Check out Ice Cold Zima at Portland House of Music and Events tonight


Get ready, kiddos, because it’s time once again to take it to the limit this Tuesday in celebration of having survived yet another Monday. Virtual high fives all around! If you’re looking to let loose and have some fun tonight, here are a bunch of awesome places to check out including Connor Garvey at Portland Lobster Company, The Kevin Midgley Plays at Andy’s Old Port Pub, Primitive Man, Cult Leader, Of Feather & Bone and Sylvia at SPACE Gallery, Rhythm & Tues with Class Reunion at Empire and more! 


Local folk-pop act the Dapper Gents Duo will be bringing some good times and good tunes to The Brunswick patio as they play a free afternoon show which’ll start up right around 1 o’clock.


Everybody’s favorite soul singing dude Lyle Divinsky is ready again to lay down some smooth soul, cool funk and rapturous R&B during another free, all ages show out on the patio of Portland House of Music and Events this Tuesday. Lyle will be serenading you from 4 to 7 so be sure to stop through and enjoy some killer tunes in the summer sun.

Three talented singer-songwriters from right here in Portland will be teaming up for an evening of stories and song during an In The Round event at Blue tonight. Starting at 6 Max Garcia Conover, Griffin Sherry and Max Davis converge on stage for a show featuring their original roots, Americana, and folk compositions.

Local singer-songwriter Connor Garvey will be bringing his soulful, acoustic folk-rock to the deck of the Portland Lobster Company this afternoon. Check out Connor and a few of his friends as they start making noise right around 6:30.

The Kevin Midgley Players return to Andy’s Old Port Pub with some Americana and Delta blues tunes. Join them for some good times, good tunes, and good brews as this free show starts up at 7.

Denver’s Primitive Man makes music that matches their name: a nihilistic blend of brutal death metal, deviant noise, and primeval doom. Tonight they bring the some skull-crushing thunder to the stage of SPACE Gallery on Congress Street. Joining Primitive Man on during this all ages show will be genre-defying act Cult Leader, the brooding hardcore of Of Feather & Bone, and the pitch-black riffs of Portland’s own Sylvia. Things get wicked heavy starting at 8.

Blue welcomes back the Kelly Laurence Quartet to the stage for an evening of Frank Sinatra tunes. Tonight’s show gets underway at 8 o’clock.

Another Open DJ Night is happening at Flask Lounge tonight.  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 absolutely free and always a good time, so go on and check it out.

90’s cover band Ice Cold Zima will be rockin’ their regular Tuesday night gig at Portland House of Music and Events. Time travel back a couple decades or so with some cover tunes of No Doubt, Fiona Apple, The Cardigans, 4 Non Blondes, Green Day, Lauryn Hill, Bonnie Raitt, Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Morissette, and more as things get jumpin’ right around 9.

Empire’s summer music series Rhythm & Tues rolls on tonight with house band The Class Reunion. The band features a ton of talented local players performing a bunch of fun throwback funk, blues, and R&B covers so bust out those Party Jorts and get down upstairs starting at 9 o’clock.

Show off your musical prowess at Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port tonight as local musician Jacob McCurdy returns to host this week’s Open Mic. If you’re a musician looking to play out at local bars, you should sign up and show off your skills as you could actually book yourself a paying gig at Bull Feeney’s — if you’ve got the right stuff, baby! Tonight’s open mic gets underway at 9:30 and is absolutely free, so get up there and strut your stuff on stage.

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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