January 9, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Roots artist Eilen Jewell is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Jan. 17.

Liz Linder photo/Courtesy of eilenjewell.com

THURSDAY

Infected Mushroom, Israeli psytrance/electronica duo, with The M Machine, State Theatre, Portland. $25. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

"Three's Prime," live debut of Sorcha & The Clearing (blues, jazz, country and Latin), plus The Connor Garvey Band and Rusty Belle, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

NRBQ, rock, jazz and pop, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $22.50; $20 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.

The Blues Prophets, blues, with Bob Rasero and The Renovators, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Mutineers, old-time country blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Gordon Bok and The January Men, vocal group, with the And Then Somes and the Murmurations Theatrical Ladies Choir, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7 in advance; $10 day of show. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

George Cole and Eurocana, songs of the Great American Songbook inspired by the gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Keep ME Warm Concert Series, fundraiser for heating fuel assistance with singer-songwriter Jim Hale and folk trio Meteora, Mallett Hall, Pownal. $10. 688-4153. 7:30 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, singer-songwriter, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

Too Late the Hero, rock, with Empire of the Sun, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10, $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Giff Jamison and Nancy Sferra, singer-songwriters, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Music and Muffins, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m.

SUNDAY

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

JAN. 17

Eilen Jewell, roots music, with Darien Brahms, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Bruce Hardina, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

• COMEDY

"That's Just It!", with Kurt Baker, Connor McGrath, Anders J. Nielsen and Dr. Adam Ferguson, 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $5. 221-2382. 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Jan. 17.

Jeff Dunham, "Disorderly Conduct" tour, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $43.50. theciviccenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Sunday Funnies, with Connor McGrath, Joe Timmins, Matt Kona, Ted Pettingell, Anthony Scibelli and Greg Pivarnik, 21-plus; Matthew's, Portland. Free. 253-1812. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

The Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Session, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Julie Thompson's High Standards, jazz and folk, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, twisted Americana and rockabilly, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7:30 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam band covers, 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/portland. 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.

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

FRIDAY

Normal Instruments with Alex Russo, electro-rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

For Morning, single-release show, with Shashasha and Forget Forget, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Deltah, Crunk Witch and Hi Tiger, electro-rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

The Element, DJ, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 21-plus. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Station 85, hard rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

In the Round with Shanna, jazz series hosted by Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 6 p.m.

Chris Robley, gothic indie-pop, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, blues-rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Rick Miller and His Band, Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Jamb Bowl Night, hosted by Me3, all ages, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Proftones, rock/R&B, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Joint Collision, Low 90 and Danger, I Reckon, hard rock, 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Kevin Midgley, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Endless Jags, pop-rock, CD-release show, with Rattlesnakes, Contrapposto and DJ sets by Erik Smith, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Old No. 207 Brand, "The Second Coming" party with Murcielago, Educated Advocates and The Other Bones, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $4; free for ladies. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

The Ride, classic and contemporary rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

The Woulds, ARCHON and Big Charlie's Rubber Band, alt-rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

43 North Band, modern country dance band, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Hee Hawk, jazz and folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Jacob Forbes Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey Blue Review, roadhouse roots music, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Owen C., acoustic alternative, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Sunrunner, Atlatl and Apocryphonic, prog-rock, 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Break It! 3.0, DJs, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Mitch Lambert, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SubSonic, rock, Gritty McDuff's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Trap Night, crunk/dubstep/house, with Sandman, Mr. Harps and more, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Mike Duffy, classics and standards, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Brunch with Sly-Chi, R&B, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. Noon.

MONDAY

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

North of Nashville, bluegrass and country, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Open Mic with Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8 p.m.

Frank Donovan, acoustic blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Karaoke with DJ Ponyfarm, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Gattis-Giruoard, pop/rock covers by Will Gattis and Scott Giruoard, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance (downstairs), Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Poor Howard, Delta blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

The Wee Lollies, rock, with Come Back Pluto and Whale Oil, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Tom Rota & Elly Marshall, bagpipes and fiddle, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 5:30 p.m.

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

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. Johnny Cash vs. Willie Nelson, 9 p.m.

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

Tim Mercer, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

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

JAN. 17

Hot Club Du Monde, gypsy jazz and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Myra Flynn, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Trio of Four, light jazz, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, twisted Americana and rockabilly, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7:30 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/portland. 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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