May 1, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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The bluegrass group Steep Canyon Rangers has concerts in Rockland on Saturday and in Brownfield on Sunday.

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California-based alt-rockers Silversun Pickups are at the State Theatre in Portland on Tuesday.

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Dessa, hip hop, rap, jazz and R&B, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $10 in advance; $13 day of show. 8:30 p.m.

Steep Canyon Rangers, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. 8 p.m.

Boy Singers of Maine, "Sing into Spring Concert," Williston-Immanuel United Church, Portland, $8, $10. 1:30 p.m.

Seaglass Chorale, "Bernstein and Sondheim on Broadway," Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit, Wells. $12 in advance and for seniors; $15 day of show. 985-8747. 3 p.m.

Emma Bychok and Andrew Cunningham, vocalist and guitarist, York Public Library. Free. 3 p.m.


Silversun Pickups, alt-rock, with Bad Books, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. 8 p.m.

Vudu Sisters, rock, with Dan Blakeslee, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. 8 p.m.

Sheesham & Lotus, Canadian troubadours, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. 7 p.m.


Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, folk-rock, with The Felice Brothers, State Theatre, Portland. $24 in advance; $29 day of show. 8 p.m.

Ghostface Killah, rap, with Adrian Younges and Venice Dawn, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20, $35. 9 p.m.

Sheesham & Lotus, Canadian troubadours, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.


Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, roots music with King Memphis, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. 8 p.m.

Jackyl, metal, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15. 9 p.m.

Rod Picott, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 7 p.m.

Married With Chitlins, Americana, blues, country and jazz, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. 6 to 8 p.m.


Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland. 8 p.m. Thursday and May 9.

Comedy by Design, comedians Paul Hunt, Erik Gunderson, Doug Collins and Brett Groh, plus music by Tricky Britches; Coffee by Design on India Street, Portland. Free. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.



Shanna Underwood, singer-songwriter, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 p.m.

Justin Walton, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

Tony Boffa Quartet, cool and soft jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. 8 p.m.

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

Teg Glendon, folk/rock, Blue, Portland. 9 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and The Allman Brothers Band, Big Easy, Portland. 9 p.m.

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

Hang the DJ, techno, Slainte, Portland. 10 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. 9 p.m.

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

Andi Fawcett & Doubting Gravity, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. 9:30 p.m.


Worried Well and The Box Tiger, rock, double CD-release party with guest Forget Forget, Big Easy, Portland. 9 p.m.

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

B FENOM, hip hop/rap, with Da Block Boyz and Whytie, Club Texas, Auburn. $3, $5. 7 p.m.

Gorilla Finger Dub Band, soul/rock/reggae, Brian Boru, Portland. 9:30 p.m.

Nikki Hunt, rock, RiRa, Portland. 10 p.m.

Gary Richardson, acoustic jazz and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. 5 p.m.

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

Gentlemen Outfit, acoustic roots and rock, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. 9:30 p.m.

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