• CONCERTS

TODAY

Scarab: Journey Tribute Band, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $20. 774-4527. 7:30 p.m.

Kyle Hardy, American Celtic and folk, CD-release show with Cape Breton fiddler Rosie MacKenzie, Unity Center for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

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

Larry Irwin, folk favorites and originals, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene. Free. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m.

Mark Schultz, contemporary Christian music, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach. $12 to $16. 934-2024. 7 p.m.

Open Mic and Poetry Slam, First Universalist Church of Auburn. Free. auburnuu.org. 7:15 p.m.

Schoodic Arts “Emerging Artists” Concert Series, with folk duo Martin Earley and Devin Mauch, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $15; free for ages 12 and under. 963-2569. 7 p.m.

Lauren Rioux, fiddle music, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ramblin’ Red, folk/bluegrass, with The Barn Swallows, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Heather Masse Band, folk/rock, with Ben Hammond, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center). $15 to $20; $10 for students. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m.

Tibetan Singing Bowls Sound Healing Concert, with Lori LeBlanc, Second Street Yoga, Hallowell. $5 to $15/donation. 208-7492. 6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Jaw Gems featuring Ahmad Hassan Muhammad, alternative, hip-hop and jazz, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $5. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Mike + Ruthy, folk duo, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Robby Hect and Sara Hallie Richardson, alt-folk, Dobra Tea, Portland. Free. 210-6566. 8 to 10 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Warren Haynes Band, blues/rock/soul, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Deb Cowan and John Roberts, traditional sea music, Winter Street Center, Bath. $10, $12; half-price for ages 15 and under. 443-1316. 7:30 p.m.

Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun, blues/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. 8 p.m.

Steve Grover Quintet, jazz interpretation of The Beatles songbook, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Shamrock-N-Roll Festival, with Dropkick Murphys, Stiff Little Fingers, Street Dogs, Parkington Sisters and more; Micky Ward (“The Fighter”) boxing demonstration and autographs; Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $29.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates open at 10 a.m.

Rob Cimitile, folk singer-songwriter, Dobra Tea, Portland. Free. 210-6566. 8 to 10 p.m.

Roosevelt Dime and O Deer, acoustic jugband, blues, soul and country, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $5 to $10/donation. 469-6600. 7:30 p.m.

Livingston Taylor, folk/pop, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $30 in advance; $33 at door. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Holy Mackerels Trio, acoustic, Coveside Restaurant, Christmas Cove. 644-8282. 9 p.m.

Cinder Conk, Balkan and Middle Eastern music, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10, $12. explorefrontier.com. 7:30 p.m.

Rick Charette, children’s songs, Maine Wildlife Park, Gray. $5, $7; free for ages 3 and under. 657-4977. 11 a.m. to noon.

SUNDAY

HenryFest Community Music Festival, with Heather Masse, Jerks of Grass, Darol Anger and more, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth. $35 per family; $20 per individual. henryfest.com. Noon to 7 p.m.

Pops on the Green Concert, Bangor Symphony Orchestra with Motor Booty Affair, Husson University Winkin Stadium, Bangor. Free. 992-4925. 2 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.

Tom Rush, folk, all ages; Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 to $40.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Angelica Sanchez, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 to $15; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

September 11th Tribute Concert, combined Biddeford Alumni and Italian Heritage Center bands, Freeport Performing Arts Center. Free. maineassociationofpolice.com. 4 p.m. 

MONDAY

Angelica Sanchez Quintet, jazz, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Moody Blues, classic prog-rock, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $59.50 to $69.50. 842-0800. 8 p.m.

The Still, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. Free. 775-2112. 6 to 9 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Ti’ Acadie, Quebecoise, old-timey and New England dance tunes, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Gaelic Storm, Celtic classics and originals, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $25, $30. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m.

Cut Copy, Australian electronic band, with Washed Out and Midnight Magic, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25. (800) 745-3000. 8 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer/songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. Free. 775-2112. 6 to 9 p.m.

10 Years, alt-metal, with The Vanityites, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12, $18. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

Maine Songwriters Association Showcase, local musicians, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 at door. 761-1757. 7 p.m. 

SEPT. 15

JJ Grey and Mofro, soul/funk/R&B, with The Adam Ezra Group, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 to $35. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Ti’ Acadie, Quebecoise, old-timey and New England dance tunes, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Gabriel Kahane, singer-songwriter, with Pete Miller, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m. 

• COMEDY

Comedy Showcase, Rick D’Elia with Tuck and Brian Beaudoin, 18-plus (16-plus with parent); Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Comedy Night, with Brian Brinegar and Paul Hunt, 21-plus; all ages with parent, Racks Sports Bar and Grille, Portland. Free. 773-3466. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Jim Weider’s Project PERCoLAToR, jazz fusion, 21-plus (all ages with parent), Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $17, $20. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.

Anna Dagmar and Nina Schmir, piano and guitar, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Tricky Britches, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

A 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.

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. 784-7785. 6 p.m.

Group Night Out Thirsty Thursday, karaoke with TJ the DJ, 21-plus (all ages with parent); Racks Sports Bar and Grille, Portland. 773-3466. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

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

A-Town All-Stars, funk/blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Mike Stockbridge Quartet, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Benefit: Rebuild Verner’s House, with Brenda, Theodore Treehouse, The Lucid, Grand Hotel and Jeff Beam, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Amy Black, Americana singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Platonics, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Blood Red Thrust, False Prophecy, A Constant Battle and Ripfence, thrash/metal, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Dirigo, folk/alt-country, CD-release show with Super Frog, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

’80s Dance Party, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. Free entry with head-to-toe ’80s attire. 828-0549. 9 p.m.

Goth Maine presents Plague, industrial, Asylum, Portland. $5 ($2 before 9:30 p.m.). 772-8274. 9:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey Band, country/rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Mark Mandeville, country/folk, record-release show with Plains and Dan Blakeslee, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Buddy Moore, acoustic roots music, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. 865-4321. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

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

B.B. Ling Quartet, jazz standards, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 7 p.m.

Poor Howard and The Bullfrog, acoustic blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Swing Shift Jazz Quintet, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Mercielago, rock, with Bora, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Throwndown Band, blues-rock, 21-plus (all ages with parent), Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Abram Taylor, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Rocking Roadrunners, rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Model Airplane Fairwell Festival, R&B/soul/funk, Big Easy, Portland. Call for cover: bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Nice Action, rock dance party, Asylum, Portland. 772-8274. 9 p.m.

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

What Cheer? Bridage, 19-piece brass band, with A Severe Joy, The 90-Minute Blonde, Che Ros and Dirty Laundry Lights, 21-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 9 p.m.

Gin Mill Julep, Prohibition-era pop songs, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 7 p.m.

Matta-Wing Combo, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Quartet MUS, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Color Blind, dance music, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. 828-0549. 9 p.m.

Biodiesel, DJs, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8, $10. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Matt Costa, singer-songwriter, 21-plus (all ages with parent), Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $12 to $15. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz, Lobster Cooker, Freeport. 865-4349. 3 p.m.

The Couch, open mic hosted by John Nels with featured artist Jesse Pilgrim, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. 879-8988. 9 p.m. 

MONDAY

Line of Force with Model Airplane, funk/soul/jazz, Big Easy, Portland. Free. 775-2266. 9 p.m.

Pub Quiz, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.

Bluegrass Night, bluegrass jam followed by Stowaways concert, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. 879-8988. 6 p.m. jam; 8 p.m. concert. 

TUESDAY

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

Cover to Cover, local bands play originals and classic album in its entirety, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

Chas Lester Trio, R&B/soul, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. 879-8988. 9 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Stereocom, funk/soul/jazz, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

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

Karaoke with DJ Johnny Red, Asylum, Portland. 772-8274. 9 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

Laurel Martin and Kathleen Guilday, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

SEPT. 15

Andrew Merzi, country, blues and Americana, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Jeff Zimmerman, urban-folk/indie-rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

A 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.

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. $2. 784-7785. 6 p.m.

Group Night Out Thirsty Thursday, karaoke with TJ the DJ, 21-plus (all ages with parent); Racks Sports Bar and Grille, Portland. 773-3466. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

James Howard, acoustic blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Susie Pepper & The Muse Trio, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Barn Owl, blues/psychedelic/trance, with Herb Craft, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Kris Rodgers & The Dirty Gems, rock, EP-release party, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $4. 879-8988. 9 p.m.