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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: October 7, 2014

Bang your head with Today Is The Day, Lord Mantis, Sylvia & Rozamov at Geno’s tonight

Written by: Holly Nunan

All right, time to put those Party Pants to extremely good use by checking out all of the haps for this Tuesday evening. Here we go!

Check out the high-charge psychedelic folk, blues and Americana tunes of Indiana act Traveling Broke and Out of Gas at Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in Portland tonight. This band boasts a lot of talent and a lot of fun so check ‘em out as they get things underway right around 7 o’clock.


SPACE Gallery’s Fall Music Film Series continues this Tuesday evening with Adam Kahan’s documentary The Case of the Three-Sided Dream, is a journey through the life of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, a one of a kind jazz musician, personality, satirist and windmill-slayer who despite being blind, becoming paralyzed, and facing America’s racial injustices – did not relent. Tonight’s event starts at 7pm.

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Don’t miss out on a pretty sweet show happening at The Woodfords Club on State Street in Portland this Tuesday. Starting at 7 take in tunes from activist and folk artist, Pat The Bunny as well as emo hip-hop from Ceschi, the harp-pop sounds of Creatix and Turny Les’ original folk music.


John Sinclair will be back in Portland to do a reading at Bull Feeney’s on Fore Street tonight. Sinclair was not only a DJ, activist and writer, but also the manager of the MC5 and a founder of the White Panther party in Detroit back in the 60s. Basically he is pretty awesome and if you have some time this evening you should check him out as tonight’s shindig gets underway at 7:30.


The Thirsty Pig on Exchange Street in the Old Port is back at it tonight with another installment of its weekly open mic event appropriately named The Exchange. Tonight’s gathering is for any and all musicians looking to collaborate, showcase, and workshop their own original material in front of an audience of peers and music lovers. All ages, genres and musical abilities are welcome to join in alongside hosts Jim Betts and Joel Thetford. This creative Tuesday night party gets started at 7:30.


There’s no doubt about it that starting at 9 things are going to get incredibly loud and awesome at Geno’s on Congress Street in Portland as four heavy hitting acts take to the stage to melt faces and thrash skulls all Tuesday night long. Bang your head and have some fun with Nashville noisecore act, Today Is The Day alongside Chicago doom dealers, Lord Mantis, Portland’s own Sylvia and the sludgy sounds of Boston band Rozamov.


Cellist, composer, poet and philosopher Rushad Eggelston will be taking to the stage of Portland’s One Longfellow Square this Tuesday evening. Eggelston displays a true knowledge of classical music, jazz, and bluegrass under his fingers, coupled with an infamously infectious sense of rhythm. Check out Eggelston’s futuristic one-man band as things get started at 8 o’clock.


Local artist Jacob McCurdy returns to the stage of Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port to host another open mic night. Jacob will be performing as well as emceeing this free event, which encourages all artists of all musical capabilities to join in on the fun as things get started at 9 o’clock.


Flask Lounge in Portland presents another open mic event that is designed specifically for DJs and producers. Tonight’s free dance party gets started at 9 and allows up-and-coming producers and DJs to take a chance up on the decks. All you need to participate are some records, CDs and controller. All formats of music are welcome, so check it out!


If you’re looking to chill out and take in some experimental jazz in a toned down, low key setting this Tuesday check out local act Jaw Gems as they vibe out at Local 188 starting at 10pm.


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