The fact that Monday was a holiday might be the reason as to why it seems like this week is genuinely flying by, but I gotta say, no complaints over here! If you’re looking to wind down or party it up this Wednesday, there are lots of places to check out. Here are the haps for your Hump Day.
Full throttle into your mid-week party with a free show over at Portland & Rochester Public House with The Dapper Gents. These fellas will be getting things rollin’ right around 7 with their fun blend of folk, pop and rock. Tonight’s gig is guaranteed to be a good time, so grab some pals and have some fun this Wednesday evening.
Guitarist Dave Jacquet of local acoustic duo Uke n’ Smile will be hosting another free open mic event at Cole Farms in Gray this Wednesday. Starting at 7 o’clock all musicians are welcome to join in on the fun and jam on stage with Dave and a few of his friends, so grab your guitar and let the creative energy flow!
If you’re looking for some down home, acoustic roots tunes to wind down with this Wednesday then look no further than Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in downtown Portland where local act David Beam and The Custom House Gang will be playing live beginning at 8.
Doubting Gravity’s front woman, Andi Fawcett goes solo tonight as she prepares to play a set of acoustic songs at Little Tap House on Spring Street in Portland. Andi will be providing a wonderful soundtrack to your Wednesday night starting right around 8pm.
Down at Bull Feeney’s in the Old Port you can check out another fun evening of folk tunes courtesy of local duo the Squid Jiggers. This talented duo will be creating sounds that pair perfectly with an ice cold pint of beer, so swing on by and check them out if you’re in the downtown area tonight.
It’s the 4th Wednesday of the month so that means you can catch local rockabilly musician and guitarist Pete Witham host another free open mic down at The Frog and Turtle on Main Street in Westbrook. Starting at 8 you can sign up to play some songs and even check out Pete and his pals as they perform throughout the course of the evening.
Local folk-rocker, Brian Patricks will be playing a handful of original tunes and classic covers down at RiRa on Commercial Street in Portland tonight. This free show starts right around 8, so check it out if you’re hanging around downtown this evening.
A straight up rock n’ roll show rumbles through Mathew’s on Free Street in Portland this Wednesday as local acts The Rattlesnakes and Cuss team up with New Jersey punk rockers Brick Mower for a full on Hump Day party. Tonight’s show gets underway at 8 o’clock and will also serve as they release for The Rattlesnakes’ latest record, Get Your Fill.
The Fog Bar & Cafe in Rockland presents an artist spotlight event featuring original electronic beats that feature the music of Quantam. Get your freak on and bust a move at tonight’s dance party that gets crankin’ right around 8:30.
Rap Night at The Asylum in Portland welcomes back Akrobatik for a night of raps and rhymes as he celebrate the release of his latest album, Built to Last. Oakland beat maker Durazzo as well as some special guests will also be performing throughout the evening. There’ll be early and late night open mic cyphers, so be sure to show up right around 9 o’clock this Wednesday.
Two pivotal punk rock acts go song-for-song at this week’s Clash of the Titans upstairs at Empire in Portland. Beginning at 9:30 see who’ll take home the Clash crown as The Ramones battle The Clash with each band featuring members of such local acts as Volcano Rabbit, Worried Well and 4 Player Co-Op.