CONCERTS

TODAY

Acoustic Mixtape Revue with The Brew, Will Dailey and Audrey Ryan, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Johnny Winter, blues/classic rock, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door; $45 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Ronnie Earl and The Broadcasters, blues rock, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. www.fryeburgacademy.org. 7:30 p.m.

The Wiyos, ragtime/blues/swing, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $13. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

The Sweetback Sisters, country swing, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $17. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Jimmy Jo and the Jumbol’ayuhs, Cajun music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Open Mic Night, First Universalist Church, Norway. $3/donation. [email protected] Sign-up at 6:30 p.m., open mic at 7 p.m.

Last Friday Coffeehouse with Evergreen, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $12. 963-7670. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Deep-Freeze Bluegrass Concert with Squash and Gourds, Jewell Clark and The Hemingway Brothers; benefits the Lakes Environmental Association, Old Town Hall, Bridgton. $15 to $30. 7 p.m.

The Sweetback Sisters, country swing, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $14 at door; $12 in advance. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Robyn, dance pop, with Natalia Kills and Diamond Rings, State Theatre, Portland. $25 day of show; $21.50 in advance. www.statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Music as a Weapon V with Disturbed, Korn and Sevendust, metal, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $50.50. 775-3458. 7 p.m.

Jonathan Edwards, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $38 at door; $35 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Dan Tyminski and Ronnie Bowman, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble with belly dancers, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. 8 p.m.

Ruth Hill, local singer/songwriter performs folk, bluegrass, blues and country, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington. $10; free under age 16. artsinstitute.org. 7:30 p.m.

Forest City Reggae Revival with Mighty Mystic, The Royal Hammer and more, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10; $25 VIP seated.
www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

The Decemberists, indie folk-rock, in-store performance and autograph signing, Bull Moose, Scarborough. Free. www.bullmoose.com. 5 p.m.

Rory Block, blues, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $25. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

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

MONDAY

Neko Case, alt-rock, with Freakwater, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25; $45 VIP seated www.portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Bluegrass/folk jam, bring your instrument, Strike Zone Restaurant and Pub, Old Orchard Beach. 7 to 9 p.m.

Big Sam’s Funky Nation, funk, with Sly-Chi, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door; $20 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

•  COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m. today.

Comedians of Chelsea Lately with Loni Love, Natasha Leggero, Chuy Bravo and Josh Wolf (adult content), State Theatre, Portland. $30.
www.statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. (doors) Friday.

The Escapists, local improv comedy group, Old Port Playhouse, Portland. $7. www.theescapists.net. 7 p.m. Sunday.

•  BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Brian Patricks, light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 6:30 p.m.

Head Honchos, blues, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Shane Allen, acoustic, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

John Nels, folk-rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

Brian Carpenter and The Confessions, acoustic rock (debut show) with Skeletonbreath, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8.

theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Arthur Webster, acoustic, with Mark Stover and Paul D’Alessio, Tug’s Pub, Southport. www.robinsons-wharf.com. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Delta Knights, classic rock and soul, Bray’s Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. 693-6806. 9 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Neil Lamb and Liz Matta, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Allen Dixson, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth.
846-9555. Time TBA.

Dead of Winter Showcase with local musicians, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $6. www.space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Tom Kennedy, acoustic, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Marie Moreshead, acoustic rock, with Ellen Tipper, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Mezcalitos, Western swing, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Happy Hour with Meaghan Yates, Slainte, Portland. 5 p.m.

Small Houses, Phillip Noss and Mystic Folk Opera, acoustic/folk, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer/songwriter, with Amanda Gervasi and The Ross Livermore Band, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Bass Box, experimental, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

The Gobshites, Celtic punk, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY
Gem Club, trance, with Jakob Battick and Friends plus South China, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Bill and Stewart, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. Time TBA.

Waranimal’s Winter Beach Ball, dance party with music provided by various acts, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $7. www.space538.org. 9 p.m.

Nancy Ray, ballads and traditional Irish melodies, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Ultraviolet, blacklight-only event, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

’80s Dance Party with The Time Pilots, classic rock, 21-plus; The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $15 at door; $10 in advance.
www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 9 p.m.

Better As Rivals, rock/power-pop, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

Mike Beling Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Adam and The Waxmen, soul/R&B, with Kenya Hall, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Sea Level, rock, EP-release show with Billy Libby, Vanityites and Amanda Gervasi, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $8, $10. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

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

Tickle, dance band, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. 9 p.m. bubbassulkylounge.com

Disturbed Concert After-Party, Asylum, Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. Really late.

SUNDAY

Katy Moy, jazz, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, music, poetry and freestyle open mic hosted by Tina Smith, Slainte, Portland. $3/donation. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Open mic with Alec Wall, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Monday Night Trivia, Slainte, Portland. 9 p.m.

Line of Force, soul, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

The Stowaways, roots/bluegrass, all ages; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Chas Lester Trio, soul/R&B, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 8 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.

The Press Gang, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 7:30 p.m.

Hip hop open mic, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. 

J Biddy, acoustic, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 8 p.m.