December 20, 2012

Music and Nightlife Listings


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Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm performs winter solstice concerts on Thursday in Camden, on Friday in Portland and on Saturday in Whitefield.

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The Massachusetts hard-rock band Prospect Hill is at Asylum in Portland on Saturday.

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Killswitch Engage, metal, with Shadows Fall and Acaro, State Theatre, Portland. $25; general admission. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece big band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at door. 8 p.m.

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, winter solstice concert, "Dance Your Prayers for a New Earth," High Mountain Hall, Camden. $20, $25. 701-9557. 6:30 p.m.


Ghosts of Christmas Past Holiday Concert, songs and stories from Celtic duo Castlebay, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. $10. 7:30 p.m.

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, winter solstice concert, "Midwifing the Awakening World," One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. 8 p.m.

Mary Driscoll, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Ryan Montbleau Band, folk, blues, funk, 18-plus, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $18 at door. 8 p.m.

Alumni Band: "Christmas in Maine," City Theater, Biddeford. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Stone Mountain Christmas Show, with The Gibson Brothers and Carol Noonan & The Stone Mountain Boys, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $82, includes dinner. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Pianist Jimmy Ciampi and Vocalist Susie Pepper, Hug's Italian Restaurant, Falmouth. Free. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Wednesday.


Don Campbell Band Christmas Concert, singer-songwriter with band, Portland Players, South Portland. $14. 7:30 p.m.

Prospect Hill, hard rock, with Beneath the Sheets, Asylum, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 8:30 p.m.

Alexis P. Suter Band, blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 at door. 8 p.m.

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, winter solstice concert, "Birth 2012," Sheepscot General Store, Whitefield. $15 to $20. 332-5892.

Seventh Annual Joyful Noise Christmas Jazz Benefit Concert, benefit for fuel assistance program in southern Maine with the 16-piece Chris Humphrey Big Band, Church on the Cape, Kennebunkport. $10. 467-5310. 7 p.m.

"Ring Out, Christmas Bells!", with the Tapestry Singers and the Bell Choir of Second Congregational Church with Sean Fleming, Second Congregational Church, Newcastle. $12; free for students and children. 644-1174. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

DEC. 27

Second Annual Keep ME Warm Benefit Show, with Eil Noll, Amy Allen and Keelan Donovan, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. 7:30 p.m.

USA USA USA, pop punk, with Absence of the Sun and The Capulet Erotic, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 to $25. 8 p.m.

Songwriters Circle, informal circle of songs led by David Dodson, Camden Public Library. Free. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m.


Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. 8 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 27.

Conor McGrath and The Punk Hunks of Comedy, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Sunday Funnies Christmas Comedy Jam, with Connor McGrath, Joe Ricchio, Brett Groh, Aharon Willows-Hebert, Sam Pelletier, Corn Tyson and Mark Reilly, Matthew's, Portland. Free. 253-1812. 9 p.m. Sunday.



Tim Novak, folk/country, Blue, Portland. Donation. 6 p.m.

The Big Lonesome, Americana, Blue, Portland. 8 p.m.

Groove Ruckus, jazz-funk fusion, Blue, Portland. Donation. 10 p.m.

Pitch Black Ribbons, country rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 p.m.

Birdland Jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. 8 p.m.

The Waiters, blues and rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 8 p.m.

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The Ryan Montbleau Band is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Friday.


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