Saturday, March 8, 2014
Poor Old Shine comes to One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.
Arctic Monkeys play the State Theatre in Portland on Friday.
Zackery Michael photo
Songswap, informal song-circle format. Bring a song or two, a friend or two and an instrument or two. Free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Jason Anick, violinist/mandolinist, $15 in advance; $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellow square.com. 8 p.m. Thursday
The Gather Rounders and Lauren Rioux, acoustic roots and bluegrass. $15; $12 students. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St., 2nd floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. 7-9 p.m. Friday.
“Great Cabin Fever Escape Show,” featuring The Wiyos, along with the Dolphin Strikers and DJ Terry Frank. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., Rockport. baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Arctic Monkeys, English indie rock. $35 advance; $40 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatre portland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter, $15 advance; $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Music & Mythology of Our World, the Mark Tipton Quartet performs world folk music derived from, inspired by world mythology. $10; $8 students; $5 for children 10 and under. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. www.mayostreetarts.org. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Drumbalaya Drum Circle, The Hive, 84 Main St., Kennebunk. Free. www.thehivekennebunk.com. 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Cabaret Nights, The Burners, Riverside Farm Market, 291 Fairfield St., Oakland. For reservations call 465-4439 and ask for Janna. 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday.
Samuel James, roots and blues, $16 adults; $14 seniors; $12 children; $20 vintage wine bar VIP tickets. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Poor Old Shine, indie roots music, $12 in advance; $17 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellow square.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Sorcha, singer-songwriter on guitar and banjo with Kate Driver on upright bass. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Joe Gallant and Griffin Sherry, country, folk, blues and rock, $10 in advance; $12 door. Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. www.explore frontier.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Emancipator Ensemble, electronic music, $18 advance; $20 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusic hall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
John Linscott and the Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam with special guest Julie Thompson. The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.
Bluegrass Music Association of Southern Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments, all levels welcome, $7. American Legion Post 197, Route 25, Westbrook. 232-1528. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Poor Howard Smith, classic blues on 12-string guitar. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
The Blues Prophets with Bob Rasero and The Renovators, Chicago-style blues, $15. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Beth Orton, British singer-songwriter, The Murphy Beds open. $25; $35 VIP; 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Group Play Gathering, Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. www.gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
STS9, instrumental electronic rock band, $25 advance; $30 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatre portland.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 13.
Dr. John, singer-songwriter, pianist plays blues, zydeco, boogie woogie and rock ’n’ roll. $39; $55 VIP, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 13.
Friday Night Comedy with Joe Yannetty and Chris Pennie, $15. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. tickets.jonathans restaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
First Friturday Night Live, Portland Comedy Co-Op presents musicians, poets, storytellers, magicians and more in a variety show. Free. Coffee by Design, 67 India St., Portland. www.coffeebydesign.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday.
The Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly comedy performance featuring some of New England’s best comedians. $5. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. www.facebook.com/Bull Feeney. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Tony Boffa Quartet, cool and soft jazz, no cover; 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Blues Mafia, twist on modern and classic blues with Latin, Cajun and funk influences, no cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Mama’s Boomshack, six-piece band playing funk, soul and blues, no cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Adam WarRock, hip-hop, with Tribe One and Covered in Bees, $5, 21-plus. Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland. 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Action Packed Thursday, beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-Set, $3 after 10 p.m.; 21-plus. Club Texas, 150 Center St, Auburn. www.clubtexas.info. 6 p.m. Feb. 13.
Hot Club du Monde, gypsy, jazz and swing, no cover; 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 13.