October 11, 2012

Music and NightLife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

CONCERTS

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Blues artist Francine Reed is at Empire Dine and Dance in Portland on Thursday, at the Stonington Opera House on Friday and at Bates College in Lewiston on Saturday.

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Slightly Stoopid brings the blues, rock, reggae and hip-hop to the State Theatre in Portland on Oct. 18.

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THURSDAY

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, alt-rock, with The Outfits, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Kraddy, EDM, with Alpha Data, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8, $20. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, bluegrass, with Erica Brown and Bluegrass Connection, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Peter Alexander, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

Suzanne Vega, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $55. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Suzanne Vega, singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $34. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Kruger Brothers, folk, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Tinariwen Guitar Masters from Mali, world music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Phil Keaggy, acoustic and electric guitarist, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $22.50; $17.50 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Free. standardissue.me. 6:30 p.m.

Francine Reed, blues, Stonington Opera House. $20, $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Unexpected Boys, Franki Valli tribute band from New York City, Camden Opera House. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. camdenoperahouse.com. 7 p.m.

Gary Wittner Band, jazz tribute to Thelonious Monk, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Franc Demarco, Lantern and Whip Hands, alt-rock, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

"Don't Be a Douchebag": First Annual Concert for Bullying Awareness, with Spose, Dean Ford, Better Than, Steiner Street, The Running Gags, Beware of Pedestrians and more, all ages; Asylum, Portland. $5. portlandasylum.com. 1 p.m.

Portland's League of Extraordinary Women, with Dilly Dilly, Sontiago, Kristina Kentigian, Lady Essence, Anna Lombard, Amy Allen, Darien Brahms and Kenya Hall, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $7. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m.

Miss Tess & The Talkbacks, swing, country and rock, with Tumbling Bones, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Francine Reed, blues, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10 to $15. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

EOTO, EDM, with Digital Bonesaw Society, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20, $40. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

"The Sweetest Sounds Music of Richard Rodgers and Irving Berlin," vocalists Nancy Durgin and Andrew Fenniman with pianist John Mulcahy, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $12; free for ages 12 and under. 354-7250. 7 p.m.

Ameranouche, gypsy jazz, Arts for Hunger benefit, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

Lynn Deeves, Kate Schrock and Trina Hamlin, singer-songwriters, The Frontier, Brunswick. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Gretchen Peters, Nashville-based singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

T-Acadie, folk trio, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent. $10. 834-7800. 2 p.m.

Southern Maine Monthly Bluegrass Jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m.

Greater Purpose, Arts for Hunger Benefit, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. Free/donation. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m.

Trina Hamlin, singer-songwriter, Parsons Center at Museums of Old York, York. $15; $8 for students. seacoastguitar.org. Doors at 6 p.m.

Maine-ly Harmony, a cappella women's chorus, benefit for church's mission projects, Lisbon United Methodist Church. Free/donation; canned and dry goods will be accepted for food bank at the show. 582-5523. 2 p.m.

Coastal Sound Quartet, dance music from the Big Band era, benefits the Community Hall, Wells Branch Community Hall, Wells. $6. livemusicmaine.com. 6 p.m.

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The U.S. Marine Band performs marches and patriotic songs on Monday at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.

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