• CONCERTS

TODAY

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 Americanife 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. 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.

Coffeehouse Songwriters Sessions, hosted by songwriter Jim James, Camden Public Library. $4. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Patty Larkin, singer-songwriter, benefit for the arts center, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $35 in advance; $40 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Brown Bird, folk duo, with Tallahassee, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

“John Lennon Imagined: Beatles and Solo Years,” by eight-piece tribute band The Nutopians, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $28. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Ray Bonneville, Americana, roots and blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Zemya, all-female vocal group, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Barry Wood, pop, rock and country covers from the ’50s to ’70s, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene. Free. sawyer-foundation.com. 2 and 7 p.m.

Big Fancy, traditional old-time music, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Campbells, New England-based Southern gospel music, Assembly of God Church, Portland. 756-5616. 6:30 p.m.

2012 Summer Bash, with DJ Nine Three, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $35. portcitymusichall.com. 10 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt and Monique Barrett, singer-songwriters, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $13 in advance; $15 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Pine Leaf Boys, Cajun music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Acoustic Music Series, with Martin Swinger, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $10. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

“Words and Music,” collaboration between four area poets and electro-acoustic duo Algorithm, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. $8. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m.

“Songwriters By the Sea,” pop, country, folk and piano ballads by Ellen Tipper, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $10. 766-4421. 7 p.m.

Dirigo, rock, Mine Oyster, Boothbay Harbor. $10. blackbear12.com/events. 9 p.m.

Tri-City Community Chorus Spring Concert, Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco. $10; $8 for seniors and students; $5 for ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and under. 282-9453. 7 p.m.

Daniel Higgs, alt-rock, with Tom K and Asa Irons, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Merriam & Harrity, jazz duo, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

Old Port Festival, more than 30 national and local acts on several outdoor stages plus children’s activities, vendors and more, Old Port, downtown Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; rain or shine.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Maine Ole’ Opry Show and Induction, with Gloria Jean and The EZ Riders. Bobby Le, Stevie Cee, Slim Andrews and Dennis Moro, American Legion Hall, Westbrook. $5; reservations required. 490-1232. Meal at noon, show at 1 p.m.

Denny Breau, folk/Delta blues/country, North New Portland Community Church. $10; $25 per family. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

Robert Cray Band, blues/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $95. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Christian Cuff Band, acoustic folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Rod Picott, Americana singer-songwriter, Slates, Hallowell. $15. slatesrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

“An Evening of Rockin’ Tunes,” presented by Breakwater School, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8/donation; $4/donation for students. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m.

The Bangor Band, community band, Bangor Public Library. Free. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 7 p.m.

Archie Fisher, Scottish folk troubadour, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Aoife O’Donovan, folk/bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Richard Nelson Standards Project, jazz guitar, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. Free. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

JUNE 14

Heather Maloney with Old Soul and Sofia Talvik, indie folk-pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

Archie Fisher, Scottish folk troubadour, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Sweet Talk, jazz, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. today and June 14.

Running with Scissors, improv, Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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.

FRIDAY

Sun Jones, original roots rock, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Now is Now, classic and original rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Don Brewer Blues Project, blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Martin England, folk/roots rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Evan King Group, soul/jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Dark Hollow Bottling Company, barn dance music, CD-release party with The Ghost of Paul Revere, Travis Cyr and Blue Bus, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

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

Widow Sunday, metal, with Ascent to Power, Spawn of Man, End Game, Culling the Herd and more, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Gumbo Diablo, Pan-Americana/roots rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Hazmat Blues Trio, blues, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 6 to 8 p.m.

Coop & Ted, acoustic, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Doomstone, hard rock, with Brzowski, The Blue Loafers and Johnny Cremains, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

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

SATURDAY

Halfway to Halloween Party with Covered in Bees, rock, costume party plus The Watchers and Spiderhearts, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $6. 221-2382. 10 p.m.

Marco Benevento, rock piano, Stone Cold Fox opens, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

In the Round with Shanna, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Squid City, jazz and rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Abram Taylor, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Sweet Willie D Band, swinging blues, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Wild Wild West ’90s Dance Party, with DJ Jon and prizes for best Wild West costume, 21-plus; Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland. $5. bubbassulkylounge.com. 9 p.m.

Rave On, ’50s-’60s rockabilly, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

Caroline Cotter, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Blues Prophets, soul, jazz and blues, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

Amigos, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon to 3 p.m.

Highland Rovers, Irish rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

“Bargain Basement Show,” featuring Cruel Hand, Steiner Street and Borderlines (formerly The Leftovers), 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $4.99. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton Trio, acoustic folk-rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon to 3 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Jon King, indie rock, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 p.m.

Beam & Fink, acoustic blues and roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

Line of Force, Adam & The Waxmen and Doubting Gravity, rock, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. Noon to 5 p.m.

The Mallett Brothers Band and Paranoid Social Club, rock and country-rock, Big Easy, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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

MONDAY

Professor Louie, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

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

Darrell and The Elevators, funk and soul, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

Oliver Twizt with ATOMIK, club music, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $10. portlandasylum.com. Time not given.

Kevin Attra, jazz, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

Twisted Tuesdays, with DJ Knowledge, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

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

Midnight Snack, groove pop, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. Time not given.

WEDNESDAY

Nikki Hunt Duo, 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. The Traveling Wilburys vs. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 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.

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

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

Birdland Jazz, traditional jazz, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

JUNE 14

Jake Union, blues/R&B, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Steve Allain, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Hot Club du Monde, gypsy jazz and swing, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. gingkoblue.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.

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

The Vampirates, rock, with Skummy Men and more, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.