August 29, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Comedy, music and clubs

• COMEDY

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The Steep Canyon Rangers will play on Saturday at Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick as part of the Bluegrass Special festival and on Sunday at the Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield.

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Portland Comedy Co-op presents: Summer Brew-HaHa 2, featured comics Doug Collins and Kate Ghiloni, Rising Tide Brewery, Portland. $8, 18-plus. risingtidebrewery.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show featuring the region's top stand-up talent, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $5. 773-7210.

8 p.m. Wednesday.

• MUSIC

THURSDAY

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, Ethan Andrews and the Young Dudes and The Ghost of Paul Revere, Belfast Corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m.

The Novel Jazz Septet, music of Ellington and Strayhorn, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean music, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 advance; $9 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Fiddler Samantha Robishaud, traditional maritime and Celtic instrumentals and vocals, Route 27, Stratton. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Ke$ha "Best Night of My Life Tour," rapper, singer-songwriter, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $26.75 to $87.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

"Big" Barn Burner Show, with the Giant Kinds and Girls, Guns and Glory, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Tumbling Bones and The Ghost of Paul Revere, traditional American music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

2013 Summer Concert Series, Joshua Radin, singer-songwriter, llbean.com/llb/shop/513045?page=summer-in-the-park, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Legacy Swing Band, big band, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Stone Mountain Songs Stage #5, Eric and Leigh Gibson, Ann Savoy, hosted by Carol Noonan with Duke Levine and Kevin Barry on guitar, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Steep Canyon Rangers, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Dimensions in Jazz presents pianist Satoko Fuji, with her quartet KAZE, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $15, $10 for seniors in advance, $15 night of show, $5 students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Tom Rush, folk singer, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 advance; $40.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Toby Keith, with Kip Moore and The Mallett Brothers Band, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $37.75 to $101.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Country. Gates at 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

The Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, jazz, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $18. 786-6163. 7:30 p.m.

SEPT. 5

Halestorm, rock, State Theatre, Portland. $20 advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Fish & Bird and Laura Cortese, indie-folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

John and Rachel Nicholas, singer-songwriters, Camden Public Library, Camden. $5, $4 seniors and students. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

• NIGHT CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

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

Heather Hardy and Nancy Sierra, folk-blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Robby Simpson and Aaron Nadeau, folk rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Thursday Jams with A Band Beyond Description and Friends, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 5. Through Sept. 26.

Larson, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. 21-plus. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 5.

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics with vocals, guitar, drums and bass, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Pete Kilpatrick Band, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Monday.

Gunther Brown, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Eric Ott, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Builder of the House, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Kenya Hall Band, Big Easy, Portland. $8, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Jazz Friday with Marc Chillemi, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

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

Rob Benton, rock covers, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Grumps, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Jazz At The Blue, Hattie Simon Trio, Wurlibird Jazz, Amory Raymond Trio, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Welterweight, with Muckie Mittens, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

For Morning and Friends, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Blue Steel Express, modern and traditional blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Tim Theriault, rock and roll, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey and the Retro Rockets, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

Lyle Divinsky & Friends, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Jason Spooner Band, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Gentleman Outfit, rock covers, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. Free, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

MONDAY

The Burners, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Model Airplane Monday, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $5, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Rap Night, hip-hop open mic hosted by Shupe and Ibi, Big Easy, Portland. $3, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Through Sept. 25.

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