January 17, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

• CONCERTS

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Boston-based pop/rock outfit Adam Ezra Group is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.

Courtesy of adamezra.com

THURSDAY

Eilen Jewell, roots music, with Darien Brahms, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Bruce Hardina, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Local Dish Music Series, with Andy Macleod, Steve Brackett and John Kumnick, hosted by Lisa Mills, Kennebunkport Inn. Free. 967-2621. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Bruce Hornsby, pop/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $140. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Adam Ezra Group, pop/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

WPOR's Cabin Fever Reliever, featuring Josh Turner (country), all ages; Asylum, Portland. Sold out. portlandasylum.com. 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Johnny Winter, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25, $45. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Beyond Reason, blues and rock, benefit for Preble Street, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Donations at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Gospel Concert, featuring seven acts, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $10; $5 for ages 14 and under. porttix.com. 7 p.m.

Lauryn Hottinger and Heather Hardy, singer-songwriters, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Lifehouse, hard rock, with Hello Newman, Amy Allen and Zach Jones, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. Sold out. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Ideal Bread, Steve Lacy tribute jazz ensemble, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Ameranouche, gypsy jazz trio, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Joyce Andersen, electro-acoustic violin, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations required. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Trey Anastastio Band, jam band, State Theatre, Portland. $42.50. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Paula Cole, pop/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Churchill, alt-country/pop-rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Buckcherry, hard rock, with Heaven's Basement, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $38. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

JAN. 24

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $9 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Hurry Down Sunshine, blues, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Local Dish Music Series, with Charlotte Emory and Jim O'Neil, hosted by Lisa Mills, Kennebunkport Inn. Free. 967-2621. 7 p.m.

New England Improviser's Orchestra, avant garde, The Frontier, Brunswick. Name your price. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Jan. 24.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

Myra Flynn, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Trio of Four, light jazz, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 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.

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

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

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

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Two Lights, indie rock, with Sparks the Rescue, 8 p.m., Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

North of Nashville, bluegrass and country, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Paranoid Social Club, indie and psychedelic rock, with 6GIG, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Lord Earth, Arcane Lore and Whale Oil, metal, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Chaos Sauce and Shutdown Brown, funk, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Black Firs, indie rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Cat Haus, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

David Mello, old-time blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Mike James' Blue Lions, urban Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Da Block Radio Show, collaboration of local hip-hop artists, 18-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

FDOT, Subreaper and DJ Coastal, drum and bass, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Truth About Daisies, folk-rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Suncooked, Americana/folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Four Legged Faithful, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

ATF, rock, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

The Mutineers, bluegrass, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Wobblesauce and Supersillyus, electronica/dance, with Digital Bonesaw Society, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Three Point Jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, classic 1950s rockabilly, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Taarka, gypsy chamber folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Fax Holiday & Friends, indie folk, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Eric Green, swamp blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

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

Twyce Shy, glam metal, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Welterweight, folk-rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Adele & Jude, folk and Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

The Tonekings, R&B/soul, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

Duke, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Funkwagon, funk, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

The Sin, rock, Gritty McDuff's, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Basscatazz, EDM, with DJs Residents, Aphilly8 and Psydways, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Brian Patricks, acoustic folk-rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Brunch with Sly-Chi, R&B, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. Noon.

MONDAY

Arcane Lore, psychedelic rock, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

Jim Pryor, acoustic folk-rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

Funky Mondays: The Players Ball, funk, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

North of Nashville, bluegrass and country, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Open Mic with Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Biggz General and Redlyte, reggae, with Big 'Ol Dirty Bucket, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

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

Gattis-Giruoard, pop/rock duo, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Whale Oil, metal, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

David Beam and The Custom House Gang, bluegrass and Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Louisa Bennion and Loic Blejean, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Traditional Irish Session, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 9:30 p.m.

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 311 vs Incubus, 9:30 p.m.

Rap Night, hosted by Shupe and Ill By Instinct, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

North of Nashville, bluegrass and country, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland, jazz and R&B, with Terry Foster, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

JAN. 24

Heart Shaped Rock, melodic rock, CD-release show with The Bates Motel, 21-plus; Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9 p.m.

Katrin, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, roots and blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.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.

Phutureprimitive, electronica, with Of the Trees, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $12. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Ben Johnson, The Kissing Club and Oliver Waterman, folk, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

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

Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and Allman Brothers, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

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