August 19, 2012

Audience Calendar

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Grace Potter and The Nocturnals perform two shows this week – Wednesday and Thursday – at the State Theatre in Portland.

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Former Boston Symphony concertmaster Joseph Silverstein is featured in the Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival Thursday and Friday at the Rockport Opera House.

Courtesy of Bay Chamber Concerts

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The Mahoosuc Skye Celtic Series, featuring Cuig, Gould Academy (Bingham Auditorium), Bethel, $10 to $20. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Old-Time Music Jam, Appalachian music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donation. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Def Leppard, Lita Ford and Poison, metal, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $41.75 to $101.75. Gates at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park, Joel and Janna, alternative, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, Heart of Maine Chorus, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Music on the Mall, Sean Mencher, rock-a-billy, Brunswick Mall, free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

After Nirvana Presents, "Paradise Isn't Enough," saxophonist Charles Neville, jazz vocalist Melanie de Biasio, dancer Shana Bloomstein, pianist Jesse Lynch, cellist Ben Noyes, painter Rush Brown and poet Gil Helmick, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Pianist Bob Milne, ragtime and boogie-woogie, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $17 advance, $22 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, American Folk Festival preview with Marshall Ford Swing Band, downtown Bangor, free. Market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series, Rock My Soul, gospel, Fort Allen Park, Portland. 756-8130. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Amy Allen, singer-songwriter, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $5, 18-plus. 5 p.m. Thursday.

The Other Bones and Tan Vampires, indie, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $5, 21-plus. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Girls, Guns and Glory with the Coloradas, Americana and bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Jen Chapin Trio, urban folk, soul, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $17 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Chris Smither, blues, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. 8 p.m. Friday.

Open Mic Night, Jakeman Hall, Ocean Park, free. 934-9068. 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Mia Cross, duo with guitar and vocals, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donation. 7 p.m. Friday.

Ingrid Michaelson & Friends, indie-pop, Stonington Opera House, $35 to $45. 7 p.m. Friday.

Xander Nelson, rock, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Doug Cantwell, singer-songwriter, Gritty McDuff's, Freeport. 8 p.m. Friday.

Billy Libby, folk, pop, Big Easy, Portland. 8 p.m. Friday.

Elijah Ocean, Jon Nolan & the Working Girls, and Kingsley Flood, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $6, 21-plus. 9 p.m. Friday.

Larry Gowell, Broadway hits, pop, jazz, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene, free. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Bruce Hardina, singer-songwriter, benefits Pemaquid Watershed Association, Bristol Mills Congregational Church, Bristol, $12, under 12 free. 7 p.m. Friday.

Castlebay, Celtic duo, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor, free. 677-2423. 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday.

Brave Combo, Texas-based polka, salsa, zydeco, blues, world music and more, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Corona Brothers, Buffett- and Belafonte-style beach music, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Rain location is Wells Junior High School.

Enter the Haggis, Celtic, rock and world music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Chris Smither, blues, folk, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft, $20. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Hattie Simon, jazz vocals, piano, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donation. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Irish Sessioniers, acoustic Irish music, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

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“Despite Technology” by Lesia Sochor, from “Just Sew Stories,” continuing through Aug. 26 at Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth.

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