April 12, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs


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Boston reggae artist Mighty Mystic will be at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley for the resort’s 25th reggae festival, today through Sunday. Mighty Mystic opens Saturday night for Boston-based “future roots” band John Brown’s Body.

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Guitar legend Leo Kottke will be at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on April 18.

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“Shaguzapalooza,” EDM festival with DJ Figure and Digital Bonesaw Society, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $35 VIP (package tickets are $40 and $50). statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

“An Evening of Duets,” featuring pianist Paul Sullivan and vocalist Theresa Thomason; benefit programs at Preble Street and community outreach at St. Alban’s; St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Cape Elizabeth. $25; five tickets for $100. stalbansmaine.org. 7 p.m.

Tannahill Weavers, traditional Scottish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $20. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m.

Aaron Nadeau, techno/dance, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com.
6 p.m.

“Music for Tots at the Gardens,” Victoria Hamilton leads “A Chickadee Sings” parent/child music experiences, for babies through 5-year-olds and their grown-ups, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. Free with gardens admission. mainegardens.org. 10 a.m.

25th Annual Bud Light Reggae Festival, with John Brown’s Body, Mighty Mystic, Reggae Rave, Royal Hammer and more; Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. Various prices. Schedule at sugarloaf.com/eventsactivities. Thursday to Sunday.


“Shaguzapalooza,” EDM festival with Reid Speed and Helicopter Showdown, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $35 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Daisy Castro’s Gypsy Moth Quartet, jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Lonesome Leash, indie rock, with Emily Dix Thomas and Methuin Muir, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Christian McNeill & The Sea Monsters, Irish rock and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $16. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Brunswick Coastal Rotary 2nd Annual Concert to End Hunger, with Kate Schrock, Dave Bullard & The Sound Wavez and Ellen Tipper, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $12; $6 for students. coastalrotary.org. 7 p.m.

Maine Marimba Ensemble with The Portland Rhumba Project, traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music; benefit for Tariro, a Zimbabwean nonprofit that works to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by educating young women and girls; Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5 to $10 donation. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Mary Driscoll, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Adam Miller, folk, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students and children. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn. Free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m.

Peter Alexander, singer-songwriter, Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $7; $4 for seniors; free for ages 12 and under. 563-1393. Open mic at 6:45 p.m.; Alexander at 8:30 p.m.


“Shaguzapalooza,” EDM festival with DJ Shadow and Of the Trees, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $40 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Matt Costa, singer-songwriter, in-store performance, Bull Moose, Scarborough. Free. bullmoose.com. 12:30 p.m.

Opus One Big Band Swing-O-Rama, concert and swing dance with jazz and swing standards from the ’30s and ’40s; fundraiser for Scarborough High School NYC competition; Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough. $15; two tickets for $25; $8 for students. 318-6637. 7 p.m.

Peppino D’Agostino, Italian guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Willy Porter, singer-songwriter, with Anne Heaton, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Sorcha and Eric Ott, blues, jazz and Americana, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 7 p.m.

Tom Porter & Friends, jazz pianist with band, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Simons and Goodwin, folk, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com.
6 p.m.


Southern Maine Monthly Bluegrass Jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $7. 232-1528. Noon to
5 p.m.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stone
mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

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