Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017/02/23
E.g., 2017/02/23

Music: Ruin, Withered, Immortal Bird, Shabti American metal heroes from Atlanta, Chicago, & Maine

Portland's RUIN makes their SPACE debut, headlining an evening of heavy music with their unique blend of thrash-influenced metal. RUIN have been forging their craft since 2005, having released three full lengths and shared the stage with Strapping Young Lad, Stuck Mojo, Goatwhore, and Fear Factory. Their newest and self-released album, Rite of Passage, only further exemplifies the band’s... MORE
8:30 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show

Community event: Think and Drink: Policing, community, protection, and trust in the 21st century What is a criminal?

We’ve all had deep discussions with our friends while we’re out at night—why not add a couple of experts to the mix and really take it up a notch? That’s the idea behind Think & Drink, a happy-hour series in Portland, Bangor, and other locations around the state that sparks provocative conversations about big ideas. The series invites you to participate in a facilitated public conversation... MORE
6:30 PM
Free/Suggested Donation

Music: Yonatan Gat with Friend Roulette & Diva Cup The Brooklyn-via-Tel Aviv shredder returns!

It should come as no surprise that after years of touring with his band Monotonix, once hailed by SPIN as "the most exciting live band in rock'n'roll," that Yonatan Gat would carry that same intensity with his group. Live, his power trio is experienced inside the audience, on the floor, with low lighting as the band tears through "a wholly fresh fusion of psychedelic sounds and rhythms... MORE
9:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Community event: March Forth A Benefit Fo The Mark Baumer Sustainability Fund

On March 4, 2017, join us for March Forth: A Benefit for the Mark Baumer Sustainability Fund. Raised in Durham, ME, Mark was an activist, writer, performance artist, librarian, son, friend, and vegan superhero who lived in Providence, RI. He was walking across the country barefoot to raise awareness about climate change when he was killed by an SUV on January 21, 2017.  March Forth will... MORE
8:30 PM
$10 Suggested Donation

Community event: The Stranger In the Woods: The Extraordinary Story Of The Last True Hermit Michael Finkel discusses his new book

In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old named Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the forest. He would not have a conversation with another human being until nearly three decades later, when he was arrested for stealing food. Living in a tent even through brutal winters, he had survived by his wits and courage, developing ingenious ways... MORE
7:00 PM
Free/Suggested Donation

Music: Six Organs of Admittance with Asa Irons The psych-folk visionary guitarist returns to SPACE

In preparing for the first album of non-Hexadic Six Organs of Admittance music since 2012’s Ascent, Ben Chasny had a think about what he’d be saying in his own tongue for the first time in a half-decade. As ever, a head-full of ideas were driving him to think and speak music as a spirituality superimposed onto a reality, with the ghosts of both whispering at each other. In the end, what sits in... MORE
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Music: Falls of Rauros with Obsidian Tongue, Ada, Forêt Endormie Album release and tour kick-off

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8:30 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show

Music: BARISHI with Sunrunner, HOLY FILTH, and Megog Vermont's metal visionaries make their Portland debut

In a scene that has become largely repetitive, nostalgia driven, and prone to navel gazing, few bands stand out as truly breaking new ground. With their sophomore full-length Blood from the Lion's Mouth on Season of Mist, BARISHI challenge the established formulas of the metal genre by recombining its core DNA. There is an undeniable progressive undertone in their modern and gritty approach to... MORE
8:30 PM