Thursday, December 3
It’s a “Rock ’n’ Roll New Year’s Countdown” at Asylum (121 Center St., Portland), with the dynamic Bangor power duo When Particles Collide, heavy hitters Murcielago, Cincinnati band Mad Anthony and cross-border favorites The Box Tiger at 9 p.m. Tix: $12-$15 (21+). 772-8274. portlandasylum.com. And over at One Longfellow Square (181 State St., Portland), local Latin dance band Primo Cubano encourages you to mambo and cha-cha your way into 2016, beginning at 9 p.m. Tix: $20 (all ages). 761-1751.