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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: March 25, 2014

Check out the Cover Your Friends event at Blue tonight

All right, another Tuesday is here and everyone should be back into the swing of things. So get ready to hike up those Party Pants and get yourself out there this evening as there are several different shows to check out, so do it to it, my beautiful babies!

The Thirsty Pig in the Old Port is geared up for another edition of their weekly open mic night known as The Exchange this Tuesday. Starting at 7 join the folks at The Pig for a gathering open to all musicians looking to collaborate, showcase, and workshop their own original music in front of an audience of peers and friends. All ages, genres and musical capabilities are welcome to join in the creative fun, so stop on by and check things out tonight. 

A night dedicated to the wonderful songwriters and performers of the local music scene happens at Blue on Congress Street in Portland where the second installment of the Cover Your Friends series will be taking place. This series is focused on local performers covering other local musicians’ songs. Things begin at 8 and will feature rounds from Connor Garvey, Heather Styka, Heather Pierson, Putnam Smith, Pete Miller, Sorcha Cribben-Merrill, Monique Barrett, Joe Jencks, Calen Perkins, Caroline Cotter and Paddy Mills. Then stick around for more music as these artists play their own original tunes to close out the evening.

Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro will be taking to the stage of The State Theatre in Portland this Tuesday. His live concerts are an out-of-the-box blend of stunning virtuosity, deep musicality and a natural entertainer’s flair with songs ranging from jazz, blues, rock, bluegrass, classical and folk. This evening’s show gets underway at 7:30. 

The avant-folk duo Arborea will be livening up your Tuesday as they play a show at Portland’s One Longfellow Square. Brooklyn’s ambient folk artist Christopher Paul Stelling will open things up as the evening gets underway right around 8pm.

Check out another open mic night specifically tailored to DJs over at Flask Lounge on Spring Street in Portland. Tonight’s event allows up-and-coming DJs to take a chance and get up on the tables alongside local veterans. All you need to bring to participate are your records, CDs and controller. All formats of music are welcome as the fun gets started at 9 at this free event. 

Party down at Slainte Wine Bar & Lounge in Portland with another fun-filled evening of karaoke courtesy of DJ Ponyfarm. If you’re looking to belt out all of your favorite 90s songs, then stop on by and do just that starting at 9 o’clock.

Take some time out this Tuesday and chill out with some experimental jazz over to Local 188 on Congress Street in Portland where the fellas in Jaw Gems will be doing their thing from 10 until midnight.

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