Captivating melodies and high-energy performances across Portland, Maine – this week’s line-up is one for the books!
From the electrifying sounds of the Red Not Chili Peppers to the Broadway hits of Broadway Rave, and the swingin’ tunes of the Zoot Jumpers, there’s something for every music enthusiast in this week’s Live Music Guide. Let us not forget Saturday Sessions with DJ Jay-C at Henry’s Public House for those looking to unwind for the weekend! Check it out!
Looking for more live music? Check out Live Music Tonight, our full calendar of live music in Portland.
Get ready to unleash your inner Broadway star at Broadway Rave! This is not just your typical dance party – it’s a celebration of all things musical theatre.
If you’re a drama enthusiast, a musical lover, or just someone who can’t resist belting out showtunes, this event is tailor-made for you. Dress up as your favorite character and immerse yourself in the world of Hamilton, WICKED, Rent, Hairspray, Les Misérables, and many more iconic musicals. Whether you’re a fan of the biggest hits or you love digging into deep cuts, Broadway Rave is the ultimate gathering to revel in the magic of the stage.
Broadway Rave is entering stage right on Friday, September 8th at State Theatre.
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Prepare to be captivated by the pulsating rhythms and infectious beats expertly mixed by DJ Jay-C. Join Henry’s Public House in their upscale lounge setting where the music takes center stage, creating an atmosphere of pure musical excitement! This will be an unforgettable night of music and fun.
Unwind to some fantastic tunes at Saturday Sessions with DJ Jay-C every Saturday at Henry’s Public House.
Swing and groove with the Zoot Jumpers – a Maine band that specializes in sizzling hot jump blues and smooth swing tunes.
With a lineup that includes Bruce Couillard on saxophones, Michelle Boggs on trumpet, Bess Jacques on piano, Tom Jacques on bass and harmonica, and Per Hanson on drums and harmonica, the band brings a rich ensemble of talents to the stage that can cover the classics, including the iconic music of Count Basie, Louis Jordan, and the energetic vibes of Squirrel Nut Zippers. A vibrant and engaging celebration of blues and swing classics!
Zoot Jumpers will be performing on Wednesday, September 6th at Maine Craft Distilling
Paying tribute to the legendary funk rock quartet, Red NOT Chili Peppers is a high-energy live music experience that spans the Chili Peppers’ entire catalog.
With a dedicated fanbase that spans three decades, the original Chili Peppers have achieved worldwide acclaim and hit after hit. The Red Not Chili Peppers bring that same energy and chart-topping success to the stage, delivering electrifying performances that capture the essence of the Chili Pepper’s sound. Their devotion to the classic Chili Pepper vibe has made them a hit at prestigious concert halls and major tribute festivals across the US and beyond.
Experience the closet thing to the real deal on Thursday, September 7th at Portland House of Music and Events.
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.