• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

“Shaguzapalooza,” EDM festival with DJ Figure and Digital Bonesaw Society, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $35 VIP (package tickets are $40 and $50). statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

“An Evening of Duets,” featuring pianist Paul Sullivan and vocalist Theresa Thomason; benefit programs at Preble Street and community outreach at St. Alban’s; St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Cape Elizabeth. $25; five tickets for $100. stalbansmaine.org. 7 p.m.

Tannahill Weavers, traditional Scottish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $20. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m.

Aaron Nadeau, techno/dance, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com.
6 p.m.

“Music for Tots at the Gardens,” Victoria Hamilton leads “A Chickadee Sings” parent/child music experiences, for babies through 5-year-olds and their grown-ups, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. Free with gardens admission. mainegardens.org. 10 a.m.

25th Annual Bud Light Reggae Festival, with John Brown’s Body, Mighty Mystic, Reggae Rave, Royal Hammer and more; Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. Various prices. Schedule at sugarloaf.com/eventsactivities. Thursday to Sunday.

FRIDAY

“Shaguzapalooza,” EDM festival with Reid Speed and Helicopter Showdown, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $35 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Daisy Castro’s Gypsy Moth Quartet, jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Lonesome Leash, indie rock, with Emily Dix Thomas and Methuin Muir, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Christian McNeill & The Sea Monsters, Irish rock and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $16. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Brunswick Coastal Rotary 2nd Annual Concert to End Hunger, with Kate Schrock, Dave Bullard & The Sound Wavez and Ellen Tipper, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $12; $6 for students. coastalrotary.org. 7 p.m.

Maine Marimba Ensemble with The Portland Rhumba Project, traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music; benefit for Tariro, a Zimbabwean nonprofit that works to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by educating young women and girls; Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5 to $10 donation. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Mary Driscoll, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Adam Miller, folk, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students and children. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn. Free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m.

Peter Alexander, 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.; Alexander at 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Shaguzapalooza,” EDM festival with DJ Shadow and Of the Trees, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20; $40 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Matt Costa, singer-songwriter, in-store performance, Bull Moose, Scarborough. Free. bullmoose.com. 12:30 p.m.

Opus One Big Band Swing-O-Rama, concert and swing dance with jazz and swing standards from the ’30s and ’40s; fundraiser for Scarborough High School NYC competition; Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough. $15; two tickets for $25; $8 for students. 318-6637. 7 p.m.

Peppino D’Agostino, Italian guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Willy Porter, singer-songwriter, with Anne Heaton, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Sorcha and Eric Ott, blues, jazz and Americana, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 7 p.m.

Tom Porter & Friends, jazz pianist with band, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.

Simons and Goodwin, folk, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com.
6 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $30. stone
mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

Anthony Gomes, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

TUESDAY

UMaine Chamber Jazz Ensemble, Bangor Public Library. Free. www.bpl.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Three Days Grace, rock, with Pop Evil, State Theatre, Portland. $30 in advance; $35 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Dirty Projectors, rock, with Delicate Steve, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

William Tyler, acoustic and electric guitarist, with Aleric Nez and Christopher Pulsoni, Space Gallery, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Foucault and The Cold Satellite, singer-songwriter, with Dana Gross, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $12. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

St. Andrew’s Society of Maine Tartan Day Celebration, music by the Maine Highland Fiddlers and George Pulkkinen, stories from John Mann and more, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

APRIL 18

Chris Young, country, with Amy Allen, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Leo Kottke, blues and folk guitar, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. stonemountainarts
center.com. 8 p.m.

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

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece big band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $9 at door; $5 for seniors and students. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and April 18.
Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Comedy Night, with Mike Koutrobis, Jody Sloane and Pat Napoli, 21-plus; Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $10. francocenter.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Portland Comedy Co-Op, local comedians, 18-plus; Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

North of Nashville, rock and country, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Gypsy Caravan, gypsy jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Red Gallagher, acoustic folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m.

Packman Dave, acoustic folk and rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Hang the DJ, techno, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Bella Morte and Inertia, electronics, graveyard ballads and emotive storytelling, Asylum, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. gothicmaine.com. 9 p.m.

Dirty White Hats, hip hop, with The Other Bones & Connor McGrath, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

Day for Night, acoustic country duo, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Leo DiSanto, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Ed DesJardins & Friends, singer-songwriters, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

The ProfTones, rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

Electro Shock, electronica, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

The Coalsack in Crux, metal, with Awaas and Gimme Goldar, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland.
221-2382. 9 p.m.

Station 85, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

Hot Lunck BeBop, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Jim Wholey, guitarist, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m.

Foundation Friday, underground house and techno by Mr. Dereloid and Ian Hammond, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Kevin Midgely, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Dave Gagne Sr., acoustic, Gritty’s, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Paranoid Social Club, rock, with the London Souls, Big Easy, Portland. $8.80 in advance; $10 day of show. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Get the Led Out, Led Zeppelin tribute band, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $19 in advance; $22 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Vinegar Creek Constituency Duo, original string band music, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Dan & The Wildfire, soul/roots, with Clara Berry and Wooldog, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

Tickle, dance covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Twyce Shy, ’80s hair band covers, Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m.

Matt Brown’s Soul Dance Party, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

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

Lincoln Allen Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Duncan Hardy Jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Seax, Hessian, Fires of Old and Shabti, hard rock/metal, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382.
9 p.m.

The Wondermics, hip hop/funk, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, rockabilly, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Robert Carpenter, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

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

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

Poor Howard, Delta blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 4:45 p.m.

MONDAY

Not Half Bad, rock/punk, with Deep Woods, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY

Mark Bowman, bluesgrass and Americana, 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, Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

“Cover to Cover,” local musicians play classic album in its entirety, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. Ryan Augustus performs “Amplified” by Q-Tip, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Emma Ate the Lion, jam band, with Newcastle and Beach the Whales, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Brian Patricks, easy-listening covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 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, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland with Terry Foster, jazz, blues and R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

Lizza Backes & Chuck Donnelly, 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.

Acoustic Open Mic with Dave Bullard, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m.

APRIL 18

Darden Smith and Kim Richey, folk, rock and Americana, Billy’s Tavern, Thomaston. billystavern.com. 8 p.m.

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

Travis Cyr, folk, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

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

Sorcha & Friends, jazz and blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

The Grand Central, country, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Geoff Zimmerman, singer-songwriter, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.
8 p.m.

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

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

Hang the DJ, techno, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

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


Correction: This listing was revised at 10:45 a.m., April 12, 2013, to state that the Opus One Big Band will present a benefit concert and swing dance at 7 p.m on Saturday at Scarborough High School.