• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

The Midtown Men, vocal group from the original cast of “Jersey Boys,” Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $46 to $56. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

D.V.S*, electronica, with Psymbionic and The Cyborg Trio, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15; $25 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 10:30 p.m.

Big Gigantic, hip-hop and jazz, with Kill Paris and Manic Focus, State Theatre, Portland. $20. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Ghost Wolves, garage/punk, with Black Widow Music and Verla, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

The Time Jumpers, Western swing band featuring Vince Gill, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Sold out. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

“Real Music for Real Lovers,” with Barnaby Bright, Connor Garvey and Chris Ross, Camden Opera House. $15. camdenoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Old Abram Brown, alt-rock, with Christopher Paul Stelling and Lisa/Liza, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Jonathan Edwards, folk singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35 in advance; $38 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Colwell Brothers, blues and R&B, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $16; $6 for students and children. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

Tim Gearan, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $17. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, in-store performance by singer-songwriter, Bull Moose Music, Scarborough. Free. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m.

Joanna Smith, country, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $11 in advance; $14 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

The Dunwells, English folk-rock, with Darlingside, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons, Americana, with Old Soul and Billy Wylder, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Sweet Honey in the Rock, a capella all-women’s group, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Lay-Z-Gait Western Swing Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Gypsy Caravan, Manouche-style gypsy jazz, CD-release party, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. $7. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m.

Panda Bandits, funk/Latin, with The Last Sip and Lovers of Fiction, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

Androscoggin Chorale: “Seasons of Love,” songs from Broadway to The Beatles, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for seniors and students. friendsofcumstonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.

“Music and Muffins,” with Carolyn Currie, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m.

SUNDAY

Opus One Big Band Swing-O-Rama, concert and swing dance with jazz and swing standards from the ’30s and ’40s; benefit for Scarborough High School NYC competition; Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough. $15; $25 for two; $8 for students. 318-6637. 6 p.m.

The Bad Plus: “On Sacred Ground — Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring,’ ” jazz, pop, rock, country, electronic and classical, Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $28; $10 for students. porttix.com. 7 p.m.

Jeff Mangum, alt-rock, with The Music Tapes and Tall Firs (rescheduled from Feb. 9), State Theatre, Portland. $27 in advance; $30 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Punch Brothers, progressive bluegrass, with Anais Mitchell, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15; $30 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Elizabeth Lorrey and Cormac McCarthy, acoustic rock, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m.

Tom Keifer, rock guitarist from Cinderella, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Kirtan Soul Revival, funk, rock and R&B, with Vanessa Torres, The New Church, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. 233-6846. 4 p.m.

TUESDAY

The Barra MacNeils, Cape Breton traditional Scottish ensemble, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $25; $12.50 for ages 15 and under. 948-7469. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Naftule’s Dream, jazz-inflected side project of members of the Shirim Klezmer Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

The Barra MacNeils, Cape Breton traditional Scottish ensemble, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $25; $12.50 for ages 15 and under. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

FEB. 21

Angelique Kidjo, Beninoise singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $55. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Comedy Night, PG-13 standup comedy show hosted by George Hamm, benefits Freeport Middle School space camp team’s trip to Huntsville, Ala.; Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10. tinyurl.com/GeorgeHamm. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Victoria Vixen’s Valentine’s Burlesque, with DJ Nocturnal, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $12 at door; $10 if you wear red. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, twisted Americana and rockabilly, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7:30 p.m.

Valentine’s Mod Night with Kurt Milton Baker, all ages; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

“An Evening of Love and Lust,” with the Model Airplane Valentine Orchestra and special guests Jaw Gems, Big Easy, Portland. $8; $14 per couple. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Session, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

N.E. Town, acoustic folk-rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Mama’s Boom Shack, funk, soul and blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Southbound Outlaws, blues rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Hattie Simon Jazz Trio, Bray’s Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. braysbrewpub.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

DJ Dwight Powers, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party, with When Particles Collide, Kurt Baker, Naked on Roller Skates and Andy Mead from The Other Bones, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Maine Academy of Music: “Be In Love,” featuring musicians from The Playing for Change/Playing for Maine video “Be In Love,” 21-plus; preceded by $10 all-ages show featuring MAMM student bands, Big Easy, Portland. $15. bigeasyportland.com. All-ages show, 6 to 8 p.m.; 21-plus show, 9 p.m.

Element, Cam Groves, Dirty Boy Raw, The Mess and Hott Nikk, rap and hip hop, all ages; Club Texas, Auburn. $4. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

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

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

Travis James Humphrey, guitarist, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 to 7 p.m.

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

Travis James Humphrey and The Retro Rockets, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

In the Round with Shanna, jazz, with Meghan Yates and Teg Glendon, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption Junciton, folk/roots, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

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

Micodin, DJ, with Indigenous Immigrants and Dynamo P, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

The Pecan Sandies, Paranoid Social Club and The Pubcrawlers, rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

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

SATURDAY

Hutch Heelan, singer-songwriter, CD-release party with Johnny Cremains and Valerie Orth, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Leaving Eden, 13 High and Heart Shaped Rock, hard rock, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Big Charlie’s Rubber Band and Friends, pop/rock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

Silent Sam and The Evans, Americana, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Duquette, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, classic 1950s rockabilly, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Mark Tipton, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Rage, rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, acoustic quartet, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m.

The Toughcats, Americana pop/rock, all ages; Bayside Bowl, Portland. $8. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Line of Force, rock, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Justin Walton, acoustic, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

The Grumps, rock, Gritty McDuff’s, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Soundwayz, Latin jazz fusion, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m.

Basscatazz, EDM, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Dan Tonini, blues and country, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

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

Joyce Andersen, fiddler, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 5 p.m.

MONDAY

James Wholey, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Funky Mondays: The Players Ball, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

North of Nashville, bluegrass and country, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

JW Jones, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Newcastle, electro-rock, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Rick Graham, solo acoustic rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6:30 p.m.

Cover to Cover, local musicians play favorite classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Covered in Bees performs The Dead Milkmen’s “Beelzebubba,” 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Gang of Thieves, with SubSonic and Lord Earth, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8:30 p.m.

Down East Soul Coalition, soul/R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Dogfish Acoustic Open Mic, featuring James Gilmore and host Michele Arcand, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7:15 p.m.

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

Scott Girouard, guitarist, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Sean Tyrell, folk, tickets by reservation in advance only, Blue, Portland. $20 seated ticket; $10 standing. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Traditional Irish Session, Irish music, Blue, Portland. 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.

Winter Clash: Vampire Weekend vs. Arcade Fire, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Ben Kilcollins, acoustic pop and rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

FEB. 21

Tumbling Bones, old-time country and blues, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Heather Pierson, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

Lincoln Allen & Friends, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Thee Icepicks, surf rock, with The Murder Weapon and Cowgirls of the Damned, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Band Beyond Description, music of The Grateful Dead, Phish and The Allman Brothers Band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Peter Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, twisted Americana and rockabilly, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, Spring Point Tavern, South Portland. 799-2245. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.