March 17, 2011

Music and Nightlife: Listings

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Folk artist David Francey performs at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on Friday.

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TODAY

Bagpipe Music, Miss Portland Diner, Portland. Cost of dinner. 210-6673. During lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and dinner, 5 to 7 p.m.

Cherish the Ladies, Irish music ensemble, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $65. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Party/Music Cruise, Irish music by Don Campbell & The Restless Campbells aboard Casco Bay Lines Bay Mist; ages 21 and older; Casco Bay Lines, Portland. $15, $18. 774-7871. 6 to 9 p.m.

Open Stage, acoustic version of open mic, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsproutscooperative.com. 8 p.m.

Afro Semitic Experience, jazz ensemble, University of Maine (Jewett Hall), Augusta. Free. (877) 862-1234. Noon. 

FRIDAY

Carolyn Currie, folk, L/A Arts, Lewiston. $12 at door; $10 in advance. 782-7228. 7:30 p.m.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, string band, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25 at door; $20 in advance. 594-0070. 8 p.m.

David Francey, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $10. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Country and Bluegrass Show with Dark Hollow Bottling Co., The Potato Pickers and The Grassholes, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.com. 8 p.m.

Aaron David Miller, organist, St. Luke's Cathedral, Portland. $12, $15. 772-5434. 7:30 p.m.

Lunasa, Irish acoustic quintet, Camden Opera House. $20, $23. 470-7066. 7:30 p.m.

Tin Tree Factory and Denise Dill, Seattle-based acoustic folk/punk band with Lewiston-based folk singer, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsproutscooperative.com. 7:30 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Concert, traditional Irish and classical music on violin and piano, First Baptist Church, North Berwick. Donation. 676-2663. 7 p.m.

Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, psychedelic Americana, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. 646-4777. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Carolina Chocolate Drops, string band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Soulive, R&B/rock, with Karl Denson and The Nigel Hall Band, State Theatre, Portland. $25 day of show; $20 in advance. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Anni Clark, folk, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $10. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m.

Dave Gutter, lead singer of Rustic Overtones, rock, Johnson Hall, Gardiner. $15; $6 for students. 582-3100. 7:30 p.m.

Dance Party with cover band Wavelength, Sianos Brick Oven Restaurant, Freeport. $5. 865-9665. 9 p.m. to midnight.

Elvis Tribute with Dana Z and his five-piece band, Nasson Community Center, Springvale. $15. 324-5657. 7 p.m.

Hattie Simon, 14-year-old jazz singer and pianist, Azure Cafe, Freeport. Free with meal. 865-1237. Noon to 3 p.m.

Maine Gay Men's Chorus, vocal group, Congregational Church of Cumberland. $10/donation. www.mainegaymenschorus.com. 7 p.m.

Jennifer Comeau Band, folk, with Wiley Beveridge, John Comeau, Michael McNerney and Neal Zweig; Saco Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco and Biddeford, Saco. $10/donation. 282-0062. 7 p.m.

"The Natives are Restless," local bands spanning various genres, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $15 at door; $12 in advance. 442-8455. www.chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 

SUNDAY

Karla Bonoff, singer-songwriter, 21-plus; The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $22.50 to $27.50. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m.

Jazz Breakfast with The Peter Merrill Quintet, Portland Museum of Art. Breakfast items available for purchase; concert free with museum admission: $4 to $10; free for children under 6. 775-6148. 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Youth Ensembles: Abbott Hill Ramblers, Pineland Fiddlers and Franklin County Fiddlers, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 3 p.m.

Ukulele Brunch with Aaron Lee and Tucker Louisos Daniels, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsproutscooperative.com. Noon to 2 p.m.

Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz, acoustic, York Public Library. Free. 363-2818. 3 p.m. 

MONDAY

Zach Jones, acoustic performance to promote CD "Broken Record," Bull Moose Music, Portland. Free. www.bullmoose.com. 6 p.m. 

TUESDAY

United States Navy Band, with marches, patriotic works and popular favorites, South Portland High School. Free; tickets required. Tickets at Starbird Music and South Portland Community Center. www.southportlandmusicboosters.org. 7 p.m. 

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