December 12, 2012

Music and Nightlife Listings

• CONCERTS

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The James Montgomery Blues Band is scheduled to perform at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.

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The Ghost of Paul Revere has two shows in the week ahead: On Friday as part of the lineup for WCYY’s Home for the Holidaze Concert Party at Asylum; and on Tuesday at One Longfellow Square in Portland in a benefit for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic.

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THURSDAY

Winterbloom, featuring singer-songwriters Antje Duvekot, Anne Heaton, Meg Hutchinson and Natalia Zukerman, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $13; $10 for seniors; $5 for ages 12 to 18; free for children under 12 with parent. skidompha.org. 7 p.m.

Lina Boudreau, Acadian-influenced Christmas concert, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Reverend Horton Heat, psychobilly, with The Continental, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Heather Pierson's "Charlie Brown Christmas," with guests Joe Aliperti, Shawn Nadeau and Matty Bowman; Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $10; $5 for seniors and 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.

The Gawler Family, featuring The Gawler Sisters, holiday songs old and new, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students and children ages 8 and older; free for children under age 8. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

James Montgomery Blues Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jimmy Ciampi and Susie Pepper, piano and vocals, Hug's Italian Restaurant, Falmouth. Free. hugsitalian.com. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Wednesday.

SATURDAY

Third Annual Yulegrass Concert, with Tim O'Brien, Lauren Rioux, Scott Law, Brittany Haas and Corey DiMario, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Sold out. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 and 8 p.m.

Stone Mountain Christmas Show, with The Gibson Brothers (bluegrass), Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $75 for lunch and music; $82 for dinner and music. stonemountainartscenter.com. 3 p.m. (lunch) and 7:30 p.m. (dinner).

Greater Freeport Community Concert: "The Promise of Light," annual winter concert from 70-voice chorus, First Parish Church UCC, Freeport. $10; $25 per family. gfccweb.org. 7:30 p.m.

ImproVox and Meteora, a capella, The Frontier, Brunswick. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 7:30 p.m.

Heather Connolly, Christmas recital by soprano; benefits ELCA Malaria Campaign; St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, Portland. Free/donation. 774-8740. 7 p.m.

Dave Rowe, Lenny Breau and Phil House, annual holiday concert, First Universalist Church of Auburn. $15. daverowemusic.com. 7 p.m.

Musica de Filia, holiday concert, Falmouth High School. $10; $5 for seniors and students. musicadefilia.com. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SUNDAY

Wescustago Youth Chorale: "A Wescustago Winter," 80-voice auditioned choir of children ages 8 to 18 from 12 area towns, Freeport Performing Arts Center (high school). $10; $5 for students. 846-0705. 3 p.m.

Greater Freeport Community Concert: "The Promise of Light," annual winter concert from 70-voice chorus, Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, Cumberland. $10; $25 per family. gfccweb.org. 2:30 p.m.

Christmas Concert, shape-note hymns, traditional country Christmas songs and more, West Kennebunk United Methodist Church. Free/donation. 985-2831. 3 p.m.

"Christmas Winds," holiday music by Pine Tree Coastal Winds, Life Source Ministry Church, Brunswick. Free; bring non-perishable food donation for community food pantries. 865-4747. 5 p.m.

Organist Warren King, Christmas music of all eras, with the Piscataqua River Brass, Christ Church, Kennebunk. $10; $7 for children and seniors. christchurchkennebunk.org. 2 p.m.

Fryeburg Academy Candlelight Concert, holiday music by band and chorus students, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. Free; reservations recommended. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 4 and 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

The Ghost of Paul Revere and Kris Rodgers, classic jazz and American folk, benefit for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $13 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Dave Fisher and The Celtic Cowboys, Celtic music, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

DEC. 20

Killswitch Engage, metal, with Shadows Fall and Acaro, State Theatre, Portland. $20.02 in advance; $25 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. Metalcore. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece big band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 20.

Third Annual "BaHaHa Humbug," with Smith Galtney, Lucas O'Neil, Stephanie Doyle, Kate Ghiloni and Karen Morgan; The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

"Fruitcake, Frankincense & Other Great Gifts," holiday stand-up comedy show hosted by Karen Morgan, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Conor McGrath and The Punk Hunks of Comedy, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m. Dec. 20.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Pineries, alt-pop, with Little War Twins and Greg Mckillop & His Full Band, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Southbound Outlaws, acoustic blues-rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Tony Boffa Quartet, cool and soft jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Conor Mulroy, string player, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Muddy Marsh Ramblers, bluegrass, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Dan Tonini, acoustic rock and country, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Amory Raymond Trio, rock and jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Soule Monde, jam band, CD-release party with A Band Beyond Description, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night, all ages, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.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.

FRIDAY

WCYY's Home for the Holidaze Concert Party, rock, with The Outfits, Milkman's Union, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Dominic & The Lucid, Heart Shaped Rock, This Way and more, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $5. portlandasylum.com. Doors at 8 p.m.

"Hip Hop Madness," with Flavorbakers, Slop & Docks and Jay Caron, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Da Block Entertainment, underground hip-hop, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 6 p.m.

Martin England, Americana and folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, soul and jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Hot Lunch BeBop, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Gary Richardson, acoustic jazz and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Tommy O'Connell & The Juke Joint Devils, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Plaid Daddy, rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Royal Hammer, roots reggae, CD-release party with Eastwave Radio, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Trickle Down, rock, jazz and funk, with The John Clavette Band, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Nick Halperin, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Marco Benevento, pianist/songwriter, with Whale Oil, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Lay-Z-Gait Western Swing Band, originals and classic country from '30s to '50s, Billy's Tavern, Thomston. $5. 354-1177. 8 p.m.

Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, classic '50s rockabilly, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Tip O' the Hat Series, tribute to jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Chronic Funk, funk and R&B, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Paige Turner, metal, tour kick-off with Cryptic Overcast and Contrapposto, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Lady Zen, soul/R&B, with special guests, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey Band, rock and blues, Gritty McDuff's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Bryan Laurier, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

"Lex Get It On," benefit for musician Lex Jones with A Murder of Crows, The Royal Hammer, Jaw Gems and Spencer Albee, Big Easy, Portland. $20. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Brian Patricks, acoustic folk-rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

Brunch with Sly-Chi, R&B, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 9 a.m.

MONDAY

Grassholes, bluegrass, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Hattie Simon, jazz, Bray's Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. braysbrewpub.com. 7 p.m.

Triva Night, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 7 p.m.

Funky Mondays: The Players Ball, funk, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

"Yacht Blooded: A Live Smooth '70s AM Radio Party," 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

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

Electric Open Mic with Joint Enterprise, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

N.E. Town, acoustic folk-rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

"Cover to Cover," local musicians play favorite classic album, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Ginlab performs "Kid A" by Radiohead, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

"Clash of the Titans," battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. "Saturday Night Fever" vs. "Dirty Dancing," 9:30 p.m.

Ben Kilcollins, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

Open Mic, with Amanda McCarthy, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

Open Mic Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. 553-2350. 8 p.m.

David Beam and The Custom House Gang, bluegrass and Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

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

Rap Night, hosted by Shupe and Ill By Instinct, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland and Terry Foster, jazz, blues and R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Better as Rivals, pop/punk, with Dustin Saucier, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

DEC. 20

Tim Novak, folk/country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 6 p.m.

The Big Lonesome, Americana, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Groove Ruckus, jazz-funk fusion, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Pitch Black Ribbons, country rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Birdland Jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Waiters, blues and rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

James Wholey, holiday blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 4 p.m.

Frank Donovan, holiday blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Yes We Kin, Box Tiger and In The Audience, rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

Open Mic Night, all ages, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.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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