December 5, 2013

Music & Nightlife Listings

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Carbon Leaf plays Port City Music Hall in Portland on Dec. 12.

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The Duke Robillard Band will play blues at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.

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Eugene Mirman, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20-$25, $30 VIP, 18-plus. With Kurt Braunohler and Derrick Brown, 9 p.m. Sunday.



“Visions of Sugarplums” Christmas Prelude Concert by Mosaic, includes a musical arrangement of Clement Moore’s “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Performance includes mandolin, guitar, a cappella harmony and piano with guest pianist Charlie Grindle, Village Baptist Church, Kennebunkport, $10, $5 kids. 216-3890. 7:30 p.m.

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free, tickets required. 786-6135. 7 p.m.


Tom Rush, folk singer, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $40 advance, $45 door. 8 p.m.

The Fogcutters present Big Band Syndrome Vol. III, Loretta Allen,Kenya Hall, Jason Spooner, Sara Hallie Richardson, Jaw Gems, Syn the Shaman, Dilly Dilly and Ladylamb the Beekeeper, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door, $20 students. 8 p.m.

Jingle Jam, Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston, $27.75-$51.75. Craig Morgan, Jana Kramer, Uncle Kracker and others. Doors 6 p.m., 7 p.m.

Twiddle, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. Reggae, funk, jazz, classical and bluegrass, 9 p.m.

Dana Cunningham & Max Dyer Holiday Concert, piano and cello, donations of a new toy or book for METRO’s Holiday Toy Bus will be accepted at the concert, OceanView at Falmouth. 781-4460. 3 p.m.

T-Acadie: “Holiday Gems of the Season,” folk trio performs French carols, southern gospel, English wassail songs, Cajun Christmas songs, Congregational Church, Phippsburg, $10, $6 students. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Community Chorus, presents “A Yuletide Celebration,” 120-member chorus, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough High School, $12 advance, $15 door. 7:30 p.m.


The Duke Robillard Band, blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m.

Mighty Mystic, reggae, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m.

Irish Christmas in America, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $28 advance, $32 door. chocolate Celtic music and dance featuring vocal duo Lumiere, Seamus Begley and others, 7:30 p.m.

Alhan, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. Middle Eastern music ensemble, 8 p.m.

Childsplay, fiddle supergroup plays blues, Appalachian, Celtic, waltz, step dance and more, Portland High School John Ford Auditorium, $20. 8 p.m.

Arc Iris, orchestral pop, led by Jocie Adams. Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, $12. 7:30 p.m.

V4, The Burners and Britta and The Nonpareils, Bayside Bowl, Portland, free. 8 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, $16, $14 seniors, $12 for 12 and under. 7:30 p.m.

USM School of Music Composers Showcase Concert, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, free. 8 p.m.

Village Coffee House with Heather Maloney, New Gloucester Congregational Church, New Gloucester, $10. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

The Marc Chillemi Quartet, jazz, The Frontier, Brunswick, $10 advance, $12 door. 8 p.m.

Caroline Cotter, singer-songwriter, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Portland Community Chorus presents “A Yuletide Celebration,” 120-member chorus, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough High School, $12 advance, $15 door. 2 p.m.


Bluegrass Music Association of Southern Maine Jam, American Legion Post 197, Westbrook, $7. 232-1528. Unplugged stringed instruments, all levels of playing, noon to 5 p.m.

Rock My Soul Rockin’ Holiday Concert, gospelized Christmas carols and R&B, doo-wop flavored arrangements of holiday songs, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 4 p.m.

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