• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

Rubblebucket & Neptar, indie dance music, with Stepkids, all ages; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $9 at door; $5 in advance and for students and seniors. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Eli Young Band, country, with JT Hodges, State Theatre, Portland. $30. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Runa, contemporary Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

United States Air Force Band, from Bach and Sousa to Miles Davis, Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

Allen Stone, singer-songwriter, with Tingsek and Haley Reinhart, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15.50 to $25.50. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Gordon Bok, folk, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $20; $8 for students. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music, The Frontier, Brunswick. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Ed Trickett, folk singer and storyteller, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students and children; free for children under 8. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

JD Samson and Men, art/performance collective, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Dave Mallett, folk singer-songwriter, Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise. $25, $30. mainefarmlandtrust.org. 7 p.m.

Primo Cubano, Cuban dance music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, Appalachian, Cajun and Celtic fiddle tunes, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $25. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

John Hammond, blues, with Amy Black, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Giff Jamison, folk, blues and jazz, with Tim Rice, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Bull Moose Mill Creek Opening Celebration, with Pete Witham & The Cozmik Zombies (twisted Americana/rockabilly) and Dark Follies (vaudeville), Bull Moose Music, Mill Creek, South Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 3 p.m.

Richard James & The Name Changers, rock, with Otis Grove and The Four Legged Faithful, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 at door. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, Appalachian, Cajun and Celtic fiddle tunes, with Darol Anger and Emy Phelps, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Taking Back Sunday, rock, with Bayside and The Menzingers, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

USM Concert Band, McCormack Performing Arts Center (Gorham High School). $3, $6. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m.

Dumais Brothers, modern folk, rock and pop, McArthur Library, Biddeford. Free. 284-4181. 3 p.m.

Bull Moose Mill Creek Opening Celebration, with Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue (jazz) and The Don Campbell Band (folk-rock), Bull Moose Music, Mill Creek, South Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 11 a.m. (Standard Issue), 2 p.m. (Campbell).

MONDAY

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, female percussion ensemble, Slates, Hallowell. $15. 622-9575. 8:15 p.m.

TUESDAY

Man Forever, multi-instrumentalist, with Guardian Alien and Herbcraft, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Comedy Night, with Rob Steen and special guests, 21-plus; Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $10. francocenter.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Chamberlin and Milkman’s Union, indie rock, with Ginlab, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Birdland Jazz, jazz classics with a modern twist, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Heather Styka, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Dietrich Strause, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Brian Patricks, acoustic folk-rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Post Provost, space folk-pop, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 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.

Pitch Black Ribbons, alternative Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Sidecar Radio: The Final Show, rock, with Planeside, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Nick Halperin, acoustic, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Worried Well, rock, CD-release party with Dustin Saucier and City Streets Country Roads, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Tantric, acoustic, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $8. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Hello Newman, ’90s alt-rock cover band, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 p.m.

Mike James’ Blue Lions, urban Chicago blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Big Dipper String Band, folk and bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Potato Pickers, folk and country, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption JCT, new roots music, old sea chanteys and mountain songs, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Martin England, Americana, folk and roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

The Mutineers, bluegrass, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey, rock, country and blues, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 p.m.

Jazz Friday with LHQ, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Psycho, Skummymen, I Barbarian and Shabti, hard rock, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Johnny Cremains, rock, CD-release show with The Coalsack in Crux and Rural Ghosts, 21-plus; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Got Rhythm Band, Johnny Cash tribute Band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Bryan Laurier, acoustic, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Jimmy & The Soul Cats, soul/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

Blue Steel Express, modern and traditional blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Kristen Ford and Kara Kulpa, folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Dirty 3rds, classic rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Mystic Folk Opera, prog-rock/pop, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. baysidebowl.com. 9 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey Band, acoustic country, rock and blues, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

El Malo, salsa core dance party with DJ Boondocks, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 8:30 p.m.

Mehuman Jonson, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, rockabilly, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Tip O’ the Hat Series, tribute to jazz trumpeter Lester Bowie, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Uncle Jack and Beyond the Fall, rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. 784-7785. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

James Wholey, bluegrass and Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

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

MONDAY

String Bean & The Stalkers, 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.

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

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

N.E. Town, folk-rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

“Cover to Cover,” local musicians play classic albums, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Lit on the Flash performs “Nevermind” by Nirvana and Mother Leopard performs “Oracular Spectacular” by MGMT, 9 p.m.

Matt Jackson, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Clash of the Titans,” battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. Beach Boys vs. The Monkees, 9 p.m.

Nikki Hunt, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com. 10 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.

Jim Ciampi Band, Motown, soul and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

Open Mic, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

NOV. 22

The Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.