Check out The Restless Atlantic, The Very Reverend & The Worst at Lone Pine Brewing Company tonight

Happy Thursday and congratulations on making it this far, my babies! I am very proud of you, so much in fact that I think you should go ahead and treat yo’ self tonight to some fun tuneage at such shows as The Sump Pumps at The Liberal Cup, Andrew Bailie at The Kennebec Wharf, Double Entendre at Sea40, The Grassholes at Flatbread, Betty Harris at Portland House of Music and Events, Red-Eyed Fox at Blue, Rippleton Cross at Lenny’s at Hawkes Plaza, and more!


Peter Finkle will be playing an acoustic set of songs at Gritty’s Auburn location this Thirsty Thursday. Join in on the musical revelry as this free show starts up at 8.


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.


If you’re Falmouth this evening make some plans to stop by Bueno Loco as local artist Jeff Kilton will be performing renditions of songs by such artists as Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews, The Grateful Dead, Pearl Jam, The Band, Led Zep, Bob Marley and more. Tonight’s free show begins at 6pm.


Local rock n’ roller, Josh Robbins will be joined by his band of merry misfits, The Sump Pumps, for some good tunes and good times at The Liberal Cup this evening. Tonight’s free gig gets underway right around 7 o’clock.

Maine-based musician Sa Rah brings an evening of serenades back to the Easy Street Lounge in Hallowell tonight. Make some plans to get cozy and enjoy her acoustic set of songs as this free show begins at 9pm.

Check out a fun night of funky jams at The Kennebec Wharf as Maine-based musician Andrew Bailie plays a free show starting up at 9 o’clock.


Richard Wood and Gordon Belcher will be teaming up for a full evening of music and stories at the Houlton Community Arts Center this evening. The pair will be blending vocals, guitar and fiddle to fill the joint with laughter, tears and top notch musicianship. Check out tonight’s all-ages event as things get underway right around 7 o’clock.


Check out some soul, R&B and blues tunes from The Youngerbloods Duo as the pair plays a free show at the Rails in Lewiston starting at 5 o’clock.

Local act Double Entendre will be playing a set of Americana, blues, and folk-rock tunes at Sea40 in Lewiston tonight. This talented pair’s performance begins at 7pm.


Maine based singer-songwriter Jordan Kaulback will be guitar slingin’, piano playin’ and singin’ at The Matterhorn Ski Bar. Things get underway at 5pm during this free show.


Check out The Grassholes as they play some feel-good bluegrass tunes at Flatbread on Commercial Street tonight. Starting at 6:30, kick back, enjoy some beer, delicious food, and mighty fine tunes during this free, all-ages shindig.

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and finger-style guitar player Zak Trojano returns to the stage of Blue this evening for an acoustic show. Starting at 7pm you can take in Trojano’s songs and stories in a quaint and intimate setting located right in downtown Portland.

Alex Smith will be performing some country and blues numbers tonight during a free and all-ages show at Andy’s. Tonight’s shindig gets swinging at 7pm.

Legendary soul singer Betty Harris, renowned for her 1960’s hit singles such as “Cry to Me,” “His Kiss,” and “Nearer To You,” will be performing on stage at Portland House of Music and Events this evening. Don’t miss out on this intimate showcase featuring Harris’ signature sound as things get underway at 8pm.

Local brews and rock and roll tunes?! There’s not much better than those two things paired together especially on a Thirsty Thursday so don’t miss out on the fun happening at Lone Pine Brewing Company tonight as The Restless Atlantic, The Very Reverend and The Worst team up for a show that’ll start up at 8 o’clock.

Tyler Lienhardt and Jake Hoffman will be bringing you some old-time, folk, blues and world music during a performance at Blue this evening. This pair of talented local musicians joins forces as Red-Eyed Fox to create some delightful sounds using fiddle, banjo, and guitar. This evening’s show will start up at 9.

Ben Kilcollins & The Vargas Twins will be hanging out at RiRa again for some sweet, acoustic action. You know Ben from his time spent pop-rockin’ as the frontman of the band Kilcollins, but this evening he teams up with the talented Vargas Twins for some fun cover tunes and originals starting right around 9.


Local singer-songwriter Lindsey Montana will be playing a set of piano-driven tunes up at Crazy 8’s in South Paris this Thursday evening. Enjoy some food, drinks, and fun as Lindsey begins right around 5:30 tonight.


Local folk-rock cover act Rippleton Cross will be at Lenny’s at Hawkes Plaza this Thursday evening. This free, all-ages show will feature the pair performing renditions of songs by such artists as The Who, Joe Jackson, Simon & Garfunkel, Cat Stevens and many more as things get started at 6:30pm.

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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