The day following the Old Port Fest is always, always, always a rough one. I hope you guys are hanging tough and making it through this Monday unscathed. There is a glorious light at the end of the tunnel and it’s got a bunch of good times, good people and good tunes, so keep on keepin’ on as we make our way into Monday night!
Tonight you’ll find local pop-rocker Michael Krapovicky hosting another free open mic up at Pedro O’Hara’s in Lewiston. Grab an instrument and get ready to play some songs and have some fun, or simply kick back and enjoy some live music from some talented, local artists, as things get underway right around 6:30.
Andy’s Old Port Pub on Commercial Street in downtown Portland welcomes local singer-songwriter Ron Bergeron. Ron will be serving up tons of tunes beginning at 7 including covers of The Beatles, Stones, Queen, Elvis, The Boss, Tom Petty, Paul Simon and maybe even Lady Gaga. So if you’re hanging in the Old port, swing through and enjoy some tunes.
Don’t forget to check out some free, live music at MJ’s Wine Bar at One City Center in Portland this Monday evening. MJ’s, which also offers up a bunch of terrific wines and spirits, will be hosting another jazz, funk and soul night that is open to any and all musicians to sit in and play with the house band, which is comprised of such talented local players as Kyle Friday, Jacob Cooley, Tony Palumbo, and James Finison. These cats are always welcome to having other artists join them on to play some music, so be sure to stop by and have a listen, or even get up and play, as things get starting right around 7 o’clock.
More open mic action to enjoy this evening down at the Kerrymen Pub in Saco. Starting at 7:30 both solo musicians and full bands are welcome to take to the stage to play some stuff in front of an audience of peers and music-lovers alike. This Monday’s event is free and certain to be a lot of fun, so swing through if you’re in the area this evening.
Take in some bustling bluegrass and grab a slice of delicious Otto pizza down at Otto’s lower Congress Street location in Portland where local artist Joe Walsh and some of his friends will be serving up some tasty tunes for your Monday night. Tonight’s event is free and gets started 8 o’clock.
Slates in Hallowell will be hosting their last live music show until the fall tonight as they welcome local singer-songwriters Christine Poulson and Tim Bishop to the stage around 8.
Don’t forget to make your way over to RiRa in Portland for Evan Walsh’s open mic night that gets started at 8 tonight. EvGuy has instruments available for people to play and if you can’t actually play anything, he’ll bust out a singable version of a song of your choice. This event is free and bound to be a whole lot of fun, so stop by and check it out if you’re downtown tonight.
Brooklyn-based noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells will be making some awesome sounds on the stage of Port City Music Hall in Portland tonight. Industrial post-punk act Yvette will open things up as the night gets underway around 9.