December 21, 2011

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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Comedian Bob Marley begins his annual year-end run of stand-up performances at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on Dec. 29.

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The metal band Clutch performs on Wednesday at the State Theatre in Portland. Corrosion of Conformity and Kyng also play.

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Beatnik Jr., experimental rock, followed by ATOMIK dance party, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Jeff Cusack, soft rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

Christmas Party with DJ B-Set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m. 

MONDAY

Mother Leopard, funk, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

Stowaways Bluegrass Night, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. Open bluegrass jam, 6 p.m.; concert, 8 p.m.

Open Mic Night, with Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. 761-4446. 8 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Cover to Cover, local artists play originals and favorite classic album, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Kenya Hall performs "Back to Black" by Amy Winehouse, 9 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. 553-2350. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night with Slack Master, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Brad Hooper, blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Chas Lester Trio, jazz, soul and funk, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Maine Academy of Modern Music MAMM Slam Show, rock, with Modest Proposal, Worried Well, Cosmonaut Astrox and Dusty Grooves, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. 5 p.m.

Acoustic Song Circle, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

David Beam and The Custom House Gang, blues/Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

Open Mic Night, Slainte, Portland. 553-2350. 8 p.m.

David Surette and Owen Marshall, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Traditional Irish Session, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 9:30 p.m.

Van Voorst Quartet, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

Lisa Gallant, pop/rock covers, RiRa, Portland. 8:30 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, blues jam, The New Venue, Portland. 541-9045. 7 p.m.

Open Mic Night, featuring Doug Hoyt, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 7:30 p.m.

Rap Night, with local musicians, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Karaoke with DJ Johnny Red, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. 

DEC. 29

Pam Baker & The SG's, blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Steve Jones, blues, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Potato Pickers, bluegrass, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Valerie Orth, indie folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Eric French and Mr. Hyde, rock/blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Geoff Zimmerman and Pete Miller, urban folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Thumb Things, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, open blues jam, The Cage, Lewiston. 783-0668. 8 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam-band covers, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Retro Night, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. 784-7785. Doors at 6 p.m.

 

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