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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: May 19, 2014

Blow your Monday blues away with some bluegrass from Joe Walsh at Otto in Portland


Here we go! This Monday why not kick ass and take names by checking out the massive amount of awesome stuff that’s happening all around town and beyond? Give Monday the one-two punch, huzzah!

Frank Donovan, of local rock-reggae act Brothers Donovan, goes solo tonight with a live, acoustic performance down at Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in Portland. Starting aright around 6:30 Frank will be singing some songs that are certain to ease the pain of another Monday, so swing through and have some fun if you’re out and about this evening. 

Frank Donovan

This Monday you’ll find pop-rocker Michael Krapovicky hosting another free open mic night up at Pedro O’Hara’s in Lewiston. Grab an instrument and get ready to play some tunes and have some fun, or simply kick back and enjoy some live music from some talented local musicians, as things get underway right around 6:30. 

Michael Krapovicky

Don’t forget to check out some free live music at MJ’s Wine Bar at One City Center in Portland this Monday. MJ’s, which also offers up a bunch of terrific wines and spirits, will be hosting another jazz, funk and soul night that is open to any and all musicians to sit in and play with the house band, which is comprised of such talented local players such as Kyle Friday, Jacob Cooley, Tony Palumbo, and James Finison. These cats are always welcome to having other music makers come up and play with them, so be sure to stop by and have a listen, or even get up and play, as things get starting right around 7 tonight. 

MJ's Wine Bar

Even more open mic action to check out tonight happens down at the Kerrymen Pub in Saco. Starting at 7:30 both solo musicians and full bands are welcome to take to the stage and do their thing in front of an audience of music lovers and peers. Tonight’s event is totally free and certain to be a lot of fun, so swing through if you’re in the southern Maine area this Monday.  

Kerrymen Pub Open Mic

Take in some bustling bluegrass and grab a slice of delicious Otto pizza down at Otto’s lower Congress Street location where Joe Walsh and some of his friends will be serving up some tasty tunes for your Monday night. Tonight’s event is free and gets started 8.

Joe Walsh

Singer-songwriter Lynne Deeves will be sharing the stage at Slates in Hallowell with guitarist Matt, Lucey, drummer Andrew Pelletier, and bassist Tim Wilson for a night full of soulful rock n’ roll. Starting at 8 the band will be playing a mix of Lynn’s original work as well as some rock and soul favorites. 

Lynn Deeves

Don’t forget to make your way over to RiRa in Portland for Evan Walsh’s open mic night that gets starting right around 8 o’clock tonight. EvGuy even has some instruments available for you to play and if you can’t actually play anything, he’ll help you out by performing a singable version of a song of your choice. This open mic is free and bound to be a lot of fun, so check it out if you’re kicking it down this evening.  

Evan Walsh

Work it out down at Flask Lounge in Portland tonight where a whole bunch of dancing will be happening with Unknown Pleasures. Starting right around 9, check out this post-punk, synth-pop, new wave, goth-industrial, absolutely free dance party!

Flask Lounge

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