• CONCERTS

TODAY

ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd, blues-rock, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $27.75 to $71.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. 5 p.m.

Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland $25. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Press Gang, traditional Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unityme.org/theater. 7:30 p.m.

Sweetser Series, “Tom Sawyer’s Songbook” with old-time traditional folk singer Monica Graben, Dyer Library, Saco. $5. 286-2711. 7 p.m.

Cadence, Canadian a capella group, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. $10 to $20. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Songwriters by the Sea: Shannon Wurst and David Ferrard, acoustic folk, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. 766-4421. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

“All You Need Is Love: A Beatles Retrospective,” with the Maine Music Society, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16 to $18; $9 for students. mainemusicsociety.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday.

Dar Williams, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Maria Muldaur, jazz/blues, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m.

Don Campbell Band, country, with Travis James Humphrey, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $15 to $25. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m.

OLAS, flamenco, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30 p.m.)

The Who’s “Tommy,” concert performance of classic 1969 rock album, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $13 to $15. 442-8455. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Curt Bessette & Jenn Kurtz, singer-songwriters, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. Free. cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Geoff Zimmeram, folk/rock, with Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 7:30 p.m.

Mindy Smith, folk, with Bradley Adams, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $22 to $25. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers, St. Paul’s Church, Portland. Free/donation. 865-3665. 7 p.m.

317 Main Street Community Music Center Benefit Concert, with Melissa Bragdon, Erica Brown, Diane Hansen, Robin Jellis, Danielle Langford, Carter Logan, Matt Shipman, Joe Walsh, Tom Whitehead, Jerks of Grass, The Stowaways, Niaia and more; St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. All ages. $20. brownpapertickets.com. 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Kingston Trio, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $75. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

David Crosby and Graham Nash, acoustic rock, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. Sold out. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Dawn Landes & The Hounds, pop/rock, with The David Wax Museum, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10 to $18; active duty military and veterans get a pair of free tickets while supplies last. 786-6163. 7:30 p.m.

A Cappella Singfest, with several groups performing, Bay School, Blue Hill. $10; free for under age 14. Tickets available at door after 4 p.m. 374-2187. 6:30 p.m.

Joe Known Trio, New Orleans piano, with Walter Wolfman Washington, PULSE Ballroom Dance Studio, Westbrook. $15. pulsemaine.com. 8 p.m.

Local Circus, rock and swing, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 7 p.m.

Martin Swinger and Josephine Cameron, children’s music, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). Free. artsareelementary.org. 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers, Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley. Free/donation. 865-3665. 7:30 p.m.

Maine Country Music Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Ceremony and Show, performances by Hall of Fame members, Le Club Calumet, Augusta. $15. 795-1119. 1 p.m.

Maine Gay Men’s Chorus, vocal ensemble, First Church, Belfast. $10/donation. 370-8360. 7 p.m.

Saco Coffeehouse Open Mic with Kristen Short and Hattie Simon, jazz, Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco and Biddeford, Saco. 282-0062. 7:30 p.m.

Music and Muffins Series: Spruce Rooster Trio, old-time banjo, fiddle and guitar trio, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10 a.m. to noon.

SUNDAY

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $5 to $10/donation. 797-8318. 3 p.m.

Cadence, Canadian a capella group, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Salvation Army Band and Songsters, spring concert, Salvation Army, corner of Sixth Street and Church Street, Old Orchard Beach. Free. 934-4381. 6 p.m.

Robin Jellis, cello player playing a variety of music from classical and Celtic to modern, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free. 899-3529. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weekly Music Jam Sessions, come to play or just listen, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. Free. 701-7627. 2 to 4 p.m.

MONDAY

The Molasses Gospel, gospel/easy listening, with Yva Las Vegas, Tooth and Wail and Emily Dix Thomas, all ages; Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7. 615-3609. 8 p.m.

Cadence, Canadian a capella group, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 7:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Jesse Winchester, acoustic guitar, with Rod Picott, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $23 at door; $20 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Brett Dennen, folk/pop, with The Head and the Heart, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $18 to $20. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Chris Thile and Michael Daves, bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

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

The Shpongletron Experience, electronica, State Theatre, Portland. $20. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.)

• COMEDY

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

Tom Cotter, Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50 today; $15 Friday and Saturday. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

John Brodeur, alt-pop, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Amy Phelps and Darol Anger, roots, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam-band covers, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

Project Jenny, Project Jan, electronic pop, with Murder Mystery, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $9. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Brian Patricks, rock/blues/folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Holy Mackerels Trio, roots, with Mark Stover and “Fiddlin” Paul D’Alessio, Tugs Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz, with vocalists Maryellen Hearn and Claudia Williams and keyboard player Jesse Feinberg, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Devil Makes Three, folk/blues/bluegrass, with Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax .blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Tricky Britches, country/bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Northern Skies, bluegrass, Americana, and Celtic music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Xylos, pop/techno, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

HOME, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9:30 p.m.

Paranoid Social Club, rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. Doors at 8 p.m.

Matt Koziol, Worried Well and Brian Kessler, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Kane Grogan and The Accepted Eclectics, hip hop/soul, with Triple Down and Soundbag, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Kama Linden, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Murrays Rule, classic R&B covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com 10 p.m.

Grand Hotel, jazz/lounge/swing, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

Dubstep Night, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Rizing Tide, rock cover band, 21-plus; Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 8:30 p.m. to midnight.

This Way, rock, CD-release show, with guests Kingsley Flood, Roosevelt Dime and Jesse Pilgrim and The Bonfire, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 in advance; $13 at door; $25 VIP. 8 p.m.

Downeast Fiddle Jamboree and Dance, with The Old Grey Goose and guests, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $12 to $14; free for ages 12 and under. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m.

Sarah Fard, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Kyle Hardy, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Line of Force, CD-release party, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Morrissey’s Unhappy Birthday Bash, tribute to Morrissey featuring members of Grand Hotel, Sunset Hearts, Elf Princess Gets a Harley, Jack Tar, Marie Stella and Hiss & Chambers, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $4. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Tricky Britches, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Killcollins Band, rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com 10 p.m.

Too Broke to Be This Drunk, country, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

Pine Tree State Country Music Association, award show, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls. $7 in advance; $8 at door; $3 under age 12. ptscountrymusicassoc.org. 1 p.m.

The Couch, open mic hosted by John Nels and featured artist Phil Jellen, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Brian Patricks, rock/blues/folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

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

Harper, blues/rock/funk, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 to 10 p.m.

Bluegrass Mondays, with The Stowaways, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Open Mic, with Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Cover to Cover, original music and a favorite album performed by local musicians, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Educated Advocates perform “Illmatic” by Nas, 10 p.m.

Animatronique, experimental, with Britta Pejic, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

TWO: Jeff Beam and Will Gattis, pop, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. open jam; concert at 9 p.m.

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

“RC” Carlson, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands: Queen vs. David Bowie, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Amanda Gervasi, Billy Libby and Sean Ashby, singer-songwriters, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

Sean Sheerins, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Rap Night, hosted by Shupe and Ill By Instinct, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.