• CONCERTS

TODAY

Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones, rockabilly/Americana, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Enter the Haggis, Celtic rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble performs big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Matt and Shannon Heaton, Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $10, $12; $5 for ages 12 to 18; free for children under 12. 563-5513. 7 p.m.

Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, First Parish Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Leon Redbone, ragtime/blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jeff Pitchell and 8 to the Bar, dance music, 21-plus; The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $25 to $27.50. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Occidental Gypsy, gypsy pop, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

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

Miss Tess and The Bon Ton Parade, jazzy folk, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unityme.org/theater. 7:30 p.m.

Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones, rockabilly/Americana, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $22. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Rod Picott, singer-songwriter, with Shanna Underwood, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Bronze Radio Return, Americana/rock, with Chamberlin and In the Audience, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Sebastian Bach, former Skid Row frontman, hard rock, with Uncle Jack and Clubberlang, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $23.50. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m.

James Montgomery Band, blues/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Sultans of Swing, flamenco/jazz/Cuban, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Tumbling Bones and The Vododeeos, American folk music and ukulele duo, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Opus One Big Band, big band jazz and contemporary music, Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School. $10; $5 for students. 319-1910. 7 p.m.

Stone Mountain Live, with singer/songwriter Tim O’Brien and Cajun fiddler Michael Doucet, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $79 for dinner and show; $49 show only. stonemountainartscenter.com. 7:30 p.m. (concert). 

SUNDAY

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, gypsy jazz, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $65 per show. stonemountainartscenter.com. 3 and 8 p.m.

Country Sunday, with Gary Leet, George Harnish, Brian Plato, Missing Pieces Band and more, Litchfield Sportsman’s Club. $5; free for children under 12. decma.org. Noon to 5 p.m.

Gordon Bok with Carol Rohl, singer-songwriters, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. 621-3551. 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.

Trampled By Turtles, northern roots music with Johnny Corndog, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

Sultans of Swing, flamenco/jazz/Cuban, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Jenn Kurtz and Curt Bessette, “Songs and Stories of World War II: A Few Seconds with Our Fathers,” McArthur Library, Biddeford. Free. 284-4181. 3 p.m.

Jazz Brunch with The Matt Fogg Jazz Quartet, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport. Menu prices. 967-4050. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

MONDAY

Castlebay, Celtic folk duo, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $6, $8. 780-4249. 7 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Straight No Chaser, a cappella group, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $36.50 to $48.50. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

David Peterson’s Old Time Country Revue, with The Stowaways, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

“The Clash,” battle of the cover bands, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5. portcitymusichall.com. Beastie Boys vs. Run-D.M.C., 9 p.m.

NOV. 17

All Time Low, pop/punk, with The Ready Set and He Is We, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, folk/blues/rock, CD-release show with Scott Peterson, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Troy MacGillivray, Celtic fiddler, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Barefoot Truth, CD-release show, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. 

• COMEDY

Comedy Showcase, with Rich Ceisler, 18-plus (16-plus with parent); Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50 today; $15 Friday-Saturday. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

Kate Clinton 2011 Glee Party Tour, 30th anniversary show, South Portland High School Auditorium. $35 to $60. 973-907-6059. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tom Clark, Jay Grove, Dan Gill and Karen Morgan, Fireside Inn and Suites, Auburn. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 777-1777. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Comedy Showcase, with Ace Aceto, 18-plus (16-plus with parent); Comedy Connection, Portland. $7.50 Nov. 17; $15 Nov. 18-19. mainecomedy.com. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19. 

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Atomic Trash presents “Strut,” burlesque, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Moore, Wild and Lynch, blues/folk, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Welterweight CD-Release Show, 21-plus; Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. $5 (includes copy of CD). 8 to 11 p.m.

Ben Killcollins, acoustic guitar, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Fax Holiday, indie/folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Trapparatus, funk/jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Standard Issue, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 to 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. Doors at 6 p.m.

Peter Gavett, originals and covers, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

Andrew Yankowsky Band, acoustic folk-rock, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Nerd Rave Super Hero Costume Party, with Heloise and The Savoir Faire, Waranimal and DJ Ponyfarm, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $7; free entry for Coast City Comicon weekend pass holders. space538.org. 8 p.m.

Brian Patricks, folk/rock, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Audrey Ryan and Guy Capecelatro III, music and readings from Burst and Bloom books, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Ken Grimsley Band, rock/blues, Seasons Grille, Portland. 775-6538. 7:15 p.m.

Baked Beans Recording Rock-Off, week three, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. Doors at 8 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, blues/country/folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Rupert Wates, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, jazz remix, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Heart Shaped Rock, rock, with The Amazing Murcielago, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

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

Richard Marsters Trio, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Hot Club du Monde, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

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

Derek Lorin, singer/songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Mallet Brothers Band, country/rock, with The Lights Out and Town Founder, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. 9 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Back in Black, AC/DC tribute band, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Karaoke with Long Island Larry, Seasons Grille, Portland. 775-6538. 8:30 p.m.

Dogs After Dark, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Coast City Comicon Rock and Roll After Party, with The Flipsides, The Heeby Jeebies and Whistlebait Burlesque, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5; free with Coast City Comicon badge. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Peter Albert, new age classical guitarist, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

A Moment’s Notice, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Labseven, CD-release show with DJ Shade, hip hop, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

J Biddy, covers, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Hot Day at the Zoo, American roots string band, 21-plus; Mainely Brews Tavern, Waterville. $10. 873-2457. 10 p.m.

Raindance, with Spirit Quest and Background, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 8 p.m.

James Hayward Blues Trio, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Lex & Joe, blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Blind Albert, old-time blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, rock/blues, with King Memphis, Tone Kings, Jerks of Grass, Zombie Beach and more, benefit for musician and cancer patient Nick Curran, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. Free/donation. baysidebowl.com. 1 p.m.

Kristy Lee, Alabama singer-songwriter, with Lady Zen, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist Aron Werman, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Ancestral Diet, Skoal Kodial, Taboo and Hyena, eclectic, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Brian Patricks, rock/blues/folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m. 

MONDAY

Murder of Crows, funk, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

Trivia Night, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 7 to 9 p.m.

Mike Zito, rock/blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

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

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

TUESDAY

“Cover to Cover,” local bands plays originals and a favorite album, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. The 220s play “Animals” by Pink Floyd, 9 p.m.

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

Chas Lester Trio, jazz, soul and funk, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Rick Colella, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5 to 8 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Jessica Cunningham, former “American Idol” contestant, pop/rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

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

Three Tenors, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

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

NOV. 17

Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Glass Fingers and Jeshua Emmanual, prog-rock/electronica, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Jazzy Chaz, jazz/rock/pop, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

MarchFourth Marching Band, horn rock band, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10 in advance; $13 day of show. portlandempire.com. 8 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. Doors at 6 p.m.

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

Rick Colella, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

After the Rodeo, Americana, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Peter Merrill Trio, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Ian and Paul, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.