• MUSIC

Trigger Hippy featuring Joan Osborne, Jackie Greene and Steve Gorman, Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $25; $40 preferred seating; 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

April Verch, fiddler, stepdancer and singer, Boothbay Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, no cover. Marriott at Sable Oaks, 200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland. marriotthotels.com/pwmap. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Ithacappella, male a cappella singing group, with the Windham Chamber Singers, North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. $5. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Eszter Balint with Chris Cochrane, singer-songwriter, violinist, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, John Clark on bass, Tracy McMullen on sax, Frank Mauceri on sax, Carl Dimow on flute, Glenway Fripp on piano and Peter McLaughlin on drums. Food and beverages available for purchase, $8. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. Sunday.

“Rise, Walk, Sing,” Midcoast Community Chorus winter concert, music from all over the world and from various traditions, including songs from Kenya, South Africa and Israel, the American Folk tradition and the Civil Rights movement, $15 to $25. Camden Hills Regional High School (Strom Auditorium), 25 Keelson Ave., Rockport. mccsings.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Kevin Midgley, Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Cahalen Morrison & Eli West and Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards, lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock ’n’ roll hip swagger, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Charles Neville & Youssoupha Sidibe with Mystic Rhythms, blues, jazz, Caribbean music and African music with a strong reggae sound, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. $25 advance; $30 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt, singer-songwriters, $37 to $98. Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Jan. 16.

Meklit Hadero with The Reverie Machine, singer/composer/cultural activist covering indie pop-rock hits and making them her own, adapting traditional and popular Ethiopian songs and collaborations on a hip-hop space opera or in her own exquisite and original solo work, Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. $15 advance; $20 day of show. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 16.

• COMEDY

Portland Comedy Showcase, featuring some of New England’s best and brightest stand-up comedians, $5. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. facebook.com/BullFeeney. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• NIGHTCLUBS

Bluegrass Jam Session, with the Barn Swallows, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

The Casco Bay Whale Slappers, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Day for Night, country, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. Friday.

The DuPont Brothers, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Turner Templeton, electric Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Acadian Aces, Cajun, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Friday.

Duke, classic rock, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m. Friday.

John Hasnip, British pop, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ehud Ettun, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bottom of the East, Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Gideon Forbes Quartet, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Now Is Now, alternative rock covers and rhythmic original tunes, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Brian Patricks, blues/folk rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Heath MacVane, singer/songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andys oldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Ronda Dale, singer/songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Rap Night hosted by Ill by Instinct, Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. $3; ladies free. portland asylum.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Action Packed Thursday: Beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-Set, $3 after 10 p.m.; 21-plus. Club Texas, 150 Center St., Auburn. clubtexas.info. 6 p.m. Jan. 16.

Heather Pierson, singer/songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andys oldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 16.

Kilcollins Band, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m. Jan. 16.