April 3, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

CONCERTS

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Singer-songwriter Holly Near performs at Jonathan's in Ogunquit on Friday.

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THURSDAY

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $20. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio, traditional flamenco influenced by Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and J.S. Bach, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle. $25; $10 for students. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m.

Ed Geis & Friends, Western folk tunes and originals, Camden Public Library. $7. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

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

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 7 p.m.

Slavic Soul Party, with Cinder Conk, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $8. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Blackbird Raum, folk punk, with Butcher Boy and Speaker for the Dead, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

"Ricky Nelson Remembered," rockabilly/pop, featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $40 to $55. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

"Cats Under the Stars," Jerry Garcia tribute, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Holly Near, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $32.50 in advance; $37.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.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 to 8:30 p.m.

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Mike + Ruthy, Americana duo, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. unity.edu/uccpa. 8 p.m.

MAMM JAMM First Friday Rock N Bowl Concert Series, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. 6 to 9 p.m.

Slavic Soul Party, Camden Opera House. $35; $25 for ages 21 to 35; $10 for under 21. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Maine Acoustic Festival Student Showcase, 31 middle and high school students perform bluegrass, old-time American, Franco-Acadian and more, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. maineacousticfestival.com. 4 p.m.

Tony Trischka, banjo master, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $38. portlandovations.org. 8 p.m.

Caribbean Night with the Pan Fried Steel Drum Band, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

"Music and Muffins," with Sweet Wednesday (acoustic duo), Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m.

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, folk, roots, swing and bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Sean Hoots, Americana, with Small Houses and The Ghost of Paul Revere, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Tim O'Brien, American folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Bluezberry Jam, blues, jazz and R&B, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church. $10; $25 per family. 324-3191. 7 p.m.

Gill Folk and Caroline Cotter, acoustic, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

Slavic Soul Party, Balkan brass, funk and jazz, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $12. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

Max Garcia Conover, singer-songwriter, CD-release show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $4. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

Ben Hunsberger, keyboards, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Allhan Middle Eastern Ensemble, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Britta Pejik et les Frenchmen, singer-songwriter, with Welterweight, Bayside Bowl, Portland. Free. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Pentatonix, a cappella vocal group, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Family of the Year, indie rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

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

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