July 11, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• COMEDY

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The experimental psychedelic band Animal Collective performs at the State Theatre in Portland on Thursday.

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Singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group are at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on July 18.

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 31.

• MUSIC

THURSDAY

Animal Collective, experimental psychedelic band. with PC Worship, State Theatre, Portland. $25 advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Roy Book Binder "The Good Book" CD-release Show, blues and folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Marshall Tucker Band, with guest to be announced, Asylum, Portland. $29 advance; $32 day of show; 18-plus. www.portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, Pete Kilpatrick and Tyler Stanley, indie-rock duo, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 22.

Alive at Five Concert Series, Model Airplane and The Kenya Hall Band, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert, Tom Luther Quintet and Algorithm, Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Acadian Aces, Canadian Cajun, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, The Jason Spooner Band with The New Rangers, proceeds benefit Damariscotta River Association, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $15 advance; $20 day of show; students $7.50. midcoastmusicfest.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Vishten, Acadian award-winning trio, vocals, dance and instrumentals, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22. deertreestheatre.org. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn. Free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m.

True Blues with Corey Harris, Guy Davis & Alvin Youngblood Hart, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Livingston Taylor, folk, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 advance; $41.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

The Mollyockett Chorus, barbershop music, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Carolyn Cotter, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon. Through July 30.

State of the State, Rustic Overtones, The Mallett Brothers, SPOSE, The Wrecking and The Other Bones, show in memory of Raina Jensen and is a kickstart for her Fiji Foundation, State Theatre, Portland. $15 advance; $20 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Vishten, Acadian award-winning trio, vocals, dance and instrumentals, Stratton Community Building, Stratton. $15. necelticarts.com.

The Jenny Wilson Trio, Camden Ampitheatre. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Joe Gallant with Zach Jones, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

2013 Summer Concert Series, Diane Birch, singer-songwriter, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 31.

Mavis Staples Up Close and Personal, gospel and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Vienna Teng, pianist, singer-songwriter. Alex Wong opens, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $27.50 advance; $31.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Don Campbell Band, country, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 31.

Celtic Celebration 2: Liz Knowles, Kieran O'Hare, Boghat and The Press Gang, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ryan Power, with Forget Forget, Space, Portland. $10. 18-plus. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

North Atlantic Blues Festival, Selwyn Birchwood, Samatha Fish, True Blues, Eddie Taylor Jr., The Blues Broads and many others, Harbor Park, Rockland. $35; $70 for two days; $100 VIP two days. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 11 a.m.

Ronda Dale Presents "Songs from the Road," covers and originals, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. fifthmainemuseum.org. 7:30 p.m.

Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean music, The Frontier, Brunswick, $10 advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

The Ockett Family Plans a Vacation with The Mollyockett Chorus, choral recital, Denmark Arts Center, Denmark. $10. denmarkarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. donations welcome. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"Life As I Hear It;" Jazz Piano Concert with Daniel Strange, With guest violinist Ashley Liberty, Raymond Village Community Church, Raymond. $15; $12 students and seniors; $5 for children under 5. 939-7947. 4 p.m.

Leon Russell, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60 advance; $65 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Woods, with Parquet Courts and Herbcraft, Space, Portland. $10, 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

North Atlantic Blues Festival, Mavis Staples, The Holmes Brothers, Popa Chubby, Matt Anderson, Sugar Ray & The Blue Tones and more, Harbor Park, Rockland. $35; $70 for two days; $100 VIP two days. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 11 a.m.

The Don Roy Trio, piano, step dancing, bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo,The Bell Hill Meetinghouse, Otisfield. $10 advance; $13 day of show. brownpapertickets.com. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through Aug. 28.

TUESDAY

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Belly Dancing with Rosa Noreen, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon. Through July 30.

Summer Music Series, The Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Through Aug. 28.

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Presents Organist Felix Hell, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10 advance; $15 day of show; $5 for 12 to 21; 12 and under free. 553-4363. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Bandstand Concert Series, Delta Knights, classic rock and swing, r&b, Cornish Fairgrounds, Cornish. Free, donations welcome. sacoriverfestival.org. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Summer Music Series, Primo Cubano, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Through Aug. 28.

Mayhem Festival, four stages with multiple metal bands, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastadon and Amarth, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $42.50 advance; $102.25 VIP. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates open at 5 p.m.

Music in the Park Series, Chris Humphreys, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m. Through Aug. 21.

Summer Concert Series, The Awesome, '80s music, Mill Creek Park, South Portland. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 7.

World Acadian Congress 2014 Showcase Tour, Denny Breau, Pascal Lejeune and Patrice Michaud, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Summer Music Series, Darien Brahms, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7:45 p.m. Through Aug. 14.

Centennial Serenade Band: Songs of the Civil War, sextet will play variety of Civil War era music on period horns with historical narrative, Maine Historical Society, Portland. Free. mainehistory.org. 5:30 p.m.

JULY 18

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, master guitarists, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $16 advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, rock, Asylum, Portland. $25 advance; $28 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $200. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Lake Street Dive, largely acoustic, groove-driven strain of indie-pop, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $15. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Alive at Five Concert Series, Beware of Pedestrians, Old Soul, Amy Allen, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 8.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Blues Prophets, Chicago blues, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Through Aug. 29.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, Slaid Cleaves with Bruce Hardina and Anna Lombard, proceeds benefit Damariscotta River Association, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $15 advance; $20 day of show; students $7.50. midcoastmusicfest.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Through July 25.

Michael Chorney and Holler General, acoustic music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Frontier of Music #10, percussionist Kevin Norton with other musicians, contemporary music series, The Frontier, Brunswick. Name your own price. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

Concerts on the Quad Series, Corey Harris, singer-songwriter, Bates College Quad, Lewiston. Free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m.

Abbe Anderson-Paul Chase, Jr., Abbe Anderson and Scott Girouard, singer-songwriters, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

• NIGHT CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

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

Thursday Jams with A Band Beyond Description and Friends, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Thursday and July 18. Through July 25.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. 21-plus. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Open Mic and Jam, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Thursday and July 18.

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Hang the DJ with DJ Silverchild, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

FRIDAY

Now Is Now, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Chem Free Dance Party, DJ, dancing for ages 15 to 20, Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Gary Richardson, solo acoustic jazz and blues from the '70s through the '00s, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

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

When Particles Collide CD Release Show, rock duo, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

The Jessica Prouty Band, originals and covers, Bray's Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. braysbrewpub.com. 9 p.m.

James Gilmore, acoustic rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Food, Violently Ill and Eddy Dyer, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Gothic Maine Presents Zombie Kickball Pre-Party, with DJs Al, Scavenger & Cryptkicker. Zombie attire encouraged, Asylum, Portland. $2 before 9:20 p.m.; $5 after 9:30 p.m.; 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Eric Bettencourt and Velourasaurus, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m. Through Aug. 24.

Rick Miller and His Band, three piece Chicago blues band, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Rockin' Jake, Delta blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6; 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

The Awesome, '80s dance covers, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Matt Brown's Soul Dance Party, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Lyle Divinsky & Friends, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m. Through Sept. 1.

Jason Spooner Band, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m. Through Sept. 1.

MONDAY

Delta Knights, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Model Airplane Monday, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland, $5; 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m. Through July 29.

Connor's Funhouse, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

'90s Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m. Through July 29.

TUESDAY

Cover to Cover, Grant Street Orchestra Presents The Roots' "You Want More," Big Easy, Portland. $5; 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m. Through July 30.

Open in the Rounds, Scott Link, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Through July 30.

WEDNESDAY

Octane, jazz and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Irish Music Night, Mariel Vandersteel, Jordan Tice and Maeve Gilchritst, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 28.

Rap Night, hip-hop open mic hosted by Shupe and Ibi, Big Easy, Portland, $3, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Through July 31.

Open Mic, hosted by Dustin Saucier, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Through July 31.

JULY 18

The Lucid and Hotel Cocktails, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

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

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 1.

Hang the DJ with DJ Silverchild, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m. Through Aug. 1.

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