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Port City Music Hall

504 Congress St., Portland, ME



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90's dream pop band Belly reunite for a summer tour. Formed by Tanya Donelly (Throwing Muses, the Breeders) in 1991, the band also features Thomas Gorman and Chris Gorman. The group released two albums – 1993's debut LP Star and 1995's King, before breaking up in 1996.


• Wed 8/22/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Dustbowl Revival


The eight-member "roots orchestra" from Southern California delivers a youthful take on time-worn American traditions, including bluegrass, swing, jazz, soul and funk.


• Thu 8/30/18 at - 8:00 PM

River Whyless


This four-piece North Carolina band describe their sound as 'baroque folk.'


• Wed 9/5/18 at - 8:00 PM



Ballyhoo! is a four-piece band from Baltimore, MD.


• Fri 9/7/18 at - 8:00 PM

Lane 8

Rock,Club Music,Dance Club,Electronic,Rap/Hip Hop

Lane 8 (aka Daniel Goldstein) is a DJ/remixer from Germany.


• Sat 9/8/18 at - 8:00 PM

Chapo Trap House

Poetry Reading/Spoken Word,Talks/Lectures

Join the residents of Chapo Trap House for an evening of chills, thrills and live socialist radio. The podcast is hosted by Will Menaker, Matt Christman, and Felix Biederman, and produced by Brendan James.We are the caretakers. We have always been here.


• Thu 9/13/18 at - 8:00 PM

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds


Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds is a nine-piece powerhouse from Brooklyn, formed in 2008, that delivers a blend of gut-busting soul, earthy rock, and New Orleans-inspired beats. Their newest effort is 'Pound of Dirt,' an album title taken from an old American proverb, "You gotta eat a pound of dirt before you die," which exemplifies their gritty philosophy. Says frontwoman Arleigh Kincheloe, "That lyric sums up our new record...which is how we’ve always wanted to present ourselves to the world.”


• Sat 9/15/18 at - 8:00 PM



Natalie, Allison and Meegan Closner named their folk-rock trio Joseph after their beloved grandfather, as well as after a small town in eastern Oregon. They grew up camping at the lake in Joseph, staying at their Grandpa Jo's farmstead, playing cards on the porch, riding down his long dusty driveway in the back of a pickup truck, watching thunderstorm shows, and flying over fields on tire swings.


• Mon 9/17/18 at - 8:00 PM

Knocked Loose



• Tue 9/18/18 at - 7:00 PM

We Were Promised Jetpacks


We Were Promised Jetpacks is a five-piece band from Edinburgh, Scotland.


• Wed 9/19/18 at - 8:00 PM

Tom Papa

Stand Up Comedy

Tom Papa is one of the rising comedians on the scene today. He had the distinction of serving as star, writer, producer and co-creator of his own NBC sitcom, 'Come to Papa,' written loosely around Papa’s own life and stand-up routines.


• Thu 9/20/18 at - 8:00 PM

Jukebox the Ghost


Originally from D.C., now based in Philadelphia, Jukebox the Ghost is an indie pop/rock piano trio. With its fusion of classical and jazz piano chops, punk-fueled drumwork and jam-rock guitar lines, the band defies the confinements of the boundaries of popular genres.


• Sat 9/22/18 at - 8:00 PM

Escape the Fate


This Las Vegas quintet plays rock, punk, hardcore and emo.


• Mon 9/24/18 at - 2:00 PM



Slaves is an up-and-coming punk duo from the U.K. Their debut album, "Are You Satisfied?", was released in 2015 to great acclaim; its 2016 follow-up, "Take Control," was produced by Mike D of the Beastie Boys.


• Mon 9/24/18 at - 2:00 PM

Mt. Joy


Mt. Joy is a Philadelphia-based alt-rock/postpunk duo.


• Tue 9/25/18 at - 9:00 PM

Noah Gundersen


Noah Gundersen is a Seattle-based singer/songwriter and guitarist who released his debut album, "Brand New World," in 2009. His songs have been heard on shows like "Sons of Anarchy," "Vampire Diaries" and "The Following."


• Wed 9/26/18 at - 8:00 PM

Ryan Montbleau


Ryan Montbleau is a young, talented, singer/songwriter on a mission. With sounds ranging from foot-stomping funk, to stripped-down blues, to sweet folk ballads, his latest album is "Growing Light."


• Sat 9/29/18 at - 8:00 PM

Steven Page Trio


Steven Page will be joined by Craig Northey and Kevin Fox.


• Tue 10/2/18 at - 8:00 PM

Aparna Nancherla

Stand Up Comedy

Aparna's comedic goggles are dry and observational, and her act is sprinkled with absurdist wit and a whimsical point-of-view.


• Sat 10/6/18 at - 7:00 PM



CloZee is Chloé Herry, a sound engineering student and music producer from Toulouse, France. Her specialty is "glitch hop" and those who have heard her say she is a wizard beatmaker.


• Sun 10/7/18 at - 8:00 PM



Oscar Davey-Wraight, AKA OPIUO is breakbeat/electronica music producer from New Zealand.


• Thu 10/11/18 at - 8:00 PM

Melvin Seals


Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 organ, and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band. Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music." From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin Seals serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up.


• Wed 10/17/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Wombats


Hailing from Liverpool, the band plays indie/pop punk/alternative music and features Murph, Tord, Dan and Cherub.


• Mon 10/22/18 at - 8:00 PM



Bahamas is a musical project from Ontario native, Afie Jurvanen.


• Sat 10/27/18 at - 9:00 PM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood


This Los Angeles blues rock band formed in 2011 by Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson while The Black Crowes were on hiatus. The band is on the road in 2017 supporting their fourth studio album, “Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel,” and its follow up companion EP, “If You Lived Here, You Would Be Home By Now,” both out via Robinson's Silver Arrow Records. Tracks have already been laid for another new studio album and the “Betty’s Blends, Vol. 3” live release later this year. Writing, recording and creating at a compelling clip, while performing an ever growing number of sold out shows across the U.S., Robinson is as energized as he's ever been in what's already been a long and historic career as one of rock music's most prolific and successful songwriters and frontmen. Joined by guitarist Neal Casal, keyboardist Adam MacDougall, bassist Jeff Hill and drummer Tony Leone, The CRB (as they are affectionally known to fans), are on the verge of their most inspired and prolific year yet.


• Tue 11/6/18 at - 8:00 PM

Ty Segall


Ty Segall is a singer/songwriter from San Francisco.


• Wed 11/7/18 at - 8:00 PM

Anderson East


Anderson East is a country/Americana singer/songwriter based in Nashville.


• Thu 11/8/18 at - 8:00 PM

Alan Doyle


Doyle is known for his work with the band Great Big Sea.


• Sat 11/10/18 at - 8:00 PM

Shooter Jennings


Shooter Jennings, the son of the late country superstar Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, is a favorite of contemporary outlaw country fans, but has stretched his musical boundaries far beyond that. A musician, songwriter, producer and video game creator, Jennings has released eight studio albums and two live albums, and has produced and released various projects on his own record label, Black Country Rock. Jennings’ career hasn’t ever stuck to one format, and you can find him all over the map when it comes to where he's at, His latest album, released in 2016, "Countach (For Giorgio)," came in at #7 on the US Dance/Electronic charts, and was Jennings’ ode to electronic music innovator and songwriter Giorgio Moroder. The album features songs with various artists, including Marilyn Manson, Brandi Carlile and Steve Young.


• Sun 11/11/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Weeks


The Weeks is a glam rock quartet, formed as a quintet in the early 2000s and now based in Nashville.


• Thu 11/15/18 at - 8:00 PM

Carbon Leaf


Carbon Leaf is a five-piece band that plays its own style of Celtic-southern-roots rock. The Richmond, VA-based group, which is approaching it's 20th year of recording and touring, has released 10 albums and is currently in the midst of forging a new path of independence as they focus on writing, producing and releasing new material directly to their fans moving forward.


• Fri 11/16/18 at - 8:00 PM

Ghost Light


Ghost Light is a true musical collaboration; five personalities, five perspectives, and five unique approaches towards one common sound. Featuring Holly Bowling, Tom Hamilton, Steve Lyons, Raina Mullen and Scotty Zwang.


• Sun 11/18/18 at - 8:00 PM