Joan Baez performs at Merrill Auditorium tonight


Holy Hannah Montana Miley Cyrus, it’s Tuesday! I know it isn’t really that large of an accomplishment, but if you truly understand how much I punished my own body this weekend, you would completely understand what a feat it is that I powered on through Monday. If you’re looking for something to do this Tuesday evening, here’s what’s going down all around town and beyond, including Clara Junken at Blue, Ryan Halliburton and The Still at Portland Lobster Company, The Kevin Midgley Players at Andy’s, and more!


Get your Tuesday evening started with a free show over at Portland Lobster Company as Ryan Halliburton and The Still bring some pop-rock tunes to the deck during a free all ages show that starts up at 6pm.

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.

Fat Knuckle Freddy is back at Blue this Tuesday evening. Freddy is a local composer, instrumentalist and a songwriter who plays and writes American Primitive Music on cigar box, resonator, Weissenborn, acoustic, and fretless guitars. Check out this fun night of of music as things get started up right around 7 o’clock.

Arguably one the world’s most famous female folk singer, Joan Baez will be bringing her distinctive, sweeping soprano to the stage of Merrill Auditorium tonight. This evening with Baez will begin at 8pm.

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

Blue on Congress Street in Portland welcomes back local songstress Clara Junken to perform a set of tunes tonight. Clara’s soulful, blues-infused rock and roll commands audience attention and delivers enticing musical goods to all ears in close proximity, so be sure to settle in, grab a tasty beverage, and enjoy some of Clara’s song selections as things get underway right around 9.

Take in some roots rock tunes during a free show at Gritty’s tonight. Starting at 9 local musician Travis James Humphrey will be playing a solo set of songs.


Acoustic act Uke n’ Smile returns to Sea Dog Brewing Company in South Portland for another Open Mic this Tuesday evening. All artists of different skills and genres are welcome as this free, creative gathering gets underway at 8.

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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