September 19, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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Dawes is at the State Theatre in Portland on Sunday.

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Bluegrass artist Sam Bush is at the Strand Theatre in Rockland on Saturday.

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

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

Gregory Douglass, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Myra Flynn, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Shine It On Thursday with Hilton Park, folk/blues/Americana, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Kehoe, pop/rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

The Joint Chiefs, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 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.

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

North of Nashville, alt-country, with free barbecue, Brian Boru, Portland. rira.com/portland. 5 p.m.

FRIDAY

The Grassholes, bluegrass, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Open in the Round, singer-songwriter showcase with Lisa Redfern and Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Jason Myles Goss, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Four Legged Faithful, folk and bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

"A Celebration of Mike Allen," several local bands celebrate the life of Doubting Gravity guitarist Mike Allen, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Rick Miller and His Band, Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

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

Sponge, rock, with Dark Rain and Trial by Stone, Club Texas, Auburn. $15; all ages. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Matt & Marieke's Soul Dance Party, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

James McGarvey, acoustic blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.

John Dee Graham, singer/songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Now is Now, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Barnyward Stompers, Aquanauts and The Watchers, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Phantom Buffalo, indie rock, with Dan Blakesee, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 7 p.m.

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

Moore & Moran, acoustic, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Preheat, rock, Gritty's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Pardon Me, Doug, Phish tribute band, Brian Boru, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Dave Berry Band, electric blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey and The Retro Rockets, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Hott Commodity, rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Matt Wolfe, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, rockabilly, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Ali Manion Quartet, blues, jazz and originals, Blue, Portland. $5 to $10/donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Sensations, jazz, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, with The Kenya Hall Band, Kristina Kentigian and Lady Essence, Big Easy, Portland. $7. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 9 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, with Cam Groves, Trails and Shane Reis, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 9 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, Kurt Baker presents The Gamma Goochies, Euphemia and Kid Sentiment, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $7. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 9 p.m.

Mariko, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

The Hotel Cocktails, lounge, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

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

Roadhouse Maine, classic and Southern rock, Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

Aaron Nedeau, acoustic, Gritty's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Shut Down Brown, funk, soul and pop, Brian Boru, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9:30 p.m.

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