January 30, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Reggae artist Barrington Levy performs on Feb. 7 at Port City Music Hall in Portland.

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Singer-songwriter Cheryl Wheeler performs with Catie Curtis and Jennifer Kimball on Friday at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, and in a solo show on Saturday at Jonathan’s in Ogunquit.

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THURSDAY

Hurry Down Sunshine, blues, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Local Dish Music Series, hosted by Lisa Mills and featuring Byon Yeatt from The Wetsuits, Kennebunkport Inn. Free. 967-2621. 7 p.m.

The ProfTones, blues, R&B and rock, Pepperclub, Portland. 772-0531. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Beck's "Song Reader" Live, The Blacksmiths, Modern Mutant Sea Vultures, Dream Team Laser Beam and Nick Phaneuf & Friends perform songs from Beck album, Buoy Gallery, Kittery. $6. buoygallery.org. 8 p.m.

Sixpence None the Richer, pop-rock, with This Way, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $28 to $65. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Reverie Machine, folk/jazz fusion, with Sara Hallie Richardson, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Songwriters in the Round, with Cheryl Wheeler, Catie Curtis and Jennifer Kimball, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $40. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Hyde School Student Songwriter's Showcase, The Frontier, Brunswick. $5. 725-5222. 8 p.m.

Open Mic Night, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Free/donation. boothbayoperahouse.com. 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

The THE BAND Band, The Band tribute band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $35.50 to $72.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Pete Miller Band, indie folk and blues, with Sorcha and The Clearing, The Frontier, Brunswick. $5 in advance; $8 day of show. 725-5222. 8 p.m.

JG and The BOOFs, Americana, blues and folk, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10; $5 for seniors and children. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

Roy Sludge Trio, country/rockabilly, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Kids' Open Mic Night, for ages 10 to 18, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 to 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

A Severe Joy, experimental music, CD-release show, all ages; Space Gallery, Portland. Free. space538.org. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Jukebox the Ghost, rock, with Matt Pond, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

FEB. 7

Sevendust, metal, with Lacuna Coil and Avatar, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $29 in advance; $32 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Barrington Levy, reggae/dancehall, with Mighty Mystic and Soul Rebel Project, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20, $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $9 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Art and Jazz with Three Point Trio, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. Free. lyceumgallery.com. 6:30 to 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Feb. 7.

Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 7.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

The Diapasyn, prog-rock/fusion, with Jr and The KGB, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Octane, jazz and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Isaiah Bennet, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Wes Hartley & Friends, country, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 to 10:30 p.m.

North of Nashville, bluegrass and country, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 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.

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. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and The Allman Brothers Band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Jeff Beam, with ShaShaSha, Tan Vampires and Old Abram Brown, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

After the Rodeo, Americana, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

OKBARI, Middle Eastern music with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. Sold out. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

MAMM JAMM First Friday Rock N Bowl Concert Series, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. maine

academyofmodernmusic.org. 6 to 9 p.m.

Da Block Radio Show, collaboration of local hip hop artists, 18-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Sixth Annual Ruckus Cup MC Battle, rap, Big Easy, Portland. $7. bigeasyportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

The ProfTones, blues, R&B and rock, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Torn Shorts, rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 9 p.m.

Geno's Rock Walk After-Party, with Computer at Sea, Mr. Neet and The Rattlesnakes, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Capt. Ray & The Castaways, country, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Lyle Divinsky & The Velvet Vagabonds, soul/R&B, with The Mat Osborn Band and Alicia Lemke, Big Easy, Portland. $10. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

4 Player Co-op, garage prog-rock, with Late Night Disaster and Free Steak Dinner, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Britta Pejic Et Les Frenchmen, folk/garage, with The Robin and Rose, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Bob Charest Band, rock/pop, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Mugsy, rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Rick Miller and His Band, blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Cold Blue Steel, country, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Torn Shorts, rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Jesse Lupica Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Stesha Cano, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mike Beling Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Brothers Donovan, funk, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Turnip Truck, funk/jam band, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Joyce Andersen, fiddler, RiRa, rira.com/portland. 5 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer/songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Irish Sessions, Irish music, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 to 6 p.m.

MONDAY

Thomas Kivi, alt-country, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Funky Mondays: The Players Ball, funk, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 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.

TUESDAY

Cover to Cover, local musicians play a classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. The Children of Trees perform "Boys for Pele" by Tori Amos, 9 p.m.

Nate Abbott, singer/songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. Tool vs. Rush, 9:30 p.m.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, 21-plus; Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Cantrip, Scottish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Mitch Alden, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

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

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

Fever Charm, rock/pop, with The Fundamentals, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

FEB. 7

The Mutineers, folk and blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Gunther Brown, Americana, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

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

Owen C, acoustic alternative, 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.

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. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and The Allman Brothers Band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

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