March 17, 2010

Old Port Festival schedule of events

IF YOU GO

36TH ANNUAL OLD PORT FESTIVAL

WHERE: A parade kicks off the festival at 11 a.m. at the top of Exchange Street

WHEN: 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Sunday, rain or shine

HOW MUCH: Free

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

MPBN STAGE, Federal and Exchange streets Noon: Retro Rockerz (classic rock)

1:30 p.m.: Suzanne Nance (opera/classical)

2 p.m.: Tom Porter (piano jazz standards)

2:45 p.m.: Keith-Edwards-Barnette (improvisational jazz)

3:50 p.m.: Heavy Dime (contemporary rock)

SEBAGO BREWING CO. STAGE, Middle and Pearl streets

Noon: WBLM Band (classic rock)

1:30 p.m.: Terry Adams Red Bull BMX show

2:30 p.m.: Educating Einstein (pop/rock)

4 p.m.: This Way (rock)

MAINE ACADEMY OF MODERN MUSIC STAGE, Middle and Temple streets

Noon-12:20 p.m.: Treadmill Massacre (rock)

12:25-12:45 p.m.: Ronnie Ray Gun and the Star Wars Missile Defense Plan ('80s covers)

12:50-1:10 p.m.: To Be Stronger (alternative metalcore)

1:15-1:35 p.m.: The Oxymorons (alternative rock)

1:40-2 p.m.: Phantom Companion (alternative rock)

2:05-2:25 p.m.: Maddox (alternative rock/funk)

2:30-2:50 p.m.: The Break (hard rock)

3-3:20 p.m.: MAMM faculty showcase: Eric Bettencourt (acoustic folk rock)

3:25-3:45 p.m.: The Rotisserie Children (classic groove rock)

3:50-4:10 p.m.: Culprit ('90s grunge)

4:15-4:35 p.m.: Apollo 99 (classic rock)

4:40-4:50 p.m.: Shift (rock)

4:50-5 p.m.: I Know a Ghost (hardcore metal)

98.9 WCLZ STAGE, Silver and Fore streets

Noon: Gyspy Tailwind (Americana)

1 p.m.: Pete Kilpatrick Band (indie rock)

2 p.m.: Serena Ryder (folk/country)

3 p.m.: Jason Spooner (R&B/rock)

4 p.m.: Dar Williams (folk/pop/rock)

TODAY'S COUNTRY WITH WPOR 101.9 STAGE, Fore and Union streets

Noon: Katie Armiger

1 p.m.: Williams Riley Band

2 p.m.: Kelly Parker

3 p.m.: Katie Armiger

4 p.m.: Williams Riley Band

BULL FEENEY'S IRISH MUSIC STAGE, Moulton Street

Performance times TBA

The Pubcrawlers (Celtic punk)

The Claddaughmhor Pipe & Drum Band

Sharks Come Cruisin' (sea shanty-inspired pop/rock)

Q 97.9 STAGE, Dana Street

Performance times TBA

Clusterfudge (band of radio personalities from the Q Morning Show)

Tina Parol (punk)

We the Kings (alternative rock)

V-Factory (pop)

Elliott Yamin ("American Idol" season five finalist)

Thriving Ivory (pop/rock)

KID'S ENTERTAINMENT STAGE, Canal Plaza (Middle Street)

Noon: Medieval music, fencing and fighting demonstration by Society for Creative Anachronism

1 p.m.: ZUMBAME! (Latin dance and exercise for children)

2 p.m.: Pulse Dance Co. (Hip-hop and dance performances)

3 p.m.: Waynflete Steel Band (drumming and more)

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