CONCERTS

TODAY

Zach Deputy, funk/acoustic/reggae, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 at door; $8 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

“The Wreck of the Isidore” with singer/guitarist Harvey Reid. Dyer Library, Saco. $5. 282-3657. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Acoustic Eidolon, acoustic instrumental music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 day of show; $15 in advance. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Glenn Jones, Meg Baird, Micah Blue Smaldone and Arborea, folk, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Marnie Stern, prog-rock, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $10. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra, folk/jazz/country, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10. www.bates.edu. 7:30 p.m.

Emilia Dahlin, local singer/songwriter, L/A Arts, Lewiston. $12 at door; $10 in advance. 782-7228. 7:30 p.m.

And She Came Out Singing, concert performance with soprano Christy Comeau-Pierce and guests benefitting Konbit Sante. Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. $30; $15 for students. www.porttix.com. 7 p.m.

Julie Downs, Brooks & Dunn backup singer and Maine State Lottery theme song vocalist. One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18 at door; $15 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Mohenjo Daro Band, Indian and Middle Eastern fusion, Mr. Sandwich and Mrs. Muffin, Portland. 772-8041. 5 to 8 p.m.

Darien Brahms, local singer/songwriter, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door; $18 VIP. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Miranda Lambert, country, Bangor Waterfront. $27.75-$41.75. 783-2009, Ext. 208; www.thecolisee.com. 7 p.m.

Ronny Cox and Jack Williams, blues and folk, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $22 at door; $20 in advance. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Miss Tess and the Bon Ton Parade, jazz/soul, with Over a Cardboard Sea. One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 at door; $12 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Paper Castles, Americana, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra, folk/jazz/country, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts, Miller’s Cafe), Orono, $12. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 8:30 p.m.

Kate Schrock and Todd the Rocket, local rock musicians’ CD release show; 21-plus. Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10-$18. www.portcitymusichall.com. 7:30 p.m.

Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, Camden Hills Regional High School (Strom Auditorium), Rockport. $25-$45; $8 ages 18 and younger. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m.

The Shaw Brothers, rock/country cover band, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. $25. 324-5657. 8 p.m.

MAMM Rock N Roll Bowl, Maine Academy of Modern Music 2010-11 season opener with Shift, Skirts & Belly Shirts, Phantom Companion and The Loudest Mime. Yankee Lanes, Portland. $5; free with registration for MAMM lessons. 899-3433. 6 p.m.

October Music Fest, with The Guv’nors, The Corono Brothers, Emerald Sky, The Colwell Brothers and Zebrah. Portland Sports Dome (next to Joker’s). $10; benefits Operation Homefront. www.octobermusicfest.com. Gates open at 6 p.m.; music starts at 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

Emily Smith, Scottish folk singer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 day of show; $16 in advance. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m.

Round Mountain, folk/world, with The Cajun Aces. Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

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

John Primer, blues, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.

Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens with The Bates Gospelaires, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $16; $8 for seniors and students. www.bates.edu. 7:30 p.m.

Maine Ole Opry, country music show and opry inductions, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls. $7-$9/donation. www.ptscountrymusicassoc.org. 1 p.m.

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

MONDAY

The Outside Track, traditional Scottish/Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity. $10. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Ahmad Hassan Muhammad Trio, jazz and world music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

COMEDY

Frank Santorelli, Boston-based comedian who had a recurring role as Georgie the bartender on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Comedy Connection, Portland. 774-5554. $7.50 (8:30 p.m. today); $15 (8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday).

BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Murder Death, rock/indie, with Samantha Crain and Ninja Gun; 18-plus. Space, Portland. $14 day of show; $12 in advance. www.space538.org. 8 p.m.

Steve Jones, country, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m.

Lady Zen, jazz slam performance poetry, Pearl Lounge, Portland. www.pearloldport.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, Grateful Dead cover band; 21-plus. Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

Wyatt King & The Sex Machines, garage rock; 21-plus. Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $3. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Putnam Smith, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Red Tail Ring, roots/folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Connor Garvey, folk/rock, pop, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Tricky Britches, Americana/roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Squid Jiggers, bluegrass, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Curt Bessette, folk guitar, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Jazz Friday with the Van Voorst Trio, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 to 11:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, happy hour country/soul/rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 5 to 7 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Dorie Barnes and Jesse Feinberg, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to

9:30 p.m.

Headstart, CD early-listening party and live show with The Sea Captains. Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m. listening party; 10 p.m. live show.

Grupo Esperanza, Afro-Cuban; 21-plus. Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 5 p.m.

Lizzy Pitch, indie pop/rock, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 5:30 p.m.

Billy Carroll, blues, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

OKBARI, world music with belly dancers, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Blind Albert, rock/blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Plaid Daddy, punk/jam band, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

Emilia Dahlin, folk/rock; 18-plus. Space, Portland. $10. www.space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Matt Meyer and The Gumption Junction, roots/Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. www.thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

Jaye Drew, soul/jazz/blues, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 to 10 p.m.

My Bloody Stoner Rock Show with Murcielago, Jack Tar and Armstrong; 21-plus. Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Sweet Bitters, pop/folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

John Wertheim Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Andy Fawcett and Jenny Haley, folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Time Pilots, ’80s cover band, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. www.bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Our Last Night, with Armor for the Broken, DW, The Flight Scheme and Ballast. Big Easy, Portland. $13 day of show; $10 in advance. www.bigeasyportland.com. 5 p.m.

MONDAY

Line of Force, soul, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 6 p.m.

The Stowaways, acoustic/roots, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Bluegrass Folk Jam, bring your acoustic instrument for an informal evening of sharing songs. The Brunswick, Old Orchard Beach. 449-1126. 7 to 10 p.m.

Hip-Hop Open Mic, hosted by Shupe and Ill Instinct; 21-plus. Big Easy, Portland. $2. www.bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Irish Music Night with Ed Pearlman, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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