Check out a free show from Superorder & Compactor plus a screening of Scanners at Geno’s tonight

It’s time to take this thing to limit as we take on another Tuesday night! Once again, there’s a bunch of happening shows to check out so get out there and shake some action at such shindigs as Zeile August & Mark Tipton at Blue, Ron Bergeron at Captain Jack’s, Ryan Halliburton and The Still at Portland Lobster Company, Alex Smith and The Mountain Sound at Andy’s, Dave Carroll at One Longfellow Square, Ben Kilcollins at Easy Day, and more!


If you’re spending your evening in Naples, check out singer-songwriter Ron Bergeron as he plays a free show up at Captain Jack’s. Ron will be getting things kicked into gear right around 6 with tons great covers from The Beatles, Stones, Queen, Elvis, The Boss, Tom Petty, Paul Simon and more.


Local musician Dan Merrill is back on the deck of The Porthole this evening for a set that’ll feature a variety of acoustic rock, pop and folk covers and originals. Tonight’s show is free and starts up at 6.

Local artist Zeile August performs a special set with trumpet player Mark Tipton at Blue on Congress Street this evening. Beginning at 6 check out Zeile’s original psychedelic folk sounds.

Check out a free and all-ages show with Ryan Halliburton and The Still out on the Portland Lobster Company deck. This awesome local act will be bringing some fun pop-rock tunes to your Tuesday evening as things get underway at 6:30pm.

Alex Smith and The Mountain Sound bring some country blues to the stage of Andy’s Old Port Pub this Tuesday evening. Join the band for some great tunes as this all-ages and free show starts up around 7pm.

Dave Carroll, the musician behind United Breaks Guitars, who also boasts such accolades as accomplished singer-songwriter, member of ECMA Award winning band Sons of Maxwell, as well as published author, speaker, and social media innovator, will be performing live at One Longfellow Square this evening. OLS and New England Celtic Arts present this all-ages show as the music and stories start up at 7 o’clock.

Blue welcomes back the Kelly Laurence Quartet for another Tuesday evening of jazz tunes. This show gets underway at 8 o’clock.

Check out a free show at Gritty’s tonight as roots rocker Travis James Humphrey plays a set starting up at 9.

Check out tonight’s Open DJ Night happening at Flask Lounge.  Starting at 9 you can sign up for a slot DJing on some open decks. All you need to bring are some records, CDs, and a pair of headphones. This event is free so go on and check it out.

Last Mercy Emissions hosts a free show at Geno’s tonight which will feature the new age/rock/metal and cyberwave sounds of local act Superorder alongside NYC’s industrial noise makers, Compactor as well as a screening of the film Scanners. The fun starts up at 8 o’clock tonight.


Ben Kilcollins is back at Easy Day tonight for a set of acoustic sounds. You know Ben from his time spent fronting local pop-rock act, Kilcollins, but this evening he goes solo for some fun cover tunes and original songs starting right around 6 during this free and family-friendly event.

Acoustic act Uke n’ Smile returns to the Sea Dog Brewing Company in South Portland tonight for another open mic. All artists of different skills and genres are welcome as this free, creative gathering gets underway at 8.


Holly Nunan

Holly “The Nunz” Nunan is a musician from Portland, Maine with an unabashed love for the city as well as its thriving Maine music scene. This is her scene report.

Aside from here on this blog, she can be found around town taking in local shows, performing with any variety of musical acts (basically anyone who will give her a microphone and a tambourine), and talking up local music on WCSH 6 on Friday mornings around 6:20am. She is also the Promotions Director for WFNK, WTHT and WHXR in Portland as well as an On Air Personality at 107.5 Frank FM.

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