May 22, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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

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Dear Rabbit, experimental music, with if and it, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Stray Birds, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jammin' Divas, traditional and contemporary folk, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Bertie Kohler, folk, 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 May 30.

Connor McGrath 25th Birthday Party, comedy roast hosted by Dr. Adam Ferguson with dance party, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Joe Deschaine, with Travis Curran and Joe Timmins, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

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

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

Darlin' Corey, Americana and bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Chad Porter Trio, singer-songwriter with band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Syndicate 19, progressive alt-rock, EP-release party with The Grumps, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

The Complaints, acoustic alt-rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Rob Benton, rock, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

Blue Steel Express, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. clubtexas.info. 9 p.m.

James Day Leavitt, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Brad Byrd, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Gunther Brown, Americana/alt-rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 p.m.

HighBall Jazz Band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Under the Covers, cover band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Newcastle & Violently Ill, hip hop, with Twins of Ares and Entrecut, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $4. 221-2382. 9:30 p.m.

"Slow Down & Roll," dance night with DJs Ed Garrison, Chris Gauthier and Mr. Deleroid, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Nic Racioppi, acoustic, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

First Jason, metal, with Ascent to Power, Project 1313, Forward Momentum Prophecy and more, all ages; Club Texas, Auburn. $10 in advance; $12 at door. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

North of Nashville, alt-country, with Ryan Flaherty and The Burners, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Hattie Simon Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Hardy Brothers Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Hardy Brothers Jazz Jam, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Mr. Nick and The Dirty Tricks, swinging blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Jordan Koza and Emily Barnes, acoustic duo, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 9 p.m.

Tommy O'Connell &The Juke Joint Devils, swinging blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey Band, country, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Bridge Walkers, dance band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

ATF, '80s covers, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Gina Brown's Rock 'n' Roll Birthday Bash, with The New Technicians, Euphemia and The Pontiffs, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

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