• CONCERTS

TODAY

Bush, rock, with Whitcomb, all ages, State Theatre, Portland. $35; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Boghat, Irish folk, Bates College (Keigwin Amphitheater), Lewiston. Free. 786-6330. 6 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, duo singing a variety of music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Portland Celtic Celebration, with The Don Roy Trio, Naia, Boghat and The Press Gang, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alive at Five Summer Music Series, with Phantom Buffalo and dilly dilly, experimental folk and pop, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Tycho, electroacoustic/psychedelic rock, with Onuinu and Of the Trees, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $21; $36 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series, with The Randy Oxford Band (blues), Fort Allen Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 7 p.m.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, with Rog & Ray (tropical rock), downtown Bangor. Free. downtownbangor.com. Market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.

Jenny Wilson Jazz Trio, half of the proceeds will benefit the church, First Parish Church, Portland. $15. jennyandnathan.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concerts in the Park, with The GuvNors (funk/blues), Memorial Park, Scarborough. Free. 772-2811, Ext. 234. 6:30 p.m.

Midcoast Music Fest, featuring The Jason Spooner Trio and The New Rangers (rock/pop), Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $18; $40 for series. damariscottariver.org. 6:30 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, with The Hips (blues) and The Willy Kelly Band, corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with Lina and Isa and Lane Klossner & Friends (folk and fiddle music), Central School, South Berwick. Free/donation. 384-5846. 6:30 p.m.

Crusher’s Kids Concerts in the Park, with Sparks Ark (wild animals), Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Elizabeth Cook, country, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Project, rock, farewell show with The Andrew Yankowsky Band, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $5 to $10. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Friday Noon Concert Series, with Brian Patricks (acoustic), Post Office Park, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

Papadello, folk/pop, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Roy Sludge Trio, Western swing and rockabilly, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $17. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Open Mic Night, Jakeman Hall, Ocean Park. Free. 934-9068. 7 to 9 p.m.

“Woody’s a’Hundred! The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie,” with Bob Webb and Dave Peloquin (folk), Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $16; $6 for students. 582-7144. 7:30 p.m.

Old Time Musketry, jazz, rock and folk, Dobra Tea, Portland. $10. dobrateame.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Yonder Mountain String Band, rock/bluegrass, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

Maia Sharp, singer-songwriter, with Garrison Starr, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with Monadnock Island Sounds (calypso, reggae, blues and rumba), Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

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

Meghan Yates, soul/folk fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Windham July Concert Series, with The Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, Windham Hill United Church of Christ. $12; $8 for seniors and ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and under. 892-2154. 7 p.m.

C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band, zydeco, Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. $30; $25 for students and seniors. 929-6472. Concert at 7:30 p.m.; bayou buffet at 5:30 p.m. next door at the Old White Church (add $20).

North Atlantic Blues Festival, with Tab Benoit, Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Randy Oxford Band, Albert Castiglia and more, Harbor Park, Rockland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; $50 to $70 for two-day pass; $5 at gate for ages 6 to 12; free for children ages 5 and under. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, with The Press Gang, Chrissy Crowley, Sprag Session, Searson, Carbon Leaf and Enter the Haggis, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. $25 in advance; $35 day of show; two-day tickets are $40 in advance and $60 day of show. saltwaterfest.com. 2 p.m.

SUNDAY

Jacob Augustine, The Milkman’s Union and Tallahassee, folk/indie, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Hot Jazz Brunch, with Sean Mencher, Bob Hamilton, Derek Moniz and special guests, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, Broadway tunes, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport. $5. 985-8759. 5 p.m.

North Atlantic Blues Festival, with Charlie A’Court, Anthony Gomes, Ana Popovic, John Mayall and Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band, Harbor Park, Rockland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; $50 to $70 for two-day pass; $5 at gate for ages 6 to 12; free for children ages 5 and under. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, with Maine Celtic Scene, Maeve Gilchrist, Maken & The Spain Brothers, Screaming Orphans and Black 47, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. $25 in advance; $35 day of show; two-day tickets are $40 in advance and $60 day of show. saltwaterfest.com. Noon.

MONDAY

Lily and the Tigers, gothic Americana, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Delta Knights, blues, classic rock and swing, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Summer Concerts in the Park, with The Easy Money Band (classic county, rock and pop), Village Park, Falmouth. Free. town.falmouth.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Ben Taylor, folk/rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $13; $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean marimba music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Delfeayo Marsalis, jazz, “Songs from The Prohibition Era,” Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Evans Blue, rock, with State Your Cause and Like Waves, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10; $25 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Music in the Park, with Tricky Britches (bluegrass), Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. Free. 5 to 7 p.m.

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

Jordan Benissan, African drumming, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Emily Hodder and The New Growth String Band, Americana, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park. $5. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m.

Christine Correa and The All-Star Quintet, jazz, Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington. Free. mainejazzcamp.com. 8 p.m.

Sunset Folk Series, with Darien Brahms, Western Promenade Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 7:45 p.m.

Summer Concerts at Mill Creek Park, with The Mallett Brothers Band (country/rock), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. Free. 767-7650. 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Music on the Mall, with The Colwell Brothers (blues/R&B), Brunswick Mall. Free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m.

JULY 19

Suzy Bogguss, singer-songwriter, with Lori McKenna, Sarah Siskind, Peter Mulvey and Chris Moore, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $55. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Weekly Music Series, with The Tom Luther Quintet (jazz), Heritage Park, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series, with Primo Cubano (classic Cuban music), Fort Allen Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 7 p.m.

Matuto, Brazilian, swing, bebop, funk and rock, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Summer Concert Series, with The Pete Kilpatrick Band (indie rock), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Kristen Lindell, acoustic roots, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Alive at Five Summer Music Series, with Lady Zen, Zach Jones and Spencer Albee (pop/rock, R&B and soul), Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Midcoast Music Fest, with David Mallett (country/rock) and Anna & The Diggs, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. damariscottariver.org. 6:30 p.m.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, with Everett Dumas (acoustic rock and pop), downtown Bangor. Free. downtownbangor.com. Market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.

Summer Concerts in the Park, with Motor Booty Affair (’70s disco/funk), Memorial Park, Scarborough. Free. 772-2811, Ext. 234. 6:30 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with Hoot Night (potpourri of music), Central School, South Berwick. Free/donation. 384-5846. 6:30 p.m.

Crusher’s Kids Concerts in the Park, with Sammie Haynes (singer-songwriter), Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 12:30 p.m.

MSHR, experimental, with Planets Around the Sun, Marty Barrett and Video Nasties, all ages; Space, Portland. $5. space538.org. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. today and July 19.

Jim Colliton, Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Paula Poundstone, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $41.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bob Marley, Maine comedian, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. (all ages) and 9 p.m. (21-plus) Saturday.

Paula Poundstone, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Defenders of the Funny, improv comedy show, Lucid Stage, Portland. $10. lucidstage.com.  7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans brass funk, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $22. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Heather Hardy & Nancy Sferra, folk/blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sweet Talk, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Joint Chiefs, roots, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Marc Chillemi & The SoPo Trio, electroacoustic, jazz and roots, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

Scott Giouard and Lauryn Hottinger, acoustic, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Good People, acoustic hip hop, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Shannon Selig, country/Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

When Particles Collide, garage rock, with Worried Well and A Severe Joy, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

10 Years, Kyng and Fair to Midland, alt-metal, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

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

Soule Monde, jam band, album-release party, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

MC Summer Slam, freestyle MC battle with several rap artists performing, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Clara Berry, folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Brendan Hogan, folk and country, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Four Legged Faithful, contemporary folk and bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz, CD-release party, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Racky Thomas Band, Chicago blues, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

This Way, Americana, Portland Lobster Company. 775-2112. 7 p.m.

Apocryphonic, hard rock, with Capture the Sun, Shy Low and Black Brothers, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Alligator, Tommy Bazarian and Arms Against a Sea, alt-rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Marshall Tucker Band, Southern rock, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $32 in advance; $35 at door. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m.

Whitcomb, Murcielago and Atlatl, hard rock/metal, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

Rick Miller & His Band, Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Summer Blues Series, with The Biscuit Rollers, BeachFire Bar and Grille, Ogunquit. Free. beachfiremaine.com. 8:30 p.m.

Superfrog, rock jams, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Steamboat Gypsy, bluegrass and old-time country, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Titus Abbott, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Post Provost, alt-pop, with The Nevaeh Dance Group, The B.A. Canning Band and Builder of the House, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

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

The Ride, classic rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

The Outfits, punk, CD-release party with The Rattlesnakes and The Kurt Baker Band, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

N.E. Town, folk rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

“Move It!” dance party with London Water, Professor Trouble, G-Force, Mechanism and more, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

SUNDAY

L.A. Guns, hard rock, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m.

Family Affair, R&B/soul, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

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

Jason Spooner Trio, folk and blues, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 4 p.m.

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

Justin Walton, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Skeltonwitch, metal, with WarAnimal, BarnBurner and Absence of The Sun, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

This Way, Americana/bluegrass, with Union Street Preservation Society, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Model Airplane Mondays, soul and funk, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Bluegrass Night, open jam, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m.

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

Will Phalen, folk/rock/psychedelic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Birdland Jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Portland Reggae All-Stars, with The Congress St. Sheiks, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

“Cover to Cover,” The Desires play The Monkees’ “Greatest Hits” album, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Poor Howard, old-time blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Will Phalen, folk/rock/psychedelic, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Anna and The Diggs, alt-country/Americana, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Hanz Araki and Kathryn Claire, 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.

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

Rob Benton, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/rira/portland.htm. 8:30 p.m.

Got Rhythm, Johnny Cash tribute band, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the great American songbook, 21-plus; Bray’s Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. braysbrewpub.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

Open Mic, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Jack Wilson, folk rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

JULY 19

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, funk, with Big Ol’ Dirty Bucket, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $6 in advance; $9 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Pornography for the Blind, rock, with The Woulds and The Black Firs, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Britta Pejic and Arcane Lore, indie rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Rachel Efron Series, folk and jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Joel Cage, folk/rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Groove Ruckus, jazz/funk fusion, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Joint Chiefs, roots, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

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

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

Tristan Omand, acoustic, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Ladies Night with Cosmodrome, rock/pop, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. Free for women; $3 for men. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Jack Wilson, folk rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m.