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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 28, 2013

Check out some toe-tapping country twang courtesy of North of Nashville tonight at Empire Dine & Dance

Now that’s how you do a weekend! As sad as it is to see it go, it’s time to get back into the groove and thankfully Monday is providing us with a few jams to bust a move to this evening. No need to sulk or have a meltdown now that the work week is here as there are plenty of fun things in the works to get down to this week.  Here we go!

If you’re feeling the financial strain leftover from the freakin’ weekend then check out the free open mic that’s happening over at RiRa on Commercial Street in Portland where Evan Walsh aka EvGuy hosts another edition of his own “adult talent show.” Things get underway right around 8 o’clock and EvGuy’s got instruments on hand for you to play and even if you can’t play anything, he’ll help you work out a mangeable version of a song for you to sing to. So grab some pal and check it out this Monday night.

And Monday really continues to prove that it really isn’t all that bad especially when there’s free bluegrass and country twang downstairs at Empire Dine and Dance in Portland where tonight North of Nashville continues their Monday night residency with some catchy originals and toe-tapping cover tunes that everyone knows and loves! It’s free, fun and and gets underway right around 8, so check it out.

All months long rock act Lord Earth has been playing their tunes over at the Flask Lounge on Spring Street in Portland with a different local opener each week. Tonight they continue the fun with music that starts right around 8 with no cover, drink specials and rockin’ entertainment. This evening indie folk-rockers Builder of the House join in on the fun as they start the night off with a set of songs. It should be a lot of fun at a fairly reasonable hour, so check it out if you’re in the area this evening.

Get funky and jam out with some of the local scene’s brightest players down at The Big Easy on Market Street in Portland this Monday evening as another edition The Players Ball takes over the stage. The Players Ball features a house band of local talented cats such as Adam Frederick, Max Cantlin, Dan Boyden, Chas Lester and more, who come each and every Monday night to play tunes not only together, but with audience members who bring along their instruments to jam out on stage. It’s an event for musicians and music lovers alike, so check it out starting right around 9 o’clock.



Feature Image of The Nunz courtesy of Tom Couture Photography.

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