Check out Tower of Power with special guest Cara Brindisi at Aura tonight

All right, another Tuesday is upon us, which means it’s time to slide back into those Party Pants as we take this one to the limit! Lots of awesome parties happening all around tonight so get out there and do it to it! Don’t snooze on such shows as The Skates, Thee Icepicks, Uncle Spudd & Zombie Beach at Mathew’s, Will & Ian of SeepeopleS at Bayside Bowl, Dan Merrill at The Porthole, Ronda Dale at Andy’s, and so much more!


Local fellas Alex Roy and Matt Libby come together for another acoustic performance at Champions tonight. This free show will start up at 9pm.


Singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, Will Bradford and Ian Riley of local act SeepeopleS will be performing a special rooftop set tonight at Bayside Bowl. Join these talented fellas for some fun as this free show starts up at 6 o’clock.

The Porthole on Commercial Street welcomes back Dan Merrill to the deck 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 o’clock.

The Still, which features local musician Ryan Halliburton and a few of his talented friends, will be playing live out on the deck of the Portland Lobster Company in downtown Portland this Tuesday evening. Starting at 6:30pm enjoy some great music out on the deck overlooking the beautiful Atlantic. Tonight’s show is absolutely free, so don’t miss out on some summer fun.

Enjoy an evening of acoustic blues, guitar rags and original compositions performed on both 6 and 12-string guitar as Frank Fotusky returns to Blue tonight for a show that’ll start up right around 6:30pm.

Another free and all ages show happens at Andy’s Old Port Pub as they welcome back local singer-songwriter Ronda Dale to the stage for an acoustic performance that will begin at 7pm.

Tonight Aura presents quintessential horn-driven funk-rock band, Tower of Power. For close to 50 years, Tower of Power has delivered the best in rhythm and blues music. The renowned horn-driven funk outfit has toured the world steadily since the early ’70s, in addition to backing up countless other musicians. See them tonight alongside special guest Cara Brindisi as things get underway right around 8 o’clock.

Check out a fun show happening at Mathew’s tonight featuring The Skates, Thee Icepicks, Uncle Spudd and Zombie Beach. Beginning at 8pm, these awesome acts will be delivering some quirky, cool surf-rock and psychobilly sounds to your earholes for a Tuesday night that’s guaranteed to be a ton of fun.

Check out some tunes by Portland’s Brazilian choro ensemble, Choro Louco, as they play a show at Blue this evening. Choro Louco features local musicians Carl Dimow, Nicole Rabata, Joel Eckhaus, Eric LaPerna, and David Newsmam. Tonight’s performance begins at 8:30pm.

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


Easy Day in South Portland welcomes back local singer-songwriter Isaiah Bennett this evening as he performs a set of his own original acoustic pop and funk songs as well as some fun covers. Things get started at 6 o’clock, so stop through and check it out if you’re in the area this Tuesday evening.

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




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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