November 8, 2012

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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Singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith performs at Stone Mountain in Brownfield on Friday and at the Kents Hill School on Saturday.

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Arlo Guthrie: "Here Comes The Kid: Celebrating Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday," folk, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $50. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Runa, contemporary Irish music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

"Joyous Sounds for a Festive Season," featuring the Wescustago Youth Chorale and the University of Southern Maine Chamber Singers, Sacred Heart Church, Yarmouth. Donation. 846-0705. 7 p.m.

Songwriters in the Round, with Lisa Redfern, John & Rachel Nicholas and Michael Krapovicky, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

NOV. 15

Rubblebucket & Neptar, indie dance music, with Stepkids, all ages; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $9 at door; $5 in advance and for students and seniors. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Eli Young Band, country, with JT Hodges, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Runa, contemporary Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

United States Air Force Band, from Bach and Sousa to Miles Davis, Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 6 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Capitol Steps, political satire, Waterville Opera House. $30 to $35. 873-7000. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Capitol Steps, political satire, Lewiston Middle School Auditorium. $27; $15 for seniors and students. laarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Capitol Steps, political satire, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Saturday show sold out; Sunday show costs $50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. lunch, 3 p.m. show Sunday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Guitar Doors Benefit, with A Severe Joy, Forget Forget, Mystic Folk Opera and Tumbling Bones, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5 to $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Greg McKillop, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Armory Raymond Trio, funky jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Bryan McPherson and Micah Blue Smaldone, singer-songwriters, 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Dan Tonini, acoustic rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Tilden Katz, classic rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. 784-7785. Doors at 6 p.m.

Open Mic Night, all ages, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop/rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

FRIDAY

Nerd Rave, featuring Covered in Bees, Math the Band and SideScrollers; part of Port City Comicon; 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $8. 221-2382. 8 p.m.

Pallaso, hip hop/reggae, CD-release party with Kodak and Reign, Big Ceezar, Da Block and C Notes, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Andi Fawcett with Doubting Gravity, rock, EP-release show with Anna & The Diggs and Stunt Double Sam, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Loki, metal, CD-release show with The Hollow Glow and Bam Margera of MTV's "Jackass," 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $10. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Kevin Midley, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Widow Sunday, metal, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Tommy Alexander & Quiet Lion, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Gary Richardson, acoustic jazz and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

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

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