Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Singer-songwriter Dar Williams performs at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.
Bruce in the USA, Springsteen tribute band, $12 in advance, $15 day of show, $30 preferred seating, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.
Dave Mello, Skowhegan bluesman plays slide resonator, six-string and 12-string guitar and five-string banjo, $10 suggested donation. Hammond Hall at Schoodic Arts for All, 427 Main St., Winter Harbor. www.schoodicarts forall.org. 7 p.m. Friday.
Winter Folk concert, Brittany Haas, Owen Marshall and Joe Walsh play old-time, bluegrass, Celtic styles and indie/folk. $15. Atlantic Hall, 173 Main St., Cape Porpoise. 7 p.m. Friday.
The Band Perry, country. Scott McCreery opens. $33.75/$53.75. The Cross Insurance Center, Bangor. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The Boneheads, rootsy folk, rock, blues, Cajun and more, $10 advance, $15 day of show. Boothbay Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. www.boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Girls Guns & Glory, twangy country rock and roll, Americana, $18. Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road, Brownfield. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
The Farewell Drifters, $12 advance, $17 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Shanna Underwood and Wanderlost with Devon Colella, Americana music featuring guitar and cello. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. www.elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
The London Souls, unique reinterpretation of classic hard-hitting rock and roll, $12 in advance, $15 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcity musichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
BeeverMcCain, Kate Beever and John McCain. Electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. www.elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Cabaret Night, Jason Anick, gypsy jazz violinist with Mes Amis, food and libation are available throughout the evening, Riverside Farm, 291 Fairfield St., Oakland. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, $35 advance, $40 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Brazilian Guitar Quartet, unique combination of regular six-string and extended-range eight-string guitars, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Dimensions in Jazz presents Sketches, Brooklyn-based collective quintet featuring Jeremy Udden on alto sax; Matt Holman, trumpet; Jarrett Cherner, piano; Ziv Ravitz, drums, and Martin Nevin on bass, $10 in advance, $15 day of show, $10 seniors, $5 students. Woodford Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Arms and Sleepers and Lymbyc Systym, electronic/down-tempo/trip hop beats, compelling vocals and beautiful melodies. An Anderson opens, $10, 18-plus. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Vintage Cocktail Night, with the Spaceheaters, vintage attire from the ’20s and ’30s encouraged, live jazz/funk’n’roll, classic drink specials. Free admission. The Narrows Tavern, 15 Friendship St., Waldoboro. www.facebook.com/events/553712054723057. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Shira Klein, nationally popular Jewish musician and educator. $10, $25 per family. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St, South Portland. 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Shape Note Singing, also called Sacred Harp, features exciting harmonies and warm fellowship; participation by everyone is welcome. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. www.maineshapenotesinging.com. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Castlebay, celebration of the Celtic holiday of Imbolc; harp, guitar, fiddle, whistle and vocals interweave with Celtic lore and poetry. $10 River Arts Gallery, 241 US Route 1, Damariscotta. www.riverartsme.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Pitch Black Ribbons pre-game matinee, wings, beer and Americana to warm you up for the Super Bowl. Free admission. The Narrows Tavern, 15 Friendship St., Waldoboro. www.facebook.com/events/528868873886662. 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Lynn Deeves, singer-songwriter, Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. www.gathermaine .com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Songswap, informal song-circle format, bring a song or two, a friend or two, and an instrument or two. Open to all. Free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St.. www.camden.lib.me.us. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6.
Jason Anick, violinist/mandolinist, $15 in advance, $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelong fellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 6.
“Spank! Harder: The Sequel,” the “Fifty Shades” parody, $25/$30. The State Theatre , 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The Portland Comedy Showcase, featuring some of New England’s best and brightest comedians. $5. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. www.facebook.com/BullFeeney. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Action Packed Thursday, beer pong, line dancing, karaoke & DJ B-Set, $3 after 10 p.m., 21-plus. Club Texas, 150 Center St., Auburn. clubtexas.info. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Xenia Dunford, jazz-tinged folk singer-songwriter, no cover, donations. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Octane, jazz and swing, no cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Muddy Ruckus and the Burners, Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brian boruportland.com. 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Rick Miller and His Band, three-piece Chicago blues band, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
The Penthouse Dance Party, $3 after 10:30 p.m., 21-plus. Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Tokyo Tramps, Delta slide blues infused with New Orleans “second line” and bayou stomp, no cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Tony Boffa Quartet, cool and soft jazz, no cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 6.