• CONCERTS

TODAY

Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Decemberists, folk-rock, with Sara Watkins, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $39.50. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival, several groups performing, camping available, Litchfield Fairgrounds, Litchfield. $10 to $70. blisteredfingers.com. 5 p.m. today; noon Friday; 10 a.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday.

Songwriters By the Sea, eight-piece, all-female Irish band, with Vanessa Torres, Putnam Smith and Connor Garvey, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. 766-4421. 7:30 p.m.

Girsa, traditional Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Aztec Two-Step, folk duo’s 40th-anniversary show, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Jabali Afrika, East African music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $18 at door. 633-5159. 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30 p.m.)

Zemya and Loop 243, eclectic, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. 615-3609. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Rodney Atkins, country, with The Don Campbell Band, Maine State Pier, Portland. $32. 512-389-0315. statepier.com. 7 p.m.

Genticorum, Quebecois music, all ages; Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $22.50 to $25. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Maine Blues Festival, more than 40 Maine blues artists perform at 12 different venues in Naples. $12 in advance, $15 day of festival; free for ages 12 and younger. Schedule at mainebluesfestival.com. Various times Friday to Sunday. 

SATURDAY

Duke Robillard Band, traditional blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Lupine Festival Scholarship Concert, benefits the Bud Carter Music Scholarship Fund, Stonington Opera House. $10/donation. 367-2788. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Open Hand Orchestra, brass band, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. 7 p.m.

Excelsior Cornet Band, brass band plays Civil War-era music, Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial, Peaks Island. $10; $15 per family. 766-5086. 4 p.m.

Suede, pop/jazz/blues, all ages, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $30 to $34. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, American songbook standards, contemporary jazz and alternative tunes, all ages; Azure Cafe, Freeport. Free. 865-1237. 6 to 9 p.m. 

SUNDAY

“PS, I Love Music,” with Paul Sullivan and friends, Stonington Opera House. $15; free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m.

Michael Franti & Spearhead, hip hop/reggae, all ages, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland. $35 in advance; $40 at door; free for children under 2. statetheatreportland.com. 6 p.m. (doors at 4 p.m.)

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

“Spring Awakening,” cast of play performs in concert (adult material), Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $17 to $30. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m.

Poor Howard, 12-string delta blues, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. Noon to 2 p.m.

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, vocal percussion band, High Mountain Hall, Camden. $15 to $20. 332-5892. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

New Time Ensemble, Irish music concert and workshop, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $12.50 to $20. 967-9120. 2 p.m. workshop; 7:30 p.m. concert.

The Mayapuris, Kirtan troupe with classical Indian dancing and drumming, Bhava Yoga School, Portland. $22 to $25. bhavayogaschool.com. 6 p.m.

Women of Note, a capella group performs music from 1940s to today, Atria Kennebunk, Kennebunk. Free. womenofnoteme.com. 2 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon to 4 p.m.

MONDAY

Indigo Girls: Up Close and Personal, folk-rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Dinosaur Jr., alt-rock, with interview by Henry Rollins, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 at door; $40 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

Mike Krapovicky, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Anni Clark and Rachel Griffin: “Sweet Sounds of Summer,” folk-rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler, contemporary folk, with Paul Mellyn, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 to $20. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m.

Lennie Gallant, Canadian singer-songwriter, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $20. 783-1585. 7 p.m.

“TWO,” with local bands Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings and Mezcalitos!, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

The Still, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Johnny Childs Band, blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

Auburn Community Concert Band, Brazilian, British, Latin, Spanish and Hawaiian songs, Festival Plaza, Auburn. Free. 333-6601, Ext. 2108. 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Lennie Gallant, Canadian singer-songwriter, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $20. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

• COMEDY

Jerry Seinfeld, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Sold out. porttix.com. 7 p.m. today.

Comedy Showcase, Portland’s Funniest (round two), 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today.

Bob Marley, Maine comedian, 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $24.50. mainecomedy.com. 7 and 9 p.m. Friday; 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday.

Subway Eat Fresh Comedy Show, featuring Auggie Smith and Dax Jordan, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $25. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Birdie Googins, “The Marden’s Lady,” Freeport Factory Stage. $17.50 to $22.50. 865-5505. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. 6 p.m.

Ryley Walker and Daniel Bachman, acoustic duo, with Michael Collins (of Prince Rama) and Veedon Fleece, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $5/donation. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Beam and Fink, acoustic folk and rock, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7:30 p.m.

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

The Pressure Points Play the Hits, pop/rock covers from the ’60s to the ’90s, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

RootGrass, folk/rock/blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Vince Nez & Friends, eclectic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Retro Night, with DJ King Alberto and DJ Dark City, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Too Broke to Be this Drunk, country, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Dave Berry Band, dance music, all ages, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. 351-3221. 9 p.m.

Andi Fawcett, acoustic folk and rock, all ages, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8 p.m.

Bob Charest Band, dance music, 21-plus; Zackery’s, Fireside Inn and Suites, Portland. $5. 774-5601. 8:30 p.m. to midnight.

Friday Night Jazz, with Flash Allen (keyboard and vocals), Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

John Clavette, CD-release party, with Giraffe Attack and Strange Pleasure, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Thommy Kane, hip hop, with The Departed Krew, 61702 and Tank Fanotch, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Martin England, folk/rock/blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption Junction, old-timey music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Murrays Rule, cover songs with Motown twist, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Plague, presented by Gothic Maine, Asylum, Portland. $5. portlandasylum.com. 9:30 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Delta Generators, blues, all ages; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

Pearl and the Beard, acoustic Americana/soul, with Kath Blom and The Frontier Needs Heroes, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Brian Patricks, folk and rock, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m.

Brzowski, Portland MC CD-release party, with Prayers for Atheists, Dollfight, H.W. and Ill By Instinct, 18-plus; Space, Portland, space538.org. 9 p.m.

Live Jazz Supper Club, contemporary and classic jazz, 21-plus; Zackery’s, Fireside Inn and Suites, Portland. 774-5601. 7 to 11 p.m.

Miss Fairchild, jazz/soul/blues, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Maine Roller Derby After-Bout Pride Bash, with DJ Todd the Rocket, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $3; free with ticket stub from Maine Roller Derby match. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Heather Pierson, blues/jazz/soul, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

SUNDAY

Rob Benton, acoustic rock, all ages; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. 351-3221. 3 to 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Jim Pryor, acoustic folk, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 5:30 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist Joe Gallant, 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.

Line of Force, soul, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Bluegrass Monday, with music by The Stowaways and an open jam, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. jam; 9 p.m. concert. 

TUESDAY

Green Lion Reggae, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $2; ladies free. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

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

Alina Simone, music performance and reading by Ukrainian singer, all ages; Space, Portland. Free. space538.org. 7 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local artists play classic album and originals, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Josh Harps, A-Frame and Blue Khakis perform “The Great Adventures of Slick Rick” by Slick Rick, 9 p.m.

Chas Lester Trio, jazz/soul, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Mr. Nick and The Dirty Tricks, blues, all ages; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

The Mutineers, string band, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. 541-9024. 7 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.

Soul Clap and Dance-Off, with $100 cash prize, 21-plus; Space, Portland. $5. space538.org. 9 p.m.

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

Leslie Harrison, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Josh Cramby, acoustic covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.