March 15, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Jonathan Byrd performs at the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath on Saturday.

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The Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of The Black Watch are joined by the Band of the Scots Guards for a lavish production of traditional Irish music on Sunday at Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland.

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Kevin Farley: "Ireland to Hollywood," Irish music and lore in the movies, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick; $10; includes a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 5 to 7 p.m.

MONDAY

USM School of Music Jazz Combos, standards and originals, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $6; $3 for students; free for USM students. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Jason MacDonald's Cape Breton Kitchen Party, singer-songwriter, with Anita MacDonald, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Excision, Canadian dub-step, with Paper Diamond and Vaski, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Jason MacDonald's Cape Breton Kitchen Party, singer-songwriter, with Anita MacDonald, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

MARCH 21

Eddie Money "Unplugged," classic rock, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $30. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Tangled Up In Blue, Yale University folk singing group, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10; $5 for students. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

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

Jason MacDonald's Cape Breton Kitchen Party, singer-songwriter, with Anita MacDonald, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7 p.m.

Sylvia Tavares and Tom Arter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Comedy Show with High Register Sean, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $7. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m. Friday.

Bob Marley, benefit for Windham Helping Neighbors and Camp Sunshine, Windham High School. $15. 776-0113. 7 p.m. Monday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

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

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

The Gantry, indie rock, with Blue Veins, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Heather Pierson, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Road Scholars, bluegrass, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Hello Newman, alt-rock covers, Bull Feeney's, Portland. 773-7210. 9:30 p.m.

Hang the DJ, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

Pete 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. 10 p.m.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Clubber Lang, hard rock, with Heart Shaped Rock and The Townies, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Holy Mackerels, acoustic covers, Tug's Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Andi Fawcett and Jenny Haley, rock and blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Midnight Snack and Friends, rock/jazz, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

In the Round with Shanna, with guests Doug Klein and Pete Miller of Dark Hollow Bottling Company, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Brendan Hogan, roots and modern folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Chris Robley & Audrey Ryan, indie folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Friction Friday, EDM, with Bookum, Nocturnal and Deesif, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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