November 14, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, bars and nightclubs


The Neighborhood plays Port City Music Hall in Portland on Thursday.

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Chris Thomas King, a Grammy winner, will play blues at the Saco River Theatre in Buxton on Saturday.

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Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 door. Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, 8 p.m.

Plants and Animals, indie rock, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. 9:30 p.m.

David Nail, country, Asylum, Portland, $20, 18-plus. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, The Hive, Kennebunk, $3. 8 p.m.

The Neighbourhood, alternative rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m.

Giff Jamison, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 6 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, bluegrass, folk, country and rock and roll, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m.

Frontiers of Music #12, featuring Maine student composers, The Frontier, Brunswick, name-your-price. 7 p.m.


Franco-American Collection Monthly Sing-Along Session, French and French-Canadian songs, led by local volunteers, room 170, University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn, free, donations welcome. 1:30 p.m.

Roberto Morbioli Blues Band, Italian blues guitar master, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m.

Queensrÿche, progressive heavy metal, Asylum, Portland, $30, 18-plus. 9 p.m.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $20. 8 p.m.

Bluegrass Series with Blasted Knoll, The Hive, Kennebunk. 8 p.m.

Jim O’Neil and Dana Pearson: The Affordable Poolboys, originals and light rock covers with guitar and percussion, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. 7 p.m.

The New Standard, USM jazz ensemble, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. 8 p.m.

The Holy Mackerels, Tugs Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 6 to 9 p.m.

Guitarist Brian Callahan, classical, jazz and popular standards, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m.

3rd Friday Benefit Concert, Robby Simpson and The Thunderbirds with Lisa Redfern and Aaron Nadeau, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $10, $7 students. 7:30 p.m.


Tom Whitehead presents piano jazz, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts .coop. With bebop, stride, blues and boogie woogie, 6:30 p.m.

The Dwells, cosmic Americana, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbooks 7 p.m.

The Waterborough Historical Society presents Jose Duddy, Maine country singer and entertainer, South Waterboro Grange Hall, $15, 21-plus. 247-5878. 7 p.m.

Scott Cleveland Quartet, jazz, Stonington Opera House, $10. 7 p.m.

Chris Thomas King, Grammy Award-winning blues musician, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $30. 7:30 p.m.

The Ale House String Band, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner,, $16, $14 seniors, $12 age 12 and under. 7:30 p.m.

The Time Jumpers, country legends, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $150. 8 p.m.

Metric, indie rock, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. The Box Tiger opens, 8 p.m.

James Montgomery Band, blues, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $17.50. jonathans 8 p.m.

Saturday Night Jazz with The Steve Grover Quartet, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehive 8 p.m.

Keelan Donovan, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. Amy Allen opens, 8 p.m.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m.


Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. 1 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music ensemble, McArthur Public Library, Biddeford. mcarthurlibrary .org. 3 p.m.


Elvis Costello, solo show, State Theatre, Portland, $45-$75. 8 p.m.

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Singer-songwriter Keelan Donovan is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.


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