• HOT TICKET

Jo Dee Messina and friends in Portland

JO DEE MESSINA is bringing a whole lot of country with her to the Cumberland County Civic Center on Friday night. Messina, who’s touring behind her new hit EP “Unmistakable: Love,” will headline a country music concert that also includes John Michael Montgomery, Jack Ingram  and Bucky Covington.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Cumberland County Civic Center, Spring and Center streets, Portland

HOW MUCH: $35 to $55

INFO: 775-3458; www.theciviccenter.com

• CHEAP THRILL

Ingrid Michaelson, ballads and more

L.L. BEAN’S free Summer Concert Series at Discovery Park continues Saturday. This week’s performer is New York-based singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, best known for her 2007 hit “The Way I Am.”

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Discovery Park at L.L. Bean, 95 Main St., Freeport

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: tinyurl.com/beanconcert