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Looking back on 2010: Maine goes red
There were big wins, big defeats, encouraging signs, and disappointments. Here's a look at what Maine enjoyed — and endured — in 2010.
Republicans take over Augusta, Portland cops go online, gay rights stay center stage, and more!
| December 24, 2010
Review: The many tentacles of Jason Spooner's Sea Monster
Jason Spooner is an amalgamation of John Prine and John Mayer — great songs and great hair, all in one package. Their aesthetics are similar, too. Sure, there are important and wounded songs in the bag, but these guys aren't afraid to have a good time,
| November 19, 2010
Martin Sexton + Jason Spooner at the Strand Theatre
Martin Sexton is approaching needs-no-introduction status. One of the many Boston subway-busker success stories, he's become an enormously influential contemporary songwriter. As a performer, he...
| November 17, 2010
Ray LaMontagne impresses People
You know, the "Sibilance" staff just happened to be glancing through a copy of PEOPLE magazine (not that we read it — our wives do!) when we came across a 3.5-out-of-4-star review of the new RAY LAMONTAGNE album. No wonder it sold 100,000 copies i
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| September 10, 2010
Don't miss: Record Store Day -- April 17, 2010
Will Dailey: Record Store Day 2010Sandwiched on the calender between MLK Day and Columbus Day, comes yet another holiday celebrating a gone-but-not-forgotten architect of our...
Michael C. Walsh
| April 16, 2010
Breakfast of champions
The Slip have been a fixture on the jam band scene for 15 years. Over the past six years, the Slip’s core members — bassist Marc Friedman, guitarist Brad Barr, and his brother Andrew behind the kit — along with pianist Marco Benevento and singer/songwri
Slipping into Surprise Me Mr. Davis
| April 09, 2010
Martin Sexton at the Stone Mountain Arts Center
Also on the prestige circuit this weekend is acclaimed singer-songwriter MARTIN SEXTON, who plays at Rockland’s Strand Theatre before a sold-out gig at Stone Mountain...
| October 14, 2009
Singer/songwriter Kris Hansen and longtime pal Bob Giusti certainly are no stranger to the local music scene, having played out and hosted scores of gigs and all-star, open-mic jam sessions for more than a dozen years as Kris Hansen's Left Hand Band, a
Kris Hansen's ever-evolving sound
| August 14, 2009
Interview: The Low Anthem
The Low Anthem return home — for just a little while
| February 03, 2009
“You’ll find us. We’ll sound like Kenny G on acid.”
The summer sidewalk subculture that enlivens the city all year round
| August 01, 2007
Going on sale: February 2, 2007
Decemberists, Kaiser Chiefs, Killers, Martin Sexton, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
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| February 01, 2007
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