• COMEDY

Portland Comedy Co-op presents: Summer Brew-HaHa 2, featured comics Doug Collins and Kate Ghiloni, Rising Tide Brewery, Portland. $8, 18-plus. risingtidebrewery.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show featuring the region’s top stand-up talent, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. $5. 773-7210.

8 p.m. Wednesday.

• MUSIC

THURSDAY

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, Ethan Andrews and the Young Dudes and The Ghost of Paul Revere, Belfast Corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast. Free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m.

The Novel Jazz Septet, music of Ellington and Strayhorn, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean music, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 advance; $9 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Fiddler Samantha Robishaud, traditional maritime and Celtic instrumentals and vocals, Route 27, Stratton. $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Ke$ha “Best Night of My Life Tour,” rapper, singer-songwriter, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $26.75 to $87.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.

“Big” Barn Burner Show, with the Giant Kinds and Girls, Guns and Glory, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Tumbling Bones and The Ghost of Paul Revere, traditional American music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

2013 Summer Concert Series, Joshua Radin, singer-songwriter, llbean.com/llb/shop/513045?page=summer-in-the-park, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Legacy Swing Band, big band, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Stone Mountain Songs Stage #5, Eric and Leigh Gibson, Ann Savoy, hosted by Carol Noonan with Duke Levine and Kevin Barry on guitar, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Steep Canyon Rangers, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainarts center.com. 8 p.m.

Dimensions in Jazz presents pianist Satoko Fuji, with her quartet KAZE, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $15, $10 for seniors in advance, $15 night of show, $5 students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Tom Rush, folk singer, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 advance; $40.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

MONDAY

Toby Keith, with Kip Moore and The Mallett Brothers Band, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $37.75 to $101.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Country. Gates at 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

The Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, jazz, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $18. 786-6163. 7:30 p.m.

SEPT. 5

Halestorm, rock, State Theatre, Portland. $20 advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Fish & Bird and Laura Cortese, indie-folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

John and Rachel Nicholas, singer-songwriters, Camden Public Library, Camden. $5, $4 seniors and students. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

• NIGHT CLUBS

THURSDAY

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

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

Heather Hardy and Nancy Sierra, folk-blues, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Robby Simpson and Aaron Nadeau, folk rock, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Thursday Jams with A Band Beyond Description and Friends, Big Easy, Portland. 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 5. Through Sept. 26.

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

Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, Club Texas, Auburn. 21-plus. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 5.

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics with vocals, guitar, drums and bass, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Pete Kilpatrick Band, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Monday.

Gunther Brown, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Eric Ott, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Builder of the House, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Kenya Hall Band, Big Easy, Portland. $8, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

Rick Miller and His Band, three-piece Chicago blues band, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Rob Benton, rock covers, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

The Grumps, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Jazz At The Blue, Hattie Simon Trio, Wurlibird Jazz, Amory Raymond Trio, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Welterweight, with Muckie Mittens, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m.

For Morning and Friends, Slainte, Portland. 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

Blue Steel Express, modern and traditional blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Tim Theriault, rock and roll, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey and the Retro Rockets, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

SUNDAY

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

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

Gentleman Outfit, rock covers, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. Free, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 2 and 9 p.m.

MONDAY

The Burners, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Model Airplane Monday, funk and soul, Big Easy, Portland. $5, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Rap Night, hip-hop open mic hosted by Shupe and Ibi, Big Easy, Portland. $3, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Through Sept. 25.