Well, seeing as we’ve basically skipped November and December weather and apparently gone straight to the pits of January-style deep freeze this week, I’d say you deserve to have a little fun this weekend. Don’t you agree?
This Friday night in Bangor, there’s standup comedy at Bangor Beer Company featuring Rob Christiansen, Joe Flynn and Christopher Fritz; Hippie Soup plays at Nocturnem Drafthaus; and Adam Babcock is at Paddy Murphy’s. At the Next Generation Theatre in Brewer Cape Breton musicians Wendy MacIsaac and Mac Morin perform, and up in Orono, The Lost Woods play at Black Bear Brewing on Mill Street.
On Saturday night, the Bangor Arts Exchange hosts Maine rock legends Rustic Overtones, while over at Queen City Cinema Club, it’s goth night celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Cure, and it’s Latin dance night at COESPACE. Elsewhere, jam band Merther takes the stage at Paddy’s, and songwriter Charlie Butera plays at Nocturnem.
It’s a big weekend for UMaine sports, including two big nights of UMaine men’s ice hockey both Friday and Saturday at the Alfond Arena, against Big Blue’s big rival, the University of New Hampshire. UMaine football plays the University of Rhode Island on Saturday morning, and on Sunday at 1 p.m., the women’s basketball team takes on Boston University at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Emily Burnham is a Maine native and proud Bangorian, covering business, the arts, restaurants and the culture and history of the Bangor region.
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