February 14, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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The Midtown Men, singers from the original cast of the smash Broadway hit “Jersey Boys,” perform music of The Four Seasons, The Beatles, The Beach Boys and more at Merrill Auditorium on Thursday.

Courtesy of Portland Ovations

Leaving Eden, 13 High and Heart Shaped Rock, hard rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Big Charlie's Rubber Band and Friends, pop/rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

Silent Sam and The Evans, Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Duquette, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

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

Mark Tipton, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, acoustic quartet, McSeagull's, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m.

The Toughcats, Americana pop/rock, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $8. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Line of Force, rock, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Justin Walton, acoustic, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

SUNDAY

Soundwayz, Latin jazz fusion, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m.

Basscatazz, EDM, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Dan Tonini, blues and country, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

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

Joyce Andersen, fiddler, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 5 p.m.

MONDAY

James Wholey, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Funky Mondays: The Players Ball, 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.

JW Jones, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Newcastle, electro-rock, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

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

Rick Graham, solo acoustic rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local musicians play favorite classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Covered in Bees performs The Dead Milkmen's "Beelzebubba," 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Gang of Thieves, with SubSonic and Lord Earth, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8:30 p.m.

Down East Soul Coalition, soul/R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Dogfish Acoustic Open Mic, featuring James Gilmore and host Michele Arcand, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7:15 p.m.

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

Scott Girouard, guitarist, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Sean Tyrell, folk, tickets by reservation in advance only, Blue, Portland. $20 seated ticket; $10 standing. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

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

Winter Clash: Vampire Weekend vs. Arcade Fire, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Ben Kilcollins, acoustic pop and rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

FEB. 21

Tumbling Bones, old-time country and blues, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

Lincoln Allen & Friends, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Thee Icepicks, surf rock, with The Murder Weapon and Cowgirls of the Damned, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and The Allman Brothers Band, 21-plus; 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.

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.

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