CONCERTS

TODAY

Capleton, dancehall/reggae, with Munga, Kulcha Knox and Romaine Virgo; 21-plus. Asylum, Portland. 772-8274, Ext. 4. $18 in advance; $20 day of show. 9 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Dimensions in Jazz with The Steve Grover 6-tet, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland.

828-1310. $10-$15. 8 p.m.

Pousette-Dart Band, soft rock, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $30.50 day of show. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

Luka Bloom, Irish folk singer/songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $23. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Mike & Ruthy, folk/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18 at door; $15 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Sheryl Crow, rock, with Brandi Carlile, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $45.50-$60.50. 775-3458. 8 p.m.

Denny Breau, country, with guests at the evening show, Sawyer Memorial Auditorium, Greene. Free. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Tim O’Brien, country/bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Old-Fashioned Outdoor Concert with the university’s Concert Band, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Hall), Gorham. Free. Outdoors concert; bring lawn chairs or blankets. 1 p.m.

Broadway in Bristol, Broadway revue with Nancy Durgin, John Mulcahy and Andrew Fenniman. Congregational Church of Bristol. $12; free for ages 12 and younger. www.ccobucc.org.7:30 p.m.

Buxter Hoot’n, rock/roots, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity. $15. 948-7469. 8 p.m.

Ember Shrag, Arborea and The Jeff Platz String Trio, acoustic, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. www.mayostreetarts.org. 9 p.m.

Sue Foley and Peter Karp, blues, Venue Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $15. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Concerts at Jewett: “Remembering Muriel — A Celebration of Muriel Havenstein,” University of Maine (Jewett Hall), Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and younger. 621-3551. 2 p.m.

Musical Jammmm, open mic; bring your own instruments. Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. 2 to 4 p.m.

Mike & Ruthy, folk/rock, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity. $10. 948-7469. 7 p.m.

Music Cruise with Beatles tribute band Beatles for Sale, Casablanca Cruises, Portland. $15. www.brownpapertickets.com. 2 to 5 p.m.

Jazz Breakfast with Night and Day, Portland Museum of Art. Breakfast items available for purchase, concert free with museum admission: $4-$10; free for children under age 6. 775-6148. 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Jazz Buffet with Mel Tukey, Events on Broadway, South Portland. $13-$15.50. 699-5855. 5 to 8 p.m. 

MONDAY

Mark Olson, founding member of The Jayhawks, alt-country/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 at door; $12 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Ani DiFranco, alt-rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $72. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Arthur Webster, acoustic, with Mark Stover, Newcastle Publick House. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Liza Minnelli, show tunes/pop standards, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $50-$125. www.porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

Orleans, pop; 21-plus. The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $25-$30. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Mushroomhead, metal, with Final Trigger, Koheleth and Stygian; 21-plus. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; $30 VIP seated. Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. 

COMEDY

TODAY

Open-mic comedy hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

Bob Marley, local comedian, attempts to break the world record for “Longest Stand-Up Comedy Show an Individual” (38 hours, six minutes). Benefits the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. $5 to $20 per hour. Comedy Connection, Portland. www.mainecomedy.com. Today and Friday. 

SATURDAY

My State of the Union, with “The Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 at door; $20 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Kim Jennings, acoustic/folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Chris Trapper, folk/pop, Blue, Portland. $10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Tess Collins and Friends, jazz, Pearl Lounge, Portland. 7 to 10 p.m.

Cajun Aces, zydeco, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m.

Alec Wall, jazz, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Griffin Sherry and The Ghost of Paul Revere, acoustic/rockabilly, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

Rum Riot, traditional Irish tunes, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 9 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Brendan Hogan, roots/rock/blues, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Merrily James, pop/R&B, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Todd Royce Morton, contemporary rock, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Frank Mauceri and Xar Adelberg, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Craig Mathieson, acoustic rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 8 p.m.

Arthur Webster and Holy Mackerels, acoustic, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Dave Bullard Trio, jazz/Latin/reggae, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

JamAntics, jam band, Venue Music Bar and Grille, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. $5. 9 p.m.

Welterweight, Americana/folk-rock, with The Grown-Up Noise; 21-plus. Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $3. www.empiredineanddance.com. 9 p.m.

Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey, country/soul/rock, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 5 to 7 p.m.

Sly Chi, R&B, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 10 p.m.

’80s Dance Party, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. www.bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Brian Patricks, acoustic, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Three Point Jazz Trio, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Rick Watson, folk and oldies, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m.

Covered in Bees, rock CD-release show, Geno’s, Portland. www.myspace.com/genosrockclub. 9 p.m.

Wakefield and Roy, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m.

Andrea Delan, light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Beat Happenings, trance, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Pam Baker & The SGs, soul/blues, Big Easy, Portland. 775-2266. 8 p.m.

Inspektah Keck and Wisdom, rap, featuring Taylor Made; 21-plus. Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. www.empiredineanddance.com. 9 p.m.

Dark Horse Bottling Company, Americana/bluegrass/country, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt and Giraffe Attack, blues/folk, Portland Lobster Co. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon to 3 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Reggae, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 2 to 5 p.m.

Poor Howard, acoustic blues, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, music, poetry and freestyle open mic hosted by Tina Smith. Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

Joe Farren, pop, Portland Lobster Co. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 to 8 p.m. 

MONDAY

Jeff Aumuller, blues, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

The Stowaways, acoustic, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. www.empiredineanddance.com. 8:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Open mic, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Irish Session, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Alexis Pastuhov, acoustic, Slainte, Portland.828-0900. 9 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

David Beam and Friends, blues, roots and covers, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 7:30 p.m.

Miles, acoustic, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland.761-4446. 9 p.m.

Jim Burke and Jim Hyland, Irish music, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.