracy

    October 5, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Come sit in @ Lincoln's longest running jazz jam.
    Your hosts welcome you: Bill Wimmer (sax), Aaron Stroessner (gtr), Michael Frederickson (bass), and Canyon Skare (drums)
    DJ RELIC and DJ FUNK TONNE spin classic vinyl to close the night ...

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  • DJ RELIC no cover!

    October 5, 2021  9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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October 6, 2021
  • J.W. Jones $10

    October 6, 2021  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Billboard Top 10 Blues Artist, 2020 IBC Winner, and JUNO Nominee, Canadian singer/guitarist JW-Jones is known for his high-energy shows! 

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October 7, 2021
  • The McGovern String Band celebrates John Prine

    October 7, 2021  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    After losing John Prine to COVID in 2020, it is fitting that we pay tribute to his music just three days shy of his 75th birthday. Please join The McGovern String Band on Thursday Oct. 7 from 6pm-9pm for this special tribute. Band members include Kelly McGovern (Guitar), Brian McGovern (Mandolin), Dave Morris (Bass), Steve “Fuzzy” Blazek (Steel Guitar) and special guest Mark Leeker of The Jerry Pranksters (Lead Guitar

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  • SHITHOOK-LIVE BAND KARAOKE

    October 7, 2021  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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October 8, 2021
  • Mezcal Bros. $8

    October 8, 2021  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Cory Grinder and the Playboy Scouts $8

    October 8, 2021  9:30 pm - October 9, 2021  12:30 am
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    These guys sere here a couple months ago and we were blown away. Zoo Bar Fans, if you enjoy Country music, don't miss this one!

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October 9, 2021
  • DJ RELIC no cover!

    October 9, 2021  9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Cory Grinder and the Playboy Scouts $8

    October 8, 2021  9:30 pm - October 9, 2021  12:30 am
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    These guys sere here a couple months ago and we were blown away. Zoo Bar Fans, if you enjoy Country music, don't miss this one!

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October 10, 2021
October 11, 2021
  • Emily Bass and Friends Happy Hour

    October 11, 2021  5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Emily Bass and Friends perform every Monday night for Happy Hour. Her performances are intimate, up close and pure joy. Don't miss these unique appearances by one of Lincoln's finest.

    See more details

  • Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam - No Cover!

    October 11, 2021  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Open Blues Jam
    Join a rotating mix of musicians including Tim Budig, Nebraska Jr., Jeff Boehmer, Jom Van Gelder, Fred Riddick and Mike Herman for a night of Blues at the ZOO Bar!
    7-10pm.
    No cover. Tips highly encouraged!
    Jammers bring your axe. Back-line provided.

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October 12, 2021
  • Jazzocracy

    October 12, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Come sit in @ Lincoln's longest running jazz jam.
    Your hosts welcome you: Bill Wimmer (sax), Aaron Stroessner (gtr), Michael Frederickson (bass), and Canyon Skare (drums)
    DJ RELIC and DJ FUNK TONNE spin classic vinyl to close the night ...

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  • DJ RELIC no cover!

    October 12, 2021  9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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October 13, 2021
  • Michael Charles $10

    October 13, 2021  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    The concert by Grammy elected Chicago Blues Hall of Fame artist Michael Charles and His Band will take you on a guitar driven journey through thirty seven years and thirty seven releases of original music.

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October 14, 2021
  • SHITHOOK-LIVE BAND KARAOKE

    October 14, 2021  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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October 16, 2021
October 17, 2021
October 18, 2021
  • Emily Bass and Friends Happy Hour

    October 18, 2021  5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Emily Bass and Friends perform every Monday night for Happy Hour. Her performances are intimate, up close and pure joy. Don't miss these unique appearances by one of Lincoln's finest.

    See more details

  • Zoo Bar House Band and Open Blues Jam - No Cover!

    October 18, 2021  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Open Blues Jam
    Join a rotating mix of musicians including Tim Budig, Nebraska Jr., Jeff Boehmer, Jom Van Gelder, Fred Riddick and Mike Herman for a night of Blues at the ZOO Bar!
    7-10pm.
    No cover. Tips highly encouraged!
    Jammers bring your axe. Back-line provided.

    See more details

October 19, 2021
  • Jazzocracy

    October 19, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Zoo Bar, 136 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    Come sit in @ Lincoln's longest running jazz jam.
    Your hosts welcome you: Bill Wimmer (sax), Aaron Stroessner (gtr), Michael Frederickson (bass), and Canyon Skare (drums)
    DJ RELIC and DJ FUNK TONNE spin classic vinyl to close the night ...

    See more details

  • DJ RELIC no cover!

    October 19, 2021  9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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October 20, 2021
October 21, 2021
  • SHITHOOK-LIVE BAND KARAOKE

    October 21, 2021  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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