July 28, 2011

Music and Nightlife Listings

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Delfeayo Marsalis plays New Orleans jazz Friday at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor.

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The Wailin' Jennys play the Strand Theatre in Rockland on Sunday.

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TODAY

Shemekia Copeland, R&B/blues, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $20 in advance; $22.50 at door. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m.

Wailin' Jennys, acoustic trio, benefits the Mountain Top Music Center in Conway, N.H.; Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $55. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Elvis Costello & The Imposters, rock, State Theatre, Portland. Sold out. statetheatreportland. com. 7:30 p.m.

Wiz Khalifa, rap, with Big Sean and Chevy Woods, Ocean Gateway, Portland. $32. statepier.com. 6 p.m.

The Bb (B-flat) Sisters, traditional folk music, with Skip Holmes, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Jimmy Dority, piano, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donations. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m.

Tony Boffa Band, blues/funk/soul, Memorial Park at Oak Hill, Scarborough. Free. 6:30 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, with The Dan Walker Trio (acoustic), Isa Burke and Lina Tullgren, Central School, South Berwick. Free/donation. 384-5846. 6 p.m.

Joint Chiefs, acoustic trio, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 to 9 p.m.

Grupo Mofongo, Latin dance band, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alive at Five, concert series with Marion Grace (singer-songwriters) and Gypsy Tailwind (Americana/roots), Monument Square, Portland. Free. 772-6828. 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Crusher's Kids Concerts in the Park, with Sparks Ark (show and tell with wild animals), Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Free. 756-8275 or 756-8130. 12:20 p.m.

Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, rockabilly, Fort Allen Park Bandstand, Eastern Promenade, Portland. Free. 756-8275 or 756-8130. 7 p.m. Summer Lakeside Concerts, with The Yankee Brass Band, Bates College (Keigwin Amphitheater), Lewiston. Free. 786-6330. 6 p.m. Summer Music Concert Series, with Grand Hotel (alt-rock), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. 626-2415. 6:30 p.m. Summer Concert Series, with Rog and Ray (Latin beats), Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. Free. 934-0860. 6:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Roni Ben-Hur, jazz guitar, with Nilson Matta and Amy London, Stonington Opera House. $15; free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m.

Beirut, alt-rock, with Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, State Theatre, Portland. Sold out. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Delfeayo Marsalis and his combo, jazz, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $25 in advance; $30 at door. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Jonathan Edwards, folk/rock, birthday solo show, all ages; Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37 in advance; $40 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Tricky Britches, bluegrass, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. 899-3529. 7 to 9 p.m.

Hillytown Presents: The Farthest Forests, Beat Radio and if and it, alt-rock, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. Show only: $4 in advance; $5 at door. Show plus 6:30 p.m. barbecue: $8 in advance; $10 at door. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

Occidental Gypsy, American gypsy pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Banjo Dan & the Midnight Plowboys, folk and country, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $9, $18. 583-6747. 8 p.m.

Friday Noon Concert Series, with Brad Hooper (singer/songwriter), Post Office Park, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

The Song Dynasty, dub, jazz, hip-hop and folk, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 at door. explorefrontier.com. 7:30 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, pop/rock, Portland Lobster Company. Free. portlandlobstercompany.com. 7 to 10 p.m. 

SATURDAY

The Doobie Brothers, classic rock, with The Elmore Twist Band, Rangeley Rehab and Wellness Pavilion. $45 to $250. ticketweb.com. 7:30 p.m.

Seth Glier, rock/jazz piano, with Liz Longley, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 at door. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Oumou Sangare, modern African music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $60. stonemountainartscenter.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner; show at 8 p.m.

Emmylou Harris with The Civil Wars, country/Americana, all ages; State Theatre, Portland. $41 to $61. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Windham July Concert Series, with The Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, Windham Hill United Church of Christ. $8 to $12; free for children under 5. 892-2154. 7 p.m.

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