PORTLAND — The annual “Alive at Five” free outdoor concert series in Monument Square kicks off this Thursday.

Thursday’s show will feature Portland indie rock band Phantom Buffalo and folk-pop performer Erin Davidson, who performs under the moniker dilly dilly. The series runs weekly through Aug. 9.

All shows will be held Thursdays in Monument Square from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The rest of the schedule includes: July 19 – Spencer Albee (pop rock), Zach Jones (R&B), Lady Zen (soul); July 26 – McCarthys (alt country) and Amy Allen (singer-songwriter); Aug. 2 – March Forth (New Orleans marching band), Anna and the Diggs (Americana), Veayo Twins (MAMM Slam High School band winners); Aug. 9 – The Mallett Brothers (country rock) and CuLLu (reggae).

The series is sponsored by television station WPME/WPXT, radio stations WBLM, WCYY, WJBQ, and WHOM, plus the Portland Phoenix, Black Bear Energy and Sebago Brewing Co.

For more information go to portlandmaine.com or call 207-772-6828.

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