• CONCERTS

THURSDAY

Kirkmount, Celtic music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Free; reservations recommended. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Disciple, Christian rock, with 7eventh Time Down, Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport. $15. thelighthouseevents.com. 7 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Delta Rae, folk-rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $13 in advance; $15 day of show; $20 VIP; 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

10,000 Maniacs, alt-rock, Asylum, Portland. $29; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Hinder and Candlebox, rock, with Charm City Devils, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $27 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m.

Newpoli, southern Italian folk ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

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

Kyle Hardy Jazz Trio, jazz, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. Free. elementsbookscoffeebeer. 8 p.m.

The Pacemakers, classic rock, Unity College Student Center. Free. unity.edu. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Judy Collins, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60 in advance; $65 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 6 p.m.

Sam Bush, bluegrass, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $35. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m.

Peter Janson, Celtic guitarist, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 a.m.

“The Acadia Session” CD-Release show, with Italian jazz singer Giuppi Paone, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, with Beware of Pedestrians; Playing for Change songwriter contest winner announced; Asylum, Portland. $10 to $13; all ages. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. Noon.

Robert Randolph & The Family Band, funk and soul, Asylum, Portland. $24 in advance; $27 day of show; 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, with Anna Lombard, Peter Miller and Gunther Brown, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 8 p.m.

Sammie Francis, acoustic folk-pop originals, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. Free. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 7 p.m.

Downeast Brass Quartet, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Free/donation. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Rick Charette, children’s songs, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $8 for ages 12 and under in advance; $11 for ages 12 and under day of show. awesometheater.com. 2 p.m.

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

SUNDAY

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz, Chebeague Island Inn. Free. chebeagueislandinn.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell, music for children, State Theatre, Portland. $15 in advance; $17 day of show; reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 11 a.m.

Dawes, rock, with Jonathan Rice, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

John Redman and Chris Grose, Americana, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. Free. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m.

TUESDAY

Sylvia Tavares and Kathi Nardone, singer-songwriters, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, folk-rock duo, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

SEPT. 26

Robbie Fulks, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $15. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Ott., dub, with Anomie Bell, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; $30 VIP; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 in advance; $9 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com

Giff Jamison, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

• COMEDY

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

Juston McKinney, former Maine sheriff’s deputy-turned-comedian, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $15. uma.edu/mckinney. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Bill Cosby, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $35.50 to $101. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• BARS/CLUBS

THURSDAY

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Gregory Douglass, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Myra Flynn, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Shine It On Thursday with Hilton Park, folk/blues/Americana, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Kehoe, pop/rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

A Band Beyond Description and Friends, jam band covers, 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.

Kilcollins Band, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m.

North of Nashville, alt-country, with free barbecue, Brian Boru, Portland. rira.com/portland. 5 p.m.

FRIDAY

The Grassholes, bluegrass, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Open in the Round, singer-songwriter showcase with Lisa Redfern and Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Jason Myles Goss, singer-songwriter, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Four Legged Faithful, folk and bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

“A Celebration of Mike Allen,” several local bands celebrate the life of Doubting Gravity guitarist Mike Allen, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

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

Mugsy, rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Sponge, rock, with Dark Rain and Trial by Stone, Club Texas, Auburn. $15; all ages. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

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

James McGarvey, acoustic blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m.

John Dee Graham, singer/songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Now is Now, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

Barnyward Stompers, Aquanauts and The Watchers, rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

Phantom Buffalo, indie rock, with Dan Blakesee, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 7 p.m.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, roots/Americana, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Moore & Moran, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Preheat, rock, Gritty’s, Portland. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

SATURDAY

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

Dave Berry Band, electric blues, Inn on the Blues, York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Travis James Humphrey and The Retro Rockets, blues and swing, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Hott Commodity, rock, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m.

Matt Wolfe, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, rockabilly, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Ali Manion Quartet, blues, jazz and originals, Blue, Portland. $5 to $10/donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

The Sensations, jazz, The Hive, Kennebunk. $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, with The Kenya Hall Band, Kristina Kentigian and Lady Essence, Big Easy, Portland. $7. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 9 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, with Cam Groves, Trails and Shane Reis, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $7. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 9 p.m.

MAMM Playing for Change Show, Kurt Baker presents The Gamma Goochies, Euphemia and Kid Sentiment, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. $7. maineacademyofmodernmusic. 9 p.m.

Mariko, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

The Hotel Cocktails, lounge, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

Velourosaurus, rock/pop, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 p.m.

Roadhouse Maine, classic and Southern rock, Club Texas, Auburn. $10. clubtexas.info. 7 p.m.

Aaron Nedeau, acoustic, Gritty’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m.

Shut Down Brown, funk, soul and pop, Brian Boru, Portland. rira.com/portland. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

2013 Upstart Fest, punk-rock party with seven bands, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland. 221-2385. 9 p.m.

James Gilmore, alt-folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon.

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

Irish Sessions, Irish music, Brian Boru, Portland. rira.com/portland. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Open Mic with Ev Guy, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8 p.m.

Frank Donovan, alt-folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Freezingprocess.net 3rd Anniversary Live Show Celebration, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Open in the Round, singer-songwriter showcase with Devin Colella and Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

The Saturday Giant, alt-rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Ryan Halliburton and Colin Winsor, acoustic, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 12:30 p.m.

The Still, rock, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

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

Stesha Cano, blues and jazz singer-songwriter, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m.

Acoustic Night with Ben Kilcollins, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m.

Tamar Korn Quartet, traditional Irish music, Blue, Portland. Ticketed event. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m.

Open Mic, featuring Nick Poulin and Friends, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

Jazz Jam Sessions with Chris Humphrey, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

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

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

SEPT. 26

Samuels, Midgley and Tripp, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Max Garcia Conover, guitarist, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

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

Audrey Ryan, multi-instrumentalist, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m.

Pickin’ Parlor Jam Session with The Sock Puppets, The Hive, Kennebunk. $3. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Ronda Dale, singer/songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

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

The Band Apollo, pop/rock, with The Resistance, Flask Lounge, Portland. flasklounge.com. 8 p.m.

SEPT. 27

North of Nashville, alt-country, with Jamie Kent & The Options and Ryan Flaherty & The Burners, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.