August 14, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Singer-songwriter Kathy Mattea performs at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor on Friday.

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THURSDAY

Alive at Five Concert Series, with Spencer Albee, Jeff Beam and Sara Hallie Richardson (rescheduled from Aug. 8), Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts, former Stone Temple Pilots vocalist, rock, Asylum, Portland. $38; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Ed Gerhard, slide guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $22. 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 at door. 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.

FRIDAY

J. Geils, Jerry Pitchell, Gerry Beaudoin and Texas Flood, blues-rock, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $42.50 in advance; $46.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Kathy Mattea, country, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $35 in advance; $40 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Lori McKenna, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $23. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Sarah Blacker, singer-songwriter, CD-release show with Connor Garvey and Emilia Dahlin, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Weekday Music Series, with Martin Swinger, folk and jazz, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

Anna Lombard, singer-songwriter, CD-release show with Lyle Divisnky, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10, $20; all ages. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Anthony Joe Lewis & Maxwell Aranson, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Jud Caswell, Roll and Go, Jerry Blodgett and Broadband, benefits the library and the Brunswick Unitarian Universalist Church, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. $8. 725-5242. 7 p.m.

Lonesome Leash, one-man band, with Hershey State, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

"Maine Monsters of Rock," metal show with Dead Season, Uncle Jack, 6GIG, Nobis, Sinfist, 13High and Breakthrough, Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. $20. 783-2009, Ext. 525.

Cats Under the Stars, Jerry Garcia Band tribute, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

EOTO, electronic, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 day of show; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Samuel James, blues, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with Tristan Prettyman, singer-songwriter, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free; bring lawn chairs or blankets. llbean.com/freeport. 7:30 p.m.

"ELVIS Finally Comes to Portland," tribute to Elvis Presley featuring an Elvis impersonator and doo-wop singers, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $45. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

Shawn Mullens, rock/pop, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

"Two for the Show," with singers Valerie Kuhn Reid and Karen Stathoplos, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church. $10; $25 per family. sanforduuchurch.org. 7 p.m.

Livingston Taylor, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $22 in advance; $27 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Micah Blue Smaldone, singer-songwriter, with Daniel Bachman, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Lori McKenna, singer-songwriter, with Mark Erelli, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with The Spectras, music from the '60s and '70s, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. Free. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Donavon Frankenreiter, singer-songwriter, with Keelan Donovan, Asylum, Portland. $16 in advance; $19 day of show; all ages. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

The Smile Makers, rock, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

Mickey Hart Band, Grateful Dead percussionist, with Tea Leaf Trio, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $30 in advance; $35 day of show; $45 VIP; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Buckwheat Zydeco, Louisiana zydeco music, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $32.50 to $72.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Nick Lowe, rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

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

Music on the Mall Series, children's night with Annie Sparling, downtown Brunswick Mall area. brunswickdowntown.org/motm. 6 p.m.

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

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

What Cheer? Brigade, radical marching band, Lions Club, Peaks Island. $5/donation. space538.org. 3 to 5 p.m.

MONDAY

MewithoutYou, rock, with The Spinto Band and Worried Well, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $17 day of show; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Old Soul, roots, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 p.m.

Dinosawh, folk-punk, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Steve Earle & The Dukes, alt-country/rock, with The Mastersons, Asylum, Portland. $35, $49; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Every Time I Die, metal, with Structures and To the Wind, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; all ages. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, blues-rock, with Royal Southern Brotherhood, State Theatre, Portland. $30 in advance; $35 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Masters of the Fiddle: Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, fiddle and piano, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Music in the Park Series, with Pete Kilpatrick, rock, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. Free. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m.

Peaks Island Music Association Summer Concert Series, the Peaks Island Chorale performs "The Power of Place" (Renaissance, classical, folk and contemporary), Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $5. 766-5763. 8 p.m.

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

AUG. 22

Ghost Wolves, garage rock, with Wesley Hartley & the Traveling Trees and Panda Bandits, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with North of Nashville, alt-country, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Bob Milne, ragtime piano, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.org. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, with Billy Libby & Friends, singer-songwriter, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Kim Kuzma & The Tony Boffa All-Stars, dance favorites, R&B and originals; benefit for the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity; One Longfellow Square, Portland. $30 in advance; $35 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m.

Ellacappella, 12-woman a cappella group, Sedgwick Meeting House. $10/donation. 326-8680. 7 p.m.

Primo Cubano, Cuban and Latin music, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Free. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 6:30 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. Free; 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 22.

Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall, with Reno Collier and Gary Brightwell, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $41.75 to $97.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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.

North of Nashville, alt-rock, with free barbecue, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 5 to 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.

FRIDAY

All-Ages Metal Show, with Candy Striper Death Row, Ascent to Power, Seize the Vatican, Forward Momentum Prophecy and more, Club Texas, Auburn. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

Mash It Up Ska Fest, with Bim Skala Bim, The Beat Horizon, El Grande and more, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. All-ages show at 3 p.m. ($10); 21-plus show at 8 p.m. ($8).

"Friction Friday," drum & bass, dubstep, jungle and garage, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, roots/Americana, McSeagull's, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m.

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

David Mello, acoustic blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey and The Retro Rockets, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

"Shanna in the Round," singer-songwriter showcase, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Matt Meyer and The Gumption Junction, new roots, sea shanties and more, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mark Kilianski & The Moonshine Ramblers, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Lucid, funk, rap and reggae, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

Jazz Friday with LHQ, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Da Block Radio Show, collaboration of local hip-hop artists, Club Texas, Auburn. $3; 18-plus. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Mama's Black Sheep, folk and blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Time Pilots, classic rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Where's My Friend, Billy Carr and An Anderson, folk and math rock, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 7 p.m.

Port Sports '90s Dance Party, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

ATF, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Hellelujah the Hills and if and it, alt-rock, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 7 p.m.

Dark Rain, Acetone, Project 1313 and Trial by Stone, metal, Club Texas, Auburn; all ages. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

JB5, rap and hip hop, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Station 85, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Matt & The Barn Burner Blues Band, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 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 Hee Hawk, Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings and The Duncan Hardy Trio, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com.

Bruce Marshall Group, Southern blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Silent Sam and The Evans, Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, country blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

"Economics," dance music with Che Ros and Bary Juicy, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Sparks the Rescue, rock, with Kingsfoil, Big Easy, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. bigeasyportland.com. 5:30 p.m.

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

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Gentleman Outfit, rock covers, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

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

"Slow Down Sunday," with Kid Ray, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

MONDAY

Johnny Rawls, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

An Anderson, Theglasskat, Vasudeva and Gulfer, math rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass/roots, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 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.

Al Frey, country blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

"Cover to Cover," Colleen Clark and Builder of the House perform Regina Spektor's "Begin to Hope," Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

"Open in the Rounds," singer-songwriter jam session with Mike Pacillo, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY

Pray for Sound, instrumental post-rock, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Irish Music Night, with Zach Ovington & Friends, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

Acoustic Open Mic, featuring Jason Lambert, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Andrea Szirbik, alt-folk, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Jennifer Porter & Sonny Barbato, jazz standards and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

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

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

AUG. 22

The Lucid and Hotel Cocktails, funk, reggae and R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Chris Robley and Audrey Ryan, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Acoustic Showcase, featuring Chris James, Clarabelle Junken and Jenny Van West, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 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.

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