Live music fills the air in Portland
Portland's legacy as Maine's largest port city is perhaps no more evident than in its live music scene. Throughout this metropolis, you can hear and enjoy the many international influences apparent within Portland's music community. Along with acoustic and blues -- which have long been popular among locals -- you can revel in Reggae, Ska, Jazz, Folk, Indie, Punk and any number of musical traditions brought by immigrants and newcomers alike. The level of musicianship is also worthy of note - Portland has one of the largest populations of talented, hard working musical performers to be found anywhere in New England or beyond.... Read more »
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Local Expert Tip: "One Longfellow Square showcases many local Maine artists."
Local Expert Tip: "Port City Music Hall is also available for parties and group meetings."
Local Expert Tip: "Inn on the Blues features a wide selection of dinner specials, as well."
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Local Expert Tip: "The Space Gallery is a premier showcase for World Music musicians."
Local Expert Tip: "The Portland Symphony Orchestra features some of the best classical musicians in New England."