• CONCERTS

TODAY

The Deadly Gentlemen, folk/grasscore, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Celtic Crossroads, Celtic music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $37.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. (doors at 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.

Jimmy Dority, local piano player joined by friends, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m.

Lennie Gallant, Canadian singer-songwriter, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $20. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Music Concert Series, with folk duo Simons and Goodwin, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. 626-2415. 6:30 p.m.

Joint Chiefs, acoustic trio, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Brain Killer, hardcore punk, with Grist Mill, Pinko and The Action Boys, and I, Barbarian, all ages; Coyle Street, Portland. $5. myspace.com/brainkillermusic. 6 p.m.

The THE BAND Band, The Band tribute band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ed Gerhard, Grammy-winning guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Mishka, reggae, with Mat McHugh and Anuhea, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Girsa, all-female Irish music band, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. $15 to $20. 864-5000. 7 p.m.

Kyle and Duncan Hardy, jazz, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. Free/donation. 7 to 9 p.m.

Greg Brown, singer/songwriter, with Jason Wilber, all ages; Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 in advance; $42.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Norway Open Mic Night with Mary Christine Hargreaves, all ages; Norway Unitarian Universalist Church. $3. (603) 733-6350. 6:30 p.m.

Satoko Fujii’s Ma-Do Ensemble, jazz concert celebrating trumpeter Natsuki Tamura’s 60th birthday, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10 to $20. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, acoustic guitar, with Veloursaurus, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 to 10 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Music and Muffins Series: Carolyn Currie, folk and Celtic vocalist, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10 a.m. to noon.

Mastersingers USA, male choral group, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington. $15; free under age 16. artsinstitute.org. 7:30 p.m.

Celtic Crossroads, Celtic music, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. 594-0070. 8 p.m.

The Slackers, Jamaican rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Local Circus, danceable rhythms and strong melodies, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m.

Jesse Pilgrim, folk, with Panda Bandits and The Gallerist, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. 615-3609. 7:30 p.m.

Bill Morrissey, singer/songwriter, with Sorcha, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Port City Jazz, Maine jazz septet plays standards from the Great American Songbook, Congregational Church of Bristol. $12. 563-6843. 7:30 p.m.

The Amigos, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon to 3 p.m.

Johnny Venom, R&B/reggae, with Dave G., Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobster company.com. 7 to 10 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Greg Brown, singer/songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $36. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 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.

Pickle Jar Defenders and Tumbling Bones, old-time Americana, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 to 8 p.m. 

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

TWO: The Running Gags and The 220s, local rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, with Blue Willow, R&B, Royal River Park, Yarmouth. Free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m. (Rain date is June 30).

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, bring an instrument or just listen, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Shades of Blue, contemporary jazz and pop, Bangor Public Library. Free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.

Auburn Community Concert Band, Festival Plaza, Auburn. Free. 333-6601, Ext. 2108. 7 to 8:15 p.m.

The Clash: Paul Simon vs. James Taylor, local musicians compete in a battle of cover songs, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

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

• COMEDY

Bob Marley, Maine’s most popular comedian, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $28. 646-4777. 8 p.m. today.

Comedy Showcase, with Rich Ceisler and round three of Portland’s Funniest, 18-plus (16-plus if accompanied by parent); Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today.

Comedy Showcase, with Rich Ceisler and Stephanie Doyle, 18-plus (16-plus if accompanied by 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.

Poor Howard, old-time blues, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7 p.m.

Video DJ Dance Night, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

Andrew Yankowsky & JT Lockwood, jam/acoustic/folk, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

“The Psychedelic Sounds of Space,” psychedelic rock, with The Lucid, Jeff Beam and Laminated Cat, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

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

Kim Davidson, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, roots/blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Retro Night, dance to music from the ’80s and ’90s, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Groove Train, R&B, all ages; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

NeverTrust, hardcore/thrash, with Krumpis, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 784-7785. Doors at 8 p.m.

John Eddie, folk/rock, with The Adam Ezra Group, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $14.50 to $17. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz, with The Lambo-Law Guitar Duet, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Straight Lace, dance music covers, 21-plus; Zachery’s, Fireside Inn & Suites, Portland. $5. 774-5601. 8:30 p.m. to midnight.

Grand Hotel, roots jazz and swing, with The Vanityites, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

The Barn Swallows, country/jazz/bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Bob Rasero, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Liz Frame & The Kickers, country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Hello Newman!!, alternative/ska/swing, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Plague, goth/industrial night, Asylum, Portland. $2 before 9:30 p.m.; $5 after. portlandasylum.com. 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Jabon, “avant garde disco comedy,” with Traveling Trees, Dada Clash Collage and The Bloodroots Barter, Apohadion, Portland. theapohadion.wordpress.com. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

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

The Summer of Hip-Hop #2, with Sandbag, A-frame, Embedded Emcee’s, Eyenine and Cam Grooves, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

The Mutineers, electric string band, Byrnes Irish Pub, Bath. byrnesirishpub.com. 8 p.m.

Wesley Hartley and The Traveling Trees, alt-country, with The Bloodroots Barter, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Jeff Cusack, acoustic rock, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 8 p.m.

Audrey Ryan with South China and Brown Bird, release party for Ryan’s “Thick Skin” CD, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

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

Marion Grace, folk/rock, with Michael Bernier & The Uprising and Joe Gallant, folk-rock/alt-country, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Will Duvall, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Emmet Harrity Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Now Is Now, pop/rock covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Nice Action, old-school punk and garage music night, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Bottom of the East, with The Outsiders, The Denver Boot and Sean Brown, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m. 

SUNDAY

The Gentlemen Outfit, rock covers, all ages; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. 351-3221. On the deck from 3 to 6 p.m., then 9:30 p.m.

Chimneys and Reverend, atmospheric rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $5. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Jake Jaques, acoustic folk, all ages; Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 6 p.m.

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

Josiah Wolf, folk/rock, with The Gloaming, if and it and DJ dEACEFANg, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $8. space538.org. 9 p.m. 

MONDAY

Dan Gilbert, indie singer/songwriter, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7:30 p.m.

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

Bluegrass Mondays, open jam followed by concert by The Stowaways, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. jam; 9 p.m. concert.

Line of Force, R&B/soul, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. 

TUESDAY

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

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

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

Cover to Cover, local musicians play originals and classic album in its entirety, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. The Dirty White Hats play “Licensed to Ill” by Beastie Boys, 9 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

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.

George Keith, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Acoustic Music Night, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.