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Holly Nunan

More commonly known as "The Nunz," Holly Nunan is a musician from Portland with an unabashed love for the city and its thriving music scene. She can be found around town at local shows, performing with any variety of local acts or talking about local shows on WCSH6 on Friday mornings at 6:20 am. She's also hosts Music from 207, which airs on 98.9 WCLZ on Wednesday and Sunday evenings from 7-8 pm. Holly loves a good taco, George Harrison, and stupid cat videos. Reach her at On Facebook: NewzByTheNunz Follow her: @hollynunan

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Posted: January 22, 2013

Big Ol' Dirty Bucket and Artikal Sound System bring the reggae and funk to The Big Easy

What better way to celebrate the fact that another Monday has come and gone by getting out tonight and throwing all caution to the wind! Sounds like a pretty good idea if I do say so myself. There are a handful of tasty Tuesday nuggest to be had tonight, so get out there and savor ‘em all! Here we go!

If you’re looking to get buck wild this Tuesday why not check out alternative rock n’ rollers Buckcherry at The Asylum in Portland? (See what I did there? Exceptionally clever…) The LA rockers will be tearing it up on stage alongside opening acts Heaven’s Basement and One Bad Son. Things get cranking right around 8.

Big Ol’ Dirty Bucket returns to Portland tonight and are ready to make you shake your money maker as they blow up the stage of The Big Easy with some straight up funk. They’ll be getting things primed for Artikal Sound System featuring Redlyte and Biggz General, who is reggae legend Bob Marley’s grandson. Tonight’s show should put a little bounce in your step so check it out as things get started right around 8 o’clock.

Empire Dine and Dance on Congress Street in Portland gets super smooth as Yacht Blooded: A Live Smooth 70s AM Radio Party returns to the stage. Starting right around 8 you can check out many songs that you know all the words to – whether you really want to admid it or not. Anticipate covers of Hall and Oates, Ambrosia, Gerry Rafferty, The Doobie Brothers and more. It happens every Tuesday night downstairs with no cover charge, so stop on by and treat your earholes to some smooth sounds.

If you’re looking to break it down tonight then head out to Flask Lounge on Spring Street in Portland where another installment of Drop It: Open Decks will be happening with things kicking into high great right around 9. Tonight you can sign up for a slot DJing some open tables, all you’ll need to bring with you are some records, CDs, and a pair of headphones. Tonight DJ Beatmo will be on hand to provide an opening set full of techno and trance as well as support any first time DJs. As always Drop It is an absolutely free-of-charge event and is always a good time, so shine up those dancing shoes and get ready to throw it down this Tuesday night.

Slainte Wine Bar & Lounge on Preble Street in Portland presents another entertainment-filled night of karaoke with DJ Ponyfarm.  That’s right, if you’re looking to belt it out and be your own rock star, you can do just that with absolutely no cover charge starting right around 9 tonight. Bring some buds, ingest some liquid cougar (boozey booze) and do it to it.

The seriously talented cats known as Jaw Gems lay it down at Local 188 this Tuesday evening. These fellas get together each and every week to create everything from funk, soul, and jazz, and this month they are welcoming local emcees to perform with them. It’s a plethora of tasty tunes that are sure to delight your earholes, so be sure to swing by and check ‘em out tonight starting at 10:00pm.



Feature Image of The Nunz courtesy of Jason M. Bosch Media.

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