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Featured Shows

  • Jen Kearney

    After 20 years of writing and recording music, Kearney has spent a lot of time experimenting with seasoning her particular style and flavor. Her latest album, Age of Blame is truly an amalgam of musical styles ranging from soul, R&B and funk- to rock, latin and jazz, while maintaining a singer/songwriter's attention to lyrics. Her band stirs the eight cuts of the album through boiling points and gentle simmers that concentrate that flavor down to hit all points salty, sour, sweet and bitter.

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    $10

    Jen Kearney

    After 20 years of writing and recording music, Kearney has spent a lot of time experimenting with seasoning her particular style and flavor. Her latest album, Age of Blame is truly an amalgam of musical styles ranging from soul, R&B and funk- to rock, latin and jazz, while maintaining a singer/songwriter's attention to lyrics. Her band stirs the eight cuts of the album through boiling points and gentle simmers that concentrate that flavor down to hit all points salty, sour, sweet and bitter.

  • David Mallett with Full Band

    The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. In his lengthy career he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, and has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets. For this show he will be backed by a full band for a rare musical experience not to be missed.

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    $25

    David Mallett with Full Band

    The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. In his lengthy career he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, and has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets. For this show he will be backed by a full band for a rare musical experience not to be missed.

  • Soule Monde

    Soule Monde is instrumental, organ-driven funk in its purest form. Erupting from the syncopated minds of power-drummer Russ Lawton and organ-wizard Ray Paczkowski, the duo take soul-jazz back to the deep end. Forged off a sound that originated with Booker T. and Jimmy Smith, yet highly influenced by the redeveloped grooves crafted by Medeski, Martin & Wood and The Beastie Boys, Soule Monde is the ideal union of swagger and raw talent. Over a decade of touring together as members of The Trey Anastasio Band has fervently cemented these two into an indestructible pocket, and bold improvisational leaps by either player are met by near-telepathic response from the other.

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    $12

    Soule Monde

    Soule Monde is instrumental, organ-driven funk in its purest form. Erupting from the syncopated minds of power-drummer Russ Lawton and organ-wizard Ray Paczkowski, the duo take soul-jazz back to the deep end. Forged off a sound that originated with Booker T. and Jimmy Smith, yet highly influenced by the redeveloped grooves crafted by Medeski, Martin & Wood and The Beastie Boys, Soule Monde is the ideal union of swagger and raw talent. Over a decade of touring together as members of The Trey Anastasio Band has fervently cemented these two into an indestructible pocket, and bold improvisational leaps by either player are met by near-telepathic response from the other.

  • Crystal Bowersox

    Crystal Bowersox uses her voice to its full potential, and in a single song it will range from a delicate, soulful croon to an impassioned, bluesy bellow. With the virtuosity of her voice, she blends soul, blues, folk and rock to create a music that is authentic and sincere, and strikes to the core.

    Get Tickets »
    $20

    Crystal Bowersox

    Crystal Bowersox uses her voice to its full potential, and in a single song it will range from a delicate, soulful croon to an impassioned, bluesy bellow. With the virtuosity of her voice, she blends soul, blues, folk and rock to create a music that is authentic and sincere, and strikes to the core.

  • Mike Doughty's World Renowned, Award Winning, Question Jar Show (feat. Andrew "Scrap" Livingston)

    Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He’s released five solo albums, some EPs, a covers album, a couple of live albums, a bunch of EDM tracks and remixes, a poetry book, and a memoir about that time he was in a band called Soul Coughing and didn’t like it and took a lot of drugs.

    Get Tickets »
    $20

    Mike Doughty's World Renowned, Award Winning, Question Jar Show (feat. Andrew "Scrap" Livingston)

    Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He’s released five solo albums, some EPs, a covers album, a couple of live albums, a bunch of EDM tracks and remixes, a poetry book, and a memoir about that time he was in a band called Soul Coughing and didn’t like it and took a lot of drugs.

  • Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

    A two-time W.C. Handy Blues Award winner for “Guitar Player of the Year,” Ronnie Earl has been hailed by musicians and critics alike as one of the premier blues guitarists of his generation. Earl has played alongside such greats as Carlos Santana, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, Otis Rush, Earl King and Duke Robillard (whose shoes he filled in the legendary band, Roomful of Blues, after Robillard left).

    Get Tickets »
    $30

    Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

    A two-time W.C. Handy Blues Award winner for “Guitar Player of the Year,” Ronnie Earl has been hailed by musicians and critics alike as one of the premier blues guitarists of his generation. Earl has played alongside such greats as Carlos Santana, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, Otis Rush, Earl King and Duke Robillard (whose shoes he filled in the legendary band, Roomful of Blues, after Robillard left).

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Featured Shows

  • Jen Kearney

    After 20 years of writing and recording music, Kearney has spent a lot of time experimenting with seasoning her particular style and flavor. Her latest album, Age of Blame is truly an amalgam of musical styles ranging from soul, R&B and funk- to rock, latin and jazz, while maintaining a singer/songwriter's attention to lyrics. Her band stirs the eight cuts of the album through boiling points and gentle simmers that concentrate that flavor down to hit all points salty, sour, sweet and bitter.

    Get Tickets »
    $10

    Jen Kearney

    After 20 years of writing and recording music, Kearney has spent a lot of time experimenting with seasoning her particular style and flavor. Her latest album, Age of Blame is truly an amalgam of musical styles ranging from soul, R&B and funk- to rock, latin and jazz, while maintaining a singer/songwriter's attention to lyrics. Her band stirs the eight cuts of the album through boiling points and gentle simmers that concentrate that flavor down to hit all points salty, sour, sweet and bitter.

  • David Mallett with Full Band

    The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. In his lengthy career he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, and has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets. For this show he will be backed by a full band for a rare musical experience not to be missed.

    Get Tickets »
    $25

    David Mallett with Full Band

    The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. In his lengthy career he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, and has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets. For this show he will be backed by a full band for a rare musical experience not to be missed.

  • Soule Monde

    Soule Monde is instrumental, organ-driven funk in its purest form. Erupting from the syncopated minds of power-drummer Russ Lawton and organ-wizard Ray Paczkowski, the duo take soul-jazz back to the deep end. Forged off a sound that originated with Booker T. and Jimmy Smith, yet highly influenced by the redeveloped grooves crafted by Medeski, Martin & Wood and The Beastie Boys, Soule Monde is the ideal union of swagger and raw talent. Over a decade of touring together as members of The Trey Anastasio Band has fervently cemented these two into an indestructible pocket, and bold improvisational leaps by either player are met by near-telepathic response from the other.

    Get Tickets »
    $12

    Soule Monde

    Soule Monde is instrumental, organ-driven funk in its purest form. Erupting from the syncopated minds of power-drummer Russ Lawton and organ-wizard Ray Paczkowski, the duo take soul-jazz back to the deep end. Forged off a sound that originated with Booker T. and Jimmy Smith, yet highly influenced by the redeveloped grooves crafted by Medeski, Martin & Wood and The Beastie Boys, Soule Monde is the ideal union of swagger and raw talent. Over a decade of touring together as members of The Trey Anastasio Band has fervently cemented these two into an indestructible pocket, and bold improvisational leaps by either player are met by near-telepathic response from the other.

  • Crystal Bowersox

    Crystal Bowersox uses her voice to its full potential, and in a single song it will range from a delicate, soulful croon to an impassioned, bluesy bellow. With the virtuosity of her voice, she blends soul, blues, folk and rock to create a music that is authentic and sincere, and strikes to the core.

    Get Tickets »
    $20

    Crystal Bowersox

    Crystal Bowersox uses her voice to its full potential, and in a single song it will range from a delicate, soulful croon to an impassioned, bluesy bellow. With the virtuosity of her voice, she blends soul, blues, folk and rock to create a music that is authentic and sincere, and strikes to the core.

  • Mike Doughty's World Renowned, Award Winning, Question Jar Show (feat. Andrew "Scrap" Livingston)

    Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He’s released five solo albums, some EPs, a covers album, a couple of live albums, a bunch of EDM tracks and remixes, a poetry book, and a memoir about that time he was in a band called Soul Coughing and didn’t like it and took a lot of drugs.

    Get Tickets »
    $20

    Mike Doughty's World Renowned, Award Winning, Question Jar Show (feat. Andrew "Scrap" Livingston)

    Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He’s released five solo albums, some EPs, a covers album, a couple of live albums, a bunch of EDM tracks and remixes, a poetry book, and a memoir about that time he was in a band called Soul Coughing and didn’t like it and took a lot of drugs.

  • Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

    A two-time W.C. Handy Blues Award winner for “Guitar Player of the Year,” Ronnie Earl has been hailed by musicians and critics alike as one of the premier blues guitarists of his generation. Earl has played alongside such greats as Carlos Santana, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, Otis Rush, Earl King and Duke Robillard (whose shoes he filled in the legendary band, Roomful of Blues, after Robillard left).

    Get Tickets »
    $30

    Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

    A two-time W.C. Handy Blues Award winner for “Guitar Player of the Year,” Ronnie Earl has been hailed by musicians and critics alike as one of the premier blues guitarists of his generation. Earl has played alongside such greats as Carlos Santana, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, Otis Rush, Earl King and Duke Robillard (whose shoes he filled in the legendary band, Roomful of Blues, after Robillard left).

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  • $10

    Jen Kearney

    After 20 years of writing and recording music, Kearney has spent a lot of time experimenting with seasoning her particular style and flavor. Her latest album, Age of Blame is truly an amalgam of musical styles ranging from soul, R&B and funk- to rock, latin and jazz, while maintaining a singer/songwriter's attention to lyrics. Her band stirs the eight cuts of the album through boiling points and gentle simmers that concentrate that flavor down to hit all points salty, sour, sweet and bitter.

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  • $20

    Melissa Ferrick

    Melissa Ferrick is back – with her first self-produced album since 2004, the truth is (out June 4 on MPress Records). An evolution in the sound she has developed over the course of her expansive career and catalog, the record is also a creative departure in its collaborative approach to the recording process for the multi-instrumentalist. The result is a raw, rootsy record set to a sweeping Americana/alt-country soundtrack that layers pedal steel guitars and background harmonies into some of the lushest, brightest songs of her 20-year career; special guests include fellow Berklee alum Paula Cole and Rose Polenzani.

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  • $5

    Live and Local: GK and the Right of Way and The John Clavette Band

    GK and the Right of Way bring the straight forward drive of rock & roll and bring it to the country. The music is simple and catchy, yet contains worlds. There is a blue-collar feeling, a sense of endless cornfields and gentle rolling hills. But this isn't an empty or lonely space: GK and the Right of Way create a space that is full and wondrous, like looking at acres of farmlands simultaneously through the eyes of a sarcastic city boy and the contented farmer at the same time.

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  • $5

    The Jazz Workshop

    Come on out for a great night of Jazz with the Jazz Workshop. John Clark has put together some of the best jazz musicians in the state of Maine, to perform the great Jazz compositions of Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, and the composers of "The Blue Note" period. The group also plays a wide variety of compositions written by members of the group. The members of the Jazz Workshop are: John Clark on bass, Carl Dimow flute, Frank Mauceri sax, Tracy McMullen sax, Duncan Hardy sax, Glenway Fripp Piano and Peter McLaughlin drums.

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  • $10

    Lobsteroids, the Movie? with music by High Ryder and the Golden Oldies Show

    Experience the chaos, the thrill, the horror, the unavoidly 80's outfits. Experience the local spectacle, and most importantly, experience the Rock & Roll, of Lobsteroids. This legendary Portland based movie has never been publicly shown, and features 15 local bands and cameos by many Portland natives, including everyone from news crews to politicians. High Ryder and the Golden Oldies Show will perform afterwards for a frightfully fantastic night of music and horror. And don't forget your costume for a discount at the door!

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  • $25

    David Mallett with Full Band

    The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. In his lengthy career he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, and has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets. For this show he will be backed by a full band for a rare musical experience not to be missed.

    Read More »
  • $5

    Fun Longfellow Square

    Comedy at One Longfellow Square has had its fiber and is getting regular! Starting Monday November, 3rd OLS will be hosting Fun Longfellow! A comedy showcase featuring the funniest funny people we can find from Portland and beyond. It only costs $5 and our first lineup is a humdinger!

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  • $5

    Live and Local: Video Nasties and BABE

    Disco-punk slasher thrashers with a puerile emphasis on deviant sexual perversions. SOV projections not recommended for small children. BABE is a pulsing riot of an all girl punk band. Their music is gritty and pulsing, floaty yet still energetic.

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  • $8

    Zeile August CD Release with Meghan Yates and The Reverie Machine

    Writing songs became a creative life style and a distinct calling after falling from The Literal Tree of Life in a New Orleans park over 20 years ago. Fractured bones led to teaching herself 3 chords and finding a way to talk about her also fractured heart. A trained artist, athlete, massage therapist and a self-imposed poet and rambler...teaching herself guitar and melding story brought mind, body, and spirit together. A few bands and 5 self-produced and published albums later...Zeile August pulls from her experience as a woman, forging spirit and dogma in lush psychedelic torch folk.

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  • $25

    Battlefield Band

    Battlefield Band are one of the great institutions of Scottish traditional music. Inspired by their rich heritage and fired by the strength and vibrancy of today's Scottish cultural scene, which they have done much to create and fuel, their seamless fusion of ancient and contemporary music and song has continually evolved over the decades, confirming their position as vital composers and interpreters at the forefront of a living tradition.

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