Bubba’s Sulky Lounge

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Astronautalis at SPACE Gallery, March 3

Astronautalis's latest show at SPACE Gallery in Portland was a serious love fest — possibly even more than usual because Astronautalis tapped some local talent for his touring band.
Music seen
By AMANDA PLEAU  |  March 11, 2011

DJ Jon at Bubba's Sulky Lounge

A growing number of people prefer to treat today like the real holiday instead of a half-sedate, hungover snoozefest. Others still blitz it on both...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010

DJ Jay-C and MC Tish at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge

It’s safe to expect at least one 50 Cent jam at “21 Again,” the latest dance party courtesy of DJ Jay-C and MC Tish at...
By webteam  |  January 13, 2010

Second Saturday Sock Hop (January 2010 edition) at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge

DJ Jon pulls double duty yet again this weekend at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, where he tries to get a Second Saturday Sock Hop going for...
By webteam  |  January 06, 2010

50 ways to leave 2009

We sent a team of future-thinking Predator drones all across the state of Maine, and a little ways down into Seacoast New Hampshire to sniff out any NYE happenings, from barely-off-the-couch to the Maine mountains, all the way to interstellar travel (we'
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 01, 2010

“New School, Old School” with Graymatter and Nicotine at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge

Also rolling up a fat dance night are DJs Graymatter and Nicotine, whose monthly “New School, Old School” night at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge mashes up...
By webteam  |  December 30, 2009

A wholey boozy night

This year’s primary option for a boozy (and holy, yes) night on the town is Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, where DJ JON pre-empts ’80s night (which...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  December 23, 2009

Ye + Haru Bangs + Batshelter

Who was the least idiosyncratic band at Bubba’s last Thursday? Maybe the (not breaking up, but going on academic hiatus) duo Haru Bangs, who were the only act in plainclothes, but who also unfurled dynamic, punishingly loud fits of drum and effects-maul
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  November 06, 2009

Batshelter + Ye + Haru Bangs

Also making the gossip rounds are plenty of good things about the difficult-to-classify doom/punk band Batshelter (our concert reviewer Dan Clark calls them "local peculiarities")....
By webteam  |  October 28, 2009

DJs Graymatter + Nicotine at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge

If dancing’s more your speed, DJs Graymatter and Nicotine are rolling along with a monthly night at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge. Incorporating some ’80s and ’90s...
By webteam  |  October 07, 2009

Music Seen: All over

Last week we spent five of six nights out on the town. If anyone ever complains that we don't have enough venues or shows to attend we beg to differ.
All over, April 27 to May 2
By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  May 08, 2009


Bubba's is without question a venue bound to attract eclectic bands.
Ogre + Sun Gods in Exile + Ruler of the Raging Main + Cropduster at Bubba's Sulky Lounge, January 9
By DAN CLARK  |  January 21, 2009

We got everything

Hopkins vented with Doomsday . Here he as produced something more measured, and, in the end, more long-lasting.
Frank Hopkins discovers the American Dream
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 19, 2008