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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Deep Heaven Now Psych Music Festival, with Herbcraft, Dreams, Silent Land Time Machine, Khora and Nick Kuepfer, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $5; $12 for two-day pass. space538.org. 2:30 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist Oliver Waterman, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. 


Open Mic with Alec Wall, all ages, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam, live music by The Stowaways and open jam, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. jam, 9 p.m. concert. 


Old Abram Brown and We Are Trees, alt-rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax. blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Chris James, acoustic rock, all ages; Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local bands play favorite album and originals, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Kurt Baker plays "My Aim Is True" by Elvis Costello & The Attractions, 9 p.m.

Port Veritas, spoken word, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. 


Alela Diane and The Wild Divine, folk-rock, with The Parson Red Heads and Emily Dix Thomas, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

Ed Askew (Drag City), The Black Swans and Greg Jamie, rock, all ages, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

David Beam and The Custom House Gang, roots and blues, all ages; Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7:30 p.m.

Rap Night, hosted by Shupe and Ill By Instinct, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Andrea Beaton and Nuala Kennedy, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Traditional Irish Session, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9:30 p.m.

North of Nashville, rock covers with a Southern twang, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.


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