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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: June 10, 2014

Brazilian choro band, Choro Louco returns to Blue in Portland

Written by: Holly Nunan


Holy Hannah Montana Miley Cyrus, I truly thought that Monday was going to do me in, but in the words of Sir Elton John, I’m still standing, yeah, yeah yeah! I feel like we’re probably all sort of into the swing of things after an event filled weekend and should be ready to tear up this Tuesday together. If you’re looking to get down this evening, here are some things to check out! 

Local singer-songwriter Ronda Dale will be filling Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in Portland with some sweet sounds as she plays a free acoustic set starting at 6:30 this Tuesday.


Get on down to The Thirsty Pig on Exchange Street in Portland for another edition of their weekly open mic night, which is appropriately named The Exchange. The Exchange is open to any artist who is looking to workshop, showcase and even collaborate on original music in front of an audience of fellow musicians and music lovers. This event welcomes all ages, genres and musical capabilities, so be sure to stop on by and check things out as The Exchange gets underway at 8 o’clock this Tuesday.


Take in some original indie rock down at The Oak and The Ax on Main Street in Biddeford as local acts Family Planning and Heart Murmur Sounds Good join forces with touring acts Bad History Month and Dust From 1000 Years for an evening of good times and good tunes. Things get underway at this truly unique venue Southern Maine venue right around 8 o’clock.


Check out Choro Luoco, Portland’s only Brazilian choro ensemble live at Blue on Congress Street in Portland this evening. The band features Carl Dimow, Nicole Rabata, Joel Eckhaus, Eric Winter, and Kris Day. Things get underway right around 8:30.


An open mic night designed specifically for DJs will be happening at Flask Lounge on Spring Street in Portland this Tuesday. The event allows up-and-coming DJs to take a chance and get up on the tables alongside local veterans who are there to lend some helping hands and ears. All you need to bring are records, CDs and a controller. All formats of music are welcome as the fun gets started at 9 o’clock  down at this free Tuesday night party.


Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port presents another acoustic open mic night cwith lead vocalist of The Dapper Gents, Jacob McCurdy playing and emceeing at this free and fun Tuesday night party. Tonight Jacob invites everyone on to the stage to show off their musical talents starting at 9:30. 


If you’re looking to kick back, drink a cocktail, and enjoy some tunes be sure to head over to Local 188 on Congress Street where producer and DJ Don Damiani will be spinning records starting at 10 this Tuesday.


Check out some roots rock tunes for free tonight over at Gritty’s in the Old Port where local musician Travis James Humphrey will be playing a solo set of tunes. Humphrey will be doing his thing starting right around 10pm.  to midnight tonight.


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