Mild August Night, Underground On A Boat, aka Party Barge! [8.7.11]

Maybe it didn’t turn out to be such a Hot August Night (the slightly wet weather and wind kept the live music inside on the lower deck of the boat) but we still had a great party on the Casablanca Sunday Night. Thank you so much to Peapod Recordings, SPACE Gallery, if and it, . . . → Read More: Mild August Night, Underground On A Boat, aka Party Barge! [8.7.11]

Brown Bird New Album And Possible Europe Tour

It was just yesterday that Peapod Recordings officially released Brown Bird‘s excellent new (and more upbeat than some may have expected) album, The Devil Dancing, which our friends at Dog And Pony featured with this interview at the Friendly Toast in Portsmouth. Already, the band has some more news. In February, they have the opportunity . . . → Read More: Brown Bird New Album And Possible Europe Tour

PICNIC Music and Arts Festival

Portland Is A Coastal City. [June 6-12]

Before we get into it, might I share with you this late-notice bit of HillyTown housekeeping from the department of live music, or HillyTown Presents. On Saturday, June 20, we’re bringing you Strand Of Oaks, Matt Bauer, and Tin Ceilings with an evening of music at Zero Station. Details here.

Our partner-in-pinmaking, Kris, has . . . → Read More: Portland Is A Coastal City. [June 6-12]

Honey Clouds (cd release) / Gully / The Rattlesnakes

Trey Hughes on Liberation By Sound Today!

Honey Clouds frontman Trey Hughes will be the special guest on DJ Roy’s show Liberation By Sound this afternoon on WMPG. Tune inf at wmpg.org from 3-5 pm today to hear some of Trey’s favorite music, along with some special new Honey Clouds jams.

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The Weekly Roundup, First Friday Edition (Jan. 31-Feb. 6)

Happy First Friday, Portland! Did you know that HillyTown has a Facebook group now?

Portland Maine music and internet news:

After a few false starts and soft openings, the Port City Music Hall is officially holding their grand opening tonight with a sold out show by the Derek Trucks Band. The band has new video . . . → Read More: The Weekly Roundup, First Friday Edition (Jan. 31-Feb. 6)

Honey Clouds, Dead End Armory