• CONCERTS

TODAY

Gary U.S. Bonds, classic rock and R&B, with SoulMate and Jeff Batson, Regatta Banquet and Conference Center, Eliot. $28; $48 VIP. 351-4623. 7 p.m.

Shelby Lynne, country/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Leo Kottke, singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Keller Williams, singer-songwriter, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25 to $40. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Simons and Goodwin, Americana, country, blues and folk, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Peace-Wave Concert, with Lori LeBlanc, Second Street Yoga, Hallowell. $10 to $15. 208-7492. 7 p.m.

Cantrip, traditional Scottish and American music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Vanessa Torres, singer-songwriter, CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Mystic Folk Opera, prog-rock, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Moose Mountain Jazz Band, Dixieland jazz, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15; free for youths under 18 free with paying adult. atthelincoln.org. 7:30 p.m.

Funky Divas of Gospel and Tuckermans at 9, benefits the church music program, United Methodist Church, Eliot. $10. 439-6593. 7 p.m.

“Almost Spring II,” with Waynflete Dancers, PCM ensembles, Grateful Dads, Bugle Boy Trio and more, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10; $20 per family; free for children under 12. 774-8243. 7 p.m.

ZOSO, Led Zeppelin tribute band, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15, $30. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Leo Kottke, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Sold out. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

2012 Maine Children’s Honor Chorus Concert, treble-voiced singers ages 9 and older, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Free. boothbayoperahouse.com. 3 p.m.

The Molenes, alt-country, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8 at door. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Joan Hager Jazz Group, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church. $10; $25 per family. 324-3191. 7 p.m.

Gibson Brothers, bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Robin Jellis, classical, Celtic and modern cello music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m.

Ahmad Muhammed, pianist, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 7 p.m.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, roots Americana and psychedelic reggae, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Pete Miller and Chris Valen, indie folk, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Recession Session, with Ari and Mia, acoustic duo, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $12. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Vio Mire, Hersey State and Aleric Nez, pastoral indie folk, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Brad Terry, jazz clarinetist and whistler, Belfast High School. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 338-2222. 7 p.m.

Ted Sink, singer-songwriter, CD-release concert, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

The Slackers, reggae rock, with The Pomps, El Grande and All Good Feel Good Collective, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Jazz Brunch, with Sean Mencher and Bob Hamilton, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m.

James Hunter, R&B, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Hoboe Celebrates Beethoven’s Birthday, oboe-fueled rock band plays Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Stonington Opera House. $10. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Yellow Dubmarine, Beatles dub reggae, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15, $30. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Portland Public School’s All-City Orchestra, featuring Grammy-winning composer, conductor and horn player Gunther Schuller, Portland High School/John Ford Auditorium. Free. portlandschools.org. 6:30 p.m.

Matt Flinner Trio, jazz/bluegrass, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

Richard Wood, Canadian fiddler, with Gordon Belsher, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

JT Lockwood Band, singer-songwriter pop, with Tenpennies, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $2. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Emily Wells, multi-instrumentalist, with Live Footage and Aleric Nez, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Richard Wood, Canadian fiddler, with Gordon Belsher, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Gordon Bok, concert to accompany his wood carvings, Camden Public Library. $15. 236-3440. 4 p.m.

Old Time Music Jam, open jam of Appalachian music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Weir/Nelson/En Route: Jazz from UMA, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. Free. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

MARCH 29

Los Lobos, Tex-Mex/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $95. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Excision, dubstep, with Liquid Stranger and Lucky Date, 16-plus; State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Berklee Road Show, variety show of roots musicians from the Berklee College of Music’s American Roots Music program, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $7 in advance; $10 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jimmy Dority, pianist, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Richard Wood, Canadian fiddler, with Gordon Belsher, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

DJ Figure, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15, $30. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. today and March 29.

Bob Marley, Maine comedian, benefit for Noble Athletics, Noble High School, Berwick. $15. 676-2674. 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Dopapod, trance/rock/dubstep/funk, with The Manhattan Project, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Barn Swallows, Americana/bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Patrick Fitzsimmons, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Al and Erb, Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Hot Club du Monde, gypsy jazz and swing, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Milkman’s Union, indie rock, with Cuddle Magic and In One Wind, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Gordo and Friends, comedic music, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 10 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.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, open blues jam, The Cage, Lewiston. 783-0668. 8 p.m.

Poor Howard, acoustic blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

Salli and Doug, acoustic, with Boxes and Phantom Buffalo, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Steve Jones, blues/rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Jenny Owens Young, singer-songwriter, with Aunt Martha and Gregory & The Hawk, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. 9 p.m.

The Pubcrawlers, Celtic punk, with The Murder Weapon and Dark Hollow Bottling Company, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $7. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Jo Henley, roots-rock band, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Jazzy Chas Lester, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Brothers Donovan, rock and roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Lost Romance, power-pop, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Mama’s Boomshack, funk, soul and blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Plaid Daddy, rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Knight Riderz, hip hop, with Aache, Aphilly8 and Moshe, Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 10 p.m.

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

Ladies Night, with a mechanical bull and DJ Hoss, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Preheat, rock and blues, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Moore and Moran, acoustic, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. Free/donation. 865-4321. 8 p.m.

Pete Kilpatrick Band, rock, CD-release show, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $10. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Martin England, acoustic blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Josh Kelley, acoustic country-rock, with Amy Allen, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

When Particles Collide, indie rock, with Naked on Rollerskates and Temperature of the Sun, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Tickle, dance covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Truth About Daisies, folk trio, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Joeyoke, comedic singer and dancer, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. Doors at 8 p.m.

Tommy O’Connell & The Juke Joint Devils, swing and blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Chris Moulton, indie pop, with The Deliberates, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Rob Cimitile, bluegrass and folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Gabriel Zacchai, acoustic folk and blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Lincoln Allen Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Griffin Sherry and The Ghost of Paul Revere, acoustic Americana and soul, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Mutineers, eclectic string band, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. Free/donation. 865-4321. 8 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Jumpin’ Jakes Seafood Cafe, Old Orchard Beach. 937-3250. 7 p.m.

Post Provost, soul/jazz/blues, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Big Fancy, old-time music, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

Maine Academy of Modern Music MAMM Slam 2012, six high-school bands compete, all ages; Big Easy, Portland. $12; $10 students. bigeasyportland.com. 3 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

SUNDAY

Debbie Davies Band, blues, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $20. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Jim Pryor, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, open mic of spoken-word poetry with live music, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist Yes We Kin, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals and piano with stand-up bass, Bard Coffee, Portland. 899-4788. Noon to 2 p.m.

MONDAY

HUAK, rock, with Spraynard, Paul Baribeau, Butcher Boy and Patter Cubs, 131 Washington Ave, Portland. facebook.com/131washington. 8 p.m.

Andy Wagner, singer-songwriter, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Stowaways Bluegrass Night, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m. open jam; 8 p.m. concert.

Open Mic with Alec Wall, acoustic singers and performers, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Open Mic with Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.

Heavy Metal Monday, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Monday Night Funk, with Frank Hopkins and friends, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Dan Tonini, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. 553-2350. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night with Slack Master, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 7 to 9 p.m.

Out of the Blue Contest, battle of the bands speed-dating style, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Chas Lester Trio, jazz, soul and funk, all ages; Empire Dine & Dance (downstairs), Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, acoustic, Gritty McDuff’s, Portland. grittys.com. 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Stereocom, soul, jazz and funk, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, blues jam, The New Venue, Portland. 541-9045. 7 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

David Beam and The Custom House Gang, blues and bluegrass, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Doug & Salli, acoustic duo, Slainte, Portland. 553-2350. 10 p.m.

Mickey Felder Quartet, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, classic jazz from the great American songbook, 21-plus; Pearl Lounge, Portland. 210-6555. 8 to 11 p.m.

Tamora Goltz and David Stimson, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals with stand-up bass, Bray’s Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. braysbrewpub.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

Rap Night, local DJs and musicians, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

MARCH 29

Jessica Smucker, dark pop, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Stereocom, soul, jazz and funk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Jesse Ludwig, pop/rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Octane, jazz and swing, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Kurt Baker Dance Party, pop, Slainte, Portland. 553-2350. 10 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.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, open blues jam, The Cage, Lewiston. 783-0668. 8 p.m.

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