Posted: November 11, 2015
Music this week(end): Carbon Leaf, Rhiannon Giddens & July Talk
Written by: Aimsel Ponti
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Carbon Leaf with The DuPont Brothers
9 p.m. Friday. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, $18 in advance, $20 day of show, $35 preferred seating, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com
Richmond-based folk-rock band Carbon Leaf is returning to Portland with a new album in two. "Love Loss Hope Repeat Reneaux" was released this summer. The album is actually a re-recording of their 2004 release "Love Loss Hope Repeat" but this time the band is much happier with the end result. Carbon Leaf formed 23 years ago and has released a dozen albums.
The Cello Piano Project: Paul Sullivan and Eugene Friesen
7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, $18 in advance, $22 at the door. chocolatechurcharts.org
Maine's Grammy-Award winning pianist joins Grammy-Award winning cellist Eugene Friesen for a very special performance in Bath. The Cello Piano Project will be a night of global improvisational music including contemporary jazz, Brazilian classics and American folk tunes.
7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave.,$30 in advance, $35 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com
She's the founding member Carolina Chocolate Drops and she's also a sensational singer, fiddler and multi-instrumentalist. Rhiannon Giddens released her debut solo album, "Tomorrow is My Turn" earlier this year. The album contains tunes that were put on the map by such luminaries as Patsy Cline, Nina Simone and Dolly Parton and delves into many genres including jazz, gospel, blues and country.
July Talk and Little Hurricane
8 p.m. Tuesday. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $12 in advance, $14 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com
It may be November but July Talk is coming to town all the way from Toronto with their alt-bluesy-garage rock. You'll hear singers Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay trading vocals. July Talk won the 2015 Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year. Also blowing into town is Little Hurricane out of San Diego with their bluesy rock.