Check out Clara Junken, Sea Level & Will Bradford at Blue

Congratulations on making it through another Monday unscathed! Celebrate this achievement with some good tunes and good times this Tuesday. Here are some great places to get the party started tonight, including Ronda Dale & Rob Babson at Lenny’s at Hawkes Plaza, Josh Hatfield at Andy’s, an open mic with Uke n’ Smile at Sea Dog Brewing Company, and more.


Central Maine band Skosh brings their mix of funk, rock and ska to Fast Breaks tonight for a party that’s guaranteed to please. Join the fellas for this free show that’ll get cranking right around 7 o’clock.


Ben Kilcollins will be hanging out at Matterhorn Ski Bar this afternoon for some sweet, acoustic singer-songwriter action. You know Ben from his time spent pop-rockin’ with his band Kilcollins, but this evening he goes solo and acoustic with some guitar-based cover tunes and originals starting right around 5 o’clock.


Don’t miss and evening of local songwriters tonight at Blue in Portland. Beginning at 7pm stop in for a night of songwriting and music by the incomparable Clara Junken and Sea Level (aka Dan Capaldi), plus Will Bradford of SeepeopleS.

Solo pianist and vocalist Josh Hatfield will be performing at Andy’s tonight. Beginning at 7 Hatfield will be playing classics from Billy Joel to the Zac Brown Band and many more; there is sure to be something that everyone will enjoy during this free all-ages shindig.

Another Open DJ Night is happening at Flask Lounge tonight. Beginning at 9, you can sign up for a slot DJing on some open tables and all you need to bring are some records, CDs, and a pair of headphones! This event is free and always a good time so go on and check it out.

Portland siren Viva brings her vivacious vocals back to Crooners & Cocktails tonight for another performance of jazz standards alongside her talented band The Reinforcements. This free shindig gets swinging at 9 o’clock.


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.


Tonight at Lenny’s at Hawkes Plaza you can check out some music from local singer-songwriters Ronda Dale and Rob Babson. Ronda and Rob will be playing some original tunes and covers as well as sharing stories about their songs. This show is free and guaranteed to be a great way to kick-start your evenig, so be sure to check it out as things get underway at 7.

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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