Salgado, Scott & Katz
Music Thursday, Oct. 20
In Omaha, California soul-blues vocalist E.C. Scott heats up The 21st Saloon, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Soul-blues-funk-jazz keyboard player Bruce Katz and his band hit Gator O’Malley’s after 9 p.m. Katz is a phenomenal Boston-based keyboard virtuoso who recently worked with Delbert McClinton and toured last year with Gregg Allman. Gator O’Malley’s is taking a try at booking more national acts, please come out and show your support.
Meanwhile, catch killer guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar, 6-9 p.m. Hector Anchondo plays late with My Brother.
Downtown, Slowdown hosts another installment of the Take Cover project after 8 p.m. with local artists covering other local artists’ songs. It’s a benefit for HearNebraska.org.
Weekend music choices include Tijuana Gigolos at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar on Friday, Oct. 21, 5-7 p.m., followed by the danceable blues and roots sounds of K.C.’s Levee Town after 9 p.m.
Music at the Heartland Cafe in old downtown Elkhorn continues with shows including the Brad Cordle Band this Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. See heartlandcafe.net for details.
National roots band Drive By Truckers plays Slowdown on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The punk-edged pop-rock of Those Darlins, fronted by three sassy female musicians, opens the show at 9 p.m.
At the Zoo Bar, Kris Lager has a solo acoustic gig after 9 p.m. on Oct. 26.
At The 21st Saloon next Thursday, Oct. 27, catch Lil’ Slim Blues Band (5 p.m.) followed by the Brad Cordle Band (7 p.m.).