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Lincoln's Zoo Bar celebrates their 42nd Anniversary with a week-long event. Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11, the outdoor festival heats up in front of the club on 14th Street. The Zoo Bar is one of the nation's oldest and most historic blues venues.

Headlining the outdoor stage Friday, July 10, 9 p.m., is New Orleans soul-blues legend Irma Thomas. The city itself has named Thomas the Soul Queen of New Orleans....

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Guitar Edge said of the Cummings, "The blues is best served up live,...

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