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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 nunan.holly@gmail.com On Facebook: NewzByTheNunz Follow her: @hollynunan

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Newz by The Nunz with Holly Nunan
Posted: March 6, 2014

Max Garcia Conover & Sammie Francis swap songs & stories tonight at Blue

Here’s the deal: there are too many awesome things going on this evening for me to waste any time getting cheeky with y’all. You’re either in or you’re out, and trust me, you wanna get in here. So, throw all caution to the wind and LET’S THURSDAY!

If you’re hanging out in Portland, head down to Blue on Congress Street where local musician Paddy Mills will be performing at a free show this Thursday evening. Paddy Mills is an award winning folk singer/songwriter whose songs are as salty as the Maine coast he calls home, check him out on stage at Blue as he starts playing right around 7 o’clock. .

Flashback to the 90s alternative rock scene down at The Asylum in Portland tonight as three acts that are still doing it to it in 2014 will take to the stage to play all the jams you remember from high school. Starting at 8 you can check out sets from Tonic, Vertical Horizon and Dishwalla.

Brooklyn steamboat soul act Roosevelt Dime returns to Portland with a show at One Longfellow Square in Portland. Join the act as they celebrate the release of their new record, Full Head of Steam starting at 8 o’clock this Thursday.

Take in some cool jazz and enjoy a delicious beverage down at Gingko Blue on Fore Street in Portland where the Tony Boffa Quartet will be laying down some smooth sounds for ya starting right around 8 o’clock.

Two talented folk artists from right here in Portland team up to swap songs and stories on stage at Blue on Congress Street. Beginning at 9 o’clock be sure to stop in and check out performances from Max Garcia Conover and Sammie Francis as they go back and forth, song for song this Thursday evening.

If you’re south of the border tonight, and hanging out in the Dover, NH area, be sure to check out an entertaining show that’ll be going down at the Dover Brickhouse starting right around 9. Local hip-hop heavy hitter eyenine will be joined by Ill By Instinct, Seth on Gray Street and the ever eclectic policewomanwithfangs for a show that is certain to offer up a little bit of everything with special guests and a bunch of surprises.

Kilcollins will be rocking the night away at RiRa on Commercial Street in downtown Portland this Thursday. Starting at 9 the fellas will get your booty shaking out on the dance floor with all kinds of songs that you know and love as well as catchy original jams that are sure to keep you dancing. Tonight’s show is free and guaranteed to be a fun way to spend a Thirsty Thursday, so swing on by and check it out. 

Hello Newman will be pumping out the jams with a free night of fun upstairs at Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port. Head out around 9:30 to check these guys out as they rock all of your favorite 90s alternative jams. There’s never a cover charge, so no excuses for not getting your nostalgia on! 

Across the street at Gritty’s on Fore Street you can check out Vinyl Tap as they cover everything from Huey Lewis, Elton John, The Beatles, Charlie Daniels, Cee Lo Green and a ton more tonight. Non-stop rockin’ and rollin’ gets underway at 10 and as always, there’s never a cover charge to get in. 

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