• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary, folk, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $25; $20 for seniors; $15 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Mary Gauthier, singer-songwriter, with Scott Nolan, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Start Making Sense, Talking Heads tribute band, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Dana and Susan Robinson, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin and vocals, Camden Public Library. $8. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Married with Chitlins, acoustic music duo, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

Afro-Cuban All Stars, Cuban band, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $25. 725-3375. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

George Thorogood & The Destroyers, blues/rock, with The Slide Brothers, State Theatre, Portland. $35 in advance; $40 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Dervish, Celtic music, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $20. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Willie Nile, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Free. standardissue.me. 6:30 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, singer-songwriter, Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $7; $4 for seniors; free for ages 12 and under. 563-1393. Open mic at 6:45 p.m.; concert at 8:30 p.m.

Phantom Buffalo, pop-rock, CD-release show with An Anderson and Video Nasties, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Waylon Speed, country-metal, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. 948-7469. 8 p.m.

Liz Knowles, Irish fiddler, Frost Gully Violins, Freeport. $20. 865-0818. 8 p.m.

Session Americana, rock/folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $17. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, seventh anniversary show, First Universalist Church of Auburn. Free. 783-0461. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Waranimal’s Winter Beach Ball 2, beach-themed party with heavy metal band Waranimal and Superorder with DJ sets and limbo contest, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 9 p.m.

Drive-By Truckers, alt-country, with The Old 97’s, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Rosanne Cash, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Cherish the Ladies, female vocal group, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $32 in advance; $37 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Moufy, rap, with Cam Groves and Trails, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $13, $20. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Herbcraft, psychedelic folk, record-release show, with Coke Weed, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

ALHAN Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, Arabic and Turkish music of the 17th to 21st centuries, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

Music and Muffins, with Tom Douglas, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m.

John Hasnip, acoustic guitar, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 a.m.

Zemya, world/folk/a capella, Topsham Public Library. Free. topshamlibrary.org. 2 p.m.

Wessels and Wilsbach, traditional Irish music, South Portland Public Library. Free. southportlandlibrary.com. 7 p.m.

Glenshane, Irish folk duo, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Free. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 2 p.m.

Jeff Beam & Mara Flynn, singer-songwriters, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 8 p.m.

Sean Fleming and His Dam-Rag Scotta Orchestra, classic ragtime music and dancing from the early 1900s, Watts Hall, Thomaston. $12; free for ages 18 and younger. 354-8908. 7 p.m.

Nancy Sferra and Heather Hardy, singer-songwriters, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Jewel, singer-songwriter, with Holly Williams, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $41 to $108. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

Soulfly, metal, with Incite, Lody Kong and Dead Season, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $18. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Rosanne Cash, country, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m.

The Alternate Routes, rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

Southern Maine Monthly Bluegrass Jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m.

Chris Klaxton Trio, jazz, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 1 p.m.

Meteroa, folk, blues, Celtic music and more, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. $10. harborsquaregallery.com. 1 p.m.

TUESDAY

Fryeburg Academy Jazz Cabaret, instrumental jazz and big band music, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, $8; $5 for seniors and students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Goitse, Irish music, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.

Pine Tree Coastal Winds, Freeport community concert band, benefit concert for Carol Kaplan Fuel Assistance Fund, Harraseeket Inn, Freeport. Donations at door. 865-4747. 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Goitse, Irish music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

MARCH 14

Jonathan Edwards, singer-songwriter, with Tom Snow & The Bates Crosstones and Manic Optimists, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

Hurry Down Sunshine, blues, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and March 14.

Friday Night Comedy, with Kyron Hobdy, Samaria Johnson and Rob Santos, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $7. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m. Friday.

Night of Laughs, comedy show presented by Biddeford Career Firefighters, Biddeford Middle School. $10/donation. 871-7876. 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Mad Gingers, rock, with Doll Fight, Jonee Earthquake and The SkummyMen, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Dave Gagne, rock, reggae and indie folk, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Hang the DJ, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Shanna Underwood, singer-songwriter, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Tony Boffa Quartet, cool and soft jazz, 21-plus; Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Vince Nez & Friends, singer-songwriters, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Tumbling Bones, bluegrass, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Hello Newman, alt-rock covers, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. 773-7210. 9:30 p.m.

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

Pete 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. 10 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

Covered in Bees, death punk, with The Rattlesnakes, Pinko & The Action Boys and Tom Savage Explosion, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Doubting Gravity, pop/rock, Big Easy, Portland. $6. bigeasyportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

Hot Lunch Bebop, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Station 85, hard-rock covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Da Block Radio Show, collaboration of local hip-hop artists, 18-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 8 p.m.

David Mello, rustic blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

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

Cariad Harmon, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Chris Trapper, roots/pop, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Welterweight, singer/songwriter Doug Cowan, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Josiah Leming, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. $7 in advance; $10 day of show. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Clara Berry, Zach Zaitlin and Gunther Brown, singer-songwriters, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

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

Jacob McCurdy, singer-songwriter, with The Dappered Gents, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. 773-7210. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Waylon Speed, country-metal, with This Old Ghost, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Dean Ford, glam pop, with The Other Bones, Sea Level and DC Wonder, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $5. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Actionslacks, indie rock, with Gravel and The Rest the South and the West (make-up show from Jan. 8), Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

DJ Lurob, house, with Christian Hurley and Mechanism, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Dear Claudia, blues, jazz and R&B, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Carlos Cuellar Trio, acoustic jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Adam Frederick Trio, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Stronghold, heavy metal covers, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $5. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m.

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

Electroshock, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

The Tonekings and HDRnB, soul/R&B, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 7 p.m.

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

Rich Lambert, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SubSonic, jazz, blues and funk, Gritty’s, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

J Jones, rap/R&B, with Violently Ill, Dynamo-P, Entricut and Grave Stranger, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 10 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.

Michael Krapovicky, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m.

“Walking Dead” Party, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Willie J. Laws Band, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

Sgt. Connor’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’s Singles Night, discussion and music led by Connor McGrath, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Newcastle, electro-rock/hip hop, with Smokeye Meets Jacob III, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Poor Howard, Delta blues, 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.

TUESDAY

Dan Tonini, blues, 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.

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

WEDNESDAY

Clash of the Titans: Queens of the Stone Age vs. Black Sabbath, battle of the cover bands, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Laurence Kelly & Flash Allen, lounge singer and synthesizer, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

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

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

Lissa Schneckenberger, Irish music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

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

Tim Mercer, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. 8 p.m.

MARCH 14

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

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

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

The Gantry, indie rock, with Blue Veins, 21-plus; Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Road Scholars, bluegrass, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Hello Newman, alt-rock covers, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. 773-7210. 9:30 p.m.

Hang the DJ, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

Pete 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. 10 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.