September 4, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Sunday.

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Singer, rapper and multi-instrumentalist Mayer Hawthorne is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Monday.

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THURSDAY

Halestorm, hard rock, with Prospect Hill, State Theatre, Portland. $25. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Laura Cortese, indie folk, with Mariel Vadersteel and Valerie Thompson, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

John and Rachel Nicholas, singer-songwriters, with David Dodson, Camden Public Library. $5; $4 for seniors and students. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Cantrip and The Press Gang, Celtic music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Rod Picott, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

2 Guys in a Driveway, folk, Americana and blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Denny Breau, country singer-songwriter, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $16; $14 for students and seniors. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m.

Antje Duvekot, singer-songwriter, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $15. 653-6151. 7:30 p.m.

All Together Now, Beatles tribute, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 9 p.m.

Forget, Forget, indie-rock, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $7 in advance; $10 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Fogcutters, big band music, dancing, cash bar and prizes, benefit for River Tree Arts, Kennebunk River Club, Kennebunkport. $40; $75 per couple. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Jason Anick Trio, jazz violinist, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 8 p.m.

Alumni Band and Italian Heritage Center Concert Band, annual Sept. 11 remembrance concert, bring non-perishable food items to the concert and/or make a donation to the Saco Food Pantry for admission, First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. thealumniband.com. 7 p.m.

Ronda Dale & The Boyz, jazz, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 8 to 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

Eilen Jewell, roots music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m.

Slaid Cleaves, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

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

MONDAY

Mayer Hawthorne, R&B/rap, with Superhumanoids, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 day of show; $35 VIP; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com.

Daniel O'Donnell, Irish singer, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $47 to $87. porttix.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

STRFKR, electronica, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 in advance; $20 day of show; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Sam Amidon, singer-songwriter, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston. $12. 786-6163. 7:30 p.m.

SEPT. 12

JJ Grey & Mofro, soul, funk and R&B, with The Revivalists, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 day of show; $35 VIP; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Arborea, Tall Heights and Peter Bradley Adams, indie folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

El Ten Eleven, instrumental rock duo, with Eliot Lipp, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show; 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Comedy by Design, with Sam Ike, Tim Hofmann and more, Coffee by Design, Portland. Free. coffeebydesign.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Back to School Comedy Night, with Karen Morgan and Friends, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Gad Elmaleh, Moroccan and French stand-up comedian and actor, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $40; reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

Kilcollins Band, rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9:30 p.m.

David Gagne, singer-songwriter, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Truth About Daisies, folk, rock, reggae and ballads, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Brad Strause, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Bloomers, Americana, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9:30 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, folk/acoustic, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

Karaoke, 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.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. $2. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

Brzowski, Boogie Boy Metal Mouth, Ryan Augustus and Violently Ill, metal, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9:30 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 Boomshack, funk, soul and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Model Airplane, funk/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Jon Aanastad, pop/rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music with belly dancers, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, soul and jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Woedoggies, acoustic country, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

DJ Jamie O'Sullivan, Love dance party, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Nick Halperin, acoustic, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

A Mighty Lion, rock/reggae, Brian Boru, Portland. 780-1506. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Listen Up! Music Fundraiser Round Two, performances by Amanda Gervasi, Sara Hallie Richardson, Dominic Lavoie, Jeff Beam, Aleric Nez, Kyle Gervais, Cam Jones and The Furry Ambers, Big Easy, Portland. $7. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

SLAP! (Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland), female arm-wrestling competition, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Portland Intergalactic Music Party System, dance party, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

Rage, hard rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Abram Taylor, garage jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Domino Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Gideon Forbes Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Turner Templeton, electric Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Phil Divinsky & The Tone Kings, rock/R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Velourosaurus, rock/pop, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Jeff Kilton, acoustic, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Gruvenwood, jam/reggae/funk, Gritty's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Walkenhorse, alt-rock, Brian Boru, Portland. 780-1506. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

The Butter Boys, singers/songwriters, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon.

Anna & The Diggs, R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Irish Sessions, Irish music, Brian Boru, Portland. 780-1506. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Open Mic with Ev Guy, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8 p.m.

Owen Davis, acoustic, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon.

Sorcha, soul/R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, funk, with Sly-Chi, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. 9 p.m.

Open Rounds at Blue, singer-songwriter showcase, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Dean & Jake Show, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Nate Abbott, acoustic folk, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

The Grumps, folk/acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Jimmy Jacked and Duey Meadows, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

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

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

Acoustic Night with Brian Patricks, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Cillian and Nial Valley, traditional Irish music, Blue, Portland. Tickets required; price not given. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

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

SEPT. 12

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

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

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

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

Shine Delphi, folk, Slainte Wine Bar, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. $2. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

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