Thursday, December 5, 2013
Maine rapper Spose performs at The Big Easy in Portland on Thursday.
Acoustic blues artist Samuel James has two shows coming up: With Dana Gross on Thursday at Blue in Portland and with Moses Atwood on Friday at One Longfellow Square in Portland.
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. onelongfellowsquare.com. 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. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.
Songwriters Circle, informal circle of songs led by David Dodson, Camden Public Library. Free. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m.
Badfish, Sublime tribute band, with Mighty Mystic and Guerilla Dub Squad, State Theatre, Portland. $18 in advance; $20 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.
Ryan Montbleau Band, singer-songwriter, with Jesse Dee, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.
Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the great American songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Free. standardissue.me. 6:30 p.m.
Moses Atwood and Samuel James, acoustic blues and roots, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
The Mallett Brothers Band, alt-country/rock, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.
Pianist Jimmy Ciampi and Vocalist Susie Pepper, Hug's Italian Restaurant, Falmouth. Free. hugsitalian.com. 6 to 8:30 p.m.
The Young (Jazz) Lions: "Home for the Holidays," Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday.
Ellis Paul Family Show: "The Hero in You," music and fun focused on the heroes that helped shape America, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10; $5 for children; free for ages 2 and under. onelongfellowsquare.com. 2 p.m.
Ellis Paul, singer-songwriter, with Heather Maloney, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
The Devil Makes Three, bluegrass punk, with Brown Bird, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $17.50 in advance; $20 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.
Rusted Root, acoustic rock, with Anna & The Diggs, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 to $40. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.
Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Jerks of Grass, high-energy bluegrass, with Flight 317, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.
moe., jam band, with Assembly of Dust, annual New Year's shows, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $35 in advance; $40 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
Stephen Kellogg, folk-rock, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.
New Year's Eve with Peter Wolf, blues-rock, featuring guitarists Duke Levine and Kevin Barry, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Marty Party and Of the Trees, EDM, hip hop and dubstep, New Year's Eve show, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 to $35. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.
Spike & Co., jazz, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m.
Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Jan. 3.
Bob Marley, holiday shows with guest Krazy Jake, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $47.50. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 6:30 and 9 p.m. Saturday; 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
Spose, rap, "The Yard Sale Tour," with Cam Groves and guests, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.
Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, twisted Americana and rockabilly, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7:30 p.m.
Post Xmas Reggae Party, with El Grande and The Pressure Points, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.
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Singer-songwriter Dar Williams is in Brownfield on Saturday.
Amy Dickerson photo