• CONCERTS

TODAY
Rhonda Vincent and The Rage,
bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $38. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Red Molly, Americana/roots, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $23 at door; $20 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.
Shawn Colvin, pop/folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60. 646-4777. 6:30 and 9 p.m.
The Nighthawks, blues, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $15. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.
Dustin Hamman and Run-On Sentence, eclectic jazz/rock, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 at door; $8 in advance. 725-5222. 7 p.m.
FRIDAY
The Elders,
Celtic rock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $23 day of show; $18 in advance. 633-5159. 8 p.m.
Josh Wilson, Christian music, Messiah Christian Church, Wells. $12. www.thelighthouseevents.com. 7 p.m. (also Friday in Rockland).
Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, bluegrass, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $22. 594-0070. 8 p.m.
Phantom Buffalo, Run-On Sentence and The Hairdresser’s Husband, indie rock, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8:30 p.m.
Lovewhip, electro-dance; 21-plus. VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $5. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.
2 Live Crew, rap; 21-plus. $25 in advance; $30 at door; $40 VIP seated. Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.
Open mic and jam session, Lost Coin Cafe, Portland. Free. 6 p.m.
The Beatles Project Volume Two, jazz Beatles tribute, with The Steve Grove Quintet, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10; $8 for students and seniors. 761-1757. 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
Fall Fandango,
concert and dance, Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial, Peaks Island. $7; $4 for children under age 12. eighthmaine.com. 7:30 p.m.
New Gloucester Village Coffeehouse with jazz vocalist Rebecca Wing and saxophonist Liz Matta. First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10. 7:30 p.m.
Summer Concert Series with The New Legacy Swing Band. Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Harbor Park, Wells. Free. Rain location is Ward Gym at Wells Junior High School. 646-2451. 6:30 p.m.
Jonathan Edwards, folk, with Craig Bickhardt. Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $26 at door,; $24 in advance. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.
Summer Concert Series with Joshua Radin, pop, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. Outdoor performance; bring a lawn chair. www.llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.
Tim McGraw, country, Waterfront Park, Bangor. $41.50-$131.50. www.thecolisee.com. 7 p.m.
Two Old Friends, Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, Irish music. Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $14; $12 for seniors and students; free for ages 12 and younger. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m.
SwiftWaters Music Festival, family event featuring several contemporary Christian musicians. Chop Point School, Woolwich. $10 in advance; $8 for ages 6 to 12 in advance; $15 at gate. Gates open at noon.
Tom Porter and Friends, jazz, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 at door; $8 in advance. 725-5222. 7 p.m.
SUNDAY
Castlebay,
Celtic music duo, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. Donation. 677-2423. 1 and 3 p.m.
Riders In the Sky, Western/comedy band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $38. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Summer Sunday Concert Series with Jason Ham, euphonium. Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport. $5/donation. 985-8759. 5 p.m.
Musical Jammmm, open mic; bring your own instruments. Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. 2 to 4 p.m.
Harper, blues/rock, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $7. www.innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Nanci Griffith
, singer/songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. 594-0070. 8 p.m.
The Daylights with Civil Twilight, rock, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $3. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.
Ozomatli, Latin/hip-hop/rock; 21-plus. $20 in advance; $22 at door; $40 VIP seated. Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com.  7 p.m.

• COMEDY
TODAY
Open-mic comedy
hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar. Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.
FRIDAY
Bob Marley,
Maine comedian, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $25-$40. www.the
landingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
Stone Mountain Live
with Maine comedian Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. $75 dinner/show; $45 show only. 7:30 p.m. (show).
The Escapists, performing The Papers Dolls improv game. Theater Project, Brunswick. $10. 729-8584. 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY
Judy Gold,
Emmy-winning writer, actress and comedian. Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $38 day of show; $35 in advance. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY
Todd the Rocket,
DJ, Slainte, Portland. 10 p.m.
The Lucid, alt-rock/folk, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 571-9652. 8 to 11 p.m.
“Action-Packed Thursday” with beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and a DJ set. Club Texas, Auburn. 6 p.m.
Oaks and Smith, Celtic/folk, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.
Daphne Willis with Andi Fawcett and Sara Hallie Richardson, Big Easy, Portland. $7. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.
Maine Songwriters Association Showcase and Open Mic, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. 699-2994. Open mic, 7 to 8 p.m. (sign-up at 6:45 p.m.); showcase at 8 p.m.
Down the Road Apiece, Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. www.thedogfishbarand
grille.com. 8 p.m.
Stephanie Hayward, keyboards and vocals, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111.
8 p.m.
Samuel James and Dana Gross, blues, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.
Squid Jiggers, Irish, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 8 p.m.
FRIDAY
Kathleen Soldati and Curt Bessette,
R&B, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Friday Night Jazz with Gary Wittner and Raphael Freyre, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373.
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Bella Sol Band, rock, soul and R&B, Litchfield’s Bar and Grill, Wells. www.litchfieldsrestaurant.com. 8:30 p.m.
The Dooryard Collective presents…, Slainte, Portland. 8 p.m.
Jeff Cusack, light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 8:30 p.m.
Doubting Gravity with Div Kid and Alex Postuhov, rock, Big Easy, Portland. $6. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.
DJ B, Club Texas, Auburn. 8 p.m.
Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards, folk, She Doesn’t Like Guthries, Lewiston. www.guthriesplace.com. 9 p.m.
Grey Weather Ghosts, blues, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.
Hoedown Throwdown, Geno’s, Portland. myspace.com/genosrockclub. 7 p.m.
Dead Season, heavy metal, Crazy 8’s, South Paris. 739-2989. 8 p.m.
Grupo Esperanza, Afro/Cuban; 21-plus. Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. 5 p.m.
The VanVoorst Jazz Trio, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com.
8 to 11 p.m.
Billy Carroll, acoustic, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.
Okbari, Middle Eastern ensemble with belly dancers, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.
Plaid Daddy, rock, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 10 p.m.
SATURDAY
Chaz Lester,
jazz, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 to 10 p.m.
DJ Fitts, Club Texas, Auburn. 8 p.m.
Sister Speak, acoustic rock/blues, with Nick Hugo, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.
Justin Walton, light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.
Sarah Blacker and Heather Maloney, singer/songwriters, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. $5. 699-2994. 8 p.m.
“An Evening with Mondo Gecko,” electronica/jazz; 21-plus. Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. 9 p.m.
Matt Myer and the Junction Gumption, new roots/old mountain music, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. www.
thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.
Abram Taylor, jazz, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.
Now is Now, classic and original rock, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 10 p.m.
SUNDAY
Curt Bessette,
folk guitar, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 6 to 10 p.m.
Rhythmic Cypher, music, poetry and freestyle open mic hosted by Tina Smith. Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.
Legend Has It Coming Show with Pinsky, Late Nite Wars, Adversaries and Rogue Opus, indie rock; 21-plus. Big Easy, Portland. $10 day of show; $8 in advance. www.bigeasyportland.com. 5 p.m.
Reggae, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 2 to 5 p.m.
Stephanie Hayward, keyboards and vocals, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 5 p.m.
John Linscott & The Mainstream Jazzmasters, jazz, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. 699-2994. 1 p.m.
The Stowaways, acoustic, 21-plus. Empire Dine and Dance, Portland.
8:30 p.m.
The Cangelosi Cards, early American jazz, Blue, Portland. $12.50. 774-4111. 6:30 and 10 p.m.
MONDAY
Irish Session,
Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.
Line of Force, soul, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 6 p.m.
Kids’ Hour: Mark Loosigian, children’s music, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. $3. 699-2994. 10 a.m. to noon.
TUESDAY
Ryan Halliburton,
acoustic rock/folk, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.
Open mic, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to
11 p.m.