June 26, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

• CONCERTS

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The jam band Phish will be at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Wednesday.

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The South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo will be at Bates College in Lewiston on Tuesday.

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THURSDAY

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $9 at door; $5 for seniors and students. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Forget, Forget, pop-rock, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Pickin' Parlor Pickin' Circle, hosted by The Sock Puppets; bring your instrument to join in; The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

Bill Evans' Soulgrass, bluegrass/soul, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 to $30. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Lady Zen, jazz poetry, with Alzenira Quezada, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. Pay-what-you-can. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Les Hay Babies, award-winning Acadian songwriters, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert, with The Leaky Boots Jug Band and Scott Ryan, Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

2013 Maine Festival of American Music, with Arnold Haad of the Sabbathday Lake Shakers and PSQ violinist Julia Adams, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. $25; $20 for seniors; free for those under age 21. 926-4597. 7 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.

FRIDAY

The Maine, rock, with A Rocket to the Moon, This Century and Brighten, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; all ages. statetheatreportland.com. 6:30 p.m.

Zac Deputy, soul singer and guitarist, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.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.

Kirtan Concert: Durga Das, chant artist, Portland New Church. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. theportlandchurch.org. 7:30 p.m.

Dan Blakeslee and The Calabash Club, folk, with Old Soul and Plains, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5. mayostreetarts.org. 8:30 p.m.

Shanna Underwood Trio, Nashville-style Americana, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Aaron Carter, pop, Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; all ages. portlandasylum.com. 9 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.

Laurel Moran & Kathleen O'Conner, jazz, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

Round Mountain, folk, with Dean Ford, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with All Together Now (Beatles tribute band), Wells Harbor Community Park. Free. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Carper Family Band, country, swing and bluegrass, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m.

The Pressure Points, roots and dub-influenced reggae, The Hive, Kennebunk. $12. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Old Soul, folk, with Jenn & Basho and Changing Colors, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Centennial Brass Band, re-creation of a band active from 1850 to 1875, St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, Portland. $6. 774-8740, Ext. 3. 7 p.m.

John McCutcheon, folk, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show; $12 for youths. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Sean Mencher Rockabilly Jazz Brunch, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MONDAY

Tesla, hard rock, Asylum, Portland. Sold out; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

The Drifters, doo-wop, Goodall Park, Sanford. $20. 324-9130. 7 p.m.

Heath MacVane, acoustic, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

NYMPH, experimental music, with The Coalsack in Crux and Christy & Emily, Space Gallery, Portland. $8; 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, South African choral group, Bates College (Chapel), Lewiston. $27; $15 for seniors and students. laarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Phish, jam-band rock, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $60; general admission. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

The Black Lillies, roots rock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $17 in advance; $21 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with David Mallett and Band (singer-songwriter), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. Free. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m.

Ten Strings & A Goat Skin, Acadian and traditional music with vocals and instruments, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Music on the Mall Series, with The Work Trucks (country grunge), downtown Brunswick Mall. Free. brunswickdowntown.org/motm, 6 p.m.

NYMPH, experimental music, with Video Nasties and Christy & Emily, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Friends of Phil, tribute to Fiddlin' Phil of Munjoy Hill, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

Potato Pickers, roots, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Primo Cubano, Latin music and dance, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. 

JULY 4

"Stars and Stripes Spectacular," with the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Don McLean, Eastern Promenade Park, Portland. Free. portlandsymphony.org. Noon.

Matt Nathanson, folk-rock, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.

Music by the Sea, with MOJO, New Realm and the Bath Municipal Band, Camden Harbor Park. Free. 236-3440. Noon to 5 p.m.

The Engagements, funk and soul covers, Camden Harbor Park. Free. baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m.

• COMEDY

Bob Marley, Maine comedian, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Tim Sample, Maine humorist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $23 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Open Mic Comedy Night with Paul Hunt, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Walking With Horses, Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Mike James' Blues Lions, urban Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Suzie Brown & Scot Sax, singer-songwriters, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

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

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

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

Joint Chiefs, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Beer Pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Forget, Forget, pop-rock, with This Old Ghost & KG Freeze, Big Easy, Portland. $7. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

David Gagne, acoustic, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

Beam & Fink, country blues and roots, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Cognizant Sound's Top Ranking Fridays, roots, culture and dancehall, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

David Mello, rustic blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Tokyo Tramps, Delta blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Hello Newman, '90s alt-rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

North of Nashville, alt-country, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Bob Rasero, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Lincoln Allen, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

LQH, soul, jazz, funk and rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Two Bass Jon, dance music, Zackery's, Portland. $5. zacherysrestaurant.com. 8:30 p.m.

Da Block Boys, club music, Club Texas, Auburn. 18-plus. clubtexas.info. 8 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. 

SATURDAY

Texarkana, with Spaniards and Skeletons in the Piano, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Nikki Hunt, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Racky Thomas Band, blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Silent Sam and The Evans, rock, blues and bluegrass, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Perpetual Motion, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Amigos, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey & The Retro Rockets, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Keenans, Celtic folk-rock, Ryan's Corner House, Kennebunk. ryansirishpubmaine.com. 9 p.m.

DJ B-Set, club music, Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Renee & Joe, folk and rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Morne, hard rock, with Sylvia and Swaath, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Lyle Divinsky & Friends, R&B/soul/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Jason Spooner Band, folk/blues, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Family Affair, soul and funk duo, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

Mike Krapovicky, acoustic, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Food Fight, battle of the restaurant bands finale, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Geoff Zimmerman, folk-rock, with Seth Moore the Band and Billy Carr, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 6 p.m.

MONDAY

Connor Garvey & Friends, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Model Airplane, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

TUESDAY

"Open Rounds at Blue," open mic hosted by Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Greg Klein, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

"Cover to Cover," local musicians play classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Div Kid performs "One By One" by Foo Fighters, 9 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, roots rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Gritty's, Portland. grittys.com. 10 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Acoustic Open Mic, featuring Brad Hooper, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

Cillian King, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Shupe and Ill By Instinct, rap, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt Trio, singer-songwriter rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Tim Mercer, acoustic covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, Champion's Sports Bar, Portland. championssportsbar.com. 9 p.m. 

JULY 4

Ryan Halliburton and The Still, roots rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Tom Whitehead and Peter Dunphy, piano and banjo, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Bellamy Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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