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Maine State Ballet will perform “Don Quixote” at its theater in Falmouth beginning on Friday.

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Circus Smirkus, the international youth circus, returns to the Merriconeag Waldorf School in Freeport Monday and Tuesday.

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Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company. 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bluegrass Brunch, instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

Reggae Sundays with East Wave Radio, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Explosions in the Sky, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Monday.

Portland Rhumba Project, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. 7 p.m. Monday.

Music on the Mall Series, Hey Buddy (acoustic duo), downtown Brunswick. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. The Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Congress Square, Portland. Hula Hoop show with Kitty Malone, noon Tuesday; Heather Pearson, noon Friday.

Chris Ross, Eric Bettencourt and Mike O'Heir, Acoustic Artisans, Portland, $15. 671-6029. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Hadacol Bouncers, swing and jazz, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, free. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Isabeau and the Gold Diggers, old timey country with a Quebecois, Acadian, Cajun twist, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Kenny Chesney, with Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $41.50-$91.50. Gates at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park Series, Songwriter's Eclectica, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Concert Series, Motor Booty Affair ('70s disco favorites), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, Carolyn Currie, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Peaks Island Music Association Summer Concert Series, violinist Ron Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $5. 766-5763. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Bill Harley Family Concert, children's entertainer, Stonington Opera House. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Isabeau and the Gold Diggers, old timey country with a Quebecois, Acadian, Cajun twist, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Songs and Stories with Bill Harley, children's entertainer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $12, $5 for under 18. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, the Blood Orange Martinis (blues), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, Jeff Beam, Sara Hallie Richardson, Arc of Sky, Monument Square, Portland, free. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Sly Chi (funk, soul, r&b), Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Kahbang Music Festival, for complete schedule, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. Thursday to Aug. 11.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, Rural Electric, Belfast corner of High and Maine Streets, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Device and Hellyeah, metal, Asylum, Portland, $30 advance, $33 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $22-$25. With special guest Jennifer Porter on piano and vocals, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Hymn For Her, country, blues and punk, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $10 advance, $12 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Isabeau and the Gold Diggers, old timey country with a Quebecois, Acadian, Cajun twist, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $22. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn, free. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Barn Burner with the Roy Sludge Trio, country rockabilly, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $29. 8 p.m. Friday.

Too Late the Hero, punk rock; Mara opens; Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, all ages. statetheatre 7 p.m. Friday.

Morgan Heritage, reggae, Asylum, Portland, $20 advance, $23 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Friday.

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