• MUSIC

Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, $30 in advance; $35 day of show. Unity Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St., Unity. uccpa.unity.edu. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Portland Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Chris Oberholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, $9. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

John Brown’s Body, reggae, with The Pimps of Joytime. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Kyle Hardy Jazz Trio, jazz standards and improvisations with tenor sax, drums and bass. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Jonathan Edwards, singer-songwriter, $40 in advance, $45 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Pardon Me, Doug, Phish tribute band, $6 in advance, $8 at the door. Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston. francocenter.org. 9 p.m. Friday.

Baxter Brewing Co. 3rd Anniversary Party, featuring Spose, The Mallett Brothers Band, Sly Chi and Dave Rowe, $10 in advance, $12 day of show, 21-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Wooden Eye, acoustic roots music, $10 in advance, $12 day of show. First Parish Federated Church, 150 Main St., South Berwick. fpfcme.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Women in Harmony present “All One Planet,” a concert about the Earth. The pieces include “Bound by the Beauty,” “Cosmic Stew,” “I Need to Wake Up,” and more. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. wihmaine.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

Schooner Fare, topical songs, country ballads and maritime masterpieces with captivating harmonies and winning stage presence, presented by the Chocolate Church Arts Center, Montgomery Theater, Morse High School, 826 High St., Bath. $22 in advance, $25 day of show. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Samuel James, blues-based singer-songwriter, $10 in advance, $12 day of show. The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, $30 advance, $35 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bill Staines, singer-songwriter plays contemporary folk ballads and traditional tunes, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. Free. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Oscar Mokeme, African drumming performance by the director of the Museum of African Art and Culture in Portland, Lyman Moore Middle School, 171 Auburn St., Portland. Free. portlandschools.org. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Walk Off The Earth, Canadian rock band, Parachute opens, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. The State Theatre , 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, saxophonist with band, Tauk opens. $18 in advance, $20 day of show, $35 preferred seating, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Break Science, hip-hop, electronic, $13 advance, $15 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Bruce In The USA, Bruce Springsteen tribute band, $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $30 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Jan. 30.

• COMEDY

Comedy on the Square, hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar, show features Tom Clark from A&E’s “An Evening at the Improv,” with Tim Hofmann, Josh Day and Paul Hunt. Spire 29, 29 School St., Gorham. 7 p.m. Thursday.

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

• NIGHTCLUBS

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

Muddy Ruckus and the Burners, The Liberal Cup, 115 Water St., Hallowell. theliberalcup.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Max Ater, singer-songwriter, Dogfish Cafe, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meats, blues, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey, Dogfish Cafe, 128 Free St.. thedogfishcompany.com. 5 p.m. Friday.

Cory Gunz, The Mess, Flotilla 13, Sig Music, G.N.N. and more, Club Texas, 150 Center St., Auburn. clubtexas.info. 8 p.m. Friday.

Friday Jazz with the High Ball Jazz Band, Dogfish Cafe, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Muddy Ruckus and the Burners, The Hive, 84 Main St., Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Bridge Walkers, Dogfish Cafe, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tommy O’Connell &The Juke Joint Devils, blues band, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Jennifer Porter, award-winning musician will sing standards from the ’20s to the ’40s along with some favorite blues tunes, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Action Packed Thursday: Beer pong, line dancing, karaoke & DJ B-Set, $3 after 10 p.m., 21-plus. Club Texas, 150 Center St, Auburn. clubtexas.info. 6 p.m. Jan. 30.

Muddy Ruckus and the Burners, Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m. Jan. 30.