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  • Contemporary chamber music in one of Portland’s hippest settings: Portland Chamber Music Festival at SPACE

    "It's profound and groovy music, presented in Portland's hippest concert venue, performed by some crazy-awesome musicians," said violist Ralph Farris Read on

  • The Newsroom Sessions: Zeile August

    Singer-songwriter Zeile August celebrates the release of her CD “Monocaine” with a November 5 show at One Longfellow Square with Meghan Yates and The Reverie Machine. Read on

  • The Flyer Files: This one for The Box Tiger. Best. Ever.

    If you’ve been kicking around Portland for as long as me you’ve seen your share of creative, funny and downright awesome show flyers. I thought I had seem them all. I was wrong. SO WRONG. On a jaunt to CVS mere minutes ago I stopped in my tracks and stared, awestruck, at the sight before… Read on

  • See who’s coming to town: Maine concert tickets on sale now

    Check out upcoming concerts in Maine and get your tickets now. Read on

  • Aimsel’s guide to being a great concertgoer (and having a great time going to concerts)

    Whether you heed this advice or are simply amused by it, know that I'm coming from a good place, I promise. Read on

  • In search of vinyl: Aimsel’s epic record store crawl in Portland

    I love the smell of a record store. Sometimes I make a beeline for certain sections, other times I carelessly peruse and see what I find. Thank you, Portland, for having so much vinyl all within walking distance of my desk. Read on

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