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The Zoo Bar

Open Now: 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Great 44th ZooFest

Have been seeing national and international music acts here for over 30 years. The 2017 44th... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
Great Experience

I love coming here when I am in lincoln. great live entertainment, great fun. Drinks and crowd are... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2017
Orange County, California
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Aug 30, 2017
“Great 44th ZooFest”
Jan 23, 2017
“Great Experience”
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Have been seeing national and international music acts here for over 30 years. The 2017 44th outdoor ZooFest was a great bargain for the amount of entertainment presented. Will be a fan forever!

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

I love coming here when I am in lincoln. great live entertainment, great fun. Drinks and crowd are great.

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Went to ZOOFEST 2016 in July. This is the only remaining Music Festival held in downtown Lincoln. The event brought a diverse selection of music with Brave Combo (Nuclear Polka), Dale Watson (Country, Lee Fields (R&B / Soul) Terance Simien (Zydeco), The Mighty Jailbreakers (R&B)...More

Thank Lostcay
Reviewed July 9, 2016

So incredibly sad that this famous blues bar has turned Country! Paid 50.00 to get into the 43rd blues fest and all we heard was some bad country music. Really didn't care that the 8.00 drinks were watered down since we were ready to hear...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Best bar in America! I love this place and the people who visit. Bartenders are the best! A must visit if you are in Lincoln.

1  Thank Girons96
Reviewed April 4, 2016

I have been going to this bar since the summer of 1979--and it remains one of the best venues to hear live music in the United States. If you're traveling through Lincoln, you deserve to check it out--it could be larger, or cleaner, but the...More

Thank ArkansasGlen
Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

went here for a long weekend. stopped in here by recommendation from the hotel. from Kansas City and it was some of the best live jazz I've seen. room to dance, really nice bartenders and just overall a fantastic place to go when visiting Lincoln.

Thank Lily D
Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was a true road house. Elbow to elbow standing room only I'm certain that fire codes were broken. But what a time. We danced all night to the best blues I've heard. The sound engineer was very good as were the bartenders. We'd driven...More

1  Thank 915staceyf
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Tonight there was a cover but some nights there's not. Live music is entertaining. Not much for dancing but more for enjoying music and get togethers.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Love to go listen to josh and shadow boxers !! Best time ever!! Very small place but if only the walls could talk! Lots of talent has been there and always a great time with drinks with friends

1  Thank smyl4me2
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