October 10, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Comedy, music and night clubs

COMEDY

Fred Eaglesmith brings his Traveling Steam Show to One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.

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Running With Scissors live improv comedy show, Sunset Bar and Grille, Westbrook, $10. 854-9463. Audience suggestions create a one-of-a-kind show, 8 p.m. Saturday.

MUSIC

THURSDAY

Bonnie “Prince” Billy, indie-rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Arborea opens, 8 p.m.

Nessey Gallons with Liza Victoria and Jeff Beam, alternative rock, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic with Lauryn Hottinger, The Hive, Kennebunk, $3. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

October Music Series, Bob White, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

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

Celtic Fiddle Festival, Kevin Burke, Christine Lemaitre and Andre Brunet, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ed Roland and The Sweet Tea Project, singer from Collective Soul, Asylum, Portland, $19 advance, $22 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Vanessa Carlton, singer-songwrtier, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. With Patrick Sweany, 8 p.m.

Barn Burner with Matuto, Brazilian bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $16. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

North of Nashville, Americana and country duo, The Frontier, Brunswick, $8 advance, $10 door. explorefrontier.com. 9 p.m.

Music with a Mission Concert Series, Jonathan Edwards, proceeds benefit local nonprofits, North Windham Union Church, $25 advance, $30 door. mwamconcerts.com. 7 p.m.

Kyle Hardy Jazz Trio, jazz standards and improvisations with tenor sax, drums and bass, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m.

The Hive Jazz Series with Pastel Sound Explosion, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Catie Curtis with Meg Hutchinson, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $22.50 advance, $25.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

The Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Conspirator, electronic dance music, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Hank Williams Jr., country, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, $33.75 to $69.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m.

Dimensions in Jazz presents Brian Adler’s “Helium Music Project,” percussionist with saxophonist, bassist and pianist, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Barbershop Concert with the Nor’easters and the Windjammers, Watts Hall, Thomaston, $12, 18 and under free. 354-8908. 7 p.m.

Shun Ng, fingerstyle guitarist and vocalist, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Namoli Brennet, singer-songwriter, First Parish Congregational Church, Yarmouth, free, donations welcome. firstparishyarmouth.org. 7 p.m.

October Music Series, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Solomon Mondrond, 6 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, performing “Thick as a Brick 1 & 2,” State Theatre, Portland, $45 to $75, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Suede, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $30 advance, $34 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. With pianist Fred Boyle and bassist Rich Hill, 8 p.m.

Gordon Bok, singer-songwriter with harpist Carol Rohl, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $10, $5 students, free for age 12 and under, concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m.

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

Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m.

Josee Vachon, singer-songwriter performs traditional and contemporary Acadian folk music, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent, $10. 834-7800. 2 p.m.

Day for Night, acoustic country duo, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. 1 p.m.

MONDAY

A Great Big World, singer-songwriters Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $9.31 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

The Black Crowes, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $45 advance, $50 door, $80 for two day pass. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

The Parkington Sisters, four sisters, vocals and instruments, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. statetheatre portland.com. 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

The Black Crowes, State Theatre, Portland, $45 advance, $50 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Local Music Series, Zach Ovington, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m.

OCT. 17

The English Beat, 2 tone ska revival, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Shine it on Thursday with Heather Styka and Paddy Mills, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

October Music Series, Kathi Nordone, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Night Clubs

THURSDAY

The Milk Carton Kids, indie folk duo, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $13 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

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

Cumberland Crossing, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Clara Berry & Wooldog CD release show, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. With Meghan Yates and Tom Kovasevic, 8 p.m.

Tokyo Tramps, Delta slide blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Nich Merriam, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Martin England, Americana, roots rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Clara Junken, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Back in Black, AC/DC tribute band, Club Texas, Auburn, $10. clubtexas.info. doors at 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Matt & Marieke’s Soul Dance Party, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Jazz at the Blue, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Three Point Jazz, 6 p.m.; Noel Brennan, 8 p.m.; Jacob Forbes Quartet, 10 p.m.

MONDAY

90s Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slainte winebar.com. 10 p.m.

Candye Kane, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m. Open in the Rounds, Blue, Portland. portcity blue.com. Singer-songwriters’ open jam session featuring Heather Styka, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Lorraine Bohland with Terry Foster, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. Jazz, blues singer with piano accompaniment, 7 p.m.

Open Mic with Dustin Saucier, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Irish Music Night, Sligo Road, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Sligo Road, 7 p.m.; Irish Seisiun, 9 p.m.

OCT. 17

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics with vocals, guitar, drums and bass, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Trevor Geiger and Christian Cuff, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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