CONCERTS

TODAY

Lyrics Born, hip hop/funk, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door; $30 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Gordon Bok, folk, Camden Public Library. $10. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

The Toughcats, old-timey bluegrass, indie rock and classic pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 at door; $12 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

College Night with Phantom Buffalo and Theodore Treehouse, all ages; Portland Museum of Art. www.portlandmuseum.org. Free with valid university ID; others $5. 7 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Eric Bibb and Harry Manx, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Aztec Two-Step, folk duo’s 40th anniversary show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $28 at door; $25 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Coffeehouse with Louis Philippe and guests; benefits Reindeer Group’s Alternative Music Program, American Legion Hall, Westbrook. Free; reservations recommended. 857-9002. 7 p.m.

The Lucid and Space Versus Speed, local rock bands’ CD-release show, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show; $20 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Sometymes Why, female vocal trio, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Jazz Festival featuring local jazz bands, Old Orchard Beach High School. $5; $3 for children. 332-6461. Time not given.

“New Day: A Concert of Songs from the Heart” presented by an ensemble of the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, Sanford. $10/donation. www.mainegaymenschorus.com. 7 p.m.

David Watts, pianist/singer performing jazz, blues and funk; benefits the music program at Freeport High School; Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10; $5 for students. www.freeportpab.org. 7 p.m.

Matthew Stubbs Band, blues and roots, with Sax Gordon, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Girls Rock Music Festival, with a number of local bands performing, Space, Portland. www.space538.org. $8. 6 p.m.

Bill Morrissey, singer/songwriter, with Jade Southard, Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, Rockland. $8 to $12. www.lincolnstreetcenter.org. 7 p.m.

Sonya Kitchell, singer/songwriter, with the Brooklyn String Quartet, Jonathan’s, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. 

SUNDAY

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

MONDAY

Taproot, metal, with Fifth Freedom, Me Talk Pretty, Whitcomb and Avira, Big Easy, Portland. $12. theprecisionagency.ticketleap.com. 7 p.m. 

TUESDAY

TWO, music series featuring New England- based bands performing original music, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. www.PortCityMusicHall.com. Ruin and Breeding Strength, 8 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Hinder, hard rock, with Saving Abel, My Darkest Days and Kopek, State Theatre, Portland. $25. www.statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. 

• COMEDY

The Disciples Comedy Show, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10. 899-3993. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Boomer Humor with comedians Karen Morgan and Nancy Witter, Shipyard Brew Haus (Sugarloaf), Carrabassett Valley. $20. www.sugarloaf.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday. 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

Cattle Call, country/roots, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

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

“Dave Poole: A Celebration of His Music, Art and Life,” with numerous local musicians, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Simons & Goodwin, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

Samuel James and D. Gross, roots/blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Jesse Ludwig, pop/rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Squid Jiggers, Irish music, Ri Ra, Portland. www.rira.com. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Tess Collins, jazz/soul/R&B, 21-plus; Pearl Lounge, Portland. 210-6555. 7 to 11 p.m.

Velourosaurus, classic rock/R&B/funk, VENUE, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 7 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Craig Perry, country/folk/rock, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 7 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Flash Allen and Lorraine Bohland, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

David Wax Museum, Americana, CD-release show, with Rusty Belle, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8; $12 with CD. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Annual Rucus Cup MC Battle, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

First Friday Salsa with Combo Mufungo, Latin, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $8. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Phillip Noss, soul/R&B/country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern ensemble, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Blind Albert, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Station 85, rock/pop covers, Ri Ra, Portland. www.rira.com. 10 p.m.

Meghann Yates and The Reverie Machine, a cappella/folk, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 5 p.m.

Dooryard Collective’s First Friday Dance Party, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Shannon Heaton, CD-release show with Maeve Gilchrist, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $15. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Micah Blue Smaldone, blues/folk, with Chris Teret, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Dead Season, metal, 21-plus; Montsweag Roadhouse, Woolwich. 8 p.m.

John Wayne, country, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. Time not given.

Pressure Points, hardcore/punk/reggae, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Dirigo, rock band featuring members of The Trey Anastasio Band and Strangefolk, with Marion Grace, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $10. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Britt Sawdon, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

Vol de Nuit, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Wesley Jay, bluegrass/country, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

Jared McCloud, singer-songwriter CD-release party, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8:30 p.m.

Dear Havanah, rock, VENUE, Portland. $5. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Love Via Dance Machine, rock/pop, with Safety Orange and Comeback Pluto, all ages; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 4 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and featuring Highmay, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Bob Marley Birthday Bash with Queendem, reggae, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $3. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Stephanie Hayward, jazz/folk/blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, spoken word, with the Mostly Poetry Slam, Slainte, Portland 828-0900. 7 p.m. 

MONDAY

Trivia night, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Open Mic with Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Open mic with Slack Master, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m.

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

Port Veritas, spoken word, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 7 p.m.

Ben Killcollins, indie rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

L.E.P. Night with DJ APhilly8, techno, Slainte, Portland 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Blues jam, VENUE, Portland. $2. venuemusicbar.com. 7 to 10 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Hip hop open-mic night, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Isaac Alderson and Jonas Froms, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 7 p.m.

David Beam and Friends, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

MWL, acoustic, Ri Ra, Portland. www.rira.com. 8 p.m.

Gender Studies Student Association Erotic Reading Room, spoken word, Slainte, Portland 828-0900. 8 p.m.