Live Music - Arenas
Major concert events in Lincoln typically land at Pershing Center or the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Pinnacle Bank Arena, to be located in the Historic Haymarket, is under construction and is expected to open in fall 2013.
CenturyLink Center Omaha has become a Midwest magnet for major concert events.
Live Music - Amphitheaters
Historic Pinewood Bowl nestled in scenic Pioneers Park began a new concert series in 2012 that drew huge crowds and built anticipation for future shows.
Live Music - Theatres
The Bourbon Theatre is a multi-use theater that hosts music, movies, comedy and other events.
The Rococo Theatre restored to its 1929 condition, is Lincoln's high-end concert venue.
Live music - Clubs
Red9 amps up with live music every weekend.
Zen's Lounge is cool for Jazz on Thursdays and other weekly events.
The Zoo Bar is a blues music venue and nightclub styled around the Chicago blues clubs and has been hosting live music for more than 35 years.
The Slowdown (Omaha) is an intimate setting to hear great touring bands with easy interstate access to and from Lincoln.
Barrymore's feels like a speakeasy with its alley-door entrance and backstage setting.
Doc's Place is great for cocktails in the Haymarket.
Marz Bar could be a hotspot in any city.
Grata Bar and LibationsToo are nice south Lincoln neighborhood spots, and Toast is new in north Lincoln.