Graham’s Wonderful World

If there is one artist I would get everyone to listen to if I could, it is Jon Dee Graham. The Austin-based musician is an extraordinary songwriter and guitarist whose music is as real as it gets.

His words come from the heart of a survivor and from an ability to stay optimistic even in the face of adversity. Reviewers praise Graham for his "raw intensity" and say "his songs always sound like...

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Swing & Soul

The award-winning trio of siblings, Trampled Under Foot, takes the stage at The 21st Saloon on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 5:30 p.m. Based in Kansas City, the band is built around the powerful, soulful vocals of Danielle Schnebelen. See tufkc.com.


CORRECTION TO WHAT APPEARS IN THE PRINT ISSUE OF THE READER: The Lionel Young Band plays on Thursday, Sept. 22, NOT on Sept. 15 as I originally wrote....

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Girrrl Power

Over a half dozen world-class roots and blues women visit the metro this weekend.
The fireworks start when Ana Popovic’s...

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Ready, Set, Go Out

On Thursday, Sept.1, England’s acclaimed young blues-rock guitarist Oli Brown starts his U.S. tour with The 21st Saloon’s 5:30 p.m. show. Brown is a 2010 British Blues Awards winner for Male Vocalist of the Year.

 

Trout, Ana Popovic & Lil’ Ed

High-octane blues-rocker Walter Trout hits the Zoo Bar on Tuesday, Sept. 6, for a 6 p.m. show.

Ana Popovic mixes sex appeal with guitar-driven...

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Zoo Bar Family Celebration

Earlier this summer former Zoo Bar owner Larry Boehmer found out he has stage four inoperable lung cancer. Boehmer has been enjoying retirement in Eureka Springs, Ark., for over 11 years. Lincoln's Zoo Bar is now co-owned by older son Jeff Boehmer and longtime bar manager Pete Watters.

Larry Boehmer is a hero and a friend. All the years he booked the Zoo Bar, even before I really knew him,...

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Guitar Heroes Turn It Up

Guitar fans have three big blues-rock guitar shows to look forward to in The 21st Saloon's Thursday 5:30 p.m. blues series. Popular Chicago axe-slinger Ronnie Baker Brooks hits the stage on Thursday, Aug. 21. He’s the son of the great Lonnie Brooks and himself a guitar star.

The following Thursday, Aug. 25, new fan favorite Mike Zito plugs in.

Zito’s high-energy, positive vibe and guitar...

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