December 5, 2013

Music & Nightlife Listings

Comedy, concerts, bars and nightclubs

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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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CODA Chorus Christmas Concert, solo performances, flute accompaniment and the Winthrop Area Handbell Ringers, Hope Baptist Church, Manchester, donations welcome. codachorus.com. Carols from “The Christmas Canticles” and more, 7 p.m.

Anne Dodson & Friends 26th annual seasonal program, First Congregational Church, Camden, $6-$13 advance, $7-$15 door, free for under 6. 236-9576. Concert that celebrates life, love, loss and general silliness, 7 p.m.

Goran Sollscher, Swedish classical guitarist, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, $12. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. localbuzzcafe.com. Jazz jam, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bates College Annual Service of Lessons and Carols, Peter J. Gomes Chapel, Lewiston. 786-8272. 7 p.m.

Doug Kolmar, singer-songwriter, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

TUESDAY

Christmas with Cornils, featured guests include the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, the Parish Ringers and St. Mary Schola, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Lewiston, $10-$15 advance, $15-$20 door. 553-4363. 7:30 p.m.

Pine Tree Coastal Winds, holiday music concert, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester, free. 926-3260. 7 p.m.

Student Ensembles Jazz Night, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

The Winthop Area Handbell Ringers, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Nollaig Shona, a holiday feast of Cape Breton traditional music, dance and stories. Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $20. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

DEC. 12

Carbon Leaf, indie rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door, $30 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Dr. Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, 8 p.m.

UMA Jazz on Tour, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Ben Taylor, singer-songwriter, Empire, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door, 18-plus. portlandempire.com. With Caroline Rose and Amy Allen, 8 p.m.

USM School of Music Youth Ensembles Vocal Concert, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Corthell Concert Hall, $5-$8 suggested donation. usm.maine.edu/music. 7 p.m.

Nollaig Shona, a holiday feast of Cape Breton traditional music, dance and stories. Stratton Community Building, 246-2300, call for pricing. Community supper at 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, bluegrass, folk, traditional, country and rock, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

“Black Nativity in Concert: A Gospel Celebration,” Down East Singers, St. Patrick’s Church, Newcastle, $20 suggested donation. downeastsingers.org. Musical numbers together with recitation of Scripture and Langston Hughes’ poetry, 7:30 p.m.

• NIGHT CLUBS

THURSDAY

My Bluegrass Romance, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Tony Boffa Quartet, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. Cool and soft jazz, 8 p.m.

Beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn, $2, 21-plus. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

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

Jazz Friday with The Waiters, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Mama’s Boomshack, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. Funk, soul and blues, 9 p.m.

Style P from The Lox BDay Bash, Club Texas, Auburn, $20, 18-plus. clubtexas.info. Hip-hop, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Blues Mafia, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. Modern and classic blues with Latin, Cajun and funk influences, 9 p.m.

Spice Weasel, Club Texas, Auburn, $5, 21-plus. clubtexas.info. Hard-rock cover band, 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, Gingko Blue, Portland, 21-plus. gingkoblue.com. Jazz from the Great American Songbook, 7 p.m.

DEC. 12

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

Beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn, $2, 21-plus. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

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