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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: December 16, 2014

Check out Jaw Gems at Local 188 tonight

Written by: Holly Nunan

I know that it probably seems a little too early to already be counting down to the freakin’ weekend, but you’ve got to admit that it feels pretty nice to have already made it to Tuesday. If you’re like me and don’t know how to properly behave during the week, then be sure to check out all of these musical parties that are happening this Tuesday!

Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in the Old Port welcomes local Americana duo Double Entendre to the stage this Tuesday evening. Starting at 6pm stop by and check out this free, all-ages acoustic performance from this pair of Maine musicians.


Fast Breaks in Lewiston welcomes local singer-songwriter Ron Bergeron to the stage for a full night of music. Ron will be serving up tons of great songs starting at 6:30 including covers of The Beatles, Stones, Queen, Elvis, The Boss, Tom Petty, Paul Simon and maybe even a little Lady Gaga. If you’re in the area be sure to stop by and check out some good times and good tunes during this free show.


The Thirsty Pig in the Old Port is back with another edition of its weekly open mic night known as The Exchange. This week they’ll be celebrating the two-week-belated, one year anniversary of the event (figure that one out on the ol’ iCal) with host Jim Betts and super celebrity guest as well as former Exchange host with the most, Josh Schlesinger. This evening’s gathering is open to any and all musicians looking to collaborate, showcase, and workshop their own original material in front of an audience of peers and music lovers alike. Jim and Josh will be performing some tunes as well as encouraging musicians of all ages, genres and abilities to join in on the creative fun as things get swinging right around 7:30pm.


Don’t miss another installment of the Solo Acoustic Music Series over at Slab on Preble Street in Portland as they welcome local artist Sorcha to perform a set of songs that feature her eclectic and impressive blend of soul, rock, country, folk and everything in between. Tonight’s free event gets underway at 8.


Dos Eckies, Kris Eckhardt and Joel Eckhaus, will be playing their uka-billy tunes over at Blue on Congress Street in Portland tonight. The pair brings their renditions of classic rock and roll from the 40ʻs, 50ʼs, and 60ʼs played on two rockinʼ ukuleles along with their signature vocal harmonies to the stage starting right around 8:30pm.


Flask Lounge on Spring Street in downtown Portland presents another open mic that has been specifically designed for DJs and producers. The event gives up-and-coming producers and record spinners the change to get up on the decks alongside some of scene’s veteran artists. All you need to participate are some records, CDs and controller. All formats of music are welcome as things get cranking at tonight’s free party right around 9 o’clock.


Join local folk-pop artist Jacob McCurdy for another open mic at Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port this Tuesday. Jacob invites musicians to hop up on stage and show off their musical capabilities during this free and fun event. Things get started right around 9 o’clock.


Take some time to chill out this Tuesday with some terrific experimental jazz tunes courtesy of the one and only Jaw Gems as they fellas lay down some good tunes and good times at Local 188 on Congress Street in Portland starting right around 10pm.


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