July 17, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Comedy, music, bars and clubs

• COMEDY

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Lake Street Dive plays the L.L. Bean free concert in Freeport on Saturday with North of Nashville.

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Renowned songwriter and singer Jimmy Webb performs at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor on Sunday.

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Paula Poundstone, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 advance; $42.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.

Jim McCue, mix of written material and improvisational comedy, Camden Opera House. $16 advance; $20 day of show. camdenoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

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

• MUSIC

THURSDAY

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, Asylum, Portland. $25 advance; $28 day of show, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. Rock, 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.

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, contemporary music series, percussionist Kevin Norton with several other musicians, 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.

The Novel Jazz Septet, free for under 12, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $14, $12  seniors, $6 for 12-18. mainejazz.net. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Barn Burner with Lake Street Dive, string band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $21. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Hurry Down Sunshine, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon Through July 30.

The Squid Jiggers, folk duo, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. $15. mainemaritimemuseum.org. 6 p.m.

Freddie McGregor, reggae, with Chino and Mighty Mystic, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $22 advance; $25 day of show. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Don Campbell Presents An Evening of Dan Fogelberg Music, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22, $18 for kids 14 and under. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

Jean Strazdes Accompanied by Christopher Farr, tunes from Gershwin, Arlen, Porter, Weill and others from the classic American songbook, fundraiser for the Seaglass Chorale and the Brick Store museum, Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 985-8747. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Peter Alexander CD Release Show, singer-songwriter, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

2013 Summer Concert Series, Lake Street Dive and North of Nashville, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 31.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Native American Pow Wow music, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 31.

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, Enter The Haggis, Young Dubliners, The Gothard Sisters, Prydein, Maeve Gilchrist, Screaming Orphans, Paul McKenna Band, Nic Gareiss, John Byrne Band, Raz-De-Marre and others, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. $25 advance; $35 day of show, $40 advance for 2 days, $60 day of show for 2 days, 12 and under free. saltwaterfest.com.

Spencer Albee and Brenda, dual album release show, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 advance; $12 day of show, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Jim Scott, composer, guitarist and singer; jazz and world music influenced songs, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, Sanford. $10, $25 per family. 324-3191. 7 p.m.

"Life As I Hear It:" Music With a Mission Benefit Concert, featuring pianist Daniel Strange with violinist Ashley Liberty, part of the proceeds will benefit The Windham Center Stage Theater, North Windham Union Church. $12, $10 for students, children and seniors. mwamconcerts.com. 7 p.m.

Tumbling Bones with Little Timmy Findlen and the Aroostook Hillbillies, bluegrass and roots music, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Charles Brown with Andrea Re and Kate Davis, soul revival hits and original tunes, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12 advance; $15 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

Barenaked Ladies "Last Summer on Earth Tour," with Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $30.75 to $84.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

Jimmy Webb, songwriter, composer and singer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $22 advance; $27 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Xavier Rudd, Australian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, with Nahko and Medicine for the People, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $22 advance; $25 day of show, $35 VIP, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Gregory Alan Isakov, singer-songwriter. David Ramirez opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 advance; $20 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 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.

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, Enter The Haggis, Young Dubliners, The Gothard Sisters, Prydein, Maeve Gilchrist, Screaming Orphans, The Paul McKenna Band, Nic Gareiss, The John Byrne Band, Raz-De-Marre and others, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. $25 advance; $35 day of, $40 advance for 2 days, $60 day of show for 2 days, 12 and under free. saltwaterfest.com.

Sean Mencher and his Rhythm Kings, roots music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MONDAY

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

Sean Chambers, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

The Paul McKenna Band, Celtic and Scottish music, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. $15. rangeleyarts.org. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

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

The Paul McKenna Band, Celtic music, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 8 p.m.

Lil Wayne: America's Most Wanted Music Festival 2013, hip-hop. with T.I. and Future, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $49.75 to $125.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 4:30 p.m.

Mary Chapin Carpenter & Marc Cohn, singer-songwriters, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $125. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Bandstand Concert Series, Fogcutters Big Band, Cornish Fairgrounds, Cornish. Free, donations welcome. sacoriverfestival.org. 7 p.m.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Ninja-Parkour and free running with Jesse "Jet" Villarreal, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon . Through July 30.

WEDNESDAY

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

Big Time Rush "Summer Break Tour," Boy band. with Victoria Justice, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $31.75 to $87.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

Goodnight, Texas, Americana, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

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

Summer Concert Series, Don Campbell, country, Mill Creek Park, South Portland. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 7.

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

Peaks Island Music Association Summer Concert Series, annual Island Musicians Concert with vocalists and instrumentalists, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $5. 766-5763. 8 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, stories and songs from 8 countries, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

The Paul McKenna Band, Scottish and Celtic music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

JULY 25

Ruthie Foster, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, Silent Sam & the Evans, Americana, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 22.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 advance; $9 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jason Lambert, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

The Paul McKenna Band, Scottish and Celtic music, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22. deertreestheatre.org. 7 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Chandler's Band, marches and big band era, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Through Aug. 29.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, The Mallett Brothers Band, proceeds benefit the conservation and education work of the 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.

• NIGHT CLUBS

THURSDAY

Abbe Anderson, Paul Chase Jr. and Scott Girouard, singer-songwriters, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

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.

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

Open Mic and Jam, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Thursday and July 25.

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and July 25. Through Aug. 1.

Hang the DJ with DJ Silverchild, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m. Thursday and July 25. Through Aug. 1.

FRIDAY

Band Beyond Description, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

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

Josh Logan, rock, soul and pop, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Pardon Me Doug, Phish tribute band, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Dustin Saucier & TSB and GinLab, Slainte, Portland. $3, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Hot Club du Monde, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Pete Kilpatrick Band, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Blue Steel Express, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. Modern and traditional blues, 8 p.m.

Superfrog, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

The Kenya Hall Band and The Nat Osborn Band, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Techno Is For Lovers, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

The Burners, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m. Through Sept. 2.

Family Affair, soul and blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

8 As the Sparrow, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon. Through Aug. 25.

MONDAY

Connor Garvey & Friends, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m. Through Aug. 26.

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

Connor's Funhouse, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Through July 29.

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

TUESDAY

Cover to Cover, Suburban Fights presents REM's "Reckoning," 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, Rebecca Hosking and Tommy Teijen, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Through July 30.

WEDNESDAY

Stesha Cano, blues and jazz singer-songwriter, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Irish Music Night, Meghan Mette and Junior Stevens, 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 25

Joint Chiefs, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m. Through Aug. 29.

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

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