• MUSIC

THURSDAY

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

Plants and Animals, indie rock, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

David Nail, country, Asylum, Portland, $20, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Acoustic Open Mic, The Hive, Kennebunk, $3. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

The Neighbourhood, alternative rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

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

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, bluegrass, folk, country and rock and roll, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

Frontiers of Music #12, featuring Maine student composers, The Frontier, Brunswick, name-your-price. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Franco-American Collection Monthly Sing-Along Session, French and French-Canadian songs, led by local volunteers, room 170, University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn, free, donations welcome. usm.maine.edu/franco. 1:30 p.m.

Roberto Morbioli Blues Band, Italian blues guitar master, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Queensrÿche, progressive heavy metal, Asylum, Portland, $30, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

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

Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $20. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Bluegrass Series with Blasted Knoll, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Jim O’Neil and Dana Pearson: The Affordable Poolboys, originals and light rock covers with guitar and percussion, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 7 p.m.

The New Standard, USM jazz ensemble, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m.

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

Guitarist Brian Callahan, classical, jazz and popular standards, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

3rd Friday Benefit Concert, Robby Simpson and The Thunderbirds with Lisa Redfern and Aaron Nadeau, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $10, $7 students. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Tom Whitehead presents piano jazz, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts .coop. With bebop, stride, blues and boogie woogie, 6:30 p.m.

The Dwells, cosmic Americana, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbooks coffeebeer.com. 7 p.m.

The Waterborough Historical Society presents Jose Duddy, Maine country singer and entertainer, South Waterboro Grange Hall, $15, 21-plus. 247-5878. 7 p.m.

Scott Cleveland Quartet, jazz, Stonington Opera House, $10. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Chris Thomas King, Grammy Award-winning blues musician, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $30. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

The Ale House String Band, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, johnsonhall.org, $16, $14 seniors, $12 age 12 and under. 7:30 p.m.

The Time Jumpers, country legends, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $150. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Metric, indie rock, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. The Box Tiger opens, 8 p.m.

James Montgomery Band, blues, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $17.50. jonathans restaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Saturday Night Jazz with The Steve Grover Quartet, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehive kennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Keelan Donovan, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Amy Allen opens, 8 p.m.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music ensemble, McArthur Public Library, Biddeford. mcarthurlibrary .org. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Elvis Costello, solo show, State Theatre, Portland, $45-$75. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Monday Night Blues Series, Roberto Morbioli, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Elvis Costello, University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $40-$100. 581-1755. 7 p.m.

The Lone Bellow, folk-pop, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $13 advance, $15 door, $20 VIP, 18-plus. portcity musichall.com. 8 p.m.

The Honey Dewdrops, roots music duo, Acoustic Artisans, Portland, $15. acousticartisans.com. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Great Big Sea 20th Anniversary Show, Newfoundland folk music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $70. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

NOV. 21

Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute band, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Judy Collins, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $85. stone mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Howie Day, singer-songwriter, Asylum, Portland, $19, $29 VIP, all ages. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Drumming Circle, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.

Cluster-Folk: String Bands Night, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. onelongfellow square.com. Caroline Cotter with Tricky Britches, Tumbling Bones and The Whiskey Boys, 8 p.m.

USM School of Music Jazz Ensemble, traditional swing and innovative compositions and arrangements, University of Southern Maine Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $8, $5 students and seniors. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m.

Rusty Hinges, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m.

• NIGHTCLUBS

THURSDAY

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

My Bluegrass Romance, bluegrass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m.

N.E. Town, covers and originals, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Beer pong, line dancing, karaoke, Club Texas, Auburn, $2, 21-plus. 784-7785. clubtexas.info. Doors at 6 p.m.

Tail Light Rebellion, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

Open in the Rounds, singer-songwriter open jam session featuring Pete Winne, hosted by Shanna Underwood, Blue, Portland. portcity blue.com. 7:30 p.m.

After the Rodeo, Americana, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Susan Cattaneo, Americana and country, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Jadakiss, rapper, member of The Lox, Club Texas, Auburn, $23.50, $35 VIP; 18-plus. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Techno Is for Lovers, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. Dance party with visuals, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Entin & Blum, light rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldport pub.com. 8:30 p.m.

The Mongrels, female-fronted rock, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland, 21-plus. 221-2382. 9 p.m.

Dead Season, rock, Club Texas, Auburn, $10, all ages. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Dustin Saucier and Friends, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar .com. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Frank Donovan, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Blasted Knoll, bluegrass, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldport pub.com. 6:30 p.m.

’90s Night Dance Party, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar .com. 10 p.m.

TUESDAY

Paddy Mills, Irish music, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldport pub.com. 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

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

David Beam and the Custom House Gang, blues and Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. andysold portpub.com. 8 p.m.

Open mic, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m.

NOV. 21

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

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

Nippin the Nub, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m.