August 7, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

click image to enlarge

Gospel and blues artist Francine Reed has three shows coming up in Maine: Saturday in Boothbay Harbor, Tuesday in Portland and Aug. 15 in Lewiston.

Courtesy photo

click image to enlarge

John Hiatt and the Combo have two shows coming up in Maine: Sunday in Brownfield and Tuesday in Rockland.

Courtesy photo

THURSDAY

KahBang V Music Festival, music and film festival with Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Spose, Of the Trees and many more, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $35 to $100. kahbang.com. Thursday to Sunday.

Device and Hellyeah, metal, Asylum, Portland. $33; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Explosions in the Sky, rock, with Computer at Sea, State Theatre, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Bill Harley, children's entertainer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $12; $5 for children under 18. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, with The Blood Orange Martinis, blues, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, with Rural Electric, rock and pop, corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m.

Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas, with Jennifer Porter on piano and vocals, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $25; $22 for students and seniors. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, with Jeff Beam's Loudspeaker Wallpaper, Sara Hallie Richardson and Arc of Sky, folk and rock, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with Sly-Chi, funk, soul and R&B, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, vocal group, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Inner Visions Reggae Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alpenglow, indie folk, with Tan Vampires, if and it, and Lisa/Liza, Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Hymn for Her, country, blues and punk, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $12. uccpa.unity.edu. 7:30 p.m.

Isabeau and The Gold Diggers, old-timey country with a Quebecois-Acadian-Cajun twist, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and younger. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Roy Sludge Trio, country rockabilly, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $29. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Too Late the Hero, punk, with Mara, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; all ages. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m.

Morgan Heritage, reggae, Asylum, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

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

Weekday Music Series, with Heather Pearson, singer-songwriter, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

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.

Isabeau and The Gold Diggers, old-timey country with a Quebecois-Acadian-Cajun twist, Stratton Community Building. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

Gazebones Trombone Ensemble, 12-member trombone troupe, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 1:30 p.m.

Silent Sam and The Evans, Americana, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Joy Kills Sorrow, string band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ocean Sol, jazz, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 8 p.m.

Ryan Montbleau Band, folk-pop, Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25.50 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Chris Webby, hip hop, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25 to $50; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Leveret, indie electronic, album-release show with A Severe Joy, Contrapposto and Dessert Lips, Space Gallery, Portland. $8; 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Black Eagle Jazz Band, trad jazz, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $20; $15 for seniors; $5 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Francine Reed, gospel, blues, soul and jazz, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $17 in advance; $21 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

2013 Summer Concert Series, with Guster, alt-rock, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com/freeport. 7:30 p.m.

Mary Fahl, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with The Eddie Forman Orchestra, polka, Wells Harbor Community Park. Free. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

David Bromberg Quartet, bluegrass, blues, folk and jazz, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft. $37.50, $40. 564-8943. 8 p.m.

The Truth About Daisies, folk, reggae and rock, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $12. 766-3330. 7:30 p.m.

The Reverie Machine, folk fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Paul Sullivan, "My Irish Soul," pianist, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and younger. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

Brian Dolzani, singer-songwriter, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 8 p.m.

Apple Scruffs, Beatles tribute band, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12; $8 for children. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m.

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Motors to Rust, Tripe, Murcielago and Whitcomb; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Asylum, Portland. $8; 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

John Hiatt and The Combo, folk/country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam with guest artist Julie Thompson, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Reggae Sundays with East Wave Radio, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 2 to 4 p.m.

Big Jam in the Park, jazz with Noah Plotkin, Jeff Densmore, Glen Dubois and more, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 1 p.m.

Sean Mencher and Friends, Americana roots, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8; free for members. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuck and Patti, jazz duo, Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $31.50 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Ted Nugent, hard rock, Asylum, Portland. $39 in advance; $42 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Jaw Gems, psychedelic soul, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Summer Music Series, with The Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Ralph and Averill Lovely, acoustic swing music with swing lessons, Acoustic Artisans, Portland. Free. portlandswing.weebly.com. 7:30 p.m. lessons, 8 p.m. music.

Francine Reed, jazz, blues and gospel, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

John Hiatt and The Combo, folk/country, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Sick Puppies, hard rock, with 10 Years and Dead Season, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Josh Krajcik, soul singer from "The X Factor," Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Kurt Baker, singer-songewriter, Western Promenade Park. Free. 874-8826. 7:30 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Showcase, with Bob McKillop, Ted De Mille and Taylor Smith, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Music on the Mall Series, with The Colwell Brothers Trio, blues and rock, downtown Brunswick Mall area. Free. brunswickdowntown.org/motm. 6 p.m.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, with Phil and Lyle Divinsky, Dan Merrill and Kenya Hall, blues, soul and funk, Royal River Park, Yarmouth. Free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Primo Cubano, Latin music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

AUG. 15

Scott Weiland, former Stone Temple Pilots vocalist, rock, Asylum, Portland. $35 in advance; $38 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Ed Gerhard, slide guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Raul Malo and The Mavericks, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $120. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Concerts on the Quad Series, with Francine Reed, blues, gospel and jazz, Bates College Quad, Lewiston. Free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m.

Rachel Ann Weiss, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

For Morning, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Simons & Goodwin, folk/acoustic, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with The Kenya Hall Band, funk/neo-soul, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

• COMEDY

Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. Free; 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 15.

Birdie Googins & More, benefit show, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and younger. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Jimmy Keys, piano-playing comedian, Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $35 to $76. jonathansogunquit.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bob Marley, Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $25 to $65. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. Aug. 15.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Sylvia, Dead By Now, Cryptic Overcast, Gimme Goldar and Eastern Spell; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $8; 21-plus. 221-2385. 6 p.m.

Tom Curren, folk and blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $15 to $25. innontheblues.com. 10 p.m.

The Lucid, rock/pop, with Hotel Cocktails, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Julie Thompson and Flash Allen, jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

The Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. concert, 9 p.m. jam.

The Band Apollo, alt-rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

Heather Pierson, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

The Outfits, punk, with Downtown Boys and Fur, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 5 p.m.

Spyglass, classic rock covers, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.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 DJ Silverchild, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

A Murder of Crows, thrash/metal, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Girls, Guns, and Glory, country, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Covered in Bees, Manwitch, Hessian and Johnny Cremains; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $8; 21-plus. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Poor Howard & Bullfrog, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

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

North of Nashville, alt-rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Britt Connors & Bourbon Renewal, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Gabe Terracciano Trio, classical, jazz and funk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 to 7 p.m.

Jazz Friday with Hot Lunch BeBop, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

The Complaints, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Brothers Donovan, rock/reggae, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Foundation Friday with Mr. Dereloid, dance music, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Velourosaurus, rock/pop, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Box Tiger, indie rock, CD-release show with Dustin Saucier and Volcano Rabbit, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5 in advance; $6 day of show. baysidebowl.com. 7:30 p.m.

Eric Green Party, swampy country blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

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

A Band Beyond Description, jam band covers, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

The Queens of Drag, live entertainment with costume contest, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $10. mainestreetogunquit.com. 11:30 p.m.

Jazz at the Blue, with Lincoln Allen Jazz, The John Funkhouser Trio and Roving Soul, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

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

MK Ultra, Marrellite and Gin Lab, electro-rock, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, rockabilly, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

No Small Children and The Never Nudes, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 10 p.m.

Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 6 p.m.

Gorilla Finger Dub Band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

Jason Spooner Band, rock/pop, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Twisted Roots, 6Gig and Paranoid Social Club; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Big Easy, Portland. $8; 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Orange Television, rock trio, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

Lay-Z-Gait, swing, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. portlandswing.weebly.com. Swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., music at 8 p.m.

Mike Krapovicky, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m.

Trap Night, hosted by MC Pensivv and El Shupacabra, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Irish Sessions, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

A Severe Joy, post-punk, synthpop and industrial, with Unknown Pleasures, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Anthony Gomes, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

'90s Night, Slainte, Portland, slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

Rick Gottlieb, acoustic guitarist, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Rosetta, Ken Mode and Eastern Spell, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Open in the Rounds, singer-songwriter showcase featuring Tina and Her Pony, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Cover to Cover, Lit on the Flash performs Nirvana's "In Utero," Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Green Lion Reggae, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Yankee Jack, Key West entertainer, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Sylvain's Acadian Aces, Cajun music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland with Terry Foster, jazz, blues and R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

Acoustic Open Mic, featuring 13 Scotland Rd., Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7:30 p.m.

Open Mic, hosted by Dustin Saucier, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Elos Arma and Yes We Kin, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

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

Jeff Cusack, easy-listening covers, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Custom House Gang, roots, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

AUG. 15

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

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

Trippe/Henry Duet, bluesgrass, gospel, folk and blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Genevieve Beaudoin, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Dapper Gents, roots/rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Atilla Vural, electric guitar and darabuka, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Karaoke Night, with DJ Cougar, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.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 DJ Silverchild, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)