• CONCERTS

TODAY

KahBang Music, Art and Film Festival, with My Morning Jacket and more than 40 other bands, Bangor waterfront. $45 per day; $70 to $80 two-day pass; $80 to $100 VIP pass. kahbang.com.
7:15 to 11 p.m. today; 1:15 to 11 p.m. Friday; 12:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

De Temps Antan, Quebec traditional band, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

James Montgomery Band, blues, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $17.50 to $22.50. 774-4527. 8 p.m.

Music in the Park, with singer-songwriter Anni Clark (folk, blues and pop), Festival Plaza, Auburn (rain location: Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston). Free. 782-7228. Noon.

Summer Lakeside Concerts, with singer-songwriter Jim Gallant, Bates College (Keigwin Amphitheater), Lewiston. Free. 786-6330. 6 p.m.

The McCarthys (country rock), Eastern Promenade, Portland. Free. 756-8275. 7 p.m.

Big Chief, rhythm and roots music, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

John Hiatt & The Combo, folk/country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $100. stone
mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

“Music on the Mall,” with The Merrymeeting Community Band, Brunswick Mall. Free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m.

Summer Music Concert Series, with  singer-songwriter Billy Libby, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. 626-2415. 6:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with High Ryder (music from the ’50s and ’60s), Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. Free. 934-0860. 6:30 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with Mudhook (traditional shanties and ballads), Central School, South Berwick. Free/donation. 384-5846. 6 p.m.

Steeple Jazz Concert, with pianist Ellen Rowe and saxophonist Andrew Bishop, Lovell United Church of Christ, Center Lovell. Free. 7 p.m.

Eric Taylor, acoustic folk, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. fifthmainemuseum.org. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Chris Smither, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.Ellis Paul, folk, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $17 in advance; $20 at door. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Crooked Still, nu-folk/bluegrass, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $30.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, gospel, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach. $15, $19. 934-2024. 6 p.m.

Schoodic Arts “Emerging Artists” Concert Series, with Katie Higgins (soulful country), Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $5; free for ages 12 and under. 963-2569. 7 p.m.

The Itals, reggae vocal group, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $20. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Tommy Bazarian, folk-rock, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance and for students; $7 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

“2+2=Jive,” jazz standards, Brackett Church, Peaks Island. Free/donations. 766-5013. 7:30 p.m.

The Lucid, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

Land of Harvest, Contemporary Christian music, Agape Coffeehouse Seacoast Chapel, Saco. Free. 282-3000. 6 to 8 p.m.

Ellis Paul, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Taj Mahal, rock/blues, with Fredericks Brown, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25 to $35. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers, folk rock, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Rickie Lee Jones, rock/pop, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.

Eddie Forman Orchestra, polka music, Wells Harbor Community Park (rain location is Wells Junior High School). Free. 7:30 p.m.

Edith Jones Project, all-female big-band jazz band, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $13 to $15/donation. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m.

Mary Fahl, singer-songwriter, with Greg Douglass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Bob Danzillo, Allan Schwinn and Alan Taplin, folk music, adults only; York Art Association, York Harbor. Free. 363-4049. 7 p.m.

Jerry Bryant, maritime songs, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. $10, $12; $5 for ages 15and under. mainemaritimemuseum.org.7:30 p.m.

First Annual Festival of Music, with The Modest Proposal, Educated Advocates, Pecan Sandies and other acts, South Portland High School Auditorium. $15; $5 with student ID. 846-3731. 6 p.m.

Sheepscot Jazz and Swing Company, Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor. $10. 244-5036. 8:15 to 10 p.m.

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

Johnny Venom & Friends, R&B/reggae, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

De Temps Antan, Quebec traditional band, Fisherman’s Wharf Inn, Boothbay Harbor. $25. 800-628-6872. 8 p.m.

Bridgton Historical Society Bluegrass Festival, with Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection, Brad Hooper, Medicine Root and Jack Jolie, Narramissic Historic Farm, Bridgton. $12; $2 for ages 12 and under. 647-9954. 4 p.m.

SUNDAY

Ernie Hawkins, Del Re and Martin Grosswendt, blues, ragtime, gospel and other traditional music, Stonington Opera House. $15; free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m.

Weekly Music Jam Session, bring an instrument or just listen, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. Free. 701-7627. 2 to 4 p.m.Summer Concert Series, with Ashelin (Newfoundland Celtic fusion group), North New Portland Community Church, New Portland. $8; $20 family ticket. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Joan Osborne Duo, rock/blues, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $40 in advance; $44 at door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Cullu Reggae Sundays, all ages; Porthole Restaurant, Portland. $3. 780-6533. 4 to 8 p.m.

Summer Bandstand Concerts, with duo Jewel Clark and Donnie Katlin, Bethel Common (rain location is Bingham Auditorium). Free. 824-3575. 4 p.m.

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

The Still, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Euan Morton, award-winning Broadway actor and singer, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $17 to $30. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with The Saco River Jazz Ensemble, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $10; $5 for children; free for kids under age 5. 642-3743. 7 p.m.

Castlebay, Shipyard songs and tales, Cousins Island and Littlejohn Meeting House, Yarmouth. $9, $10. 846-6259. 7 p.m.

Pete Kilpatrick Duo, acoustic rock, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Havana Nights Summer Series, with Primo Cubano (Cuban/Latin music), The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. Free. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

Ashelin, Newfoundland Celtic fusion group, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. $15 to $20. rangeleymovies.com. 7 p.m.

Steve Slagle Quartet, jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Little River Band, classic rock, 21-plus; The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $45 to $60. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m.

Colin Hay, pop/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

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

Kit Soden and Aliza Thibodeau, classical, art music and folk, Bangor Public Library. Free. 947-8336. 3 to 4 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Jonee Earthquake (comedic punk), 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.

“Music on the Mall,” with Ramblin’ Red (folk), Brunswick Mall. Free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m.

Castlebay, Shipyard songs and tales, Little Brown Church, Round Pond. $10; free for children. 529-5438. 7:30 p.m.

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

AUG. 18

Music in the Park with Tinpanic (steel drum orchestra), Festival Plaza, Auburn (rain location: Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston). Free. 782-7228. Noon.

Novel Jazz Septet, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 at door. 7:30 p.m.

Colin Hay, rock, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25 in advance; $30 at door. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Jason Anick, gypsy jazz, swing and original music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Ashelin, Newfoundland Celtic fusion group, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469.
7:30 p.m.

La Banda Musicale Enrico Gai, municipal band from Nepi, Italy; Fort Allen Park, Portland (rain location is Italian Heritage Center). Free. 781-8284. 7 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with Joyce Anderson (singer-songwriter/fiddler), Central School, South Berwick. Free/donations. 384-5846. 6 p.m.

Johnny Venom & Friends, R&B/reggae, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

“Waltzing for Dreamers,” with Eileen Jewel, country/roots/blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations required. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Comedy Showcase, with Tony V, 18-plus (16-plus with parent); Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Portland Improv Comedy Festival, Lucid Stage, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door; $40 festival pass. portlandimprovfestival.com. 8 p.m. today to Sunday.

Steve Cauoette, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Audiobody, fusion of comedy and technology, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $10 in advance; $15 at door. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

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

The Bob Band, Bob Dylan tribute band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8:30 p.m.

OdlaW, Americana/rock, Three Tides, Belfast. 3tides.com. 9 p.m.

Bill Byrne Trio, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

The Vault, jazz/blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Scott Girouard with Will Gattis, indie rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam-band covers, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com.
9 p.m.

Retro Night, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Eric French & Mr. Hyde, folk-rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

Kate Redgate, folk/alt-country, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.

Justin Walton, country, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Friday Night Jazz, with Steve Slagle (sax) and Dave DeMotta (keyboards), Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

W.A.G., jazz, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10 to $15; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Open Mic Night, Jakeman Hall, Ocean Park. oceanpark.org. 7 to 10 p.m.

Gary Richardson, jazz guitar, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to
8 p.m.

Marc Chillemi & The SoPo Trio, Latin/salsa, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Whitcomb, metal, with Pigboat and Haru Bangs, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com.
9 p.m.

Plague, industrial/goth night, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Merrily James, funk, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

Groove Train, R&B/funk, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.

Justin Lantrip, acoustic folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Drab Pony, Nude Veritas and Thithy Bwown, indie rock, Apohadion Theater, Portland. theapohadion.wordpress.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Breakthrough, rock, with A Simple Complex and Zac Chapman, 21-plus; Racks Sports Bar and Grille, Portland. $5. 773-3466. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Lovewhip and The Whipettes, pop/rock, 21-plus; Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. $5. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals and piano with stand-up bass, Bard Coffee, Portland. 899-4788. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rex & Joe, blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Jacks and Aces, blues/jazz, CD-release show with The Running Gags, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m. (doors)

Nice Action, dance party with Mark Curdo, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Jason Miles Goss, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

Beat Trap Apparatus, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.

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

Andrew Yankowsky Group, with Mother Leopard, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

The Complaints, pop/rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

HD R&B, blues/funk, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Rhythmic Cypher, open mic of spoken-word poetry by Jason Carney with musical accompaniment by Matt Baker on mandolin, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

Summer Sunday Jazz Brunch, with guitarist Max Rowe, Cafe Cambridge, South Portland. 899-1884. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals and piano with stand-up bass, Dobra Tea, Portland. 210-6566. 2 to 4 p.m.

Shellback Brigade, folk songs rearranged as rock songs, all ages; Mill Hill Inn, Bethel. 824-3241.
4:30 p.m.

The Frontman Plays Solo, featuring Christian Cuff, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

John Rowlingson, folk/jazz, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Steroecom, techno/dance, 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Station 85, covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

MONDAY

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, acoustic quartet, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 to 11 p.m.

Line of Force, soul/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Model Airplane, soul/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

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

Open Mic Night, hosted by Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com.
8:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

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

Spledora Colt, Adam Faucett and Billy Libby, indie rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

“TWO,” with Dr. Astronaut and Zerg Rush, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

R&B/Soul Night, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 11 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local musicians play original music and a classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Kristina Kentigan plays “What’s the 411?” by Mary J. Blige, 9 p.m.

Port Veritas, spoken word, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 5 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Trivia Night, all ages; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. 351-3221. 8:30 p.m.

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

Ladylamb the Beekeeper, folk/pop, with The Dogs, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoak
andtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Easy Star All-Stars, reggae, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 at door; $30 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Andrews Ensemble, jazz with wine and cheese reception, St. Peter’s by the Sea, Cape Neddick. $15. 361-1370. 5 p.m.

“The Kids Are Alright.” family-friendly music series with The Grassholes (roots/bluegrass), Space, Portland. $3 adults; $2 children. space538.org. Noon.

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

Karaoke, with DJ Red, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Irish Music Night, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

Traditional Irish Session, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 9:30 p.m.

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

North of Nashville, featuring J. Biddy (country/rock), Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

Kill the Karoake, karaoke backed by live music from Trainwreck and The Fuge, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

AUG. 18

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

Arthur Webster, acoustic, Newagen Seaside Inn, Newagen. 633-5242. 7 to 9 p.m.

Hurray for the Riff Raff, blues/thrash, with Sam Doores & The Tumbleweeds and Emily Dix Thomas, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

“The Clash,”  battle of the cover bands, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. Salt N’ Pepa vs. TLC, 9 p.m.

Mark Tipton Quartet, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

The van Voorst Jazz Trio, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8:30 to
11:30 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam-band covers, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com.
9 p.m.

Keith Dover, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

Geoff Zimmerman, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.

Bennett & Perkins, blues/folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Hocus Pocus, Motown/R&B covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.