• COMEDY

Bucky Lewis, one man show with comedy and music, $18. Province Lake Golf Club, 18 Mountain Road, Parsonsfield. 793-4040. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Birdie Googins, quirky take on the economy, politics, love and tales of high adventure. $15, $12 seniors/kids. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Comedy Showcase, a standup comedy show featuring Brett Johnson, Kate Ghiloni, Bill Gray and more. Show concludes with an open mic, $5. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• MUSIC

Jay Farrar, alt-country pioneer Son Volt’s singer-songwriter on solo tour with music ranging from unaccompanied folk music to the classic Bakersfield-style honky-tonk. $20. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Maine Youth Rock Orchestra, string orchestra of students ages 12-18 performing with musicians Sara Hallie Richardson and Lyle Divinsky. $10 in advance; $12 door; $20 preferred seating; all ages. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Pure Prairie League with Jonathan Edwards and Chris Ross, benefit show for Maine People’s Alliance, $40, $42. The Grand Auditorium, Main Street, Ellsworth. www.grandonline.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Siren Songs, a seaside concert to benefit the historic Atlantic Hall in Cape Porpoise. Jennifer Comeau and Lisa Mills will entertain, along with their gutsy bands and young talent Holly Hinchliffe. $20, two for $35. Atlantic Hall, 173 Main St., Cape Porpoise. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Gordon Bok and Carol Rohl, traditional songs of the sea and ballads and chanteys from around the world. $20. Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. www.sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Momenta Quartet, New York-based band, jazz and avant-garde improvisation, $12, limited free tickets are available to students and seniors. Bates College, Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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

The Mavericks, country-steeped garage band, $25 to $50; reserved seating. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Katie Herzig, singer-songwriter, $14 advance, $16 door, $30 preferred seating, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

John Sebastian, singer-songwriter, $25 in advance, $30 door. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. www.operahouse.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

An Evening with Sevendust, acoustic performance by alternative metal band, $25, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. tktwb.tw/1geVuE8. 9 p.m. Friday.

Rise Above Fest, featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Seether, Motorhead, Hellyeah, Trivium, Kyng, Devour the Day, Black Stone Cherry, Muckler’s Circle and Skindred, all day multi-stage music festival in support of suicide prevention and mental illness, $50.75 to $73.75. Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. www.waterfrontconcerts.com. Noon Saturday.

Maine Academy of Modern Music MAMM Slam Finals, $12, $10 students, all ages show. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Musica de Filia Spring Concert, choral music celebrating our American heritage, to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. $10, $5 seniors and students. Gorham High School Auditorium, 41 Morrill Ave., Gorham. mdfspring2014.brownpapertickets.com/. 2-4:15 p.m. Saturday.

Mother Love, music and poetry honoring motherhood, $10 advance, $12 door. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bates College Cultural Musicology and Music Composition, thesis work by Bates student composers and musicologists. $15 for panel, concert free but tickets required. olinarts@bates.edu. Bates College, Commons 221-222, 136 Central Ave., Lewiston. 786-6135. 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday.

Paul Addison Knuppel and Matt Davis, singer/songwriter and guitarist, arranger and composer, $8 advance, $10 door. Vienna Union Hall, Vienna. 293-2362. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Downeasters Barbershop Chorus, $15-$18, under 18 free. Yarmouth High School Performing Arts Center, 286 W. Elm St., Yarmouth. www.downeasters.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Anni Clark, Americana/bluegrass songwriter Stan Keach and mandolin virtuoso Dan Simons, $12 advance, $15 door. Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Maine, Farmington, 224 Main St. www.umf.maine.edu/campus-life/arts-culture. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Elvis impersonator Don Boudreau, benefit concert for hospice; refreshments will be available. $10, call 474-7775, ext. 1, for tickets or purchase at the door. First Congregational Church, 36 River Road, Skowhegan. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Pure Prairie League, Jonathan Edwards and Livingston Taylor, benefit show for Maine People’s Alliance, $26.50 to $76.50. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Deep River, blues and rock from all eras and originals, $7. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Remembering Tom Rowe: A Celebration in Song, featuring Maine performers to benefit Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund. $25. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. www.jmmf.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Spottiswoode and His Enemies with Jose Ayerve of Spouse, $20 advance, $25 door. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland . www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 -9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rodney Crowell, Grammy Award-winning musician in Americana and alt-country genres, $25 advance, $35 door. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. www.boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Kris Delmhorst, singer-songwriter. Anders Parker opens, $15 advance, $20 door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Country Sunday, featuring Dennis Royer, Cathy Haskell, Maranacook String Band, The Wildwoods Band with Chris Fyfe and more. Doors open at 11 a.m., $5. Litchfield Sportsman’s Club, 2782 Hallowell Road. 268-4494. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Gorham Community Chorus Spring Concert, varied choral music performed by people who love to sing. Includes silent auction and free refreshments, donations accepted. Gorham High School Auditorium, 41 Morrill Ave. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Dave Mallett, $20. Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, Winter Hill Road, South Carthage. www.necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, fiddle and guitar, $22 advance, $27 door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Sandi Thom, blues rock, $37. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Noon Tunes, free concerts on the second Tuesday of every month, featuring the talented 317 Main faculty in a variety of genres. 317 Main Street Community Music Center, 317 Main St., Yarmouth. www.317main.org. Noon Tuesday.

Spring Choral Concerts, $4 adults, $3 students and senior citizens. doug.stebbins@thorntonacademy.org. Thornton Academy, Garland Auditorium, 438 Main St., Saco. 602-4471. 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Colwell Brothers, high energy electric blues and R&B, free. Gardiner Waterfront Park, Water Street. www.johnsonhall.org. 5:30-7 p.m. May 15.

• NIGHTCLUBS

Michael Krapovicky, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Cumberland Crossing, contemporary bluegrass, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

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

Bluegrass Jam Session, free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Jenny Whitter, originals and old country tunes, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. Friday.

Zach Ovington and Jack Devereux, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Shack, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Johnny Wad and the Cash, country, blues and rock music, $5, 21-plus. Inn on the Blues, 7 Ocean Ave., York Beach. Innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m. Friday.

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

Forbes Trio, jazz, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Amanda Landry, Old Mill Pub, 39 Water St., Skowhegan. 474-6627. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Martin Swinger, open mic follows performance, $5 suggested donation. UU Coffeehouse, Union Church, 67 Main St., Belgrade Lakes. 495-2490. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Mike Rodrigue, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Sarah Fard, jazz, no cover, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Evan Goodrow Band, funky, high-energy neo-soul band. $5, 21-plus. Inn on the Blues, 7 Ocean Ave., York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pete Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, Mainely Brews Restaurant & Brewhouse, 1 Post Office Square, Waterville. mainelybrew.com. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Eric Quinn Quintet, 21-plus, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Monday Night Blues with Blue, $10. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Choro Louco, Brazilian band, no cover, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Ronda Dale, originals, vintage country, alt-folk, free. Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. rondadale.com. 7-10 p.m. Tuesday.

Irish Seisiun, no cover, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Dave Mello, Old Mill Pub, 39 Water St., Skowhegan. 474-6627. 6 p.m. May 15.

Kevin Hamel, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 7 p.m. May 15.