February 13, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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The Midtown Men, singers from the original cast of the smash Broadway hit “Jersey Boys,” perform music of The Four Seasons, The Beatles, The Beach Boys and more at Merrill Auditorium on Thursday.

Courtesy of Portland Ovations

THURSDAY

The Midtown Men, vocal group from the original cast of "Jersey Boys," Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $46 to $56. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

D.V.S*, electronica, with Psymbionic and The Cyborg Trio, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15; $25 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 10:30 p.m.

Big Gigantic, hip-hop and jazz, with Kill Paris and Manic Focus, State Theatre, Portland. $20. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Ghost Wolves, garage/punk, with Black Widow Music and Verla, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

The Time Jumpers, Western swing band featuring Vince Gill, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Sold out. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

"Real Music for Real Lovers," with Barnaby Bright, Connor Garvey and Chris Ross, Camden Opera House. $15. camdenoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Old Abram Brown, alt-rock, with Christopher Paul Stelling and Lisa/Liza, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Jonathan Edwards, folk singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35 in advance; $38 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Colwell Brothers, blues and R&B, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $16; $6 for students and children. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

Tim Gearan, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $17. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, in-store performance by singer-songwriter, Bull Moose Music, Scarborough. Free. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m.

Joanna Smith, country, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $11 in advance; $14 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

The Dunwells, English folk-rock, with Darlingside, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons, Americana, with Old Soul and Billy Wylder, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Sweet Honey in the Rock, a capella all-women's group, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Lay-Z-Gait Western Swing Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Gypsy Caravan, Manouche-style gypsy jazz, CD-release party, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. $7. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m.

Panda Bandits, funk/Latin, with The Last Sip and Lovers of Fiction, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

Androscoggin Chorale: "Seasons of Love," songs from Broadway to The Beatles, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for seniors and students. friendsofcumstonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

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

SUNDAY

Opus One Big Band Swing-O-Rama, concert and swing dance with jazz and swing standards from the '30s and '40s; benefit for Scarborough High School NYC competition; Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough. $15; $25 for two; $8 for students. 318-6637. 6 p.m.

The Bad Plus: "On Sacred Ground -- Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring,' " jazz, pop, rock, country, electronic and classical, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $28; $10 for students. porttix.com. 7 p.m.

Jeff Mangum, alt-rock, with The Music Tapes and Tall Firs (rescheduled from Feb. 9), State Theatre, Portland. $27 in advance; $30 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Punch Brothers, progressive bluegrass, with Anais Mitchell, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15; $30 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Elizabeth Lorrey and Cormac McCarthy, acoustic rock, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m.

Tom Keifer, rock guitarist from Cinderella, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Kirtan Soul Revival, funk, rock and R&B, with Vanessa Torres, The New Church, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. 233-6846. 4 p.m.

TUESDAY

The Barra MacNeils, Cape Breton traditional Scottish ensemble, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $25; $12.50 for ages 15 and under. 948-7469. 7 p.m.

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