•  Hot Ticket

It’s a ‘Nightmare’ — check it out

AVENGED SEVENFOLD has become one of the biggest rock bands around. On Sunday, the band brings its “Nightmare” tour to the Cumberland County Civic Center, joined by Three Days Grace and Sevendust.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Cumberland County Civic Center, Spring and Center streets, Portland

HOW MUCH: $41.75

INFO: (800) 745-3000; theciviccenter.com

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Talib Kweli to meet fans at Bull Moose

FANS OF Talib Kweli will get a rare chance to chat with the rapper at a free event at Bull Moose Music in Portland. He’ll be meeting fans and signing autographs before performing later that night at Port City Music Hall.

WHEN: 6 to 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Bull Moose Music, 151 Middle St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Bullmoose.com