May 2, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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The bluegrass group Steep Canyon Rangers has concerts in Rockland on Saturday and in Brownfield on Sunday.

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California-based alt-rockers Silversun Pickups are at the State Theatre in Portland on Tuesday.

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Blasted Knoll String Band, bluegrass and Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 8:30 p.m.

Jennie Backstrom, piano and mandolin, Blue, Portland. 6 p.m.

OKBARI, Middle Eastern ensemble with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. 8 p.m.

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

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

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


Dead Season, metal, Club Texas, Auburn. $10; $15 VIP. 7 p.m.

Lars Vegas, house music, with Dank Roadie Uberdrive, Bayside Bowl, Portland. 8 p.m.

Substance, blues and rock, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. 9:30 p.m.

Tombstone PD, rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 8:30 p.m.

Poor Howard & Bullfrog, acoustic blues and folk, Gingko Blue, Portland. 5 p.m.

Scott Davis Blues Band, Gingko Blue, Portland. 9 p.m.

Abram Taylor, garage jazz, Blue, Portland. 6 p.m.

Domino Jazz, bossa nova and jazz standards, Blue, Portland. 8 p.m.

Jason Anick Gypsy Jazz Project, Blue, Portland. 10 p.m.

Jimmy & The Soulcats, R&B/soul, with Lay Z Gait, Big Easy, Portland. 8 p.m.

Mugsy, rock covers, RiRa, Portland. 10 p.m.

My Bluegrass Romance, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 p.m.

Capt. Ray & The Castaways, rock/R&B, Brian Boru, Portland. 9:30 p.m.


Space Hog, British rock band, with Spencer Albee, Big Easy, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. 10 p.m.

Heather Hardy and Nancy Sferra, folk, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 5 p.m.

Brunch with Sly-Chi, R&B and jazz, RiRa, Portland. Noon.

Joyce Andersen, fiddler, RiRa, Portland. 5 p.m.


Storytelling and '90s Dance Party, Slainte, Portland. 8:30 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

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

Open Mic with Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. 8 p.m.


Poor Howard, Delta blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

"Cover to Cover," local musicians play classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. Dark Hollow Bottling Company performs eponymous album by Old Crow Medicine Show, 9 p.m.


Peter Miles, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. 8:30 p.m.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Gingko Blue, Portland. 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Nicole Rabata & Jr. Stevens, Irish music, Blue, Portland. 7:30 p.m.

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

Acoustic Open Mic, with Walking Horses, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 7 p.m.

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


Sky Captains of Industry, with Modern Rust and Joel Carpenter & The Effects, Flask Lounge, Portland. 8 p.m.

Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. 7 p.m.

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

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

ProfTones, R&B, blues, rock and jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. 8 p.m.

Rob Duquette Band, pop, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 p.m.

North of Nashville, alt-country, Brian Boru, Portland. 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Hang the DJ, techno, Slainte, Portland. 10 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop and rock covers, RiRa, Portland. 9 p.m.

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

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