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Tinka Darling and Michael Turner star in “Driving Miss Daisy,” Wednesday through Friday at Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick.

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“Ping Pong,” which follows eight competitors to the Over-80 Table Tennis Championships in China, is featured Thursday in the Portland Public Library’s POV Summer Documentary Series.

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Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $46 to $66. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Susan Werner, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $24. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company. Noon Sunday.

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

Sean Mencher and Friends, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tuckermans at 9, a cappella group performs well-known pop, rock, blues and light jazz songs, Trinity Church, York, donations. 363-5095. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Don Campbell, songs of Dan Fogelberg, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, $10 to $20. 976-4050. 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Blues Prophets, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. 7 p.m. Monday.

MOJO, Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra, 17-piece big band plays traditional, rock, blues and Latin, Camden Ampitheatre, free. 236-3440. 6:15 p.m. Monday.

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

Waltzing for Dreamers Free Music Series, Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall Series, Sean Mencher, rockabilly, Brunswick Mall, Maine Street. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, Ethan Andrews and The Young Dudes and The Ghost of Paul Revere, corner of High and Maine streets, free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Novel Jazz Septet, music of Ellington and Strayhorn, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $20 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series, Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean music, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble, big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 door. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Ke$ha, "Best Night of my Life Tour," rapper, singer-songwriter, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $26.75 to $87.75. Gates at 5 p.m. Friday.

Big Barn Burner Show, The Giant Kinds and Girls, Guns and Glory, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. 8 p.m. Friday.

Tumbling Bones and The Ghost of Paul Revere, traditional American music, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

2013 Summer Concert Series, Joshua Radin, singer-songwriter, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series, Legacy Swing Band, big band, Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Stone Mountain Songs Stage #5, Eric and Leigh Gibson, Ann Savoy, hosted by Carol Noonan, with Duke Levine and Kevin Barry on guitar, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $35. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Steep Canyon Rangers, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $35. 8 p.m. Sept. 1.

Dimensions in Jazz presents: Pianist Satoko Fuji, with her quartet KAZE, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $5 to $15. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Sept. 1.

Tom Rush, folk, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50 advance, $40.50 door. 8 p.m. Sept. 1. 

Special Events

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of grounds and types of stones, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sept. 1.

"Awesome," juggling show with the Tardy Brothers, The Freeport Theater of Awesome, $10 advance, $13 door. 2 p.m. Sunday.

19th Midcoast Auto Show, sponsored by Bath Knights of Columbus and Bath Parks and Recreation, McMann Athletic Complex, Bath, $3. 443-8360. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, poet Bobby Crawford, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $3 to $5, 18-plus. 450-1815. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Singer-songwriter and rap artist Ke$ha brings her “Best Night of My Life Tour” to Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Friday.


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