What’s New: Bartels is back in Nebraska | Music
Evan Bartels, Zoo Bar, 5 p.m. Friday. Armed with a beautiful new song, “El Camino,” the title of his upcoming album, singer / songwriter Evan Bartels returns to Nebraska for a pair of solo shows, the first at Zoo Bar on Friday. Tickets: $ 12.
Steel Panther, Bourbon Theater, Saturday 8 p.m. LA rockers Steel Panther hit Lincoln on their Heavy Metal Rules tour. Here’s what they say about themselves: Steel Panther has “established themselves as the world’s premier party group, blending hard rock virtuosity, parody and criminal beauty.” Out of print
Colt Ford, The Royal Grove, 8 p.m. Saturday. Country-rap hitmaker Colt Ford is making a comeback after battling eye cancer. He has a hot new single, “When Country Comes Back”. Tickets: $ 25 to $ 40 at theroyalgrove.com
Rev. Horton Heat and Dale Watson, Zoo Bar, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Psychobilly Rev. Horton Heat, American country master Dale Watson, has teamed up for a tour in which each of them perform solo sets. Tickets: $ 40.
Lindsey Stirling, Baxter Arena, Omaha, July 6. Electronic artist / violinist Lindsey Stirling will bring her striking spectacle back to Nebraska on a rescheduled tour in support of her new chart-topping album, “Artemis.” Tickets: $ 39.50 to $ 89.50 on ticketmaster.com