June 9, 2011

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs.

• CONCERTS

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James McMurtry performs on Saturday at The Grand in Ellsworth and on Sunday at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield.

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TODAY

Waltzing's for Dreamers Music Series, with Laura Cortese and Jefferson Hamer, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; tickets required. 8 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.).

Southern Maine Songwriters Showcase, hosted by Rob "RC" Carlson, Bebe's Burritos & Cantina, Biddeford. 283-4222. 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Adler's Appetite, hard rock, featuring former Guns 'N Roses drummer Steven Adler, Crazy 8's, South Paris. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 561-6376. 6 p.m. (doors) 

FRIDAY

Michelle Shocked, indie rock, with The Sweater Set, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Joe Ely, honky tonk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Ellis and Vanessa Torres, folk, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers, Brunswick Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Free/donations. 865-3665. 7 p.m.

Richard Nelson Imaginary Ensemble, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 to $15; $10 students and seniors. 828-1310. Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

Emerging Artist Series: Pianist Clayton Clemetson, 17-year-old plays original compositions, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $15; free for children under 12. 963-2569. 7 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Second Saturdays at Seven, with musician Joyce Anderson and playwright Michael Kimball, York Art Association, York Harbor. Free. 363-4047. 7 p.m.

Solstice Spectacular 2011, with Miami bellydancer Tamalyn Dallal and Maine musicians Samuel James, Rosa Noreen, Magnolia Devi, Will Trix, Lady Zen and Ramblin' Red; One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $14 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

One Voice, contemporary Christian, Agape Coffeehouse Seacoast Chapel, Saco. Free; snacks and coffee provided. 282-3000. 6 to 8 p.m.

Ronda Dale and Kevin Attra, originals and covers, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. Free/donation. 766-3330. 7:30 p.m.

Half Moon Jug Band, music and comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $8 to $10. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m.

Meghan Yates and Lauryn Hottinger, folk-fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 8 p.m.

Zemya!, world music from woman's a capella group, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $10 to $12. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

"Music and Conflict," by Tri-County Community Chorus, Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco. $5 to $12. 282-4546. 7 p.m.

James McMurtry, Americana, The Grand, Ellsworth. $30. 667-9500. 7:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Weekly Music Jam Sessions, bring an instrument or just listen, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. Free. 701-7627. 2 to 4 p.m.

Neil Pearlman Band, CD-release show, jazz/Latin/funk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.)

Renaissance Voices in Concert: "Love Lost and Found," Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. 766-3330. 6:30 p.m.

Beatles For Sale -- The Tribute, 21-plus; Casablanca Cruises, Portland. $15. casablancamaine.com. 1:30 p.m.

Gunther Brown, folk/Americana/roots, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. Noon.

David Hollis, vocals and piano, Congregational Church of Wells. $10. 641-2212. 4 p.m.

James McMurtry, Americana, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Chris Isaak, rock-pop/rockabilly, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $35, $45. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

New Time Ensemble, Irish music concert and workshop, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. $10, $12 for concert only; $12 for workshop only; $20 for concert and workshop. maineirish.com. Workshop at 4 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with The Bangor Band, Bangor Public Library. Free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.

Breakwater School's Middle School Chorus and Band Concert, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $4/donation adults; $2/donation children. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Summer Music Series, with The Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Bangor Public Library. Free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, open jam of old-time Appalachian music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m. 

• COMEDY

Quinn Collins, Kate Ghiloni, Karen Morgan and Friends, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. $10. 541-9024. 7:30 p.m. today.

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