February 20, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

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The Cape Breton Island-based family group The Barra MacNeils visit One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.

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Rap artist Talib Kweli is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Feb. 28.

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THURSDAY

Angelique Kidjo, Beninoise singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $55. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Whitehorse, Canadian folk-rock duo, with The Ghost of Paul Revere, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Kung Fu, with Richard James & The Name Changers, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10, $25. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Pardon Me, Doug, Phish tribute band, with Repeat Offenders, 21-plus; Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $5. francocenter.org. 8 p.m.

MonkeyJunk, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $16. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

The Barra MacNeils, Cape Breton Island-based family group, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 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.

Mardi Gras Party, with Rosie Ledet and The Zydeco Playboys, dancing and cash bar, Samoset Resort, Rockport. $25; $200 for table of 10. 596-6055. 7:30 p.m.

Metal Feathers, indie rock, record-release show with Leaves Leaves, Wood Burning Cat and aLEX kEATON, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Bottom of the East, rock, with The Flipsides, The Evil Streaks and DJ Matt Little, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Robert Carpenter, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

48 Hour Music Festival 5, local musicians form supergroups and rehearse for concert within 48 hours, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Steve Forbert, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Zeds Dead, EDM, State Theatre, Portland. $36.50. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

David Mallett, folk singer-songwriter, Atlantic Hall, Kennebunkport. $25 to $30. 967-3465. 7 p.m.

Samuel James, blues/roots, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Micah Blue Smaldone, singer-songwriter, with Caethua and The Lord Dog Bird, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Ninth Annual Steve Grover Birthday Bash, new compositions and old favorites, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $15; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Deep River, classic rock covers, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Victory Swing Band, big-band jazz, dinner and dance, 21-plus; Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. francocenter.org. 6 p.m.

Moore & Moran, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Delta Knights, soul/R&B, Gritty McDuff's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Cabin Fever Concert: Maine Highland Fiddlers, lively traditional music, McArthur Library Biddeford. Free. 284-4181. 3 p.m.

35th Annual Schooner Fare/Devonsquare Reunion Concert, benefits the Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $22 to $25. 800-838-3006. Doors at 2 p.m.

MONDAY

Indigo Girls, indie folk/rock, with The Shadow Boxers, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $95. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Shawn Mullins, singer-songwriter, with Chuck Cannon, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

February Music Night, bring acoustic or electric instrument or your voice and join in, Fuego Diablo Studios, Pownal. Free. 408-3185. 5 to 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

They Might Be Giants, alt-rock, with Vandaveer, all ages; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25 to $40. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Heartbeat, Israeli-Palestinian band, Bates College (Benjamin Mays Center), Lewiston. Free. 786-8272. 7 p.m.

FEB. 28

Talib Kweli, rap, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20, $40. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Spin Doctors' Chris Barron, rock, with Lazy Lightning and A Band Beyond Description; part of Greg Martens' 50th birthday F.O.G. Festival; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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