• MUSIC

TODAY

Bonnie Raitt, blues/rock, with Marc Cohn, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Sold out. porttix.com. 8 p.m.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $75. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Gogol Bordello, gypsy punk, with Two Gallants and Mariachi El Bronx, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Two Old Friends, Irish and American country music by Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, South Portland Library. Free. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m.

Pickin’ Circle, bring your acoustic instrument, The Hive, Kennebunk. Donations at the door. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

GuruGanesha Band, ancient instruments combined with modern electronics, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

The Forge, Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

Meghan Mette, Irish/bluegrass, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

FRIDAY

Zach Jones, soul/rock, acoustic in-store performance, Bull Moose Music, Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m.

Samuel James, acoustic blues, with Lloyd Thayer and River Whyless, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

John Gorka, acoustic, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Gentleman Outfit, rock covers, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. Free. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Brad Strause, blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

Country and Bluegrass Jamboree, Hebron Pines Campground. $7 per day. 740-2179. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

SATURDAY

James Cotton Superharp Band, blues, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $32, $35. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Zac Brown Band, country and Southern rock, with Nick Cowan and Sonia Leigh, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $32.75 to $82.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. 5 p.m.

Knots and Crosses, folk, reunion show, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $52; $82.50 for dinner seating. stonemountainartscenter.com. 7:30 p.m.

Dar Williams, acoustic rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. (two shows).

Red Tail Ring and The Putnam Smith Duo, Americana, roots, folk and bluegrass, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Start Making Sense: A Talking Heads Tribute, alternative rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Jazz Jam, with Gary Wittner & Friends, bring an instrument, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

Bruce Marshall Group, Southern blues, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Kids’ Open Mic Night, open to all experience levels ages 10 to 18, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 to 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Kris Rodgers and The Ghost of Paul Revere, folk/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, New Orleans-style jazz, with Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25; $40 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Sunset Hearts, Foam Castles, Mai Mai, Glass Fingers, Altered Gee and Verla, mini-festival of new eclectic and electronic pop music, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8 p.m.

Max Garcia Conover, singer-songwriter, with Jaw Gems, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

JUNE 7

Don McLean, classic folk-rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Hurray for the Riff Raff and Spirit Family Reunion, lively American roots music, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Adam Ezra Group, indie folk/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Heather Masse and Jed Wilson, jazz singer-songwriters, benefit for the church, Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Lovell. $15. lovellbrickchurch.org. 7:30 p.m.

Dwayne and Duane, Celtic roots/gypsy jazz, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

Peterson Project, bluegrass, jazz and blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. today and June 7.

Kerri Louise, Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Bob Marley, Maine comedian, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $25 seated; $20 standing. innontheblues.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Laff Mobb, as seen on Showtime, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $25. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. June 7.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Builder of the House, indie-folk/Americana, CD-release show with This Way and Lisa/Liza, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Sylvain’s Acadian Aces, Quebecois and zydeco, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Brian Patricks, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Joe Young, acoustic folk/rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Forbes Quartet, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey Blues Review, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 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.

Kris Rodgers, John Nels and The Ghost of Paul Revere, rock, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Hoboe, rock, with Arcane Lore, Hero Jr. and Collin Daniels, 21-plus, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $5. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

Mother Leopard, rock, CD-release show with Lit on the Flash, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Jerrod Niemann, country, with JJ Lawhorn, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. portlandasylum.com. Doors at 8 p.m.

Sly Chi, R&B, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

First Friday Rock N Bowl Concert Series, Maine Academy of Music MAMM JAMM, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. 6 to 9 p.m.

Repeat Offenders, reggae, rock and funk, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

Dark Hollow Bottling Company, Americana and bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Emile Rivera, Italian “jukebox,” Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Lawton, Better Than, Render, Two Forty Gordy and Worthy Bones, rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Geoff Zimmerman, singer-songwriter, album-release show with GSO, Big Easy, Portland. $6. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Mama’s Boomshack, blues, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

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

SpitHole, rock, with Angelslayer, 21-plus, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Elykssor Concert, with Spose, The Mallet Brothers Band, The Other Bones and Joe Gallant, rap, rock and country, 21-plus; benefits Michael J. Fox Foundation; Asylum, Portland. $13 in advance; $15 day of show. portlandasylum.com. Doors at 8 p.m.

Hobgoblin, instrumental rock, with Britta Pejic & Les Frenchmen and go-go dancing by Holly D’Anger, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 to 11 p.m.

Anna & The Diggs, soulful rock, rhythm & blues, CD-release show with Andi Fawcett & Doubting Gravity and Megan Jo Wilson, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

Andrew Merzi, folk, country and roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Juke Joint Devils, blues, BeachFire Bar and Grille, Ogunquit. beachfiremaine.com. 8:30 p.m.

Beantown Project, funk, R&B and soul, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Suns of Darkness, End Game, Ripfence and In Fields Afire, metal, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Teg Glendon, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sam Chase, acoustic pop/rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

The Love Experiment and Jaw Gems, hip hop/soul, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $4. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Blades of Indica, rock, with Mummified in Circuitry and The Cheshire Massacre, 21-plus, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $6. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

JB5, R&B and hip hop, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Taproot, metal, with Hurt and Charm City Devils, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m.

Sugar Blue & The Bluetones, blues, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $7 to $20. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

First Sunday Salsa with Primo Cubano, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m.

The Couch, open mic with host John Nels and guest artist, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Mitch Alden Duo, folk/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon.

MONDAY

Monday Night Funk, with Darrell Foster, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

Dr. John, blues, zydeco and rock, with Jon Cleary, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. Sold out. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Manhatten Project, alt-rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, 21-plus; Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Hurray for the Riff Raff, traditional country music, with Spirit Family Reunion and The Broken Wing Routine, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Ben Kilcollins, indie acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 8:30 p.m.

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. Warren Zevon vs Bruce Springsteen, 9:30 p.m.

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

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

JUNE 7

GinLab, indie rock, with The Other Bones, Worried Well and Volcano Rabbit, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Tony Boffa Quartet, jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Joe Stump, electric guitar virtuoso, Mr. Goodbar, Old Orchard Beach. $10. mrgoodbars.com. 9 p.m.

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

The New Nicolette, ambient acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Blake Hawley, jazz, 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.

Band Beyond Description, jam band with guest, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Moore, Wild and Lynch, acoustic blues, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.