• MUSIC

Phil Hoose, Sandi St. George and Glen Loper, performing love songs, The Pepper Club, 78 Middle St., Portland. www.pepperclubrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Dr. John, blues, zydeco, boogie woogie and rock ’n’ roll, $39, $55 VIP, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Lambo Law Guitar Duet with Sue Sheriff, guitar duo performs hot and cool jazz standards for Valentine’s Day with vocalist Sue Sheriff. $10, $6 students. Phippsburg Congregational Church, 10 Church Lane. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Open Mic & Poetry Slam, musicians and poets welcome. Free. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St.. www.auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Hollows, roots rock group of multi-instrumentalists. $20 premium seating, $18 prime seating, $14 economy seating. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St.. www.operahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

(for the) Love (of) Music: A Valentine’s evening with A Band Beyond Description, Grateful Dead cover band. Ticket price includes assortment of desserts, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. www.explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Love is in the Air: Broadway’s best love songs, bring that special someone for an evening of traditional and contemporary songs. Dessert reception included, $25. North Windham Union Church. ValentineShowInWindham.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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

Samuel James & dilly dilly, roots and blues guitarist and multi-instrumental singer-songwriter. $10 advance, $12 door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Model Airplane’s Valentine’s Day Prom, dress to impress and get down to the tunes of Model Airplane. $10 in advance/$12 door, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. Doors 8 p.m. Friday.

Rustic Overtones, rock, soul and funk. $15 in advance, $20 day of show, 21-plus. Trackside Station, 4 Union St., Rockland. www.tracksideme.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

The Gawler Sisters and Bennett Konesni, folk, singer-songwriter. $8 to $16. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Zeds Dead, electronic music, with Paper Diamond, Loudpvck and Gent & Jawns. $26 to $40; 18-plus. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Oyster Stomp Party, with The Flipsides, Sata & Jonny and The Piggies and special guest The Urban Creeps. No cover. Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland. www.baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Johnny A, guitarist, songwriter, $25 advance, $30 door. One Longfellow Square. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Day for Night, acoustic country duo, The Royal Bean, 18 Yarmouth Crossing. www.theroyalbean.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Timothy Gurshin and Sharon “Sugar” Jones, singer-songwriter and jazz, R&B and rock. Free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Rusted Root, acoustic, rock and world music. $42.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. www.jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Tower of Power, R&B horn-based band. $25, $39 VIP, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Sunday.

Blackberry Smoke, Southern rock, with The Mallett Brothers. $20 in advance; $25 door. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m. Sunday.

Juke Joint 5, blues, $10. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. 7 p.m. Monday.

Foreigner, classic rock. $45 to $75. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Big Gigantic, instrumental livetronica, hip-hop and jazz. $20 in advance; $22 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• COMEDY

The Portland Comedy Showcase, $5. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. www.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. www.clubtexas.info. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Hot Club du Monde, gypsy, jazz and swing. No cover; 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Tommy O’Connell & The Juke Joint Devils, hard-driving, hard-swinging blues band. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Muddy Ruckus and the Burners, Local Sprouts, 649 Congress St., Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Rick Miller and His Band, three-piece Chicago blues band, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Kelly Laurence, lounge singer and synthesizer, 21-plus, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Octane, jazz and swing. No cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 20.