May 22, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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The Toughcats play at Stone Mountain Arts Center on May 30.

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THURSDAY

Honey Dewdrops, roots, with Sorcha and Jo, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Tift Merritt, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $8. stonemountainarts center.com. 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.

Backyard Devils, country, rockabilly and bluegrass, Phillips Area Community Center. $15. 639-3717. 7 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Ra Ra Riot, indie rock, with Magic Man and The Other Bones, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Tift Merritt, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Ed and Neil Pearlman, music of Scotland and Cape Breton with dancer Laura Scott, Portland New Church. $12; $8 for seniors and children under 13. edpearlman.net. 7:30 p.m.

Rex Fowler, Con Fullam, Tom Dean, Alana MacDonald and Kate Schrock, singer-songwriters, benefit for One Longfellow, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

SoulJam 2013, contemporary Christian music festival with Unspoken, Manic Drive, Ashes Remain and Paul Colman, Funtown Splashtown USA, Saco. $21 to $29; includes rides. (800) 965-9324. 11 a.m.

Judy Collins, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60 in advance; $65 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m.

Thomas Snow, Americana folk pianist, with Jonathan Edwards, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $15. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Verbalized Medicine, funk/hip hop, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $7 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

What Cheer? Brigade, 19-piece brass band, with Math the Band and The Outfits, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Anna Lombard and Sara Hallie Richardson, singer-songwriters, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Maine St. Andrew's Pipes and Drums, bagpipes and drum rolls, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. Free. 677-2423. 2 p.m.

Ed Desjardins, singer-songwriter, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Heather Hardy, blues, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Aaron Neville, soul/R&B, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Sold out. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Suede, jazz, with Fred Boyle and Rich Hill, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $30 in advance; $34 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Sage Francis, beats and prose, with Prolyphic, B. Dolan and Metermaids, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $15. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Toots & The Maytals, ska, with Anders Osborne, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Sold out. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Bryan Lee, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Jammin' Divas, traditional and contemporary folk, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Tommy Emmanuel, guitarist, with Jacob Johnson, State Theatre, Portland. $29.50 and $39.50, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Wei Zhongle, experimental music, with Falls of Raurus and The Waldos, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Jammin' Divas, traditional and contemporary folk, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

MAY 30

Gov't Mule, Southern rock jam band, with Nicki Bluhm and The Gamblers, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $40, $50. porttix.com. 7 p.m.

Spyro Gyra, jazz fusion, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $44.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

The Toughcats, acoustic trio, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations recommended. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

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