April 4, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

CONCERTS

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Singer-songwriter Holly Near performs at Jonathan's in Ogunquit on Friday.

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THURSDAY

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $20. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio, traditional flamenco influenced by Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and J.S. Bach, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle. $25; $10 for students. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m.

Ed Geis & Friends, Western folk tunes and originals, Camden Public Library. $7. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Bruce Hardina, acoustic guitar, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 7 p.m.

Slavic Soul Party, with Cinder Conk, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $8. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Blackbird Raum, folk punk, with Butcher Boy and Speaker for the Dead, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

"Ricky Nelson Remembered," rockabilly/pop, featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $40 to $55. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

"Cats Under the Stars," Jerry Garcia tribute, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Holly Near, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $32.50 in advance; $37.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.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 to 8:30 p.m.

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Mike + Ruthy, Americana duo, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. unity.edu/uccpa. 8 p.m.

MAMM JAMM First Friday Rock N Bowl Concert Series, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. 6 to 9 p.m.

Slavic Soul Party, Camden Opera House. $35; $25 for ages 21 to 35; $10 for under 21. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Maine Acoustic Festival Student Showcase, 31 middle and high school students perform bluegrass, old-time American, Franco-Acadian and more, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. maineacousticfestival.com. 4 p.m.

Tony Trischka, banjo master, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $38. portlandovations.org. 8 p.m.

Caribbean Night with the Pan Fried Steel Drum Band, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

"Music and Muffins," with Sweet Wednesday (acoustic duo), Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m.

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, folk, roots, swing and bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Sean Hoots, Americana, with Small Houses and The Ghost of Paul Revere, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Tim O'Brien, American folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Bluezberry Jam, blues, jazz and R&B, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church. $10; $25 per family. 324-3191. 7 p.m.

Gill Folk and Caroline Cotter, acoustic, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

Slavic Soul Party, Balkan brass, funk and jazz, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $12. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

Max Garcia Conover, singer-songwriter, CD-release show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $4. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

Ben Hunsberger, keyboards, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Allhan Middle Eastern Ensemble, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Britta Pejik et les Frenchmen, singer-songwriter, with Welterweight, Bayside Bowl, Portland. Free. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Pentatonix, a cappella vocal group, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Family of the Year, indie rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Kids' Open Mic, for ages 10 to 18, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 to 6 p.m.

Lori McKenna Band, singer-songwriter, CD-release show with Mark Erelli, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $27 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Long Time Courting and Kyle Carey, Celtic roots quartet and Gaelic Americana singer, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 in advance; $17 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

Franklin County Fiddlers, with The Abbott Hill Ramblers and The Pineland Fiddlers, all youth bands from Maine, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 2 p.m.

Pat O'Connor and Eoghan O'Sullivan, traditional Irish music, Rock City Cafe, Rockland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. 594-5688. 7 p.m. 

MONDAY

Smokin' Joe Kubec and Bnois King, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Jason Anderson and Daniel Bachman, folk, with Leigh Jones and John Craige, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Carrie Underwood, country/pop, with Hunter Hayes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $43.50 to $63.50. theciviccenter.com. 7:30 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Bob Dylan, folk/rock, with Dawes, Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. $52; $32 with college ID. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m.

The Tannahill Weavers, traditional Scottish music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $20. 562. 7 p.m. 

APRIL 11

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25; general admission. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

"An Evening of Duets," featuring pianist Paul Sullivan and vocalist Theresa Thomason; benefit programs at Preble Street and community outreach at St. Alban's; St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Cape Elizabeth. $25; five tickets for $100. stalbansmaine.org. 7 p.m.

The Tannahill Weavers, traditional Scottish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $20. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m.

Aaron Nadeau, techno/dance, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

"Music for Tots at the Gardens," Victoria Hamilton leads "A Chickadee Sings" parent/child music experiences, for babies through 5-year-olds and their grown-ups, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. Free with gardens admission. mainegardens.org. 10 a.m.

"Shaguzapalooza," EDM festival with DJ Figure and Digital Bonesaw Society, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $35 day of show (package tickets are $40 and $50). statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m. Festival runs through April 13.

25th Annual Bud Light Reggae Festival, with John Brown's Body, Mighty Mystic, Reggae Rave, Royal Hammer and more, Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. Various prices. Schedule at sugarloaf.com/eventsactivities. April 11-14. 

COMEDY

Paula Poundstone, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Sold out. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and April 11.

Comedy Show with John Tole, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $7. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m. Friday.

Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. April 11. 

BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

Felix Weatherbee, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Seth Warner Trio, acoustic, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Wayne Delano & David Clarke, gypsy jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Tony Boffa Quartet, cool and soft jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, singer-songwriter, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Tilden Katz, rock and R&B covers, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

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

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

OC and The Offbeats, blues rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Lovewhip, electro dance/funk/rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Anna & The Diggs, soul/R&B, with Sorcha & The Clearing, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Josh Harty, acoustic Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

KG FREEZE, rock/pop, CD-release party with Kristina Kentigian and Arboles Libres, Asylum, Portland. $6. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Gary Richardson, solo acoustic jazz and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Mama's Boom Shack, funk, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Jason Myles Goss, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

OKBARI, Middle Eastern music with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, soul and jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 p.m.

Bernie Bouthot and Ali Stauble, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Gunhouse Hill, rock, CD-release party with Cold Falling and Tattered Hearts Club, Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Jamie O'Sullivan and Patrick Barry, deep house and techno, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Pete Kilpatrick Band, rock, with Breaking Laces and Max Garcia Conover, Big Easy, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Antiseptic, metal, with Gravel and Ill Born, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 8 p.m.

"Jack to the Future," house music, with Mike D, Silverchild and Mechanism, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

The Ride, classic and contemporary rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

The Potato Pickers, bluegrass, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 9 p.m.

Black Cat Road, funk and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Cold Blue Steel, country covers, with The Mechanical Bull, Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m.

Pete Finkle, covers, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Wurlibird Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mike Beling Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption Junction, roots/Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

The Repeat Offenders, rock/reggae, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

The Burlesque Vanguard Tour, featuring Atomic Trash!, Vivian Vice, Twisted Cookies and more, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $10. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Bazzcatazz, funky dance party, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Brian Patricks, folk and blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 4:30 p.m.

Irish Sessions, traditional Irish music, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Bill Howard, acoustic rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

Blasted Knoll, bluegrass and blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Electric Open Mic with Joint Enterprise, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

"Cover to Cover," local musicians play classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Matt Newberg performs "Are You Passionate?" by Neil Young, 9 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Tumblin' Bones, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

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

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

Acoustic Open Mic, featuring Anna Lombard, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

Goth/Industrial Night, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m. 

APRIL 11

North of Nashville, rock and country, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

The Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Session, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Gypsy Caravan, gypsy jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Red Gallagher, acoustic folk, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

Packman Dave, acoustic folk and rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Southbound Outlaws, rock and country, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

 

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