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Alan Hager and Curtis Salgado

Jessica Keaveny

Get the blues, soul-blues, jump-blues, Americana and more that are all happening this month along with special events like Playing With Fire and In the Market for Blues! more

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Jon Dee Graham

Todd V. Wolfson

There is a whole lotta world-class music to revel in from the Zoo Bar's 45th Anniversary shows to The BSO's 20th Anniversary to Playing With Fire, In the Market for Blues and the return of Jon Dee Graham & the Fighting Cocks. more

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Hadden Sayers

Scott Dobry

Music from blues-rock to Zydeco, country and more is on tap as summertime starts to sizzle. more

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Southern Culture on the Skids

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The summer music scene is shaping up to be a great one with old and new favorites, club shows and the start of a hot outdoor concert season. more

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Richard Thompson speaks at Folk Alliance International February 15

B.J. Huchtemann

Thursday Blues with Jeff Jensen, Sugaray Rayford, The Bel Airs and a special Saturday with the Johnny Winter All-Star Band, Zoo Bar Blues including Carolyn Wonderland, shows of note including Steve Earle at Waiting Room and KZUM/Nebraska at FAI. more

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Great touring and local blues acts and an exciting Omaha jazz musicians' homecoming show are among February's highlights. more

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Johnny Boyd at Reverb Lounge

B.J. Huchtemann

Hoodoo takes a look back at 2017's top live shows and a peek into January. more

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2017 BluesEd Youth Performance Participants

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Celebrating a season of musical giving in the metro and the national recognition received by the Blues Society of Omaha and the BluesEd Youth development program with a Keeping the Blues Alive award from the Blues Foundation in Memphis. more

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Johnny Boyd

Darcy Lin Tonnesen

From the jazz and swing of Johnny Boyd and Davina & the Vagabonds to great roots-rockers like the BoDeans and Jim Suhler plus plenty of meaty blues, soul and funk choices, November serves up a rich harvest of live music. more

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Bus Driving Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Flies High with his Alligator Debut

Chris Monaghan

October brings great music offerings from the Nebraska Blues Challenge to the return of The Golden State-Lone Star Revue, Billy Bacon and Popa Chubby plus new artists like Toronzo Cannon, Lilly Hiatt and American masters, Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples. more

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Pokey LaFarge

Nate Ryan

From swing and soul to deep blues, honky-tonk, a rockabilly pinup celebration, CD releases and more, September's shows bring plenty of celebratory music to help us put a wrap on summer. more

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The Lucky Losers

Victoria Smith

The third annual In the Market for Blues Festival, the OEAA Summer Showcase, reunions for iconic music mainstays The Drumstick and The Ranch Bowl and a great roster of touring acts at clubs keep August full of great music choices. more

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Walter Trout

Austin Hargrave

ZooFest celebrates 44 years of Zoo Bar live shows, Playing With Fire has two consecutive nights of world-class music and there are great club shows all month long! more

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Ruthie Foster

Riccardo Piccirillo

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Alejandro Escovedo Rocks The Waiting Room Friday, June 9

Nancy Rankin Escovedo

Outdoor concerts and local club stages shine with musical talents ranging from Texas icons like Willie Nelson and Alejandro Escovedo to Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, Drive-By Truckers, a Zydeco Festival, Lil' Ed and Samantha Fish. more

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The Cate Brothers

The Cate Brothers

The club scene stays hot, local festivals give blues-roots fans some great outdoor options to soak up live music and ZooFest and Playing With Fire announce big summer bookings. more

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The Iguanas Play Two Metro Gigs this Month

photo by Zack Smith

Women who rock are in the spotlight of several acclaimed bands hitting local stages this month including Katy G & The Girls, Jane Lee Hooker and Southern Avenue. April also sees the return of audience favorites including John Németh and The Iguanas. more

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Tab Benoi

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Music from classic blues to high-flying roots rock plus plenty of guitar stars make April a big month for live music. more

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Curtis Salgado

Jessica Keaveny

The popular Thursday blues music series is on the move, taking the stage at Chrome Lounge this month. UPDATE: Curtis Salgado undergoing heart surgery and expected to make a full recovery. His area dates will be rescheduled. more

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One of September's most anticipated shows comes Thursday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m., when Hoodoo hero Johnny Boyd and his impeccably tight, swingin’ band return to the Reverb Lounge in Benson. Longtime music fans will remember Boyd as the debonair f... more

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Curtis Salgado

Jessica Keaveny

The popular Thursday blues music series is on the move, taking the stage at Chrome Lounge this month. UPDATE: Curtis Salgado undergoing heart surgery and expected to make a full recovery. His area dates will be rescheduled. more

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