March 20, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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The rock band Dawes performs a free in-store concert at Bull Moose Music’s Scarborough location on Wednesday.

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Gaelic Storm brings its rollicking Celtic sound to Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on Sunday.

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THURSDAY

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, acoustic, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

The Nutopians: "John Lennon Re-imagined," John Lennon tribute, with Devonsquare, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $27 in advance; $32 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Happy Jawbone Family Band, rock, with Video Nasties and Wild Cat, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Theodore Treehouse, indie rock, with Jeff Beam and Tanner Olin Smith, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Shemekia Copeland, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.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.

SATURDAY

Shemekia Copeland, blues, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

ImproVox, improvisational music, Topsham Public Library. Free. topshamlibrary.org. 2 p.m.

Tan Vampires, indie rock, with Jon Nolan, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 8 p.m.

Julianna Barwick, ambient art-folk, with Vio/Mire, all ages; Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Shayna Barry May and Libby Kirkpatrick, singer-songwriters, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $5. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Joy Kills Sorrow, string band, with Joe Walsh, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Rusty Hinges, folk, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Todd Snider, alt-country, with Ashleigh Flynn, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 in advance; $20 day of show; $35 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

35th Annual Schooner Fare/Devonsquare Reunion Concert, folk-pop, benefits the Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund (rescheduled from Feb. 24), The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $22, $25. (800) 838-3006. Doors at 2 p.m.

Hattie Simon Duo, jazz, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 1 p.m.

Julie Dougherty and The Stairwells, folk/pop/R&B, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m.

Rob Duquette, singer-songwriter, CD-release party, McArthur Library, Biddeford. Free. 284-4181. 3 p.m.

Young@Heart Chorus, senior chorus, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $35 to $55. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m.

Gaelic Storm, traditional Celtic music and dance, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Local H, alt-rock, with State & Madison and An Army of Squirrels, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $10 in advance; $13 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Songwriters Session, led by David Dodson, Camden Public Library. Free. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Dawes, rock, in-store performance, Bull Moose Music, Scarborough. Free; attendance limited (pre-order Dawes' new album to receive a ticket). bullmoose.com. 6 p.m.

Robotic Pirate Monkey, bass music, with Alpha Data and KinksnLicks, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10; $25 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

T-Acadie, folk trio, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

MARCH 28

Pablo Ziegler Trio, Argentinean tango music presented by Portland Ovations, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $36; $10 for students (limited). porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

Gloriana, country, with Chase Rice, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Kill the Noise, drum and bass/dubstep/electro, with Brillz and Style of the Eye, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $40 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Frontier of Music #8, with singer-songwriters Mark Tipton, Timothy Burns and Maria Wagner, The Frontier, Brunswick. Name your price. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, 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 28.

Paula Poundstone, Waterville Opera House. $25. operahousearts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Tim Sample, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough. $18 in advance; $20 day of show. 883-5445. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Troy Stark, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $7. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m. Friday.

Paula Poundstone, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Second City: "Laughing Matters," sketch comedy theater, Camden Opera House. $25; $14 for ages 16 and younger. camdenoperahouse.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Chuck Grover, Steve Cloutier and George Hamm, 18-plus; The Inn at Brunswick Station, Brunswick. $8. innatbrunswickstation.com. 7:30 p.m. March 28.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

James Gilmore, blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Rob Duquette, singer-songwriter, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Birdland Jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Karaoke with DJ Cougar, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Genevieve Beaudoin, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Dietrich Strause, acoustic guitarist, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Bloomers, country, rock and blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

The Dapper Gents Acoustic Trio, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

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

Hang the DJ, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

ForMorning, rock, with Max Manson and Joint Collision, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Andi Fawcett & Doubting Gravity, pop/rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 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

Royal Hammer, reggae, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Blind Albert, blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Clay Shanks, James Gilmore and Jake McCurdy, singer-songwriters, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Blue Steel Express, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Eastcoast Underground Dance Party with DJ Leap, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, blues and swing, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 to 7 p.m.

Highland Jazz Band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 to 11 p.m.

Mugsy, rock covers, RiRa, Portland. 761-4446. 10 p.m.

Mosart 2.1.2., Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Gunther Brown, Americana, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Britt Sawdon, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Trapparatus, funk, hip hop and jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

American Verse, punk, with Better Than, Beach the Whale and Deep Woods, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Superfrog, jam rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Mike Krapovicky, acoustic, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Endless Interstate, acoustic alt-rock, CD-release party with Hawthorne and The Paul Houston Project, Big Easy, Portland. $10. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Silent Sam and The Evans, roots and Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Jazzy Chas, soul, R&B and funk, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

De Repente, rock, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Gorilla Finger, dub, with Jordan Kualback, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Bottom of the East, rock, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey and The Retro Rockets, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Tina Kelley Band, country, Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m.

Hee Hawk, jazz and folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

John Funkhouser Trio, modern jazz and funk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Wurlibird Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Stereo-Type, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

An Anderson, instrumental rock, with Beasty, Old Night and Where's My Friend, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Captain Ray & The Castaways, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

The Sin, indie rock, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Soundwavz, Latin/jazz fusion dance party, benefits humanitarian causes, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. portlandempire.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

Blasted Knoll, bluegrass, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 4:30 p.m.

Trap Night, with MC Pensivv and DJ El Shupacabra, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Irish Sessions, Irish music, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Samantha Fish, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

James Wholey, blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Sgt. Connor's Lonely Hearts Club Band's Singles Night, discussion and music led by Connor McGrath, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

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

Electric Open Mic with Joint Enterprise, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Drop It: Open Decks Night, techno, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

"Cover to Cover," local artist plays favorite classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $6. bigeasyportland.com. Moonhawk performs "Cure for Pain" by Morphine, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Danielle Langord, Irish music, CD-release show, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Joyce Andersen, fiddler, 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.

Open Mic Night, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland with Terry Foster, jazz, blues and R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

"Winter Clash," battle of the cover bands, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $6. portlandempire.com. Justin Timberlake vs. Beyonce, 9 p.m.

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

Acoustic Open Mic with Lily Faith, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

MARCH 28

Griffin Sherry and The Ghost of Paul Revere, holler folk band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

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

Cattle Call, country, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Mike Stockbridge, jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 to 11 p.m.

Blaqdada Dance Party, with Bary Juicy and Che Ros, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Potato Pickers, folk and country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, roots and blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

North of Nashville, folk and country, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 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.

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