Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017/07/26
E.g., 2017/07/26

Film: GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop ofa suddenly and dramatically... MORE
8:00 PM

Community event: Portland Global Shapers

How do you keep young people in Maine employed, happy, and engaged? Let us lead the conversation. That's a start, anyway. Join the Global Shapers Portland Hub as we launch a new group called Our Generation. This is an initiative to empower young people in the state of Maine. The first of this discussion series is around economic opportunity for young people and the state of our aging workforce.... MORE
6:00 PM
Free/Suggested Donation

Music: Cuse Me, KGFREEZE, Buddusky, 4-Star China Taste Uncompromising rock, punk, doom, and otherwise unclassifiable sounds

Celebrate the debut album by Portland's shape-shifting collective Cuse Me on AYKM? Tapes, with this exemplary collection of local noise-makers.  Cuse Me is not a band, or a side project, but an entity, in and of itself. Consisting of a revolving-door, open-admission outfit, featuring members of Mouth Washington, An Anderson, $300, and other local luminaries,... MORE
8:30 PM

Music: Chandra Oppenheim & Dan Capaldi: The World of My Dreams Collective Chandra goes back to her roots, collaborating with songwriters ages 4 to 14

Post-punk virtuoso Chandra Oppenheim released her groundbreaking EP Transportation in 1980 at the age of 12. Coming full circle, Chandra presents a new collaborative project featuring the songwriting talents of young artists, ages 4 to 14. A backing band comprised of a who's who of Portland musicians, including Dominic Lavoie, Sorcha, Hannah Daman,... MORE
7:30 PM
$5 for Students and Children

Community event: Floral Dreamscapes

Floral Dreamscapes is a floral design showcase and fundraiser featuring over-the-top flower sculptures made out of 100% Maine-grown flowers, twigs, foliage, and plants. The proceeds of this event support the SNAP program at Portland Farmers' Market, expanding access to local food. Refreshments will include floral inspired cocktails and small bites made with local seasonal food from Portland... MORE
6:00 PM
$35 in advance $45 at the door

Music: Death Vessel, The Huntress and Holder of Hands, Micah Blue Smaldone New England folk luminaries combine for a night of extraordinary music-making

Death Vessel is an American neo-traditional folk band from Rhode Island, signed to Sub Pop and ATP Recordings, and headed by Joel Thibodeau. Their first album, Stay Close was released on North East Indie Records in 2005 to critical acclaim. MorganEve Swain is The Huntress and Holder of Hands. A multi-instrumental string player, vocalist and songwriter, Swain is widely known as half of... MORE
9:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
part of SPACE's weeklong 15th Anniversary Party!

Music: What Cheer? Brigade with Birthing Hips The Baddest Brass Band on Planet Earth!

One of our all-time favorite bands What Cheer? Brigade returns to SPACE in celebration of our 15th anniversary week. The Providence-based 19-piece radical brass band has brought their music to city streets, American Legions, tiny dance clubs, parking lots, and island ferries... and that's just in the state of Maine! Mixing the sounds of Bollywood, the Balkans, New... MORE
9:00 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show
part of SPACE's weeklong 15th Anniversary Party

Film: GET OUT Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a... MORE
8:00 PM

Music: Lightning Bolt with Lingua Ignota and Cadaverette The guerrilla DIY noise-rock duo make their long overdue SPACE debut

There is truly not one band we've tried harder to get to come to SPACE over these fifteen years. It's fitting that just a week after our 15th anniversary, Lightning Bolt will finally grace our stage. Quite the birthday present...  Over the course of its two-decade existence, Lightning Bolt has revolutionized underground rock in immeasurable ways. The duo broke the barrier between stage and... MORE
9:00 PM
$15 advance, $20 day of show

Music: Downtown Boys The greatest punk band in America returns to SPACE

The United States’ myriad inequalities, hatreds and phobias are painfully evident in 2017, offering proof that the age-old dichotomy of “political bands” versus “apolitical bands” simply doesn’t exist. Either you are comfortable and unfazed by the current reigning power structures, or you choose (or have no choice but) to use your music as a vehicle for the dismantling of oppression and the... MORE
8:00 PM
$10 Advance, $12 Day of Show