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5 Ways to Have a Blast from the Past in Downtown Lincoln

You don’t need a time-traveling Delorean to go back in time to your favorite decade, Downtown Lincoln has got you covered!



Starlite Lounge, 247 N 8th St.

Right below Buzzard Billy’s in the Haymarket is a sweet, swingin’ spot for martinis in a retro atmosphere. Get transported back in time to a place where Sinatra would have lounged with plush, turquoise booths and swivel chairs and a smartly dressed wait staff. If you haven’t made it to Starlite yet, then “go, daddy-o!”




Downtown Decades Tour: 70s Night, The Railyard

Come boogie down in The Railyard on Thursday, July 26th starting at 6:30 p.m. for the first stop on the Decades Tour: 70's Night! Enjoy music from the band Outloud and food and beverages from restaurants in the Railyard. The Downtown Decades tour is free and open to all ages.

RSVP to the Facebook event here.

Old Pub Soul Club, 420 S 11th St.

Every last Saturday of the month, The Old Pub transforms into the Old Pub Soul Club, a funky place where all the sweet freaks come out to groove the night away. Complete with lights, curated records from The Gettin Hipper Fun Bunch, and even tambourines and cowbells for the crowd to participate, this is a 70s night you won’t want to miss.

Catch the Old Pub Soul Club on Saturday, July 28. This month’s DJ hosts are Bookworm Tha Bumba Clot and The Phantom Janitor.

RSVP to the Facebook event here.


VS. Arcade Bar, 247 N 8th St

If you’re nostalgic for PacMan, Street Fighter, and pinball machines paying tribute to all your favorite pop culture references, look no further than VS. Arcade Bar. Here, 80s hits play all night and magazine cutouts of Gen X heartthrobs plaster the walls of the bathrooms. Cash in for some quarters and spend the night challenging each other in skee ball, Tetris, or who has the best dance moves.

Downtown Decades Tour: 80s Night, The Railyard

The Downtown Decades Tour continues with 80s Night! Come out to The Railyard on Thursday, August 2nd and rock out to live 80's music from the band Thirty Minute Hangover and food and beverages from Railyard Restaurants. 80s Night is FREE and open to all ages.

RSVP to the Facebook event here.


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