• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

KahBang Music, Art & Film Festival, rock festival with The Deftones, Bassnectar, Wale and others, Bangor Waterfront and various venues. $35 to $105; some events are free. Schedule at kahbang.com. Music 5 p.m. to midnight today; 12:15 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, featuring the KahBang Street Party, downtown Bangor. Free. downtownbangor.com. Market 5 to 8 p.m.; concert at 6 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with Jacob Augustine (indie folk), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Alive at Five Summer Music Series, with The Mallett Brothers Band (country/alt-rock) and cuLLu (reggae), Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Crusher’s Kids Concerts in the Park, with Jon Call (camp songs), Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 12:30 p.m.

Summer Lakeside Concerts, with Mango Grove Steel Band, Bates College (Keigwin Amphitheater), Lewiston. Free. 786-6330. 6 p.m.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series, with Jimmy & The Soul Cats (R&B), Fort Allen Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 7 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with Martin England and The Reconstructed (Americana/folk), Central School, South Berwick. Free/donation. 384-5846. 6 to 9 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Weekly Music Series, with The Mehuman Jonson Band, funk/hip hop/soul, Heritage Park, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Celtic Tenors, Irish roots-influenced music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $40. stone mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with The Colwell Brothers (blues/R&B), Fountain Park, Lewiston. Free. laarts.org. Noon.

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

Ashelin, Newfoundland Celtic-pop band, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

Blues Dogz, blues, Village Green, North Yarmouth. Free. 829-3705. 6 p.m. (potluck precedes concert).

Brian Patricks, acoustic, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Oxxfest, heavy metal festival with Five Finger Death Punch, Killswitch Engage, Trivium, Pop Evil, God Forbid, Emmure, Battle Cross and more, Scarborough Downs. $39.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates open at 12:15 p.m.

Lazerdisk Party Sex, EDM, with Digital Bonesaw Society, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10, $25. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

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

Caravan of Thieves, gypsy jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ameranouche, gypsy jazz, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10; $7 for students and seniors. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Rick Colella (singer-songwriter), Congress Square, Portland. Free. 772-6828. Noon.

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

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

SATURDAY

Livingston Taylor, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $22 in advance; $27 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Mary Fahl, singer-songwriter, with Rachel Efron, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Melissa Ferrick, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Downeasters Barbershop Chorus, benefit for the theater, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $15. 583-6747. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with the Eddie Forman Orchestra (polka), Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Ocean Park Choir, “An Evening of Music Through the Ages,” The Temple, Ocean Park. $5. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m.

Red Stick Ramblers, Cajun fiddle tunes, Western swing and old-time New Orleans jazz, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, heritage and rhythms of West Africa, Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. $16 to $18; free for ages 12 and under. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m.

Winterpills, chamber pop, with Darlingside, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $12. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

Ocean Sol, jazz standards, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Cowboy Junkies, alt-country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $63. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Judy Collins, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60 in advance; $65 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

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

Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection, North New Portland Community Church. $10; $25 per family. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Pearl and The Beard, multi-instrumental acoustic trio, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jon Shain, singer-songwriter, PineCrest Inn Bed and Breakfast, Gorham. Free. 839-5843. 3 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with Coastal Sound (dance numbers from the ’20s through the ’70s), Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport. $5. 985-8759. 5 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.

MONDAY

Mary Chapin Carpenter, folk and country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $95. stone mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Nogar Family Band, with Stormin’ Norman & Suzy, double CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concerts in the Park, with Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection, Village Park, Falmouth. Free. town.falmouth.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Brian Collins Band, country, folk-rock and Americana, The Brickhouse, Scarborough. $15. 233-6755. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Weekday Music Series, with Meghan Yates (mystic folk), Congress Square, Portland. Free. 772-6828. Noon.

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

Mahoosuc Skye Celtic Series, with Cillian Vallely and Ryan McGiver, Gould Academy (Bingham Auditorium), Bethel. $20; $15 for seniors; $10 for ages 12 and under. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Dave Gutter, Jeff Beam and Mighty Tiny, rock, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakand theax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Music in the Park, with Syklyer (country-rock), Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. Free. 5 to 7 p.m.

Summer Music Series, featuring Kit Soden with violinist Aliza Thibodeau, Bangor Public Library. Free. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 7 p.m.

Sunset Folk Series, with Curt Bessette and Kenn Kurtz, Western Promenade Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concerts at Mill Creek Park, with The Time Pilots (’80s covers), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. Free. 767-7650. 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Music on the Mall, with Anne Sparling (kids’ night, bring percussion instruments), Brunswick Mall. Free. 729-4439. 5 p.m.

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

AUG. 16

Girl Talk, samples and mash-ups by DJ Greg Gillis, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland. com. 8:30 p.m.

Ed Gerhard, guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

MeRCy, atmospheric rock, with Computer at Sea, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with Billy Libby and band (singer-songwriter), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Shemekia Copeland, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Anthony Joe Lewis, guitar and vocals, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

“Jazz at St. Peter’s by the Sea,” benefit concert for 115-year-old parish chapel followed by wine and cheese reception, St. Peter’s by the Sea, Cape Neddick. $15. st-peters-by-the-sea.org. 5 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, songs from the Great American Songbook, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $13; $10 for seniors; $5 for ages 12 to 18; free for children under 12 accompanied by a parent. 563-5513. 7 p.m.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, with The Veayo Twins (modern alternative), Downtown Bangor. Free. downtownbangor.com. Market 5 to 8 p.m.; concert at 6 p.m.

Alive at Five Summer Music Series, with The McCarthys (country/roots rock) and Amy Allen (singer-songwriter), Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series, with The Don Campbell Band (folk-rock), Fort Allen Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 7 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with Will Daily (folk and pop), Central School, South Berwick. Free/donation. 384-5846. 6 to 9 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, with the Maine Marimba Ensemble, Fountain Park, Lewiston. Free. laarts.org. Noon.

Cillian Vallely, traditional Irish music, with Ryan McGiver, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.

Shea Vaccaro, acoustic, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

“Jazzing Up the Shipyard,” with The Marcus Printup Quartet (jazz), benefit for Boothbay Region Land Trust, Boothbay Harbor Shipyard. $125. 633-4818. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The Daredevil Christopher Wright and Lisa/Liza, acoustic/folk, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. Free. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 16.

Jimmy Keys, comedian/musician, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $35 in advance; $9 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Jimmy Dunn, Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

George Hamm, Comedy Connection, Portland. $15. mainecomedy.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bob Marley, Maine comedian, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Aug. 16.

• BARS AND CLUBS

THURSDAY

Lucky Tubb and The Modern Day Troubadours, honky tonk, with Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, Elvirus and Sean Mencher, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5, $7. portlandempire.com. 8:30 p.m.

Marigold Sessions, featuring Mike Olieviero (singer-songwriter), Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Trapparatus, funky 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.

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.

Johnny Cremains, rock, with Indre Styrke and Young Readers, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

The MGB, rock, with The Guru, Charlotte Locke and High Pop, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Blue Steel Express, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mystic Folk Opera, prog-rock, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

FRIDAY

Michael Landau Group, pop/rock guitarist, with The Argondizza Hill Project, Big Easy, Portland. $15. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Shelly Fraley, acoustic guitar and piano, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

Chris Fitz Duo, blues, Inn on the Blues, 21-plus; York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Lyle Divinsky & Friends, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobster company.com. Noon.

Kilcollins Band, pop/rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Black Taxi and Ms. Fairchild, dance punk, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

“Prime Artist Space Funeral, Part 1,” rock, with Armstrong, Pigboat and Heart Shaped Rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Crunk Witch, hard rock/dubcore, with A Severe Joy, Brandon Miles and DJs, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Mike James Blue Lions Band, blues, BeachFire Bar and Grille, Ogunquit. beachfiremaine.com. 8:30 p.m.

Hans Solos, party rock, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

JB5, rap, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Ariel Rubin, pop and country, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Blake Hawley, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Amigos, acoustic band, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Velourosaurus, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Zach Jones, pop/rock, CD-release party, with Spencer and The School Spirit Mafia, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Dirty White Hats, rock, benefit for Kyle Gilley, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Hairy Pie and Jager Girls, hair metal, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

Jonee Earthquake Band, rock, with Pinko and The Action Boys, USA Waste and The Outfits, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Family Affair, R&B/soul duo, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. Free. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.

Jason Spooner Trio, folk and blues, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Outerspace Band, alt-country, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

The Couch, open mic, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance (downstairs), Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Lyle Divinsky & Friends, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobster company.com. Noon.

Jason Spooner Trio, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

The Box Tiger, with Worried Well and Yes We Kin, indie rock, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. Doors open at 5 p.m.

MONDAY

Bluegrass Night, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m.

Model Airplane Mondays, funk, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Delta Knights, R&B, blues, classic rock and swing, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Portland Reggae All-Stars, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Congress St. Sheiks, blues and country, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance (downtstairs), Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

“Cover to Cover,” The Fine Corinthians featuring Steve Jones perform “Sticky Fingers” by The Rolling Stones, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, pop/rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 9 p.m.

Craig Greenberg, pianist, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. Doors open at 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Making Love with Dave and Christie,” lounge act, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

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

David Surrette, Celtic guitar, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Sea of Bones, rock, with Sylvia, Before the Eyewall and Dead By Now, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Velourosaurus, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Joint Chiefs, rock, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. Doors open at 5 p.m.

AUG. 16

The Wailers, reggae, with Junior Toots and Eastwave Radio, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

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

Funk Wagon, funk, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $3. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Rachel Efron Series, singer-songwriters, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Builder of the House & Friends, bluegrass and folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Town Founder, country, rock and blues, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.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.

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.

The Lucid, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.