Paintin’ P-Town Brown – my favorite city celebrates my favorite band

It’s been almost a year since the last time I saw Ween. Honestly, the thought immediately puts me down in the dumps. But luckily, Maine is a weirdly good place to live if you’re into Ween. In a census done of Ween Fans (by Ween Fans), Portland Maine was named the 10th best city in the country for Ween fans per capita. I think there’s … Continue reading Paintin’ P-Town Brown – my favorite city celebrates my favorite band

The Casual Concert Experience with Kurt Vile and the Violators

As the people who are closest to me (and the people who have casually met me once or twice) know, live music and concerts are a huge part of my life. Going to see a band is always special, always wonderful, and simply never gets old– at least it hasn’t in the 12 years between my first concert and today. I don’t like to miss … Continue reading The Casual Concert Experience with Kurt Vile and the Violators

Summer Solstice with Khruangbin and Kikagaku Moyo

Stroke of luck after stroke of luck hit me on the summer solstice this year- hopefully leading to good luck for the rest of my season (and I think I deserve a little bit of luck, Mr. Universe). The first lucky occurence– one of my best friends arrived in the Midcoast for her summer tenure at the company we both work for. Second, I was … Continue reading Summer Solstice with Khruangbin and Kikagaku Moyo

Meat Puppets at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME

The summer between my sophomore and junior years of college, I was a recently-dumped, moody 20-year-old living alone in a strange city. Never has there been a better time to get into classic punk music. Listening almost exclusively to Devo is what I think brought me to the Meat Puppets, who have had a special place in my heart ever since I first heard a … Continue reading Meat Puppets at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME