• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

Chris Young, country, with Amy Allen, State Theatre, Portland. $30. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Leo Kottke, blues and folk guitar, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. stonemountainartscenter.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.

FRIDAY

STS9, electronic funk and jazz, with Eliot Lipp, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8:30 p.m.

Junior Brown, Western swing, rock and blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Sold out. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Heather Maloney, singer-songwriter, CD-release show, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Darol Anger and The Furies, fiddler with band, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Free. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, blues, Maple Hill Farm Inn, Hallowell. $30. maplebb.com. 8 p.m.

Lazy Lightning, recreation of Grateful Dead’s Sept. 6, 1980, concert at Lewiston Fairgrounds, 21-plus; Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $5 in advance; $7 day of show. francocenter.org. 9 p.m.

Jacob Augustine and Band, experimental folk, with Snowblink and Audrey Ryan, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Catie Curtis, singer-songwriter, with Carol Noonan & The Stone Mountain Boys, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $39. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Dopapod, experimental funk-rock, with DrFameus, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $20. portcitymusichall.com. 11:15 p.m.

Rustic Overtones, rock, Record Store Day Eve performance, Bull Moose Music, Waterville. Free. bullmoose.com. 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

Goo Goo Dolls, rock, with Matt Hires, State Theatre, Portland. $35 in advance; $40 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

David Mallett & The Mallett Brothers Band, alt-country, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $22. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Bella’s Bartok, bohemian dance punk, with Dark Follies vaudeville show, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Brown Bird, blues/Americana, CD-release show with Vio/Mire, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 and 10 p.m.

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble, with bellydancer Jamileh Jeanne Handy, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Still Grinning: The Grin 20th Rave Reunion, dance party with multiple DJs, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $3. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Zemya, a cappella world music, The Frontier, Brunswick. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 7:30 p.m.

Chris Norman, Irish and Scottish folk and maritime music, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $20 in advance; $23 at door. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m.

The Blacksmiths and Cara Domings, performing Beck’s “Song Reader” album with some originals, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 7 p.m.

Peter Alexander, acoustic guitarist, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

The Toughcats, indie Americana, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. $10. coa.edu. 8 p.m.

Dead Sessions, Grateful Dead tribute, with Tricky Britches, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Dark Hollow Bottling Company, Americana/bluegrass/rockabilly, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Windham. Free. bullmoose.com. Noon.

The Toughcats, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Brunswick. Free. bullmoose.com. 1:30 p.m.

Dead Season, hard rock, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Bangor. Free. bullmoose.com. 2 p.m.

Beyond the Fall, rock, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Lewiston. Free. bullmoose.com. 2 p.m.

Nice Places, indie alternative, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Sanford. Free. bullmoose.com. 4 p.m.

Spencer Albee, rock/pop, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, South Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 4 p.m.

Chris Ross, guitarist, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Waterville. Free. bullmoose.com. 4 p.m.

Phantom Buffalo, folk/rock/garage, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 6 p.m.

Worried Well, rock, Record Store Day performance, Bull Moose Music, South Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 6 p.m.

SUNDAY

Living Colour, rock, “Vivid” 25th anniversary tour, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $29. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Mike Effenberger Group, jazz, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $5. feedtheengine.org. 1 p.m.

OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, with The Jazz Workshop, bloody Marys, mimosas and breakfast food for purchase, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Greensky Bluegrass, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

One More Time, Daft Punk tribute, State Theatre, Portland. $18 in advance; $20 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Tas Cru, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Great Big Sea, Canadian folk-rock, State Theatre, Portland. $32.50 to $46.50; reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

APRIL 25

O’Death, alt-country, with Coke Weed, Butcher Boy and Hyena, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

USM Jazz Ensemble , University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $6; $3 for seniors, students and USM alumni, faculty and staff. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m.

Laura Cortese, singer-songwriter and fiddler, CD-release show with The Ballroom Thieves, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Robert Sarazin Blake and The Reverie Machine, folk, indie and jazz, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Lucy Wainwright Roche, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations recommended. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, swing from the Great American Songbook, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $14; $12 for seniors; $6 for ages 12 to 18; free for children under 12 with paying adult. 563-5513. 9 p.m.

Giff Jamison, acoustic guitarist, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and April 25.

Jim Colliton, benefit performance for the Friends of the Bridgton Public Library, Magic Lantern Theatre, Bridgton. $12. 647-8592. 7 p.m. Monday.

Comedy Night, with Karen Morgan, Kate Ghiloni, Stephanie Doyle, David Swander Jacobs and Lucas O’Neil, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. $12. capelocalbuzz.com. 7:30 p.m. April 25.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

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.

Karaoke with DJ Cougar, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 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.

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

FRIDAY

Friction Friday, with Bookum Nocturnal and Deesif, deep bass, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Arcane Lore, psychedelic rock, with Cryptic Overcast and Class Machine, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Shanna Underwood Trio, country blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 9 p.m.

Caro Khan, Dynamo P and Radio Rahim, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

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

Pray for Greg Michaud Benefit Show, music by The Mess, ELEmenT, Pallaso and more, Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Freight Train, rock dance band, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $5. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

In the Round with Shanna, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption JCT, new roots music, old sea chanteys and mountain songs, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Big Lonesome, Americana and alt-country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Jen Thayer Band, funk/rock, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Holy Mackerels, Americana/roots, Tugs Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 6 to 9 p.m.

The Brew, rock, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Tone Bone, rock, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

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

LQH, jazz, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Michael Krapovicky, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Chronic Funk, funk, Gritty’s, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Poor Howard & The Bullfrog, early 20th-century blues and folk, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, soul/blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Zach Ovington, bluegrass, jazz and country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

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

Mark Tipton’s Duo Improv, jazz from the ’20s to ’40s, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Beam & Fink, acoustic blues and roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Steve Jones Band, blues/rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m.

Techno is For Lovers, techno, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Stronghold, rock, Club Texas, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

Model Airplane, soul and funk, with Dos Divys, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Radio Star, ’80s covers, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Pardon Me, Doug, Phish tribute band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Elroy, rock, with Jason Lambert, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Silverchild, Skootz, Rajahh Omega and Subreaper, trance, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Harbor, Gator King, Eastern Spell and Do Your Worst, hard rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $2. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Jeff Kilton, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

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

Day for Night, acoustic country, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. 1 p.m.

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

Basscatazz, DJ beats, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

MONDAY

Peter Gavett, acoustic folk, 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

Brian Patricks, folk and 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, 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. The Deliberates play “Third Eye Blind” by Third Eye Blind, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Alex Vans & The Hide Away, indie rock, with De Repente, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Tim Mercer, acoustic, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

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

Open Mic Night, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Peter Merrill Trio, jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m.

Big Names, Small Room Series, Irish music night featuring Paddy O’Brien & Daithi Sproule, Blue, Portland. Email tom@boghat.com for required tickets. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. music.

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

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

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

APRIL 25

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

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

Samuel James and Dana Gross, roots and blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Arthur Webster and Mark Stover, acoustic, King Eider’s Pub, Damariscotta. 563-6008. 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Griffy Sherry & The Ghost of Paul Revere, holler roots band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Paint Night and Blaqqada Dance Party, DJ beats with art, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 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.

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