HOT TICKETS

Panda sighting at Port City

GIANT PANDA Guerilla Dub Squad is known for psychedelic roots music with heavy reggae rhythms. The Rochester, N.Y.-based band has been touring relentlessly for the past three years. Cas Haley and The Green open.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $12 to $25

INFO: 899-4990; portcitymusichall.com

 ‘Bad Clown’ benefit  to help Lucid Stage

MAINE-BASED physical comedian Michael Lane Trautman makes his only Portland appearance of the year with his latest piece, “Bad Clown.” The show, rated R, is a benefit for Lucid Stage.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland

HOW MUCH: $15; $12 students and seniors

INFO: 899-3993; lucidstage.com

Beaujolais Noveau: Say oui to food, wine

CELEBRATE the annual harvest of the Beaujolais villages, Beaujolais Nouveau 2011,  with a four-course tasting menu and wine pairings at a local French bistro.

WHEN: Two seatings Sunday – between 5:30 and 6 p.m. and between 7:30 and 8 p.m.

WHERE: Petite Jacqueline, 190 State St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $45

INFO: 553-7044