January 23, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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The Gin Blossoms play at Asylum in Portland on Saturday.

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Tift Merritt plays One Longfellow Square in Portland on Wednesday.

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• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Heart Shaped Rock, melodic rock, CD-release show with The Bates Motel, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9 p.m.

Katrin, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

The Bloomers, Americana duo, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, roots and blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, twisted Americana and rockabilly, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7:30 p.m.

Ben Johnson, The Kissing Club and Oliver Waterman, folk, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Rick Graham, acoustic rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and The Allman Brothers Band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Great Western Plain, garage rock, with MiniBoone, Bunny's Swine and RSO, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local musicians play favorite classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. When Particles Collide play "Dookie" by Green Day, 9 p.m.

Bob Rasero, acoustic blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Putnam Murdock, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Trapparatus, funky jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Complaints, acoustic alt-rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Five Finger Discount, rock covers, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Blue Steel Express, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Da Block Radio Show, collaboration of local hip hop artists, 18-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Jason Spooner Trio, folk/Americana, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Coke Weed, rock, with Micah Blue Smaldone, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Slow & Low, DJ night with Mr. Dereloid, Chris Gauthier and Ed Garrison, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Robert Carpenter, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

All Good Feel Good Collective, reggae, with Eight Feet Tall and Joint Chiefs, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Electrovangogh, EDM, with Animal Colors, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Bottom of the East Tiki Freakout, fifth annual tiki winter party with Thee Icepicks, The Vivisectors, The Caught Flies and Zombie Beach, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Sly-Chi, jazz and funk, with Eyenine, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

Matt Brown's Soul Dance Party, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Rick Miller and His Band, Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Silent Sam & The Evans, roots rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 9 p.m.

Tickle, dance cover band, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Marc Chillemi Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Domino Jazz, jazz and bossa nova, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Wurlibird, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Jeroba Jump, rock covers, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Her Majesty's Cabaret, with Wilbur Wilbur Nealbur, A Severe Joy and Chamberlain, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

The Jumpoff, hip hop/rap, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Jeff Kilton, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Chronic Funk, funk, Gritty McDuff's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Trap Night, with Pensivv and El Shupacabra, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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