July 4, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet, led by the Peruvian jazz trumpeter Alegria, will be at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.

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THURSDAY

"Stars and Stripes Spectacular," with the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Don McLean, Eastern Promenade Park, Portland. Free. portlandsymphony.org. Noon.

Matt Nathanson, folk-rock, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com/llb/shop/513045. 7:30 p.m.

Music By the Sea, with MOJO, New Realm and the Bath Municipal Band, Camden Harbor Park. Free. 236-3440. Noon to 5 p.m.

The Engagements, funk and soul covers, Camden Harbor Park. Free. baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Ten Strings and a Goat String, Acadian and Irish music, Hosmer Field, Rumford. Free. 562-4445. 4 and 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

The Black Lillies, roots rock, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

John Gorka, folk, with Michael Johnson, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $22 in advance; $27 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Carol Noonan, folk, Mountain Top Music Center benefit, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $33. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Great Western Plain and The Rattlesnakes, 7-inch release show with Mr. Neet, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

David Wax Museum, traditional Mexican folk fused with American roots and indie-rock, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Free. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Ten Strings and a Goat String, Acadian and Irish music, Stratton Community Building. $15. 246-2300. 7 p.m.

"The British Invasion," '60s music by Apple Scruffs, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $15. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Mousam River Ramblers, roots, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10 thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Amy Allen, Endless Interstate and Pete Kilpatrick, rock/pop, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

James Hunter Six, R&B/soul, Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler, singer-songwriter, with Seth Glier, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $32.50 in advance; $35.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with the Strafford Wind Symphony, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $17 in advance; $22 at door; $10 for students. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Beatles for Sale, Beatles tribute band, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and under. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m.

Coke Weed, alt-rock, with Altered Gee and Cocaine Lasers, The Oak + The Ax, Biddeford. $5. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, Frontier, Brunswick. explorefrontier.com. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. 8 p.m.

Joseph Aaskov, singer-songwriter, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10 thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Grand Slambovians, folk-pop, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations recommended. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

The Nutopians, eight-piece ensemble plays the music of John Lennon, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Evergreen, eclectic-style bluegrass, folk, country and swing, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

Jaw Gems, experimental, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Pecka Norstedt & The Swedish 300dB, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Daughtry and 3 Doors Down, hard rock, with Halestorm, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $31.75 to $67.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates open at 5 p.m.

Jorma Kaukoken, blues, folk and rock, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 in advance; $41.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Jackson Browne, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Sold out. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Castlebay, Celtic-inspired folk, Little Brown Church, Round Pond. $12/donation; free for children. 529-5438. 7:30 p.m.

Music in the Park Series, with Zach Jones (rock/pop), Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. Free. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with The Ghost of Paul Revere (holler-roots), Western Promenade Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with The Veayo Twins (pop and country), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. Free. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m.

Music on the Mall Series, with Back Woods Road (folk, rock and country), downtown Brunswick Mall/Gazebo area on Maine Street, Brunswick. Free. brunswickdowntown.org/motm. 6 p.m.

Auburn Community Concert Band, Festival Plaza, downtown Auburn. Free. 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Vishten, Acadian trio, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Primo Cubano, Latin music and dance, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

JULY 11

Animal Collective, experimental psychedelic band, with PC Worship, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Roy Book Binder, blues and folk, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Marshall Tucker Band, Southern rock, Asylum, Portland. $29 in advance; $32 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Alive at Five Concert Series, with Model Airplane and The Kenya Hall Band (funk/soul/R&B), Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, with Pete Kilpatrick and Tyler Stanley (indie-rock duo), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series, with Acadian Aces (Canadian Cajun music), Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, with Jason Spooner Band and New Rangers (rock/pop), benefit for Damariscotta River Association, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $15 to $20. midcoastmusicfest.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vishten, Acadian trio, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $18; $15 for ages 14 and under. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m.

Hank Araki & Kathryn Claire, Celtic music, The Oak + The Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Tim Sample, benefit for Molly Ockett Middle School's Odyssey of the Mind team, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bob Marley, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $24. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. (all ages) and 9 p.m. (21-plus) Saturday.

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Ryan Halliburton and The Still, roots rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Tom Whitehead and Peter Dunphy, piano and banjo, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Bellamy Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

The Keenans, Irish-American music, Ryan's Corner House, Kennebunk. ryansirishpubmaine.com. 9 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

FRIDAY

ThrowDown Band, blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt and Velourasaurus, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Chem Free Dance Party, DJ and dancing for ages 15 to 20, Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Eric Green, country blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 p.m.

Jazz Friday with Bernie Bouthot and Ali Stauble, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Adam Ezra Group, roots-rock, Big Easy, Portland. $10. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Potato Pickers, folk and country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

OKBARI, Middle Eastern music with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Evan King Group, soul and jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Dirty 3rds, rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Misspent Youth, rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

"A Roller Derby Birthday" with Afghan, The Murder Weapon and The Motor Creeps, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $5. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey & The RetroRockets, blues and swing, Federal Jack's, Kennebunk. 967-4322. 10:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Burners, Americana, gypsy and folk, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Jason Spooner Band, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Tommy O'Connell & The Juke Joint Devils, swinging blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Tim Theriault Band, rock, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Matt Meyer and The Gumption Junction, roots, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Zach Jones Band, pop/rock, with Hutch Heelan and Amy Allen, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Living Impaired Reunion Show, rock, with Ascent to Power, Endgame and Ripfence, Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

Abram Taylor, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Domino Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Chris Sprague Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Cilantro, acoustic guitar, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 9 p.m.

Cam Groves: "X-Mas in July," rap, with Nick Lavalle, Connor McGrath, Newcastle and Violently Ill, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Mitch Alden Duo, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobster company.com. Noon.

Anna & The Diggs, rock and R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Josh Logan, rock, soul and pop, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

Redbird Duo, folk, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Sorcha Trio, folk and blues, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Model Airplane Monday, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

One Brother Donovan, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

"Cover to Cover," The Connection performs The Ramones' "Rocket to Russia," Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

"Open Rounds at Blue," open mic hosted by Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Peter Alexander, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Green Lion Reggae, blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, bluegrass and folk, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Gritty's, Portland. grittys.com. 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Irish Music Night, with Hank Araki and Kathryn Claire, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Rap Night, hip-hop open mic hosted by Shupe and Ibi, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic with Jason Melanson, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

Peter Miles, acoustic guitar, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Custom House Gang, roots, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Mouth Washington, indie rock, with if and it, Wesley Allen & The Traveling Trees, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $8. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Champion's Sports Bar, Portland. championssportsbar.com. 9 p.m.

JULY 11

Joint Chiefs, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Hot Club du Monde, gypsy jazz and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. concert; 9 p.m. bluegrass jam.

Greg Klein, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

OC and The Offbeats, rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Marijane Brink, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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