June 9, 2011

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs.

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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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Comedy Showcase, with Butch Bradley, 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today.

Comedy Showcase, with Butch Bradley, Chris Tabb and Dennis Hunt, 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

The Mutineers, string band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Kevin Attra and Ronda Dale, originals and covers, all ages; Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 6 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam-band covers, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Mama's Boomshack, funk/soul/blues, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Joe Young, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Izzy and The Kesstronics, old-style rock, country and swing, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

If and It, country, with Butcher Boy, all ages; Flask Lounge, Portland. 772-3122. 8 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Time Pilots, '80s dance party, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $10 in advance; $15 at door. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, psychedelic roots/reggae, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. (doors)

Travis James Humphrey, originals and covers, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 5 p.m.

Hot Lunch BeBop, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Tracey MacLean and Gary Wittner, jazz, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The God---n Rattlesnake, Jesse Pilgrim and The Bonfire, and The Grave Robbers, Americana/country/folk, all ages; The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Chris Hight, alto sax, all ages; Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m.

The Return of Loki, metal, with Fifth Freedom, Tear Down the Sun and Better Than, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

The Mallet Brothers Band, alt-country, with The Vanityites, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Brandan Hogan, acoustic, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Plaid Daddy, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Butter Brothers, DJ trio, Bubba's Sulky Lounge, Portland. $3. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Dance for Donna Benefit, with Cyborg Trio, Lost Between Sound and Roots of Creation, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15/donation. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Eli Noll Band, acoustic, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Ameranouche, gypsy-jazz/acoustic world music, all ages; The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

The Molenes, alt-country/rock, with Pete Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Evergreen, American roots music, Hutchins Hall, Dover-Foxcroft. $10; $5 for ages 12 and under. 717-6476. 7 p.m.

Blind Albert, acoustic, all ages; Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m.

Red Cross Sky and Gunhouse Hill, original rock and blues, 21-plus; Bridge Street Tavern, Augusta. 623-8561. 9 p.m.

Bertie Koller, folk/blues, all ages; Johnson Hall, Gardiner. 582-7144. 7 p.m.

Deep Heaven Now Psych Music Festival, with Metal Feathers, Castles, Mr. Chris and The Instant Animals, 28 Degrees Taurus, Quilt and MMoss, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10; $12 for two-day pass. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

Dirigo, rock, with The Trickle Down and The JT Lockwood Band, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Kirsten Thien Band, contemporary blues, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Sicilian Underground, Italian rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Luna Medidis, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Highland Rovers, Irish rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m. 

SUNDAY

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. 541-9024. 11 a.m. to noon.

Rob Cimitile, country blues, all ages; Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 5:30 p.m.

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