Get ready for a diverse and electrifying week of live music in Portland, Maine!
From the entrancing electronic beats of Just Milk to the pure rock ‘n’ roll energy of Rival Sons, the soul-baring melodies of Darby Sabin, and the captivating performances by Dave Alves, this week’s lineup promises something exciting for everyone – whether you’re in the mood to dance, rock out, reflect, or simply enjoy some quality tunes! Check it out!
Looking for more live music? Check out Live Music Tonight, our full calendar of live music in Portland.
With a catalog that includes standout albums like “Pressure & Time,” “Head Down,” and “FERAL ROOTS,” Rival Sons has carved a place for themselves in the rock scene. Their impact is undeniable, with hits like “Do Your Worst” reaching #1 on Rock Radio and accumulating over 60 million streams. Rival Suns have shared the spotlight with legends like Black Sabbath, The Rolling Stones, and Guns N’ Roses, captivating audiences with their electrifying performances. Their seventh album, “DARKFIGHTER,” continues their musical journey.
Promising an unforgettable night of unfiltered rock energy, Rival Sons plays Sunday, August 27th at the State Theatre.
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Hailing from Portland, Maine, Just Milk’s self-produced beats effortlessly blend glowing synth pop, ethereal trip hop, dark disco, and dreamy folk vocals. With a seamless fusion of electronic and organic elements, her music spans genres, creating accessible yet profoundly meaningful tracks. Whether delivering beat-forward or ambient-focused sets with vocals, Just Milk’s live performances promise an immersive journey into her unique sonic universe. Additionally, her DJ sets are a masterful curation of original tracks and handpicked works from diverse genres like hip hop, house, electronic, and more.
Get ready to be enveloped in a soundscape that’s both dancey and chill this Saturday, August 26th at Liquid Riot.
This young talent has transcended local roots to captivate international audiences. A Berklee College of Music graduate, Darby made her mark with the emotionally charged debut EP “Throne of Thorns” in 2022. Her soul-baring lyrics and melodies resonate deeply, sharing her personal journey of trials, mourning, and hope. With her band, Darby Sabin & Friends, she’s taken her music across the Northeast and even embarked on a European tour.
Discover the sounds of Darby Sabin on Tuesday, August 29th at The Press Hotel’s Inkwell Lounge.
With his unique blend of guitar and keys, Dave Alves can effortlessly weave together original compositions and creative covers that cater to a wide range of musical tastes. Hailing from the New England area, Dave Alves brings a local touch to his music that resonates with audiences.
Join Dave Alves for an afternoon of delightful melodies on Sunday, August 26th at Batson River Brewing & Distilling!
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.