• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

KahBang V Music Festival, music and film festival with Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Spose, Of the Trees and many more, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $35 to $100. kahbang.com. Thursday to Sunday.

Device and Hellyeah, metal, Asylum, Portland. $33; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Explosions in the Sky, rock, with Computer at Sea, State Theatre, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Bill Harley, children’s entertainer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $12; $5 for children under 18. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, with The Blood Orange Martinis, blues, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, with Rural Electric, rock and pop, corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m.

Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas, with Jennifer Porter on piano and vocals, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $25; $22 for students and seniors. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, with Jeff Beam’s Loudspeaker Wallpaper, Sara Hallie Richardson and Arc of Sky, folk and rock, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with Sly-Chi, funk, soul and R&B, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, vocal group, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Inner Visions Reggae Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alpenglow, indie folk, with Tan Vampires, if and it, and Lisa/Liza, Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Hymn for Her, country, blues and punk, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $12. uccpa.unity.edu. 7:30 p.m.

Isabeau and The Gold Diggers, old-timey country with a Quebecois-Acadian-Cajun twist, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and younger. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Roy Sludge Trio, country rockabilly, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $29. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Too Late the Hero, punk, with Mara, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; all ages. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m.

Morgan Heritage, reggae, Asylum, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

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

Weekday Music Series, with Heather Pearson, singer-songwriter, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

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.

Isabeau and The Gold Diggers, old-timey country with a Quebecois-Acadian-Cajun twist, Stratton Community Building. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

Gazebones Trombone Ensemble, 12-member trombone troupe, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 1:30 p.m.

Silent Sam and The Evans, Americana, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Joy Kills Sorrow, string band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Ocean Sol, jazz, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 8 p.m.

Ryan Montbleau Band, folk-pop, Jonathan’s, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25.50 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Chris Webby, hip hop, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25 to $50; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Leveret, indie electronic, album-release show with A Severe Joy, Contrapposto and Dessert Lips, Space Gallery, Portland. $8; 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Black Eagle Jazz Band, trad jazz, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $20; $15 for seniors; $5 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Francine Reed, gospel, blues, soul and jazz, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $17 in advance; $21 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

2013 Summer Concert Series, with Guster, alt-rock, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com/freeport. 7:30 p.m.

Mary Fahl, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, with The Eddie Forman Orchestra, polka, Wells Harbor Community Park. Free. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

David Bromberg Quartet, bluegrass, blues, folk and jazz, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft. $37.50, $40. 564-8943. 8 p.m.

The Truth About Daisies, folk, reggae and rock, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. $12. 766-3330. 7:30 p.m.

The Reverie Machine, folk fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Paul Sullivan, “My Irish Soul,” pianist, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and younger. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

Brian Dolzani, singer-songwriter, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 8 p.m.

Apple Scruffs, Beatles tribute band, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12; $8 for children. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m.

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Motors to Rust, Tripe, Murcielago and Whitcomb; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Asylum, Portland. $8; 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

John Hiatt and The Combo, folk/country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam with guest artist Julie Thompson, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, Free/donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. Free with meal. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Reggae Sundays with East Wave Radio, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 2 to 4 p.m.

Big Jam in the Park, jazz with Noah Plotkin, Jeff Densmore, Glen Dubois and more, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 1 p.m.

Sean Mencher and Friends, Americana roots, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8; free for members. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuck and Patti, jazz duo, Jonathan’s, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $31.50 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Ted Nugent, hard rock, Asylum, Portland. $39 in advance; $42 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Jaw Gems, psychedelic soul, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Summer Music Series, with The Maine Marimba Ensemble, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

Ralph and Averill Lovely, acoustic swing music with swing lessons, Acoustic Artisans, Portland. Free. portlandswing.weebly.com. 7:30 p.m. lessons, 8 p.m. music.

Francine Reed, jazz, blues and gospel, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

John Hiatt and The Combo, folk/country, Strand Theatre, Rockland. Sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Sick Puppies, hard rock, with 10 Years and Dead Season, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Josh Krajcik, soul singer from “The X Factor,” Jonathan’s, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25 day of show. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Kurt Baker, singer-songewriter, Western Promenade Park. Free. 874-8826. 7:30 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Showcase, with Bob McKillop, Ted De Mille and Taylor Smith, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Music on the Mall Series, with The Colwell Brothers Trio, blues and rock, downtown Brunswick Mall area. Free. brunswickdowntown.org/motm. 6 p.m.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, with Phil and Lyle Divinsky, Dan Merrill and Kenya Hall, blues, soul and funk, Royal River Park, Yarmouth. Free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m.

Summer Music Series, with Primo Cubano, Latin music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Free with meal. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

AUG. 15

Scott Weiland, former Stone Temple Pilots vocalist, rock, Asylum, Portland. $35 in advance; $38 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Ed Gerhard, slide guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Raul Malo and The Mavericks, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $120. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Concerts on the Quad Series, with Francine Reed, blues, gospel and jazz, Bates College Quad, Lewiston. Free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m.

Rachel Ann Weiss, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

For Morning, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Simons & Goodwin, folk/acoustic, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, with The Kenya Hall Band, funk/neo-soul, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

• COMEDY

Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Comedy Open Mic, Slainte, Portland. Free; 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 15.

Birdie Googins & More, benefit show, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $22; $18 for ages 14 and younger. deertreestheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Jimmy Keys, piano-playing comedian, Jonathan’s, Ogunquit. $35 to $76. jonathansogunquit.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bob Marley, Jonathan’s, Ogunquit. $25 to $65. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. Aug. 15.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Sylvia, Dead By Now, Cryptic Overcast, Gimme Goldar and Eastern Spell; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $8; 21-plus. 221-2385. 6 p.m.

Tom Curren, folk and blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $15 to $25. innontheblues.com. 10 p.m.

The Lucid, rock/pop, with Hotel Cocktails, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Julie Thompson and Flash Allen, jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

The Barn Swallows, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. concert, 9 p.m. jam.

The Band Apollo, alt-rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

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

The Outfits, punk, with Downtown Boys and Fur, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 5 p.m.

Spyglass, classic rock covers, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

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

FRIDAY

A Murder of Crows, thrash/metal, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Girls, Guns, and Glory, country, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Covered in Bees, Manwitch, Hessian and Johnny Cremains; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $8; 21-plus. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Poor Howard & Bullfrog, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

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

North of Nashville, alt-rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Britt Connors & Bourbon Renewal, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Gabe Terracciano Trio, classical, jazz and funk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

Jazz Friday with Hot Lunch BeBop, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

The Complaints, rock, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Brothers Donovan, rock/reggae, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Foundation Friday with Mr. Dereloid, dance music, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Velourosaurus, rock/pop, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Box Tiger, indie rock, CD-release show with Dustin Saucier and Volcano Rabbit, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5 in advance; $6 day of show. baysidebowl.com. 7:30 p.m.

Eric Green Party, swampy country blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

Amigos, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

A Band Beyond Description, jam band covers, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

The Queens of Drag, live entertainment with costume contest, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $10. mainestreetogunquit.com. 11:30 p.m.

Jazz at the Blue, with Lincoln Allen Jazz, The John Funkhouser Trio and Roving Soul, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Mr. Nick and The Dirty Tricks, swinging blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

MK Ultra, Marrellite and Gin Lab, electro-rock, Big Easy, Portland. $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

No Small Children and The Never Nudes, rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 10 p.m.

Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 6 p.m.

Gorilla Finger Dub Band, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Lyle Divinsky & Friends, soul/R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Jason Spooner Band, rock/pop, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

Relentless Belanger Benefit, with Twisted Roots, 6Gig and Paranoid Social Club; helps Portland musician Mark Belanger battle cancer; Big Easy, Portland. $8; 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Orange Television, rock trio, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

Lay-Z-Gait, swing, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. portlandswing.weebly.com. Swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., music at 8 p.m.

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

Trap Night, hosted by MC Pensivv and El Shupacabra, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Irish Sessions, Brian Boru, Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

A Severe Joy, post-punk, synthpop and industrial, with Unknown Pleasures, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 9 p.m.

Delta Knights, R&B, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

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

’90s Night, Slainte, Portland, slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Model Airplane Monday, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

Rick Gottlieb, acoustic guitarist, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Rosetta, Ken Mode and Eastern Spell, rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Open in the Rounds, singer-songwriter showcase featuring Tina and Her Pony, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Cover to Cover, Lit on the Flash performs Nirvana’s “In Utero,” Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Green Lion Reggae, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Yankee Jack, Key West entertainer, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Sylvain’s Acadian Aces, Cajun music, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

Lorraine Bohland with Terry Foster, jazz, blues and R&B, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Rap Night, hip-hop open mic hosted by Shupe and Ibi, Big Easy, Portland. $3. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, featuring 13 Scotland Rd., Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7:30 p.m.

Open Mic, hosted by Dustin Saucier, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Elos Arma and Yes We Kin, rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Jeff Cusack, easy-listening covers, Ri Ra, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Custom House Gang, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

AUG. 15

Joint Chiefs, funk, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

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

Trippe/Henry Duet, bluesgrass, gospel, folk and blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Genevieve Beaudoin, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Dapper Gents, roots/rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

Atilla Vural, electric guitar and darabuka, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

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

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