June 20, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

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Singer-songwriter John Ford Coley is at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor on Friday.

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My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Thursday.

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Sean Mencher Rockabilly Jazz Brunch, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Danielle Paus, Celtic harpist, Bath Dance Works. Free. bathdanceworks.com. 3 p.m.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Chebeague Island Inn. Free. chebeagueislandinn.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Aztec Two Step, folk-rock duo, Biddeford Middle School Auditorium/ Performing Arts Center. $25. brownpapertickets.com/event/388417. 7:30 p.m.

Food Fight, battle of the restaurant bands every Sunday night through June, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Victory Swing Band, 17-piece ensemble, Bell Hill Meetinghouse, Otisfield. Donation. 539-2521. 7 p.m.

Sacred Harp Singing, with potluck supper, St. Paul's Union Chapel, Waldoboro. Free. 721-9732. 2 to 5 p.m.

MONDAY

Chris Duarte, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Sylvain's Acadian Aces, Acadian music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Joan Baez, folk, State Theatre, Portland. $40 to $60; reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Les Hay Babies, award-winning Acadian songwriters, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

2013 Maine Festival of American Music, Mic Mac storyteller and Portland String Quartet with guest artist David Lonebear Sanipass, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. $25; $20 for seniors; free for those under age 21. 926-4597. 7 p.m. Through June 29.

Music in the Park Series, with Joan Hager, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. Free. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m.

Primo Cubano, Latin music and dance, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Jazz Open Mic with Chris Humphrey, perform with local jazz musicians, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m.

JUNE 27

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

Forget, Forget, pop-rock, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Pickin' Parlor Pickin' Circle, hosted by The Sock Puppets; bring your instrument to join in on stage; The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m.

2013 Maine Festival of American Music, with Arnold Haad of the Sabbathday Lake Shakers and PSQ violinist Julia Adams, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. $25; $20 for seniors; free for those under age 21. 926-4597. 7 p.m. Through June 29.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

Bill Evans' Soulgrass, bluegrass/soul, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 to $30. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Lady Zen, jazz poetry, with Alzenira Quezada, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. Pay-what-you-can. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Les Hay Babies, award-winning Acadian songwriters, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

• COMEDY

THURSDAY

Open Mic Comedy Night with Paul Hunt, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and June 27.

Portland Comedy Showcase, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Bob Marley, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. June 27.

Tim Sample, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $23 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. June 27.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

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

Indre Stryke, with Oliver Waterman and Starlight Cicada, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

Hang the DJ with Silverchild, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

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