PLAY: The Royal Grove (NE)

Posted by:  The Royal Grove  | When:  –  | Where: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

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The legendary Royal Grove is so much more to Lincoln than just a nightclub: it has been the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Lincoln since 1933.

The Royal Grove is a live music club committed to cultivating Lincolns cultural growth by supporting the local music scene and bringing top-tier national touring acts to Lincoln, NE. We're currently looking for acts to play the summer calendar. 

The Opportunity

Now operated by Warner Music recording artist Eli Mardock & family, the Royal Grove remains a local, family-owned & operated venue. Located in the heart of Lincoln, NE, the venue features a light-up dance floor, balcony views of the stage, & bar, and a gorgeous view of the downtown skyline. The venue is incredibly is as versatile as the acts that we book. Since the doors opened, we've consistently been the hottest and in-demand live music venue in town. 

The Band

We're looking for bands of all genres. We typically book to play Rock, Indie, Alternative, Funk, Soul, Latin, Pop, R&B, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, Folk, Jazz and Blues bands

Since we're a large venue, acts applying must have a large fanbase in Lincoln

  • Must be willing to promote 
  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site

  • Acts must have a solid online presence

  • We have more dates available than those listed. This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band. 

The Gig

  • Professional Sound & Lighting provided
  • Sound engineer provided
  • Bands applying must not book 4-5 weeks before or after in Lincoln, NE 
  • Cap 1000
  • (Square Feet): 16,000
  • Bands get drink tickets
  • Bands get access to backstage and green room
  • Support acts must draw 200+ 
  • Headlining acts must draw 500+
  • Serious inquiries only


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking