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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: November 17, 2014

Bill Staines performs at Slates in Hallowell tonight

Oh, Monday, you sneaky mistress, always turning up when everyone least expects you. Thankfully there are plenty of ways to actually enjoy your Monday with lots of things happening all around this evening, so let’s give ‘em a look-see, shall we?

Local pop-rock artist Michael Krapovicky will be hosting another open mic event at Pedro O’Hara’s in Lewiston this Monday. Join Michael starting at 6:30 for this free and fun shindig that is open to any and all artists looking to showcase their music live on stage.


If you’re looking to check out a little Americana action this Monday evening make some moves to Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street to see Jake Jacques perform during tonight’s free show which gets underway right around 7 o’clock.

Even more open mic action will be happening at the Kerrymen Pub in Saco where starting at 7:30 solo musicians and full bands are encouraged to take to the stage during this free and fun event.

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Mondays aren’t lame if you choose to end them with some delicious pizza and tasty jams. Get a double dose of both over at Slab on Preble Street in Portland as local DJs Mosart212and El Shupacabra spin some of the best old school hip-hop, soul, jazz, Motown, and R&B during tonight’s free party. Things get shaking around 7 o’clock, so treat yourself and check it out!


Folk troubadour Bill Staines will be bringing his time honored tunes to the stage of Slates in Hallowell this evening. With his fine crafted songs, smooth baritone voice, guitar prowess, and charm, Staines is consistently one of the most popular singers on the folk music circuit today. You can check out Bill’s set as things get underway around 8 o’clock.

Make your way down to Otto’s lower Congress Street location to enjoy some fine bluegrass and tasty pizza as local musician Joe Walsh and a few of his friends get together for an evening of bluegrass jams. Toe tapping takes place during tonight’s free event starting at 8 o’clock.


Flask Lounge is geared up for the debut of their Primary dance party featuring DJs OldNight, Zimbra and Doomsday J. Starting at 9 the trio will be spinning some post-punk, synth-pop, New Wave, and tunes from the late 70s as well as today. With no cover charge and drink specials aplenty, why not shake it out on the dance floor tonight?

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