• CONCERTS

TODAY

Leo Kottke, acoustic guitarist, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $49. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

Rod Picott with Amanda Shires, Americana/blues, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.

Stephaniesid and Honey Clouds, indie pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 at door; $8 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Dave Mallett, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Uncle Earl, string band, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $22 at door; $20 in advance. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, central and west African dance music. University of Southern Maine (Abromson Community Education Center), Portland. $28; $10 for students. www.porttix.com. 8 p.m.

Erin McKeown Band, indie pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18 at door; $15 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Mauro Bertoli, piano, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students ages 21 and younger. www.francoamericanheritage.org. 7:30 p.m.

Downeast Harvest Review with author Van Reid and music from Castlebay and Sassafras Stomp, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle. $15; $10 for children. 529-5438. 7:30 p.m.

Wiley Beveridge, inspirational pianist/singer, Union Church, Biddeford Pool. $15 (includes CD) at door. 282-4172. 7 p.m.

Pam Baker and The SGs, blues, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $5. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Uncle Earl, string band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $22. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Enter the Haggis, Celtic rock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $25 day of event; $20 in advance. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Second Saturday Jazz, bring your own instruments to jam, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5/donation. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Sean Fleming and His Dam’Rag Scottas Orchestra, ragtime jazz, Congregational Church of Bristol. $12; free for ages 18 and younger. www.ccobucc.org. 7:30 p.m.

Barefoot Truth, indie rock, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $10. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

U.S. Air Force Band of Liberty, patriotic music and marches, Lewiston Middle School. Free; tickets are limited, reservations recommended. 782-7228. 7 p.m.

Shemekia Copeland, blues, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $26.50. 948-7469. 8 p.m.

Black Label Society, heavy metal, with Clutch, Children of Bodom and 2 Cents. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. $34.50 day of event; $31.50 in advance. www.thecolisee.com. 7:30 p.m.

Kris Delmhorst and Jeffrey Foucault, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18 at door; $15 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Lisa Gallant-Seal, Christian/folk-rock, Agape Coffeehouse, Seacoast Chapel, Saco. Free. www.seacoastchapel.com/agape. 6 to 8 p.m.

Ryan Cabrera, alt-rock, with the Sophomore Beat, Headstart and Skyler, Noble High School, Berwick. $15-$30. BrownPaperTickets.com. 8 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Suede, alt-rock, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $30.50 day of show. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

David Liebman, jazz saxophonist, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door; $10 for students and seniors. 761-1757. 7 p.m.

Shemekia Copeland, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Jazz Breakfast with Gerry Wright, 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 Maine Saxophone Project, Events on Broadway, South Portland. $13-$15.50. 699-5855. 5 to 8 p.m.

Tribute to Lenny Breau, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16.50. www.francoamericanheritage.org. 1 p.m.

Smackfest, hard-rock festival with Godsmack and more than a dozen other bands, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $45.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. 10 a.m. (gates).

 

TUESDAY

The Rooster Revue, variety show, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $40. stonemountainarts

center.com. 11:30 a.m. (doors) Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Chapin Sisters, folk/pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 at door; $10 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” album re-creation by Canadian band Classic Albums Live, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $32. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m.

Dead Kennedys, punk, Asylum, Portland. $18 in advance; $20 at door. 772-8274. 8 p.m.

 

• COMEDY

Kelly MacFarland with Bernedette Pauley, Comedy Connection, Portland. 774-5554. 8:30 p.m. today ($7.50); 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday ($15).

Charity Hilarity, with comedians Ian Harvie, Leslie Downes Cummings, John Ater, Kevin Neales, Tuck Tucker and others; benefits the Maine Transgender Network. Italian Heritage Center, Portland. $10. www.mainetransnet.org. 8 p.m.

 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Arms Against a Sea, experimental indie rock, with Super Volcano; 21-plus. Geno’s, Portland. $5 day of show; $3 in advance. www.brownpapertickets .com. 9 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, Grateful Dead tribute band, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

Down the Road Apiece, bluegrass, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. 772-5483.

Caitlin Canty, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, blues, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Jeff Aumuller, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Rum Riot, traditional Irish tunes, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 9 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Curt Bessette, folk guitar, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday; 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Dave Berry Band, blues/Southern rock, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. www.innontheblues.com.

9:30 p.m.

Miss Fairchild, pop/R&B; 21-plus, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Happy Hour with Brian Patrick, rock/Americana, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 5 to 7 p.m.

Hot Lunch Bebop Band, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. 772-5483.

Joel Cage, acoustic rock, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Lady Zen, jazz, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

David Beam, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

The Complaints, rock, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 10 p.m.

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

Happy Hour with Meghan Yates, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 5 to 7 p.m.

Jesse Pilgrim, rock, with Good Kids Sprouting Horns and Kingsly Flood, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Kathleen Soldati and Curt Bessette, R&B, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m.

Bruce Marshall Group, Americana/rock/blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. www.innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.

Dark Rain, hard rock, O’Shea’s Irish Restaurant and Cantina, Brunswick. www.darkrainonline.com. 8 p.m.

Jimmy & The Soul Cats, soul/jazz/blues, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Bebe Buell, rock; 21-plus, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $6-$8. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. 772-5483.

Patrick Coman, folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mark Tipton Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Britta Pejic, psychedelic acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Beat Happenings with Manafest Aphilly8, All Night Pony and Silverchid, Slainte, Portland. $3 cover after 10 p.m. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Leland Sundries, indie folk, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

The Couch with Dominic Lavoie, open mic, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Brian Patrick, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher with Will Levith, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

Leland Sundries, indie folk, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

 

MONDAY

Deerhoof, psychedelic pop, with Xiu Xiu and Father Murphy; 18-plus. Space, Portland. $15 day of show; $13 in advance. www.space538.org. 8 p.m.

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

Rizing Tide, rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

Free Energy and Foxy Shazam with Hollerado, rock; 18-plus. Space, Portland. $10. www.space538.org. 8 p.m.

J Biddy, acoustic, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 9 p.m.

Sarah Wallis, singer/songwriter, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

Acoustic Open Mic 5th Anniversary with Megan Jo Wilson, Dogfish Bar & Grille, Portland. 772-5483.

Irish Music Night, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Squid Jiggers, Irish music, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 8 p.m.

Open mic with Kirk Underwood, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.