Check out Saxsyndrum, Sea Level & The Asthmatic at Zero Station tonight

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All right, it’s Thursday and everyone should be back in the swing of things by now, right? It’s time to pour yourselves back into those Party Pants because this Thursday evening is ready to shake it on out! There are quite a few things to check out this evening including A Band Beyond Description at Gritty’s, Casco Bay Tummlers at Blue, Kilcollins at RiRa, an open mic with Uke n’ Smile at the Local Buzz, and more.

AUBURN 

You can join local duo Phil N’ The Blanks at Gritty’s in Auburn tonight for a free show featuring some blues, classic rock, country, R&B and modern pop cover tunes as things get started up at 8 o’clock tonight.

CAPE ELIZABETH

Uke n’ Smile is back at the Local Buzz for some open mic action this Thursday evening. All musicians of different skills and genres are invited to get up on the microphone tonight as this free and all-ages event begins right around 7:30pm.

HALLOWELL

Local songstress Sa Rah brings her evening of serenades back to the Easy Street Lounge. Make some plans to get cozy and enjoy her acoustic set of songs as things start up at 9:30 tonight.

PORTLAND

Portland’s professional Klezmer band, The Casco Bay Tummlers return to the stage of Blue this evening for a performance filled with Traditional Eastern European Jewish compositions. Tonight’s show gets started right around 7 o’clock.

Montreal electro-jazz/drone-zoners Saxsyndrum are coming to Portland for the first time tonight. Portland’s own indie electro-rock outfit Sea Level and genre-defying, spellbinding act The Asthmatic round out the bill over at Zero Station as this evening of engaging experimental music gets underway at 8.

Mellow your mind with some stellar jams at Gritty’s with A Band Beyond Description. Far more than just a Grateful Dead cover band, these talented musicians will be coming together to jam out on everything from Phish, the Allman Brothers, The Band, and more. Anticipate good times, good tunes, and good people as these free show starts at 9 o’clock.

Singer Viva will be bringing her vivacious vocals back to Sonny’s lounge alongside her talented band The Reinforcements for an evening of jazz standards, funk, soul, and Latin tunes. This free and fun show starts up at 9pm.

Kilcollins will be rocking the night away at RiRa beginning at 9 tonight. These fun fellas will get your booty shaking out on the dance floor with all kinds of songs that you know and love as well as some catchy original jams that are sure to keep you moving. Tonight’s show is free and a guaranteed fun way to spend a Thirsty Thursday so make some plans to check it out.

Local alternative folk act Northwood is back at Blue this evening for some foot-stomping good times. Northwood starts making some noise right around 9pm.

 

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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