CONCERTS

TODAY

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.

FRIDAY

Jonny Lang, blues, with Farren Butcher Inc., all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25 to $35. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Christian Scott, jazz trumpeter, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $7.50. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

April Verch, Canadian fiddler, singer and stepdancer CD-release show, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Putnam Smith and Travis Cyr, singer-songwriters, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Katahdin Valley Boys, bluegrass, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10, $12. 832-6060. 7:30 p.m.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Concert, musician and “sound healer” Lori LeBlanc, Camden Yoga Barn. $5 to $15/donation. 208-7492. 6:45 p.m.

Macklemore and DJ Ryan Lewis, rap, library quad (outdoors), Bates College (Chase Hall), Lewiston. Free. 797-7496. 8 p.m.

The Grassholes, Bluegrass and Wine Series, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m.

Edith Jones Project, all-female big band jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Umphrey’s McGee, prog-rock/jam band, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

Umphrey’s After Party, with boo tiddy and Lost Between Sound, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $7 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 10 p.m.

Catie Curtis, singer-songwriter, with Sarah Blacker, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Steve Grover’s Lenny Breau Project, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Squid Jiggers, American and Celtic-influenced maritime music, Saco Coffee House, Unitarian Universalist Church. $10; free for ages 12 and under. sacocoffeehouse.com. 7 p.m.

Oneida with Company, psychedelic rock, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. Doors at 8:30 p.m.

Josh Wilson with Bill Mallia, Christian music, Messiah Christian Church, Wells. $10. 985-9287. 7 p.m.

Reba McEntire, country, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $27.50 to $97.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m.

“Celebrating Herb Mitchell: An Evening to Remember,” with Noel Paul Stookey, Paul Sullivan and others, Town Hall Theatre, Blue Hill. $25. 374-5556. 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

Blues Caravan: Girls with Guitars, featuring Dani Wilde, Cassie Taylor and Samantha Fish, all ages; Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 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.

Bruce Cockburn, folk/rock, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $35. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Roll and Go, sea shanties, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. $12. 646-7055. 8 p.m.

The Lenny Breau Project, jazz, with the Steve Grover Jazz Quintet, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for children 12 and under. 621-3551. 2 p.m.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Concert, musician and “sound healer” Lori LeBlanc, Belfast Yoga Studio. $5 to $15/donation. 208-7492. 5 p.m.

Chris Humphrey Quartet, Third Sunday Jazz Series, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kennebunk. Free. 467-5310. 4:30 p.m.

Laura Darrell, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 p.m.

O’Death, punk-metal mountain music, with Butcher Boy and Splendora Cult, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddler and cellist, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Pree, folk/electronica, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Taylor’s Grove, mountain and gospel music, with Mac McHale and Carolyn Sutton, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Free. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 7 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

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

“The Clash,” battle of the cover bands, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. Van Halen vs. Ozzy Osbourne, 9 p.m.

SEPT. 22

Shemekia Copeland, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Teada with Seamus Begley, traditional Irish tunes, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5, $9. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

COMEDY

Suzanne Westenhoeffer, all ages; Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $30.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

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

Maine Hysterical Society, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft. $12, $15. 564-8943. 7 p.m. 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.

Comedy Showcase, with PJ Thibodeau, 18-plus (16-plus with parent), Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22.

BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

Geoff 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.

Bob Danzilo, acoustic folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Plaid Daddy, rock cover band, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Joe Fletcher and The Wrong Reasons, with The Mallett Brothers, blues/country/garage, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Dark Hollow Bottling Company, bluegrass/Americana, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Plague, industrial night, Asylum, Portland. $5; $2 before 9:30 p.m. portlandasylum.com. 9:30 p.m.

’80s Dance Party, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. Free if in head-to-toe ’80s attire. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m.

Mod Night, Motown, power pop, and northern soul, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $3; no cover before 11 p.m. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, roots music, Tugboat Inn, Boothbay Harbor. tugboatinn.com. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

3rd Cure, Leach Field and Trial by Stone, dub/reggae, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Katy Gaga, contemporary pop, with Scott Girouard and 5 Finger Discount, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland, $6 men; $4 women. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

The Last Sip, rock trio, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption Junction, roots music, sea chanteys and mountain songs, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, acoustic roots, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. 865-4321. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble, Middle Eastern music, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 7 p.m.

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

Tina Murphy & The Disciples of Soul, R&B/blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Brad Hooper, acoustic guitar, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Alien II, outer space-themed dance party with lasers, DJs and break dancing, Asylum, Portland. $5 in advance; $8 day of show. 772-8274. 8:30 p.m.

Late Night Dynamite, live ’80s and video dance party, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland, Call for cover: 828-0549. 9 p.m.

Elijah Ocean, folk/rock, with Christian Cuff, Basement Band & Grimis, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

James Montgomery Blues Band, 21-plus (all ages with parent), Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $18, $20. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Boyz Gone Wild, classic rock/metal, Club Texas, Auburn. $5. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Rob Cimitile, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mike Beling Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Tom Wilsbach, on Uilleann Pipes, with Don Wessels on Harmonica, Feile Restaurant and Pub, Wells. $5. feilerestaurantandpub.com. 8 p.m.

“Too Broke to be This Drunk,” the Too Broke Band with guest Sean Mencher, country, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. 791-2695. 8 p.m.

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

Miss Tess & The Bon Ton Parade, Americana/blues/jazz, with Putnam Smith and Travis Cyr, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Local Circus, acoustic folk, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 7 p.m.

Ben Appel Trio, soul, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Mike James Hayward and The Blues Lions, blues, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

The Couch, hosted by John Nels with featured artist Mat Zaro, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Jesse Ludwig, rock/pop, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY

The Stowaways, bluegrass, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m. jam, 8 p.m. concert.

Murder of Crows, funk, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

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

Chas Lester Trio, jazz, soul and funk, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night, with Slack Master, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Cover to Cover, original music and a favorite album performed by local musicians, Big Easy, Portland. Ben Kilcollins performs “Tenacious D” by Tenacious D, 8 p.m.

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

Brian Williamson, acoustic blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

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

Kevin McElroy and Jimmy Noonan, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Brian Patricks, folk/singer-songwriter, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donations. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

Open Mic with Colt Landon Baker, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 7:30 p.m.

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

SEPT. 22

The Pressure Points, reggae for Jamaica and Vermont flood relief, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. Call for cover: 879-8988. 9 p.m.

In the Round with MSA, Phil Daligan, Ronda Dale and Brad Strause, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Winter Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Cattle Call, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Griffin Sherry and The Ghost of Paul Revere, acoustic, Americana and soul, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Duane Edwards, jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

N.E. Town, acoustic blues and roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.