Rabbit, rabbit! Happy First Friday, y’all! It’s time to step up and step out to take in all of the terrifically awesome sights and sounds this finally Friday has to offer. Let’s do it to it, my babies!
Portland Power-Pop Prince, Kurt Baker goes unplugged and acoustic this evening for a special First Friday performance at the Portland Public Library on Congress Street. Check out KB’s catchy rock n’ roll jams starting right around 5:30.
Tonight starting right around 8 o’clock the fellas from Tricky Britches will be playing some of their old timey, roots/bluegrass tunes that’ll get your feet stomping and your face smiling over at Billy’s Tavern in Thomaston. These talented dudes will be serving up their own brand of back porch jam session bluegrass all evening long, so check it out if you’re up that way this Friday night.
Slainte Wine Bar & Lounge on Preble Street in Portland gears up for a Friday chock full of acoustic indie rock tunes featuring Dustin Saucier, Ben Kilcollins, Burlap for Bear and Scott Girouard. Check out some original tunes from these talented cats right around 9 o’clock tonight.
Check out a special First Friday edition of karaoke with DJ Ponyfarm down at Geno’s in Portland this evening and get ready to belt out all of your favorites 90s song. Stop by and check out the party as things get underway a little after 9.
Friday means it time to let loose and cut a rug and if that’s the case for you, well then get on down to Flask Lounge on Spring Street in Portland where DJ Jamie O’Sullivan will be hosting his LOVE event. LOVE will feature O’Sullivan and a handful of special guests bringing you the best house, techno and disco to shake your can to. You can check it out starting at 9pm.
Boston soul/ rock band Christian McNeil & Sea Monsters pay Portland a visit tonight with a show upstairs at Empire Dine and Dance on Congress Street. Local indie rock act, Whale Oil will start things off right around 9pm.
The F.O.G. Festival continues into its second night with a killer show lined up at Port City Music Hall on Congress Street in Portland. Starting at 9, Chris Barron of the Spin Doctors and John Popper of Blues Traveler will perform with the one and only Fogcutters big band. The Fogcutters have worked out unique arrangements of each of these rockers tunes for a night that is sure to be unforgettable as well as entirely fun.
It shouldn’t be any surprise that things are most definitely going to get rowdy this Friday at The Asylum in Portland as The Pubcrawlers team up with the Maine Roller Derby for a party of epic proportions. Joining the local celtic-punk band will be Meantone and The Murder Weapon for a night of ruckus that’ll get underway right around 9 o’clock.
The Trickle Down returns to the Thirsty Pig on Exchange Street in the Old Port tonight where they’ll be bringing their eclectic musical backgrounds together for a night of tasty jams. With influences ranging from jazz to rock to pop to world music, these fellas bring a little something for everyone beginning at 10.