March 15, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs


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North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Jonathan Byrd performs at the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath on Saturday.

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The Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of The Black Watch are joined by the Band of the Scots Guards for a lavish production of traditional Irish music on Sunday at Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland.

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Jonathan Edwards, singer-songwriter, with Tom Snow & The Bates Crosstones and Manic Optimists, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $25. 7:30 p.m.

Hurry Down Sunshine, blues, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. 6 to 8 p.m.


Wayne Delano Quartet, jazz, BatesDowntown, Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 7:30 p.m.

Mike Doughty, alt-rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. 8 p.m.

James Montgomery Band, blues, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $17.50. 8 p.m.

Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. 8 p.m.

The Maine Striper Sessions, benefit concert for the Coastal Conservation Association with The Pete Kilpatrick Band and Ryan Wimbish, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; $30 VIP. 7 p.m.

The Stray Birds, folk and Americana, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations recommended. 8 p.m.

Jerrod Niemann, country, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. Sold out. 9 p.m.

Ted & Bobby, bluegrass, with The Oshima Brothers, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students and children. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

Caroline Cotter, singer-songwriter, with Riley Coyote, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. 8 p.m.

Broadband, acoustic duo, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. $8; $6 for seniors and students. 7 p.m.


Voices of Afghanistan, traditional music ensemble from Central Asia and Afghanistan presented by Portland Ovations; Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $32; $10 for students. 8 p.m.

Minus the Bear, indie rock, with Circa Survive and Now, Now, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. 8 p.m.

St. Patrick's Concert, with vocalists Danielle Mills, David O'Brien, Schuyler White and Owen Whit, flutist Rachael Barter and pianist Warren King, Christ Church, Kennebunk. $10; $7 for seniors and children. 985-4494. 4 p.m.

Fiddlehead Scarborough's 2nd Annual Green Gala, with Time Pilots ('80s covers); benefits Fiddlehead Center for the Arts; Asylum, Portland. $35; $60 per pair; $50 reserved seating. 6 p.m.

Blue Boy Productions, EDM, with Cyborg Trio and Jerk Face, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. 9 p.m.

Gary Peck, folk-rock covers, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church. $10; $25 per family. 324-3191. 7 p.m.

Jud Caswell, singer-songwriter, Topsham Public Library. Free. 2 p.m.

Hattie Simon Trio, jazz, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. 8 p.m.

Jonathan Byrd, singer-songwriter, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 7:30 p.m.

Peter Alexander, acoustic guitarist, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. 6 to 8 p.m.

Rose Cousins, folk-pop, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $17. 8 p.m.


The Band of the Scots Guards, Irish music, with the Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of The Black Watch, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $20 to $38. 4 p.m.

Castlebay: "The Shamrock Shore," concert of traditional Irish music, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. 621-3551. 2 p.m.

The Squid Jiggers Annual St. Patrick's Day Show, Celtic and maritime folk duo; benefit for Good Shepherd Food Bank; DaVinci's Eatery, Lewiston. $15. 782-2088. 7 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Music, Miss Portland Diner. Free. Bagpipes, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Joe Markley, 5 to 9 p.m.

Paddy Keenan, Irish music legend, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Adam Soosman and William Fahy, with I-Rish for a Cure Band, Irish music, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Free/donation. 3 to 6 p.m.

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