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PMF CMJ Showcase Photo Recap [10.20.11]

Last week, thousands of musicians headed to New York City for the CMJ Music Marathon. For the second year in a row, Portland, Maine got its very own showcase. This year, the Portland Music Foundation brought 7 bands (Spose w/Sly Chi, Sunset Hearts, The Milkman’s Union, Billy Libby, Kurt Baker, the Mallett Brothers Band, . . . → Read More: PMF CMJ Showcase Photo Recap [10.20.11]

Change of Plans, Portland

So, the Braids show at SPACE was canceled. Don’t worry, you’ve still got a great option in town: Saint Solitude is back in town again, this time with a show at Empire. Splendora Colt and Jon Zack open. Remember this fun video from a couple months back?

For those of you in NYC . . . → Read More: Change of Plans, Portland

HillyTown Returns to CMJ!

It’s that time again! Last year we threw a day party and coordinated the official Portland, ME showcase during the CMJ Music Marathon in NYC. It was all so much fun that we couldn’t resist getting in on the action again.

We’ll start with the free party (what better way, right?). Wednesday night, . . . → Read More: HillyTown Returns to CMJ!

Maine Returns To CMJ: PMF CMJ Showcase Taking Applications

Last year I (along with that assistance of Eternal Otter Records‘ Will Ethridge) coordinated a slew of festivities involving Maine musicians at the CMJ Music Marathon. This year we’re at it again, this time via the Portland Music Foundation. Read on for details on how your band can be part of the fun this October . . . → Read More: Maine Returns To CMJ: PMF CMJ Showcase Taking Applications

PMF Music Industry And Community Night

This looks like a great chance for musicians, music fans, promoters, venue representatives, and anybody involved or interested in our exciting local music scene to come out and meet and share ideas. Monday, April 25 at Bayside Bowl, the Portland Music Foundation will host a Music Industry and Community Night beginning at 7pm. Bonus . . . → Read More: PMF Music Industry And Community Night

State Theatre Open House/PMF Launch: Darien Brahms / Jacob & The House Of Fire / Brenda / Sidecar Radio / Atomik

Who State Theatre Open House/PMF Launch: Darien Brahms / Jacob & The House Of Fire / Brenda / Sidecar Radio / Atomik When Sunday, October 17, 2010 1:00pm – FREE – All Ages Where The State Theatre (map) 609 Congress Street Portland, ME, USA Other InfoState Theatre Open House and Annual PMF Launch Event – Sunday, October 17 from 1pm to 9pm with Darien Brahms, Jacob & the House of Fire, Brenda, Sidecar Radio, Atomik and more. Free and open to the public.


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The Question Of Noise

Just in from the PMF, a meeting tonight regarding a report related to sound that could potentially result in a new city ordinance. Worth checking out (see the pdf linked for details), for those interested (read: club owners, etc.)

Here’s your chance to be involved in the process before it comes before the entire City . . . → Read More: The Question Of Noise

Frock \’n\’ Roll

Who Frock ‘n’ Roll When Friday, September 18, 2009 7:00pm – $10 – 18+ Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other Infofrom the venue site: Pairing local musicians with local fashion designers: a benefit for the Portland Music Foundation. Music by Darien Brahms, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia, Isobell, Samuel James, Todd the Rocket and j.hjort, The Hot Tarts and The Baltic Sea

Fashion design by Alicia Allen Jewelry, Ponomo, Ferdinand, pinecone+chickadee, Rogues Gallery, Never Sleep, Golden Apple, brook there, Jen Burrall Designs, Local Ink, Milo in Maine and Sophronia DesignsA fundraising event created to benefit the Portland Music Foundation, Frock ‘n’ Roll pairs some of the most talented local musicians of Portland with some of the most talented fashion designers in the city. Who needs Fashion Week in New York when we have Frock ‘n’ Roll in Portland?

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Mix It Up

Tonight, PCMH hosts the Portland Music Foundation‘s monthly mixer from 6 to 8 pm. The event is free and open to the 21+ public.

Also, Pitchfork just announced the Fall tour dates for Andrew Bird (and St. Vincent). Check out the October 24th stop on that one: South Portland, ME – S. Portland High School . . . → Read More: Mix It Up