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]
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
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!
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
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
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.)
Hereâ€™s your chance to be involved in the process before it comes before the entire City . . . → Read More: The Question Of Noise
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