Michael Ian Black Headlines Latest Lounge Show Announcement

***News Release***

The Music Hall Lounge Announces 9 New Shows

New line-up includes Michael Ian Black, Wet Hot American Summer actor and comedian  

Portsmouth, NH – The Music Hall announced another round of shows coming to their newly renovated venue, The Music Hall Lounge. Continuing the grand opening celebration weekend, stand up comedian and actor Michael Ian Black will perform two shows; other opening weekend shows include a sold out concert by Darlingside and two sets with comedian Pat McGann. The latest Lounge schedule runs through October, with more rounds of announcements scheduled throughout May and into June.

Formerly named The Loft, The Lounge welcomes local legends, award-winning bands, bestselling authors, stand-up comedians, and rising stars to its new nightclub-style venue with flexible seating and brand new audio capabilities.  

The Music Hall Lounge also boasts a cabaret-style layout, bar and food service, and an open concept that will appeal to a diverse audience. The updated venue is currently wrapping up construction and is currently planning soft openings, with a grand opening anticipated for early July 2022. Tickets are on sale now for the first 17 shows.

Michael Ian Black
Sat., July 9
Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who has starred in numerous films and TV series, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations.

Chris Pierce
Thu., July 21
The #1 charting singer-songwriter Chris Pierce has toured with Seal, Cold War Kids, Keb’ Mo’, Sunny War and more, in addition to topping the Billboard Blues chart and Americana lists. 

Taylor O’Donnell
Sun., July 24
Known for her exploratory use of vocal timbre and texture in her musical stylings, Taylor O’Donnell’s musical dialogue combines her R&B, folk, jazz, rock, and classical music training.

EANDA Band: Anger, Hartman, Walsh, Gilchrist, Pool
Fri., August 19
The best of the best in Boston’s American string scene, Darol Anger, Courtney Hartman, Joe Walsh, Lukas Pool, and Sharon Gilchrist create a spirited musical conversation that’s sparky, informal, and emotional all in one.

Bella White
Sat., August 20
A truly original new voice in songwriting, Bella White creates an undeniable magic on her debut album that Rolling Stone praised as “sublime Appalachian heartbreak.”

Will Dailey
Fri., September 2
Award-winning recording artist Will Dailey’s sound has been described as a Venn diagram of multiple genres with a rich vintage vibe channeled through his authentic and energetic performances. 

Ari Hest
Thu., September 15
The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s deep, smooth voice is seriously easy to fall into, making his songs perfect for TV, film, and collaborations with the likes of Judy Collins and Chrissi Poland. 

Jonatha Brooke
Sat., October 8
Merging evocative folk and melodic pop, singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke has spent decades songwriting for Disney films and television shows, as well as her own releases.

Ellis Paul
Fri., October 28
A national treasure and New England’s own, Ellis Paul is a singular storyteller, a musician whose words reach out from inside for all to hear. 

On Sale already!

Pat McGann
Thu., July 7 
Darlingside – SOLD OUT
Fri., July 8 

Tom Perrotta with Tracy Flick Can’t Win
Tue., July 12 

Séan McCann
Wed., July 13 

Bitter Pill 
Fri., July 22 

Peter Mulvey & Mark Erelli 
Thu., July 28 

Sat., July 30 

Adam Ray 
Sun., August 7