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February 2017
$7

Rough Francis w/The Worst & Covered Bees

February 3 @ 9:30 pm
Empire, 575 Congress St.
Portland, ME United States
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Originally formed as a tribute band to some of the members father and uncle's famed punk band, Death. While their sound still echoes the primal original punk of Death, Rough Francis has evolved into their own beast.  Hailing from Burlington, VT, the band is now one of the hottest up and coming punk/indie acts in the US!

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$20 - $23

The Nether

February 4
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Mad Horse Theatre Company, 24 Mosher St.
South Portland, ME
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Jennifer Haley's dystopian drama might get labeled sci-fi, but the grim, net-driven future it lives in is hardly incompatible with today. Described as "deeply disturbing and provocative" (The Independent) and boasting "a viselike grip, while taking you down avenues of thought you probably haven't traveled yet," (the New York Times), The Nether (which features Dispatch editor Nick Schroeder) wrestles ethics questions at the deepest corners of the web. For fans of Black Mirror. Show runs Thursday through Sunday, January 19th…

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$20 - $25

Mr. Sun

February 4 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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3 generations of some of the sharpest minds to apply themselves to the American String Band.  Legendary fiddler Darol Anger, Joe K. Walsh and Grant Gordy with new addition Ethan Jodziewicz.

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$20 - $23

The Nether

February 5
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Mad Horse Theatre Company, 24 Mosher St.
South Portland, ME
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Jennifer Haley's dystopian drama might get labeled sci-fi, but the grim, net-driven future it lives in is hardly incompatible with today. Described as "deeply disturbing and provocative" (The Independent) and boasting "a viselike grip, while taking you down avenues of thought you probably haven't traveled yet," (the New York Times), The Nether (which features Dispatch editor Nick Schroeder) wrestles ethics questions at the deepest corners of the web. For fans of Black Mirror. Show runs Thursday through Sunday, January 19th…

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$15 - $20

Marco Benevento w/Micromassé

February 6 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Please note that there will be extremely limited seating for this show. Marco Benevento is a celebrated experimental rock and jazz pianist, songwriter and multi instrumentalist. His newest work blends wild, psychedelic rock and roll with funky synthesizers and hypnotic drum grooves, with tracks seguing seamlessly into each other, blurring the boundaries between Benevento’s celebrated studio work and the superhuman live performances that have earned him an unparalleled reputation across genres.

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$15 - $20

Scott MacMillan & Colin Grant

February 7 @ 7:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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In July of 2015, award-winning composers and multiinstrumentalists Scott Macmillan and Colin Grant, started compiling new and old tunes from their collective traditional and original repertoires.  The musical interplay between the two musicians speaks to the experience, chops and element of good-old belly rubbing humor that keeps the tunes on a fun, lively path.

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$12 - $15

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

February 10 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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They have a vision for their band's sound: bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock-n-roll hip swagger.

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$5

Maine Brewers Cup Pond Hockey Invitational

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thompson’s Point, 4 Thompson's Point
Portland, ME 04102 United States
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Cheer on your favorite Maine Brewers as they battle for the Brewers Cup and enjoy beer, DJ's, food trucks and fire pits. $5 entry and all proceeds support the great work of the Maine Brewers' Guild. Rink will stay open for a public skate after the championship game.

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$16 - $20

The Tap Dancers Are Coming!

February 11 @ 8:00 pm

Subject:Matter is a Boston based tap dance company, under the direction of choreographer Ian Berg, with the aim of presenting new, cutting-edge tap dance work.  An evening of collaboration with musicians Factory Quartet.

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$40 - $45

An Evening with Tom Rush

February 11 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer, whose shows offer a musical celebration, a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues.  Accompanied by Matt Nakoa.

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$20

Arms and the Man

February 16

One of George Bernard Shaw's plays, Arms and the Man questions conventional values and uses war and love as his satirical targets. Show dates: February 16-26, 2017.  For more information please visit: www.mayostreetarts.org  

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$20 - $25

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

February 16 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Multi-instrumentalist-vocalist Larry Campbell and singer-guitarist Teresa Williams have rocked many a venue.  Both are center stage performers and invaluable assets to world class acts.

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$5 - $20

Dimensions in Jazz with Frank Mauceri

February 17 @ 8:00 pm
Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford Street
Portland, 04103
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Portland Conservatory of Music presents Frank Mauceri.  Based in Southern Maine his compositions include chamber music, electro-acoustic music, multi-media works, and jazz arrangements.

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$12 - $15

Viva & The Reinforcements ‘Next Deco Latin Jazz’

February 17 @ 8:00 pm
Dance Hall, 7 Walker Street
Kittery, ME 03904
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Viva & The Reinforcements deliver spicy cosmopolitan grooves in a show that balances the zest of burlesque with classic standards elegantly renewed.  A truly, saucy vintage burlesque at its roots they balance classic standards and contemporary hits with a twist.

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$10 - $12

The East Pointers

February 17 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Here’s a fun fact about traditional music: it’s not always old even when it sounds like something lifted straight from a vintage ceilidh. An exhilarating debut of The East Pointers full-length album.

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$15 - $20

Valentine’s Dance with Ben Baldwin & The Big Note

February 18 @ 8:00 pm
Dance Hall, 7 Walker Street
Kittery, ME 03904
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A night of joy and love! Ben and the guys have been playing every conceivable club in New England for the last forty years, so it is only right that they finally play at Kittery’s classiest dance hall.

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$10 - $12

The Body, Muslin, Cuse Me

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St.
Portland, United States
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It has been said by more than a few intrepid listeners that The Body is the most brutal band on the planet.  Joined by pitch-black spectral sounds of Muslin and shape-shifting collective Cuse Me.

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$7 - $10

The Portland Jazz Orchestra

February 23 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature.

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$12 - $15

Driftwood w/Max Garcia Conover

February 24 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Driftwood plays music rooted in the land, leaning alternately into folk, old-time, country, punk, and rock, depending on their personal moods and their songs’ needs.

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$20 - $25

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

February 25 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song is delighted to present his new group already on tour in the US.

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