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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 nunan.holly@gmail.com On Facebook: NewzByTheNunz Follow her: @hollynunan

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Posted: March 27, 2014

Mason Jennings returns to Port City Music Hall tonight

Happy Thursday and congratulations on making it this far, my babies! No time to get cheeky as Thursday is packing a one-two punch, so let’s get right to it!

Local Americana gypsy-rock act, Muddy Ruckus will be lighting up the stage of Blue on Congress Street in Portland this thirsty Thursday evening. Get ready to stomp your feet and have some fun as things get underway right around 7pm.


Andy’s Old Port Pub in downtown Portland welcomes back local singer-songwriter Heather Pierson as she plays a set of songs starting around 7 o’clock.  Heather is known as a multi-genre performer covering everything from New Orleans jazz to poignant folk narratives, blues and anything in between. It should be a fun night for a free show, so check it out if you’re hanging around downtown this Thursday.

Singer-songwriter Mason Jennings  returns to Port City Music Hall in Portland this evening for some good times and good tunes. Seattle indie rocker Sera Cahoone will kick things off with an opening set right around 8.

A night chock full of pop-rock takes over The Asylum in Portland tonight as multi-instrumentalist Teddy Geiger takes the stage alongside Justin Levinson and Portland’s own Dean Ford. Teddy not only gained national attention for his music, but also grabbed the silver screen spotlight by starring opposite Emma Stone in 2008’s The Rocker; dude also co-wrote a One Direction song, so there’s that as well. Tonight’s show gets underway right around 8 o’clock.

If you’re south of Portland head down to The Run of the Mill in Saco where the fellas of Hotel Cocktails, which actually boast members of Dominic and The Lucid, as they play covers of tunes that you know and love as well as some of their own psychedelic rockers starting right around 8 o’clock.

If you’re north of Portland, hanging out around the Augusta area, then check out a free show happening at Rooster’s starting right around 8. Tonight local singer-songwriter Michael Krapovicky will be performing some tunes and providing a stellar soundtrack to your Thursday festivities.


Guitarists, composer and music educator Mike Stockbridge returns to Gingko Blue on Fore Street in Portland tonight with his quartet, who is ready to lay down some terrific Thursday night jams starting right around 8 o’clock.


Steve Jones and friends will be playing some tasty Thursday night tuneage up at The Liberal Cup in Hallowell. Jones blends everything from rockabilly, country, old-time rock and roll and more to create some especially well crafted tunes that’ll be sure to make your ear holes happy. If you’re in the area this evening make sure you swing by, as the show starts right around 8 o’clock.

Things get loud and awesome over at Mathew’s in Portland as Raindance, Balam, Never Relaxed, and Field of Spears turn up the tunes and rock things out with a show that gets started around 8 o’clock tonight.


Get thwarted by the power of rock n’ roll this Thursday with a show down at Geno’s on Congress Street in Portland featuring performance from Erroraeon, Gimme Goldar, Ode and Scrotal Tear (yes, Scrotal Tear). Things get crankin’ right around 9 tonight.

End March in style by busting out your dancing shoes and heading down to Flask Lounge on Spring Street in Portland for some house music courtesy of Harlock, Moses & Nocturnal, and Mr. Dereloid. There’s no cover charge for this party that gets underway right around 9 tonight, so check it out if you’re feeling born to boogie.


Local blues brothers Samuel James and D. Gross will be teaming up to bring you a night of tunes down at Blue on Congress Street in Portland. Starting at 9 these talented troubadours will be singing some tunes and plucking some guitar strings to help you thoroughly enjoy your Thursday evening.

Local pop-rock act Kilcollins will be partying the night away down at RiRa in Portland. Beginning at 9, the fellas will get your Thursday night crankin’ with all sorts of tunes that you know and love as well as a handful of catchy originals. It’s free, fun, and guaranteed to be a good time, so check it out if you’re downtown tonight.


The Hello Newman  dudes will be pumping out the jams at another free show tonight upstairs at Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port. Starting at 9:30, these guys will be rockin’ all of your favorite 90s alternative rock jams that’ll either make you feel incredibly nostalgic or incredibly old.

Get down to Gritty’s in Portland to check out cover band Vinyl Tap as they play tunes from such notable acts at Huey Lewis, Elton John, The Beatles, Cee Lo Green and a ton more.  If you’re looking for a free, non-stop dance party, then swing through as they start playing at 10 o’clock.

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