CONCERTS

TODAY

Miss Tess and The Bon Ton Parade, modern vintage, with Victoria Vox, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

“Waltzings for Dreamers,” concert series featuring the Spinney Brothers, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations recommended. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Danny Fox Trio, jazz/rock, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 at door. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

The Indobox, dance rock, with Kinetix, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 in advance; $12 at door; $20 VIP. 899-4990. 8 p.m.

Tommy Emmanuel and the Australian All-Star Band, guitar virtuoso backed by band, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $35, $40. porttix.com. 8 p.m.

Prince Edward Island Fiddle Camp Roadshow, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. Pre-show jam session at 6:30 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Cheryl Wheeler, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Rosanne Cash, country/folk/pop, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.)

Sinatra Tribute, starring Michael Dutra, the Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $55.95. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m.

Storyhill, folk duo, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. $10 to $20. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m.

Hassan Ahmad, piano virtuoso, plus portrait show by Bomb Diggity Arts, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 7 p.m.

Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz, singers/songwriters, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. Free. cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m.

Danny Fox Trio, jazz/rock, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 967-9120. 7:30 p.m.

Tory Lanez, hip hop, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door; $25 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Piano Men: The Music of Elton and Billy,” music of Elton John and Billy Joel by the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra and local four-piece rock band, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $16.50. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Willie Nile, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Dave Mallett, folk, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $20 in advance; $22 at door. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

“Remembering Tom Rowe,” concert with the Dave Rowe Trio and others, benefits the Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund; Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $15 to $33. 782-7228. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Community Chorus, spring concert, Scarborough High School. $12 in advance; $15 at door; free for ages 11 and under. 839-7070. 3 and 7:30 p.m.

Rosanne Cash, country/folk/pop, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $60. 594-0070. 8 p.m.

Putnam Smith, multi-instrumentalist, with Connor Garvey, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Peter Hazen and Whitney Walker, folk, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 8 p.m.

“An Evening of Celtic and Irish Music” with the Celtic Quartet, benefits the New School; the New School, Kennebunk. $5, $10. 985-3745. 7 p.m.

Village Coffee House, acoustic music series featuring the Pierce Family, New Gloucester Congregational Church. $10. villagecoffeehouse.org. 7:30 p.m.

Jerusalem and the Starbaskets, pop/rock, with Phantom Buffalo and Foam Castles, all ages; Apohadion Theater, Portland. $5 to $10/donation. space538.org. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Thirty Seconds to Mars, alt-rock, with special guests CB7, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $29.50. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Christian Swenson, human jazz solo show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $15. mayostreetarts.org.7 p.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch, music by Gunther Brown, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Call for prices and time: 899-3529.

Taylor Hicks, adult contemporary, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60 in advance; $65 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 7 p.m.

Vocal Vortex, community sing led by ImproVox, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. $27. harlowgallery.org. 1 to 4 p.m.

Teresa Doyle, Celtic music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 491-0273. Pre-show jam session at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m.

MONDAY

WMPG’s 9th Annual Bluegrass Spectacular, with Jerks of Grass, 317 Pickers, the Grassholes and MC Blizzard Bob; benefits WMPG; St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12. wmpg.org. 6:30 p.m.

Vio/Mire, emo, with Liz Isenberg and Hersey State, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $6. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

HillyTown Presents: Goes Cube, metal, with Waranimal and Huak, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.)

TWO, music series featuring local musicians, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. portcitymusichall.com. Trails and Dray Senior, 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Deer Tick, alt-country, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 6 p.m.

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. Eminem vs. Snoop Dogg, 9 p.m.

Floydz Boyz, jazz piano trio, Grace, Portland. restaurantgrace.com. Free. 6 to 9 p.m.

Maine Songwriters Association Showcase, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m.

Civil War Concert Series: “Battle Cries,” Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. Donation. brickstoremuseum.org. 7 p.m.

BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Action Packed Thursdays, with beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-Set, Club Texas, Auburn. Call for time: 784-7785.

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

The Vivisectors, garage/surf-rock, with Thee Icepicks and The Vampirates, Geno’s, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo Drum & Bass Event, presented by Eastcoast Underground, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7:30 p.m.

Ben Killcollins, indie rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

Butter Bros., Cinco de Mayo dance party, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $3. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Lauryn Hottinger, acoustic guitar, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

David Surette, acoustic guitar, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Ladies Night with DJ B-Set, Club Texas, Auburn. Call for time: 784-7785.

Happy Hour with Ginger LeClair, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 6 p.m.

The Dooryard, First Friday dance party, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

T.G.I.F. Series, with Straight Lace, classic rock, Zackery’s Restaurant & Lounge, Fireside Inn, Portland. $5. 774-5601. 8:30 p.m.

Sunburned Hand of the Man, alt-folk, with Planets Around the Sun, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Jazz Jam with Gary Wittner, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 7 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Angela Plato (trumpet) and Evan Haines (guitar), Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Brand New Mixture, Caribbean rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

“Where the Art Walk Ends,” presented by Geof Zimmerman, followed by Doubting Gravity and special guests, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 6 p.m.; music at 9 p.m.

First Friday Sala, featuring Manolo Malrena y Curuband, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Sorcha, acoustic jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Old Red, old timey, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Nikki Hunt, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Girls, Guns & Glory, rock, with The Lomax, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Beat Happenings, house/techno, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Back in Black, AC/DC tribute band. Club Texas, Auburn. Call for time: 784-7785.

Theodore Treehouse, rock/jazz/classical, with Ashpark and SoftBullet, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Jeff Cusack, acoustic/light rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Fogcutters Big Band, big-band jazz, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

Nick Young, acoustic guitar, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Danny Fox Trio, jazz/rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Martin England, acoustic guitar, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 7:30 p.m.

Highbeams, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Time Pilots, rock-pop covers, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Day, featuring bluegrass bands Jerks of Grass and The Barnswallows, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 3 p.m.

SUNDAY

Rhythmic Cypher, spoken-word open mic,Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

Mainstream Jazz Masters Brunch, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m.

N.E. Town, acoustic blues/roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

The Bunny the Bear, prog-metal, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 3 to 9 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist Nick Perry, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Trivia Night, hosted by Ryan Prosser, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Chris Beard, blues guitar, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 to 10 p.m.

Open Mic, hosted by Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

The Stowaways, bluegrass, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Cover to Cover, original music and a favorite album performed by local musicians, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Fifth Freedom performs “Appetite for Destruction” by Guns ’N Roses, 10 p.m.

L.E.P. Night, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Ben Williamson, acoustic blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Chas Lester Trio, soul/R&B, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Port Veritas, spoken word, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

Barn Swallows, old-timey, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 7 p.m.

Custom House Gang, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

Rap Night, with Louis Logic, I Am Many, Dynamo P and Lady Essence, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Stereocom, Hammond organ, bass and drums, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Fiona Black and Owen Marshall, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Traditional Irish Session, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9:30 p.m.

J. Biddy, acoustic, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.

Pete Witham and The Cosmik Zombies, rock, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.