The Lincoln music community & Zoo Bar family laid to rest another patriarch on Saturday, March 2, with funeral services in Lincoln.
My new column is online here -Remembering Magic Slim http://www.thereader.com/index.php/site/comments/world_remembers_ magic_slim
Plus Joshua R Hoyer did a lovely remembrance of Magic Slim and his significance to the Zoo Bar family and the world-wide blues family that is this week's READER cover story!
The Reader | Omaha, Nebraska | World Remembers Magic Slim
From the Zoo Bar's Facebook events: Mark your calendars for this celebration event at The Zoo Bar (Lincoln NE) MAGIC SLIM CELEBRATION OF LIFE! Sunday, March 31. 3pm til who knows?! https://m.facebook.com/events/276314772499047/?context=create
MAGIC SLIM CELEBRATION OF LIFE! Sunday, March 31! Details Join Lil' Slim Blues Band, Bel Airs, Tijuana Gigolos, The ZOO Bar House Band and more in celebrating the life of our dear friend, Morris Holt aka MAGIC SLIM! All proceeds will go to the Holt family!
There will also be a Celebration for Magic in Chicago the night of March 28 at The Main Stage. Start time and artists TBA-but there is talk of headliners to include Billy Branch, Eddie Clearwater, Lonnie Brooks and Lil Slim with The Teardrops. These events are coordinated as such so people can attend both!