Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel brought his holiday show, the Classics & Christmas Tour, Pat Bergeson, John Knowles, & Annie Sellick, to Lincoln's Rococo Theatre on Dec. 5.
Bluesman Mike Zito returned to a packed Zoo Bar for the FAC on Dec. 8.
The Killigans are set to host their annual holiday music (with rock star flair) event at 1867 Bar on Saturday to gather winter clothing for Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach.
It was the band’s first time playing in Lincoln, hailing all the way from Saskatchewan, Canada. They played songs from their new album titled “The Siren’s Song” which was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy.
The Lightning Bugs brought their moonbeam swing to a sold-out Ferguson House for the first in this year's Soup & Songs series on Sunday.
The Zoo Bar hosted SAStacular on Saturday, a farewell show for local musician SAS who is making the big trip to California to record. The show was opened by fellow local artists Will Hutchinson and Jack Hotel.
The Blues Society of Omaha will be honored at a Jan. 19 ceremony in Memphis, Tenn. BluesEd, its youth artist development program, has worked to teach blues performance and history to young people in the area since 2001.
Truly an experiential, live-show artist, Bear Grillz and his opening DJs brought a packed house to The Bourbon’s Thursday night show
Continuing their Midwestern tour, Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials graced the modest stage of the Zoo Bar on Friday and Saturday night.
Photos by Hailey Krueger Australian bluesman Michael Charles [...]