• CONCERTS

TODAY

Waltzing’s for Dreamers Music Series, with Laura Cortese and Jefferson Hamer, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; tickets required. 8 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.).

Southern Maine Songwriters Showcase, hosted by Rob “RC” Carlson, Bebe’s Burritos & Cantina, Biddeford. 283-4222. 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Adler’s Appetite, hard rock, featuring former Guns ‘N Roses drummer Steven Adler, Crazy 8’s, South Paris. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 561-6376. 6 p.m. (doors) 

FRIDAY

Michelle Shocked, indie rock, with The Sweater Set, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Joe Ely, honky tonk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Ellis and Vanessa Torres, folk, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers, Brunswick Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Free/donations. 865-3665. 7 p.m.

Richard Nelson Imaginary Ensemble, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 to $15; $10 students and seniors. 828-1310. Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

Emerging Artist Series: Pianist Clayton Clemetson, 17-year-old plays original compositions, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $15; free for children under 12. 963-2569. 7 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Second Saturdays at Seven, with musician Joyce Anderson and playwright Michael Kimball, York Art Association, York Harbor. Free. 363-4047. 7 p.m.

Solstice Spectacular 2011, with Miami bellydancer Tamalyn Dallal and Maine musicians Samuel James, Rosa Noreen, Magnolia Devi, Will Trix, Lady Zen and Ramblin’ Red; One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $14 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

One Voice, contemporary Christian, Agape Coffeehouse Seacoast Chapel, Saco. Free; snacks and coffee provided. 282-3000. 6 to 8 p.m.

Ronda Dale and Kevin Attra, originals and covers, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. Free/donation. 766-3330. 7:30 p.m.

Half Moon Jug Band, music and comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $8 to $10. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m.

Meghan Yates and Lauryn Hottinger, folk-fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 8 p.m.

Zemya!, world music from woman’s a capella group, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $10 to $12. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

“Music and Conflict,” by Tri-County Community Chorus, Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco. $5 to $12. 282-4546. 7 p.m.

James McMurtry, Americana, The Grand, Ellsworth. $30. 667-9500. 7:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

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

Neil Pearlman Band, CD-release show, jazz/Latin/funk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.)

Renaissance Voices in Concert: “Love Lost and Found,” Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. 766-3330. 6:30 p.m.

Beatles For Sale — The Tribute, 21-plus; Casablanca Cruises, Portland. $15. casablancamaine.com. 1:30 p.m.

Gunther Brown, folk/Americana/roots, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. Noon.

David Hollis, vocals and piano, Congregational Church of Wells. $10. 641-2212. 4 p.m.

James McMurtry, Americana, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Chris Isaak, rock-pop/rockabilly, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $35, $45. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

New Time Ensemble, Irish music concert and workshop, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. $10, $12 for concert only; $12 for workshop only; $20 for concert and workshop. maineirish.com. Workshop at 4 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with The Bangor Band, Bangor Public Library. Free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.

Breakwater School’s Middle School Chorus and Band Concert, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $4/donation adults; $2/donation children. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Summer Music Series, with The Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Bangor Public Library. Free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, open jam of old-time Appalachian music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m. 

• COMEDY

Quinn Collins, Kate Ghiloni, Karen Morgan and Friends, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. $10. 541-9024. 7:30 p.m. today.

Comedy Showcase, with Butch Bradley, 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today.

Comedy Showcase, with Butch Bradley, Chris Tabb and Dennis Hunt, 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

The Mutineers, string band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Kevin Attra and Ronda Dale, originals and covers, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 6 p.m.

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

Mama’s Boomshack, funk/soul/blues, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Joe Young, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Izzy and The Kesstronics, old-style rock, country and swing, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

If and It, country, with Butcher Boy, all ages; Flask Lounge, Portland. 772-3122. 8 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Time Pilots, ’80s dance party, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $10 in advance; $15 at door. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, psychedelic roots/reggae, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. (doors)

Travis James Humphrey, originals and covers, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 5 p.m.

Hot Lunch BeBop, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Tracey MacLean and Gary Wittner, jazz, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The God—n Rattlesnake, Jesse Pilgrim and The Bonfire, and The Grave Robbers, Americana/country/folk, all ages; The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Chris Hight, alto sax, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m.

The Return of Loki, metal, with Fifth Freedom, Tear Down the Sun and Better Than, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

The Mallet Brothers Band, alt-country, with The Vanityites, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Brandan Hogan, acoustic, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Plaid Daddy, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Butter Brothers, DJ trio, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. $3. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Dance for Donna Benefit, with Cyborg Trio, Lost Between Sound and Roots of Creation, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15/donation. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Eli Noll Band, acoustic, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Ameranouche, gypsy-jazz/acoustic world music, all ages; The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

The Molenes, alt-country/rock, with Pete Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Evergreen, American roots music, Hutchins Hall, Dover-Foxcroft. $10; $5 for ages 12 and under. 717-6476. 7 p.m.

Blind Albert, acoustic, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m.

Red Cross Sky and Gunhouse Hill, original rock and blues, 21-plus; Bridge Street Tavern, Augusta. 623-8561. 9 p.m.

Bertie Koller, folk/blues, all ages; Johnson Hall, Gardiner. 582-7144. 7 p.m.

Deep Heaven Now Psych Music Festival, with Metal Feathers, Castles, Mr. Chris and The Instant Animals, 28 Degrees Taurus, Quilt and MMoss, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10; $12 for two-day pass. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

Dirigo, rock, with The Trickle Down and The JT Lockwood Band, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Kirsten Thien Band, contemporary blues, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Sicilian Underground, Italian rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Luna Medidis, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Highland Rovers, Irish rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m. 

SUNDAY

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. 541-9024. 11 a.m. to noon.

Rob Cimitile, country blues, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 5:30 p.m.

Deep Heaven Now Psych Music Festival, with Herbcraft, Dreams, Silent Land Time Machine, Khora and Nick Kuepfer, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $5; $12 for two-day pass. space538.org. 2:30 p.m.

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

MONDAY

Open Mic with Alec Wall, all ages, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam, live music by The Stowaways and open jam, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. jam, 9 p.m. concert. 

TUESDAY

Old Abram Brown and We Are Trees, alt-rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax. blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Chris James, acoustic rock, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local bands play favorite album and originals, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Kurt Baker plays “My Aim Is True” by Elvis Costello & The Attractions, 9 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Alela Diane and The Wild Divine, folk-rock, with The Parson Red Heads and Emily Dix Thomas, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

Ed Askew (Drag City), The Black Swans and Greg Jamie, rock, all ages, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

David Beam and The Custom House Gang, roots and blues, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7:30 p.m.

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

Andrea Beaton and Nuala Kennedy, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

North of Nashville, rock covers with a Southern twang, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.