• CONCERTS

TODAY

Monica Grabin, folk and traditional popular songs, benefits the Mousam and Kennebunk Rivers Alliance; Community House, Kennebunkport. $10/donation. www.mainerivers.org. 7 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at the door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Gretchen Parlato, jazz vocalist, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $6 to $12. www.bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Greg Boardman, traditional fiddle tunes, L/A Arts, Lewiston. $12 at door; $10 in advance. 782-7228. 7:30 p.m.

Papadello and Britta Pejic, folk/pop, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Johnny A., guitar instrumentalist, with Danielle Miragli, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 at door; $18 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Mason Jennings, folk/Americana, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at the door; $30 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Mindy Smith, singer-songwriter, with Clara Berry, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Agape Coffeehouse with Ocean Damaris, Seacoast Chapel, Saco. Free. www.seacoastchapel.com/agape. 6 to 8 p.m.

The Molenes, alt-country, Johnson Hall, Gardiner. $15; $6 for students. 582-3100. 8 to 10 p.m.

Meghan Yates, folk, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 8 p.m.

A Night of Romantic Songs with Kelly Caufield, dinner performance, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland. $39.95, includes five-course meal. 7 p.m.

John Prine Tribute Concert featuring Matt Newburg and friends, Camden Opera House. $12 day of show; $10 in advance. www.camdenoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Bluegrass jam session, unplugged string instruments only, Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $5; free for kids with adult. 799-1232. 1 to 6 p.m.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, open jam jazz session, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. 541-9024. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Frontier Ruckus, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Gunther Brown, folk/Americana/pop, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. Noon to 2 p.m. 

MONDAY

Village to Village, fiddle and cello international music duo, Clan Maclaren, Rockland. 593-7778. Noon to 2 p.m.

Mirror Image, jazz, with Valentine’s Day dinner, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free for concert. 899-3529. 6:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

TWO, music series featuring Spouse and Metal Feathers, 21-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Hurricanes of Love, psychedelic folk, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 7:30 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Bluegrass/folk jam, bring your instrument, Strike Zone Restaurant and Pub, Old Orchard Beach.

7 to 9 p.m.

Old Time Music Jam, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m. 

• COMEDY

TODAY

Monty Python Night, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Comics for Kilts, with comedians John Ater, Nellie Coes and Tuck, benefits the Claddagh Mhor Pipe Band; Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. www.claddaghmhor.com. 8 p.m.

The Escapists, improv group joined by student performers, benefits the high school’s theater program; Morse High School, Bath. $10. www.theescapists.net. 7 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

“My Funny Valentine,” stand-up comedy about love and laughter with comedians Karen Morgan, John Ater, Nellie Coes, Quinn Collins and others; Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $12 at door; $10 in advance. www.explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

Murray’s Rule, soul, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Brian Patricks, light rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

Line of Force, soul, Venue Music Bar, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.

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

Dick Derry, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Pete Miller, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Buddy Moore, acoustic blues/country, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Katy Moy, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Moore, Wilde and Lynch, contemporary folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

If and It, alt-country/rock, with Tiger Saw and Peter Squires, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8:30 p.m.

Retrospectious, R&B, funk and rock, Venue Music Bar, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Headstart, rock, live album recording, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

“Love Really Counts: A Valentine Extravaganza,” local musicians perform benefit concert for the Center for Grieving Children, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5/donation. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Yellow Roman Candles, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Plaid Daddy, rock and country covers, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. www.rira.com. 10 p.m.

Geoff Zimmerman, Adam Earley and Southbound Outlaws, blues/country/punk, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Over a Cardboard Sea, old-timey pop/ragtime, with The Low Brow Boys, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

The Wetsuits, surf rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Juke Union, classic folk, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Nancy Ray, ballads and traditional Irish melodies, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Cupid’s Prom Night, Valentine’s dance party, 21-plus; Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. $5. www.bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Studabaker John, blues, Venue Music Bar, Portland. $15. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Double Dose of Divinskys, jazz with The Tone Kings and Lyle Divinsky, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 and 10 p.m.

“Hate the Love: Maine Roller Derby After Party” with DJ Todd the Rocket, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $3. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Jason Myles Goss, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Michael Arciero Trio/Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Alex Prezzano, jazz guitar, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Church of Love and Ruin, Valentine’s Day eve variety show with vaudeville, hip-hop, burlesque and more, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10 to $18. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

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

MONDAY

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

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

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

TUESDAY

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

Jesse Ludwig, jazz, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

Blues jam, Venue Music Bar, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local artists play their favorite classic rock albums in their entirety, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Time TBA.

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

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

Wheeler Young, acoustic duo, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 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.

David Beam and Friends, blues, roots and covers, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. www.andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Flash Allen, dinner piano music, Venue Music Bar, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 6 p.m.

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

The Mezcalitos, acoustic Western swing, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Nicole Rabata and Cara Frankowitz, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. www.portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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