• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

Pretty Lights, electronic, with Keys N Krates and Eliot Lipp, State Theatre, Portland. $40; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Newfoundland Songwriter’s Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Meteora, folk trio, Camden Public Library. $5, $7. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Noonday Concert, with the Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

BelO, Haitian jazz, reggae, rock and world beat musician, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Chris Smither, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Newfoundland Songwriter’s Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Herbert Grand Hotel, Kingfield. $15. 491-3370. 7 p.m.

Dominic Lavoie, pop/rock, album-release show with Herbcraft and Gabrielle Raymond, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddler and cellist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Melissa Ferrick, singer-songwriter, with Forrest O’Connor, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Umphrey’s McGee, prog-rock jam band, with Bright Lights Social Hour, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Red Horse, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Richard James and The Name Changers, funk/R&B, with The Phreaks and Skyfoot, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

ImproVox, jazz and new folk, The Heart Opening, Portland. $12. 838-2915. 7:30 p.m.

BelO, Haitian jazz, reggae, rock and world beat musician, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $35; $25 for ages 21 to 35; $10 for under 21. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m.

Angelica Sanchez, jazz pianist, with percussionist Gustavo Aguilar and guitarist Omar Tames, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Castlebay, Celtic music, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10; $5 for seniors and children. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Ron Carroll and Friends, jazz tribute to Scott Joplin and Al Jolson; benefit for the Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program; Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $10 in advance; $12 day of show. 841-3007. 2 p.m.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddler and cellist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

BelO, Haitian jazz, reggae, rock and world beat musician, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $34; $10 for students. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m.

Kids’ Open Mic Night, for ages 10 to 18, hosted by Liam Swift and Sadie Grant, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 to 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $200. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

MiMOSA, EDM, with JMSN, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 to $40. portcitymusichall.com. 10 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

The Tragically Hip, rock, State Theatre, Portland. $35.35 in advance; $38 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Justin Townes Earle, singer-songwriter, with Tift Merritt, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Nanci Griffith, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $55 in advance; $60 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

 

NOV. 8

Mary Black, Irish vocalist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $80. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

 

• COMEDY

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

“Seriously Funny Standup,” with Kate Guilloni, Johnny Ater, Karen Morgan Smith and Lucas O’Neil, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

“The Biggest Tour Ever,” with Morgan Preston, Kristen Levine and Andrew Oulette, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Louis C.K., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Sold out. porttix.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

 

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

J Boog and Hot Rain, hip-hop/reggae, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $10. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Jim Gallant, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Teg Glendon, folk-rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Yellow Roman Candles, acoustic folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Will Gattis, pop/rock, CD-release party with Kouros and There is No Sin, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam band, 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, all ages, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

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

The Outfits, with USA Waste, The Ear Bleeds and The Money$, rock, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Trio of Four, jazz, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Now is Now, rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Whitcomb, hard rock, with Gozu, Murcielago and Freedom Hawk, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $6. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Bob Charest Band, rock/pop/R&B, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

El Grande, rock/punk, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

Andrew Emmons, acoustic, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6:30 p.m.

Joe Young, folk-pop/Americana, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

OKBARI, Middle Eastern music with bellydancers, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Trails, hip-hop, with Dray Sr., Manic Mondays and Jay Caron, rock, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

A.J. Edwards, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Bronze Radio Return, indie/roots rock, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

French Invasion Saturday, with Britta Pejic et Les Frenchmen, Le Prestige, French trivia and bingo, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Mama’s Boomshack, funk/soul/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

Amigos, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon.

David Mello, acoustic blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Blind Albert, blues and rock, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Travis Cyr, folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Frank Vielle & The Manhattans, rock/R&B, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Emmit Harrity and Nick Merriam, jazz, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Cold Blue Steel, country and Southern rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

“Balance,” DJ Ed Garrison and Ian Hammond host party of house music and dancing, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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

Jeff Cusack, acoustic rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

The Waiters, blues and rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Stephanie Davis, keyboards and vocals, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

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

Brunch with Sly-Chi, R&B, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. Noon.

 

MONDAY

Dave Fields Band, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Mondays, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Funky Mondays: The Players Ball, funk, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

Alec Wall, acoustic rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Trivia Night, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 7 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

“Cover to Cover,” local musicians perform classic albums, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Doubting Gravity with Andi Fawcett play “Tragic Kingdom” by No Doubt, 9 p.m.

Bill Howard, acoustic folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Electric Open Mic with Joint Enterprise, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

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

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the great American songbook, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

Rap Night, hosted by Shupe and Ill By Instinct, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. Grizzly Bear vs. LCD Soundsystem, 9 p.m.

David Beam & The Custom House Gang, Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

 

NOV. 8

Guitar Doors Benefit, with A Severe Joy, Forget Forget, Mystic Folk Opera and Tumbling Bones, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5 to $10. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

MSA in the Round, with singer-songwriter Phil Daligan, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Greg McKillop, 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, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, jam band, 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, all ages, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

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

Bryan McPherson and Micah Blue Smaldone, singer-songwriters, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Dan Tonini, acoustic rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Tilden Katz, classic rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.