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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 10, 2014

Check out some bluegrass at Otto in Portland tonight

All right, here we are at the beginning of yet another week. Thankfully there’s plenty to check out this evening if you feel yourself contracting a slight Case of the Mondays. Take your pick and get on out there tonight by celebrating that fact that you will indeed make it to Tuesday. You’ve got this, here we go!

If you’re anywhere near the Lewiston area this Monday evening make some plans to drop by Pedro O’Hara’s as local pop-rocker Michael Krapovicky hosts another edition of his weekly acoustic open mic event. Tonight’s free shindig gets underway at 6:30 and is open to any and all musicians.

Frank Donovan of local rock-reggae act Brothers Donovan will be going solo tonight for an acoustic performance at Andy’s Old Port Pub in the Old Port.  Starting around 6:30 Frank will be singing some songs that are certain to ease the pain of another Monday. Swing through and have some fun if you’re out and about this Monday.


Enjoy some tasty Sicilian-style pizza while taking in some fresh tunes at Slab on Preble Street in Portland as local DJs Mosart212 and El Shupacabra team up to spin some of the best old school hip-hop, soul, jazz, Motown, and R&B during tonight’s free party, which gets shaking at 7.

Even more open mic action to check out is happening down at the Kerrymen Pub in Saco this evening. 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.

Take in some bustling bluegrass and grab a slice of delicious Otto pizza at Otto’s lower Congress Street location as Joe Walsh and some of his talented friends serve up some satisfying, toe-tapping tunes starting at 8 o’clock tonight.


Peter Walsh, Central Maine’s notorious “Accordion Dude”, will be bringing some fun times and tunes to Slates in Hallowell this Monday evening as he entertains visitors with an interactive singalong event beginning at 8pm. Peter’s a strong believer and proponent of the benefits of community singing with friends and neighbors. British composer, Brian Eno, has said, “I believe that singing is the key to long life, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, and a better sense of humor.” Song lyrics will be available for all, with large print versions for those who might need them. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Rainbow Club for the Visually Impaired.

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