Again, I feel like a broken record but seriously how on earth is it Monday again!? I’m going to do my absolute best to slay this day and I invite you all to join me. Why not put Monday in its place by getting out there tonight and doing it to it? There are some fun things to see and do, so hike up those Party Pants that may or may not be a little crusty from all of this past weekend’s festivities and give it your all! Here we go!
Nashville’s Carey Murdock will be performing a free show at Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in Portland this Monday. Carey has toured with such acts as Shovels & Rope, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Needtobreathe, Shawn Mullinsand more. Check him out as he does his thing starting right around 6:30 this evening.
This evening you’ll find Mike Krapovicky of local rock act The Grumps hosting another free open mic night up at Pedro O’Hara’s in Lewiston. Grab an instrument and get ready to play some tunes starting right around 6:30.
Every Monday night MJ’s Wine Bar located at One City Center in downtown Portland hosts a trio of jazz musicians that are also open to anyone to sit in and jam. Come see a ton of talented in a relaxed setting with wine, beer and friends as things get underway with a house band consisting of Jacob Cooley, Tony Palumbo and Kyle Friday right around 7 o’clock.
You can also take in some quality, local bluegrass and grab a slice of some of the best pizza in town at Otto on Congress Street in Portland where local picker Joe Walsh and a handful of his friends will be providing a mighty fine Monday soundtrack for ya starting right around 8 o’clock this evening.
Down at RiRa on Commercial in Portland, Evan Walsh will be hosting yet another edition of what he calls an adult talent show, or more commonly, and open mic night that starts right around 8 o’clock. EvGuy has instruments available for you to play around on and if you can’t actually play anything, then he’ll help you out by jamming a version of a song for you to sing! Grab some pals, down some liquid courage (booze), and check it out.
If you find yourself up in the Hallowell area this Monday evening be sure to stop by Slates as The Whitefields take to the stage right around 8:15. Best described as a folk, funk and rock venture, this band is known for its strong vocal harmonies. Expect a wide range of styles as they take the stage at Slates for the very first time tonight.
Feature Image of The Nunz courtesy of Robbie Kanner