• HOT TICKET

Miranda Lambert plays Bangor show

MIRANDA LAMBERT is just about the hottest star in country music right now, grabbing nine Country Music Association Award nominations in August, the most for a female country artist. And she’s engaged to Blake Shelton!

WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St.

HOW MUCH: $27.75 to $41.75

INFO: 783-2009, Ext. 208; www.thecolisee.com; www.waterfrontconcerts.com

• CHEAP THRILL

The Big Easy hosts soulful Line of Force 

THE BIG EASY is thinking about all of us who have to get up early for work on Tuesday by offering a 6 p.m. show Monday featuring the soul sounds of Line of Force and $3 Geary’s drafts.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Monday

WHERE: The Big Easy, 55 Market St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 775-2266; www.bigeasyportland.com