August 1, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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Miranda Lambert plays Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Friday with Dierks Bentley and Kix Brooks.

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THURSDAY

Beck, indie rock, State Theatre, Portland. Sold out. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

The Lost Trailers, country, with Ayla Brown and Jillian Cardarelli & Tricky Britches, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. Free. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5:30 p.m.

Alive at Five Concert Series, with The Ghost of Paul Revere and North of Nashville, alt-country, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with Pete Kilpatrick, acoustic folk-pop, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, with Bennett and Edith and Friends, Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Concerts on the Quad Series, with Samuel James, roots and blues, Bates College Quad, Lewiston. Free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m.

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, folk, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Matt Loosigian, songs for children, Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m.

Rhad & Athena, vocals and guitar, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Michelle Lewis and Pitch Black Ribbons, roots, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Chain and The Gang, rock, with Metal Feathers and High Spirits, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley, country, with Kix Brooks, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $27.75 to $61.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

Port City Music Hall Grand Re-Launch, with AWAAS, DJ Matty T, Foam Castles, Hitch Heelan, Billy Libby, Sunset Hearts, Ian Hammond and Soule Monde, Port City Music Hall, Portland. Free; all ages. portcitymusichall.com. 5 p.m.

Cherish the Ladies, all-female roots group, with John Mock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, with Ted Demille, singer-songwriter, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

The Wetsuits, surf rock, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Yosvany Terry Quintet, jazz, Stonington Opera House. $15 to $35; free for island students. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

Jamey Johnson, country, Asylum, Portland. $39 in advance; $42 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Peter Yarrow, folk singer from Peter, Paul and Mary, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m.

Dam Blues Fest, headliners Ricky "King" Russell and The Cadillac Horns, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; $5 for ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and under. dambluesfest.com. 1 to 10:30 p.m.

The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue, music of the '50s doo-wop era, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy. $20; $15 for seniors; $5 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

2013 Summer Concert Series, with The Head and the Heart, indie folk-pop, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.

Stone Mountain Live Anniversary Show, with Irish band Teada, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $75. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

The THE BAND Band, music of The Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with On Tap, pop covers, Wells Harbor Community Park. Free. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Westbrook High School Alumni Concert, jazz ensemble and choral group, Westbrook High School. Free/donation. 854-5753. 7 p.m.

Jacob Augustine, singer-songwriter, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Soft Healer and Lisa/Liza, atmospheric rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $5. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m. Fred Hersch Trio, jazz, Stonington Opera House. $15 to $35; free for island students. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

Jimmy Eat World, emo rock, with Royal Bangs, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. Free. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sean Mencher & Friends, American roots music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m.

Reggae Sunday, with East Wave Radio, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Hymn for Her, rock, Stonington Opera House. $15. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

Explosions in the Sky, rock, with Computer at Sea, State Theatre, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Portland Rhumba Project, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Hadacol Bouncers, swing dance concert, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with The Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Chris Ross, Eric Bettencourt and Mike O'Heir, singer-songwriters, Acoustic Artisans, Portland. $15. 671-6029. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Kenny Chesney, country, with The Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $41.50 to $91.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Primo Cubano, Latin music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Music in the Park Series, with Songwriter's Eclectica, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. Free. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with Motor Booty Affair, '70s disco favorites, Mill Creek Park, South Portland. Free. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Carolyn Currie, singer-songwriter, Western Promenade Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7:30 p.m.

Peaks Island Music Association Summer Concert Series, with violinist Ron Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $5. 766-5763. 8 p.m.

Bill Harley, children's entertainer, Stonington Opera House. $5. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, with JG & The Boofs, Americana/folk, Royal River Park, Yarmouth. Free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m.

Stefan Low, acoustic, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. Noon to 2 p.m.

Potato Pickers, bluegrass, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Music on the Mall Series, with acoustic duo Hey Buddy, downtown Brunswick. Free. brunswickdowntown.org/motm, 6 p.m.

AUG. 8

KahBang V Music Festival, music and film festival with Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Spose, Of the Trees and many more, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $35 to $100. kahbang.com. Aug. 8-11.

Device and Hellyeah, metal, Asylum, Portland. $30 in advance; $33 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Bill Harley, children's entertainer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $12; $5 for children under 18. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, with The Blood Orange Martinis, blues, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, with Rural Electric, rock and pop, corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m.

Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas, with Jennifer Porter on piano and vocals, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $25; $22 for students. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

Alive at Five Concert Series, with Jeff Beam, Sara Hallie Richardson and Arc of Sky, folk and rock, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with Sly-Chi, funk, soul and R&B, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, vocal group, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Inner Visions Reggae Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alpenglow, indie folk, with Tan Vampires, if and it, and Lisa/Liza, Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

• COMEDY

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. Free; 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 8.

Juston McKinney, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $22. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

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

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Mike Stockbridge, guitarist with quartet, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Joint Chiefs, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

After the Rodeo, Americana, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Joe Walsh & Lincoln Meyers, mandolin, banjo and guitar, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Beatdown: A Night of Live Electric Music, rock, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Karaoke Night, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Dave Gagne Band, singer-songwriter, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

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

FRIDAY

First Friday: The Darkness Is the Light, art and rock show featuring Felt Tip Prick, Doomstone, Johnny Cremains and Indre Strike, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 5:30 p.m.

Back Bay Connection's Summer Music Celebration, with The Rattlesnakes, Metal Feathers and more, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 7 p.m.

Rick Miller and His Band, three-piece Chicago blues band, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Da Block Radio Show, collaboration of local hip-hop artists, Club Texas, Auburn. $3; 18-plus. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton and The Grumps, rock/pop, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobster company.com. 7 p.m.

Chris Fitz Band, electric blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Silent Sam & The Evans, rock, blues, soul and bluegrass, 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.

VIK44, house/techno, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Royal Hammer, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Sam Shain & The Scolded Dogs, rock, country, hip hop and funk, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Hello Newman, '90s alt-rock covers, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

Nuclear Boots, punk, with Jimmy Jacked, Big Meat Hammer, The Bed Bugs and The Partials, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, soulful blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

The Burners, Americana, folk, swing and ragtime, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobster company.com. 12:30 p.m.

Pete Kilpatrick Band, rock/roots, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Techno Is for Lovers, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Sweet Willie D Band, blues and soul, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

The Keenans, traditional and modern Irish music, Annie's Irish Pub, Ogunquit. anniesirishpub.com. 8 p.m.

Erin Quinn Quintet, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Kip Brown's Kronikles, rock, with 4 Player Co-Op and Euphemia, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 10 p.m.

The Tone Kings and Lyle Divinsky, soul/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. $6. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Capt. Ray & The Castaways, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Mugsy, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

Mitch Alden Duo, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Lyle Divinsky & The Diggs, soul/R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Evan Goodrow Band, neo-soul and blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

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

MONDAY

Sorcha and The Clearing, blues, jazz, country and Latin, Portland Lobster Company. portland lobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Albert Cummings, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

'90s Night, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Model Airplane Monday, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

TUESDAY

Lyle Divinsky & The Souvenirs, soul/R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobster company.com. 6 p.m.

Open Rounds, singer-songwriters, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Heather Hardy, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Green Lion Reggae Night, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Irish Music Night, with Starlight Honeys and Darlin' Corey, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt Trio, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

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

Joyce Andersen, fiddler, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

AUG. 8

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Sylvia, Dead By Now, Cryptic Overcast, Gimme Goldar and Eastern Spell; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $8; 21-plus. 221-2385. 6 p.m. Aug. 8-9.

Tom Curren, folk and blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $15 to $25. innontheblues.com. 10 p.m.

The Lucid, rock/pop, with Hotel Cocktails, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Julie Thompson and Flash Allen, jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

The Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. concert; 9 p.m. jam.

The Band Apollo, alt-rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

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

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