An exhilarating week of live music! The city’s vibrant music scene is coming to life with an electric lineup that promises to keep you moving all holiday weekend long.
From the infectious beats of Portland Zoo’s Monday Night Boogie, to the soulful harmonies of The Dapper Gents at Portland Lobster Company, to the funk-filled vibes of Boba Funk at The Porthole – amazing performances are right at your fingertips! It’s all right here! Check it out!
Looking for more live music? Check out Live Music Tonight, our full calendar of live music in Portland.
Comprising seasoned musicians from New England, this live music project brings to life the psychedelic and captivating performances that defined the Grateful Dead’s early years. With a sound reminiscent of legendary venues like The Fillmore West and Avalon Ballroom, Wolfman Jack transports you back to the era when the Grateful Dead were honing their unique musical style. Get ready to dance and groove to the vintage sets that shaped rock history.
Step into the sound of the Grateful Dead this Friday, September 1st at Portland House of Music and Events.
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Boba Funk, led by Bates Faculty member Jazmin DeRice, communicates the universal language of funk, uniting us all with a singular purpose: “we just want to make you dance!” This infectious energy drives their performance, creating an irresistible urge to move to their groovy beats and feel the pulse of their music. Get ready to surrender to the rhythm and let Boba Funk transport you to a world of funky vibes and boundless dance.
This dynamic band takes the stage on Saturday, September 2nd at The Porthole!
With captivating harmonies and standout cello solos, their performances are designed to get you dancing! Led by lead vocalist Jacob McCurdy, their twist on pop and folk classics by artists like Mumford and Sons, The Pixies, and The Lumineers, creates an irresistible energy. The current lineup includes McCurdy on vocals and guitar, Danny Rand on cello, Stu Gurley on upright bass, and Chas Lester on drums and vocals. An unforgettable evening of live music by the waterfront!
Catch The Dapper Gents on Thursday, August 31st at Portland Lobster Co.
Don’t miss out on the ultimate summer finale with ThinkFishTank live with Bright Individual and Soulstice at Portland Zoo! It’s the last Boogie of the season and they are going all out!
Ready to pack the yard and make it a night to remember, join Labor Day for an electrifying evening of live electronic and hip hop music. The lineup includes the talented Portland-based artists ThinkFishTank (electronic), Bright Individual (hip hop), and Soulstice (beats). Get ready to groove to their tunes while enjoying great beer, immersive visuals, and custom lighting.
Enter the Fish Tank on Monday, August 4th at The Portland Zoo.
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.