CONCERTS

TODAY

Madeline Peyroux, jazz, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25 to $39. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Crooked Still, alt-bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountain artscenter.com. 8 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.)

Joy Kills Sorrow, Boston-based string band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Twiddle, prog-rock/reggae, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Peter Wolf, blues/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Saturday show sold out).

Asphalt Orchestra, street band concert presented by Portland Ovations, Congress Street, Portland. Free. portlandovations.org. 5 to 8 p.m.

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

Crooked Still, alt-bluegrass, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

First Friday Free Concert, with Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Free. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m.

Fred Eaglesmith, singer/songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Brad Kahlhamer, Kelsey Barrett, Ursula Scherrer and Kato Hideki, multi-media experience with musician, visual artist, singer, video artist and composer, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free. 786-6135. 7:30 p.m.

Mallett Brothers, alt-country, CD-release show, with This Way and The Watchers, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Octoberfest, live music and German beer, Jimmy the Greek’s, Old Orchard Beach. jimmygreeks.com. Noon to 1 a.m.

Suede, pop/blues, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $30 in advance; $34 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m.

The Prodigals, Irish rock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. 633-5159. 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30 p.m.)

EOTO, psych-dub beat, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Honey Dewdrops, bluegrass, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12, $14. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Nu-Utopians: The Songs of John Lennon (Beatles and Solo Years), features Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step and Tom Dean of Devonsquare, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $30. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jonathan Edwards, singer-songwriter, Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $32 to $47. winthropconcerts.org. 7 p.m.

“An Evening of Broadway,” with Nancy Durgin, John Mulcahy and Andrew Fenniman, Congregational Church of Bristol. $12. 563-3763. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Slaid Cleaves, Americana singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $22.50 day of show. 646-4777. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Bluegrass Music Association Music Jam, acoustic, unplugged instruments, Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $7; $5 for mem-bers. 799-1232. 1 to 6 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.

TUESDAY

Hanson, pop/rock, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25. (800) 745-3000. 8 p.m.

Stanley and Grimm, fiddle and guitar, Herbert Grand Hotel, Kingfield. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

“The Clash,” battle of the cover bands, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. Living Colour vs. Faith No More, 9 p.m.

Screaming Females, pop-punk, with The Underground Railroad to Candyland and Mouth Washington, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Rich Robinson, Black Crowes guitarist (rock), with Dylan LeBlanc, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

Jonathan Richman, singer-songwriter, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $15. space538.org. 9 p.m.

Hot Club of Cowtown, Western swing, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unityme.org/theater. 7:30 p.m.

Stanley and Grimm, fiddle and guitar, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Skrillex, electronic, house and dubstep, 16-plus; State Theatre, Portland. $25. (800) 745-3000. 8 p.m.

Skrillex After-Party, with Skrillex, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 11 p.m.

Maine Songwriters Association Showcase, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 at door only. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m.

OCT. 13

Recession Session with Hot Club of Cowtown, jazz/Western swing, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $13. 8 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.)

David Berkeley, folk singer-songwriter, with Max Garcia Conover, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Stanley and Grimm, fiddle and guitar, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. today and Oct. 13.

Comedy Showcase, with Bob DiBuono, 18-plus (16-plus with parent); Comedy Connection, Port-land. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today.

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

Comedy Showcase, with Ben Roy and Adam Clayton Holland, 18-plus (16-plus with parent); Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Tony Boffa Quartet, jazz/pop, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Kristen Marlo, singer/guitarist, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Geoff Zimmeram, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Adam Ezra Group’s Portland Artist Extravaganza, pop/rock, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. 879-8988. 9 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.

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

DJ Cougar, psychedelic, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

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

Swing Shift Jazz Trio, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Maine Academy of Modern Music First Fridays Concert Series, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

Huak and Computer at Sea, rock, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

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

The Pennies, American roots music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Anthony Gomes, blues-rock, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Dopapod with Goosepimp Orchestra, psychedelic Latin/funk, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. 879-8988. 9 p.m.

Peter G, folk rock, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, rock covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

The Skinny Reunion, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. Call for cover: 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Jazz Jam, standards and more with jazz guitarist Gary Wittner and Co., The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

Andrew Yankowsky Band, folk/rock, with The Project, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

“Love,” with Jamie O’Sullivan and Nocturnal, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Johnny Wad and The Cash, rock and blues covers, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

The Trickle Down, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

The Flipsides, punk/power pop, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Rustic Overtones, rock, with The A-Town All Stars, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $10 to $15. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Courtney Brocks, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mark Tipton, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Duke, dance hits and originals, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. Call for cover: 828-0549. 9 p.m.

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

The Skinny Reunion: Night Two, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. Call for cover: 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Owen Conforte Trio, USM jazz majors, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Hannah Kramer, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Entrain, funk/reggae/rock, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Glass Fingers and The Boxes, indie rock, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

The Couch, open mic hosted by John Nels, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, open mic of spoken-word poetry with musical accompaniment, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 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.

Kath Bloom, Colby Nathan and Levi Strom, singer/songwriters, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 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. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.)

Trivia Night, 21-plus; hosted by Ryan Prosser, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

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

Karaoke, Slainte, Portland. 553-2350. 9 p.m.

Arbouretum and Eternal Tapestry, psychedelic, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

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

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

Irish Music Night, with Emma Walsh and Chuck Donnelly, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Open Mic Night, Slainte, Portland. 553-2350. 8 p.m.

Acoustic Song Circle, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Jessica Cunningham, “American Idol” finalist, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

OCT. 13

Simons and Goodwin, Americana, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Sorcha, guitar/banjo jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Tunes in the Key of You, piano sing-a-long with Kris Rodgers, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Eric Winter Quartet, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Monique Barrett, folk, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.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.

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