Summer may be cooling off, but the live music scene in Portland sure isn’t! This weekend’s live music offerings are bound to be a thrilling journey for every music enthusiast.
As the sun dips below the horizon, immerse yourself in the mesmerizing sounds and rhythms of the DJ sets of The Porthole’s Sunday Sunsets. The pulsating energy of Atmosphere takes center stage at the State Theatre, offering a night of hip-hop brilliance. Meanwhile, the enchanting vocals of Kat Wright at One Longfellow Sqyare and the melodious fusion of Zej & Calen at Hi-Fidelity Brewery promise to captivate! Check it out!
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Offering a performance reminiscent of the great dames of soul music, Kat Wright brings her entrancing energy and mesmerizing performance to One Longfellow Square!
With a voice that effortlessly blends sultriness and power, Kat’s dynamic vocals have been likened to a fusion of the legendary Bonnie Raitt and the soulful Amy Winehouse. Exuding a feline femininity that can both soothe and command attention, Kat’s music is a tapestry of soul and rock ‘n’ roll, with a serpentine charm that draws you in. Prepare for a fusion of funk, beauty, and a touch of heartache that resonates.
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Join for an evening of captivating storytelling and musical artistry that only Zej & Calen can deliver!
Emerging from the vibrant musical scene of San Francisco, Zej & Calen have blossomed into a mesmerizing indie folk duo that spans the distances between Oregon and Maine. Their music? An intricate blend of acoustic guitar melodies and soul-stirring lyrics, seamlessly fusing the elements of folk, rock, and global rhythms. Think of iconic artists such as Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, and Nick Drake!
Catch Zej & Calen perform on Saturday, August 19th at Hi-Fidelity Brewery.
Step into the captivating world of Atmosphere, the duo that played an integral role in shaping the “emo rap” genre.
For over 25 years, this remarkable hip-hop duo, comprising the lyrical prowess of rapper Slug and the ingenious beats of producer Ant, has woven an indelible tapestry within the underground hip-hop scene. Slug’s evocative storytelling, intertwined with Ant’s fusion of soul, funk, and hip-hop, delves into themes of love, adversity, and everything in between. Their latest 2023 album, “So Many Other Realities Exist Simultaneously,” takes listeners on an introspective journey through anxiety, insomnia, and the societal turbulence of the pandemic era.
Atmosphere graces the stage of the State Theatre on Tuesday, August 22nd.
Save your Sunday Scaries for another time because The Porthole is bringing the hottest dance party and DJ sets every Sunday with Sunday Sunsets.
The perfect way to wrap up your weekend, join on the biggest deck in Portland as DJ Wireless and DJ Dara take the stage to elevate your night with electrifying beats, non-stop grooves, and good vibes. Plenty of space to let loose, dance to your heart’s content, and make unforgettable memories, the sunset party kicks off after another soulful Reggae on the Bay session.
Experience the ultimate dance party vibes every Sunday at The Porthole!
This is just a sample of what’s happening this week. Check out the Live Music Tonight page for a full calendar of live events happening in Portland, Maine.