Live music program: post-Thanksgiving funk tunes, a Motown Christmas show and a tribute to Foreigner and Journey

By | November 21, 2022

Lyle Divinsky from the mannequin airplane. Derek Davis/Employees Photographer

Mannequin Aircraft Funksgiving
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Portland Home of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland, $20, ages 21 and up. portlandhouseofmusic.com
Burn all of the turkey and pie energy—and extra—by attending one or each nights of Mannequin Airplane’s annual Funksgiving exhibits. Singers Lyle Divinsky and Gina Alibrio might be a part of an all-star lineup that features Brian Desmond Graham, Tyler Quist, Lucas Desmond, Phil Rodriguez, Max Cantlin, Pete Genova, Dana Farnsworth and Dan Boyden. Issues will get very funky as they rip by funk and R&B gems all evening lengthy. However do not wait to purchase tickets, these evenings normally promote out very properly.

Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations. Picture by Joanne Adams

Pat Colwell and the Emotions of the Soul
7:30 p.m. Saturday. Chocolate Church Arts Heart, 804 Washington St., Tub, $22 upfront, $25 day of present. chocolatechurcharts.org
Pat Colwell and The Soul Sensations Motown Christmas is an annual custom on the Chocolate Church Arts Heart and this is perhaps your yr to be part of it. With a seasonal mixture of Motown and Memphis soul music, you might need to bounce the aisles. Feminine backing vocalists and a full horn part assist Colwell and his band kick your trip into excessive gear. Among the many choices might be variations of traditional songs from The Temptations, Supremes, Otis Redding, Booker T. & the MG’s and The Jackson 5.

Hear traditional songs from Foreigner and Journey throughout a Portland tribute present. Blueee77/Shutterstock.com

journey of strangers
8 p.m. Saturday. Aura, 121 Heart St., Portland, $19.50 to $27.50, ages 18 and up. auramaine.com
If you wish to know what love is with out having to take the midnight practice anyplace, head to Aura for an evening of Foreigner and Journey songs from Boston-based tribute band Foreigners Journey. Fronted by mighty singer Constantine Maroulis, you’ll be able to count on to listen to all of the hits, together with “Jukebox Hero”, “Sizzling Blooded”, “Chilly as Ice”, “Faithfully” and “Any Method You Need It”, amongst many others. Who’s crying now? Solely individuals who miss this present!


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