Viewing Music events for the week of Monday, April 30, 2012 — Sunday, May 6, 2012
Noonday Concert Series at First Parish Church
Noonday Concert at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
Jennifer Koh Violin
Thursday, May 3, 2012 7:30 pm
Hannaford Hall, USM, Portland, Maine
Violinist Jennifer Koh is beloved by audiences and critics for her consummate musicianship and the daring passion of her performances, bringing probing intellectual acuity to contemporary and traditional repertoire in equal measure. Her “Bach & Beyond” program pairs the Bach Sonatas and Partitas with works by contemporary composers such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Elliott Carter, Luciano Berio, Phil Kline, and Anna Clyne. With a unique combination of fire and elegance, Ms. Koh’s performances connect her audience with the past, present and future.
Jazz Brunch with Sean Mencher
EVERY SUNDAY, enjoy Local Sprouts delicious brunch menu with some jazz on the side.
Trailer Park Boys Live!
*** Tickets On Sale February 17th ***
Fri, May 4, 2012 8:00 PM (Doors open at: 7:00 PM)
Trailer Park Boys Live!
The Ricky, Julian and Bubbles' Community Service Variety Show
State Theatre of Portland 609 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101 (207-956-6000)
All Ages. $29.50 Advance. $34.50 Day Of Show. Tickets available from TicketMaster
Ticket prices range from $29.50 to $35.00. All seats $5.00 higher day of show!
Julia Barry at Port City Blue with Opening Guest, Nehemiah Luckett
Jazz songwriter Julia Barry will bring her original music to Port City Blue on May 5, 2012, as part of her spring tour partially sponsored by organic bread company, Young Bread Works.
Barry's music has received praise from music blogs, magazines, and industry personnel, acclaimed as “soulful, jazzy and deep” (Independent Music Scene), “poetic and haunting” (This Is Real Music), and “lush, rich….enigmatic” (Harmony Avenue).
Opening guest, Nehemiah Luckett is a composer and talent who recently wrapped up as Music Assistant for NY Broadway's Porgy & Bess.
More info can be found on the Julia Barry website [http://juliabarry.com] and official Facebook tour event [http://on.fb.me/JBarryTour].
Avant garde poetry with a beat open mic with musical accompaniment featuring local, regional and national performance poets. EVERY SUNDAY at Slainte!!
The Portland Museum of Art offers a variety of events for kids, classes and workshops for adults, lectures, and weekly foreign, classical, and independent films. For the history lovers out there, visit the Maine Historical Society, located just blocks from the harbor and Portland City Hall. Come on one of the daily tours of Portland’s own Allagash Brewery, famous for its Belgian Ales and old-world craftsmanship. If you are looking to kick back and have a relaxing evening, try dinner at one of our gourmet restaurants and a walk along the port. From succulent Lobster to New England clam chowder, our restaurants offer the quintessential New England culinary experience.