• CONCERTS

TODAY

Whitechapel, metal, with Miss May I, After the Burial, Within the Ruins and The Plot in You, all ages; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20. statetheatreportland.com. 6 p.m.

Jeffrey Foucault, country and blues, with Andy Friedman, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Elephant, Rural Ghosts, Tom K. and Tralala, indie/folk, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Meghan Yates & The Reverie Machine, folk and jazz, with Mica Jones, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $10. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Poor Howard, old-style acoustic blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

Raz de Maree, traditional Quebec instrumental music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Godsmack and Staind, metal, with guests, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $47.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. 5 p.m.

Maine Women’s Balkan Choir and Friends, with guest Elitsa Stoyneva, St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Ellsworth. $8; includes foods from Bulgaria. 356-2505. 7:30 p.m.

Castlebay, Celtic and New England traditional music, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $16; $6 for students up to age 22. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

Kyle Carey, Gaelic, folk and Appalachian, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $15. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Danielle Miraglia and Amy Black, folk and blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Ghost of Paul Revere, bluegrass, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Pete Dubuc with Dark Hollow Bottling Company, Americana/rockabilly/bluegrass, portions benefit the American Cancer Society, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Benoit Bourque & Son, French Canadian music and stepdancing, with Frank Ferrel and Ed Pearlman, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10; $5 for students and children. 782-0386. 8 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern ensemble, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Brian Cullen, classical guitar, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 9 to 10:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Tom Rush, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $37.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Enter the Haggis, Celtic rock, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $20, $22. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Francine Reed, gospel, jazz, blues and R&B, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Rob Sylvain and The Cajun Aces, music from the Maine and Quebecois traditions, Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco and Biddeford, Saco. $10; free for ages 12 and under. sacocoffeehouse.com. 7 p.m.

MV + EE, BR Garm, Jeff Beam and Herbcraft, psychedelic rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Tish Hinojosa, folk, country and pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alhan Middle Eastern Ensemble, Arab Andalusian music in the Sufi tradition, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Rock My Soul Gospel Concert, singers and instrumentalists, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $18; $16 for seniors and students; free for children ages 12 and under; $30 maximum for a family of three or more. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m.

Anni Clark, singer-songwriter, with Bob Danzilo, The Hive, Kennebunk. $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Alumni Band’s Annual Mike Drapeau Scholarship Concert, with the St. James Choir and an appearance from Slugger, the Sea Dogs’ mascot, Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco. $7 in advance; $10 day of show. thealumniband.com. 7 p.m.

Delta Knights, blues/R&B/swing, The Woods at Canco, Portland. Free concert for local seniors. 772-4777. 3:30 p.m.

Dos Canosos, Latin music, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Jago Thorne & Friends, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Bob Blum and Jeff Entin, Americana duo, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

Women in Harmony: “Winds of Change,” 60-voice women’s chorus spring concert, John Ford Auditorium, Portland High School. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for seniors and students; free for children under age 12. wihmaine.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

SUNDAY

Chris Smither, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Casco Bay Tummlers, “History of Jewish Music” with commentary, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m.

Kevin Dyer and Friends, bluegrass jam, The Parsons Center at Museums of Old York, York. $4. oldyork.org. 1 to 4 p.m.

Benoit Bourque & Son and Friends, French Canadian music and stepdancing, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $10; $5 for students and children. 782-0386. 3 p.m.

Kathleen Gorey-McSorley, Canadian fiddler, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

Francine Reed, blues, gospel and jazz singer, Slates, Hallowell. $25. 622-9575. 8:15 p.m.

TUESDAY

Ennis, Celtic and Newfoundland music, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

Meet the King of Instruments Concert, presentation for grades 3 to 6 on the Kotzschmar Organ with Ray Cornils, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $5. foko.org. 10:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

Joe Bonamassa, blues-rock guitar virtuoso, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $49 to $79. porttix.com. 8 p.m.

The Wood Brothers, folk, blues and rock, with Seth Walker, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15; $30 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Ennis, Celtic and Newfoundland music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

MAY 24

Toubab Krewe, rock/jam/folk instrumentals, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show; $40 with beverage and dessert. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $9 day of show; $5 for seniors and students. 8 p.m.

Ennis, Celtic and Newfoundland music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

Frontiers of Music Concert Series, experimental music, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. Name your price. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. today; 9 p.m. May 24.

Local Laughs, local comedy, Asylum, Portland. Free. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. today.

Ace Aceto, Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Eugene Mirman, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $10. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Saturday Looks Good to Me, pop, with Wild Moccasins and Volcano Rabbit, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Peter Merrill Trio, jazz pianist plays standards, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Jazzy Chas, soul, R&B and funk, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Al and Erb, contemporary Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Band Beyond Description and Sun Jones, jam bands, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

In the Round with Shonna, singer-songwriters, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

John Brodeur, pop, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Groove Ruckus, jazz-rock fusion, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.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.

FRIDAY

Big Ol’ Dirty Bucket, funk, with Educated Advocates and Seed, Asylum, Portland. $8. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Bread & Bones, acoustic trio, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

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

Gary Richardson, acoustic jazz and blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

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

Nikki Hunt, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

John Hasnip, electro-acoustic British pop, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

28 Degrees Taurus, ambient/psychedelic rock, with Heavy Breathing and Arcane Lore, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Restless Groove, prog-rock, CD-release party, with the John Clavette Band and Chaos Sauce, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Latin Night, music and dancing, with DJ Angel, Blue Sky on York Beach. blueskyonyorkbeach.com. 7 p.m.

Matt Cardente, with Ralph Graceffa, Peter Thompson and Dan Conner, rock, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Family Affair, soul and blues, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Deep Chatham, bluegrass, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Stronghold, hard-rock covers, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Darrell Foster and The Elevators, funk/soul, with Dukes County Love Affair, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

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

The Mutineers, roots, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. 772-2739. 8:30 p.m.

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, roots/Americana, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

“Rock N’ Bowl,” MAMM JAMMS Concert Series, listen to live music while you bowl, Yankee Lanes, Portland. $5. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. 6 to 9 p.m.

Cold Blue Steel, country and classic rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 9 p.m.

David Mello, old-time blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Mike James’ Blue Lions Band, BeachFire Bar and Grille, Ogunquit. beachfiremaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m.

Tickle, dance cover band, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Dave Gagne, indy folk, rock and reggae, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Kevin & Ronda, acoustic folk and rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Hoboe, oboe-fueled rock, with Stratospheerius, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $6 in advance; $7 day of show. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Covered in Bees, punk, with Pigboat and Sunrunner, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $5. 221-2382. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sarah Fard, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 6 p.m.

Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, classic 1950s rockabilly music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

Tip O’ the Hat Series, tribute to jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 10 p.m.

Illusion, dance covers and originals, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. bubbassulkylounge.com. Time not given.

Pacman Dave, acoustic country and R&B, Jumpin’ Jakes Seafood Cafe, Old Orchard Beach. 937-3250. 7 p.m.

DJ Jon, house/electronica, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Sli Chi, funk, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Doug Cantwell, acoustic, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. 772-2739. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Kittie, hard rock/pop, with Blackguard, Manifest and Bonded by Blood, all ages; Club Texas, Auburn. $20. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

Open Jam Night, blues, BeachFire Bar and Grille, Ogunquit. beachfiremaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m.

Musical Guests of Casablanca Comics, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

317 Student Ensemble Showcase, all ages; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 2 to 5 p.m.

Grateful Dead Tribute Show, with David Surette and Steve Roy, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Holy Mackerels Trio, roots, Tugs Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

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

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

Brad Hooper, Americana/blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Monday Night Funk, with Frank Hopkins and Friends, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.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 Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 8 p.m.

Albert Castiglia, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 596-6055. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Zebler Encanti Experience, with Of the Trees and Digital Bonesaw Society, experimental, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local artists play originals and favorite classic album, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Ben Killcollins plays “It’s a Shame About Ray” by The Lemonheads, 9 p.m.

Open Mic Night with Slack Master, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 7 to 9 p.m.

Nate Abbott, folk and blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

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

WEDNESDAY

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. Fishbone vs. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Kevin Casey, dance/electronica, with Erica Russo and Logan Venderlic, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Rap Night, local DJs and musicians, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Mill City Ramblers, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 7:30 p.m.

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

Clayton Plunk, R&B and Motown acoustic covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland with Flash Allen, jazz and blues, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

MAY 24

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10, $12. portlandempire.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

Matt Shipman, folk, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Dane Anderson, guitarist, singer and songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

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

Pete Witham, rockabilly/roots, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. Donation. 8 p.m.

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

Band Beyond Description, jam band with guest, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.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.

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

Kurt Baker, rock, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.