On February 27th, Port City Music Hall hosted a mellow evening of northern sounds – Timber Timbre from Canada headlining, and Jacob Augustine from Lincoln, ME opening.
Augustine & his fellow bearded bandmates outright stole the show. Familiar was the singer’s deep soothing voice, seemingly full of wisdom from multiple lives past. New . . . → Read More: Jacob Augustine Opened For Timber Timbre @ PCMH [2.27.15]
There’s a ton of music from Maine out there – here’s a selection of what we found recently over at Bandcamp that was uploaded in the last month or so (though the music may not actually be new, it’s all new to us). Dig in and enjoy – there’s a ton of variety here . . . → Read More: New Maine Music On Bandcamp
Lisa/Liza’s newest release The First Museum was released in November and is available on Bandcamp through Pretty Purgatory as both a physical and digital release. . . . → Read More: HillyTown Q&A: Lisa/Liza’s Liza Victoria
Last night at Port City Music Hall, Odessa and The Lone Bellow kicked off a winter tour with a sold out show. Check out some photos by Cait Kimball (full gallery here) and the rest of the tour dates (continuing tonight in Burlington, VT) further down.
. . . → Read More: The Lone Bellow and Odessa Played PCMH [2.23.15]
You’ve got some fine choices for live music in Portland between now and Monday…
TONIGHT: Sinkane / Cookies / Mosart212 @ SPACE
TONIGHT: Tall Horse / People Skills / Gin Lab @ Empire
TONIGHT: Aesop Rock / Rob Sonic Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
SATURDAY: DOUGFEST 2015: The Ghosts of . . . → Read More: This Weekend In Videos
Hi folks, it’s been a while, huh? We’ve missed you. Maybe you’ve missed us. Or maybe you’ve been out enjoying your life and going to all sorts of amazing concerts. We sure hope so. Anyway, last week, our photographer Andrew Foster hit The State for the great Jenny Lewis + Kurt Vile & The Violators . . . → Read More: Jenny Lewis and Kurt Vile (and the Violators) Played The State
Maine dudes Great Western Plain recently stopped by Serious Business in NYC for this brand spankin’ new episode of Serious Business On BTR! Check it out!
We know. It’s been a while. Again. Before we get ahead of ourselves, let us direct your attention to the HillyTown Songkick calendar (aka the current form of our showlist) for all the recommended concerts we think you should know about.
In a bit of exciting news, we’re finally putting things in motion for the . . . → Read More: Hello 2014. HillyTown Presents NYC + more!
It’s here! The 5th installment of the Picnic Holiday Sale is happening this Sunday 12/15/13 at the Portland Company Complex at 58 Fore Street in Portland, ME from 11am to 6pm. Once again we’ve put together a lineup of DJ’s to keep you entertained and shopping all day! You can RSVP on Facebook (but the . . . → Read More: PICNIC Holiday Sale This Weekend!
We produced this video in collaboration with Aly Spaltro (Lady Lamb) and BreakThru Radio. Thanks to Jeff Beam, SPACE Gallery, WCYY, Bart & Greg’s, Bull Moose, and everybody else who helped out or let us film on those whirlwind couple of days back in March.
Our BFF’s in Biddo are right in the middle of their second annual OAK AND THE AX FESTIVAL, which we hope you already know about and are attending. To sweeten the pot, tomorrow at 1:30pm, they’ll be screening a video we (err, I, or whatever) made with Lady Lamb The Beekeeper back in March when . . . → Read More: THE OAK AND THE AX FEST
For the third year, HillyTown Presents is curating the live music lineup at Picnic Music + Arts Festival in Portland, Maine. The annual free festival is happening on Saturday, August 24th in Lincoln Park (corner of Congress + Franklin).
The festival itself is in its sixth year, and one of our favorite things . . . → Read More: PICNIC 2013 Music Lineup
Our favorite rock ‘n roll duo from Bangor, When Particles Collide, returns to the stage and the screen (they seem to have a thing for choreographed dance moves) with this brand new video for their track, “Ego.” Watch it now:
We’re back at it! This Friday, July 19, HillyTown Presents brings you Peter Squires, Hey Anna, and Mission Drift at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY!
Get tickets / RSVP on Facebook.
Can you believe it’s already that time of the year again? Denmark Arts Center Presents: DAM JAM 2013!
Once again, they’re featuring a few of our favorite Maine acts: Sunset Hearts, Coke Weed, and Jacob Augustine, as well as Mountain Animation, Burlington Taiko Ensemble, and a special set from Kristin Hersh (for the record, . . . → Read More: DAM JAM IS COMING – July 27!