March 7, 2012

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Singer-songwriter Jonathan Sarty performs with a five-piece band, The White Mountain Boys, on Friday at Jonathan’s in Ogunquit.

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TODAY

Carolina Chocolate Drops, string band, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Waltzing for Dreamers Free Music Series, with The Nields, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations required. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece orchestra plays big-band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

JP Cormier, acoustic guitar, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, duo singing variety of music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Jonathan Sarty and The White Mountain Boys, singer-songwriter with five-piece Americana band, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Spring for 317! 317 Main Street Community Music Center faculty concert to benefit scholarship fund, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Great Bay Sailor, maritime folk ensemble, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students; free for children under age 8. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

Papadello, folk-pop, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Sold out. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Waranimal, metal, with Barnburner, Sylvia, Phantom Glue and Death Cloud, Space, Portland. $8. space538.org 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Enter the Haggis, roots rock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Jessica Smucker, singer-songwriter, with Heather Maloney, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, Irish fiddle virtuoso and American guitarist, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Lynn Deeves and Band, singer-songwriter, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $16; $6 for students to age 22. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

Robin Jellis, classical, Celtic and modern cello music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m.

Meghan Yates, soulful folk fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Dimensions in Jazz presents "March Madness," with Charley Kohlhase's Explores Club, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Music in March on St. Patrick's Day, Celtic, folk and country by Mariah with the Sewell Family and Friends, Topsham Public Library (Crooker Gallery). Free. topshamlibrary.org. 2 p.m.

Dan Connor, singer-songwriter, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $8. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Annual Schooner Faire/Devonsquare and Friends Reunion Concert, folk, benefits Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $20, $25. thelandingatpine point.com. 7 p.m.

Gloria Jean, country, with Paul Andrulli and Jim Cavallaro, Anthony's Dinner Theater, Portland. $29.95; includes dinner. Call for time: 221-2267.

The Polish Ambassador, techno, with Of the Trees, all ages, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Old Soul, Tiger Saw and Guy Capecelatro III, folk-rock/indie, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Maine Jazz Band, swing, Latin, blues and pop, Newbegin Hall, Gray. Free. 657-2323. 3 p.m.

Boogie 2 Shooz, saxophone, flute, percussion and keyboard, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. 621-3551. 2 p.m.

Jazz Brunch, with Sean Mencher and Bob Hamilton, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m.

MONDAY

Ward MadDonald and Ryan MacNeil, piano and fiddle, with bagpiper Ben Miller, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. (800) 894-4300. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Yes We Kin, experimental folk, with Worried Well, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

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