Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Rustic Overtones will play an acoustic show with a string section on Saturday at the Franco Center in Lewiston. The concert benefits the Good Shepherd Food Bank.
Kayhan Kalhor, a master of Kurdish and Persian music, will perform Saturday at Hannaford Hall on the University of Southern Maine Portland campus.
Gabriel Iglesias, State Theatre, Portland, $39.50, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Joan Rivers, presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $45 to $70. portland ovations.org. Opening set from vocal group The Joan Rangers, 8 p.m. Friday.
Dark Star Orchestra, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. Grateful Dead tribute band, 8 p.m.
Judy Collins, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. Folk singer-songwriter, 8 p.m.
Howie Day, Asylum, Portland, $19, $29 VIP, all ages. portlandasylum.com. Singer-songwriter, 9 p.m.
Drumming Circle, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.
Cluster-Folk: String Bands Night, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Caroline Cotter with Tricky Britches, Tumbling Bones and The Whiskey Boys, 8 p.m.
USM School of Music Jazz Ensemble, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $8, $5 students and seniors. usm.maine .edu/music/boxoffice. Traditional swing music and innovative compositions and arrangements, 7:30 p.m.
Rusty Hinges, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.
Jazz Ensemble, University of Maine (Minsky Recital Hall), Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m.
Novel Jazz Septet, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $14, $12 seniors, $6 for ages 13 to 18, free for 12 and under. 563-5513. 7 p.m.
Ari Hest, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $22.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. Singer-songwriter, 8 p.m.
Johnny Gates & The Invite, Asylum, Portland, $7, all ages. portlandasylum.com. Country, with Colour of London, 9 p.m.
Hollerfest, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $17. rocklandstrand.com. With The Toughcats, The Ghost of Paul Revere and Darlingside, 7:30 p.m.
The Honey Dew Drops, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. With Traveling Trees, 8 p.m.
Session Americana with Heather Maloney, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Singer-songwriter, 8 p.m.
Kyle Hardy Jazz Trio, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer .com. Jazz standards and improvisations with tenor sax, drums and bass, 8 p.m.
USM School of Music Vocal Jazz Ensembles, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $8, $5 students and seniors. usm .maine.edu/music/boxoffice. Jazz standards and pieces written for vocal jazz ensembles, 8 p.m.
Resurgam Records Singer Songwriter Showcase, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. local sprouts.coop. Chris Pulsoni and Zach Higgins, 7 p.m.
SCBN Rock Showcase: Leveret, Lisa/Liza and Erik Neilson, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayo streetarts.org. 8 p.m.
Joelle Morris and the Music of Edith Piaf, Franco Center, Lewiston, $17, $15 seniors. franco center.org. Evening of songs by Edith Piaf backed by a band, 7:30 p.m.
Judy Collins, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $45. chocolatechurch.com. Folk singer-songwriter, 7:30 p.m.
Sonny Landreth, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $26. stonemountainartscenter.com. Louisiana slide guitarist, 8 p.m.
The Devil Makes Three, State Theatre, Portland, $19.50 advance, $22 door. statetheatreportland.com. Folk punk, with Shakey Graves, 9 p.m.
Molly Ringwald, Husson University, Gracie Theatre, Bangor, $25-$32. gracietheatre.com. With jazz quartet, 4 and 7:30 p.m.
Melissa Ferrick, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Singer-songwriter, 8 p.m.
Hurry Down Sunshine, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m.
Plain White T’s and Parachute, Asylum, Portland, $21, all ages. portlandasylum.com. Pop-punk, with Tommy and The High Pilots, 8:30 p.m.
James McMurtry, Waterville Opera House, $22.50 advance, $27.50 door. operahouse.org. Folk-rock singer-songwriter, 8 p.m.
T.S. Baker and Craig Werth, First Parish Federated Church, South Berwick, $10 advance, $12 door. 450-8746. Singer-songwriters, 7 p.m.
Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $16, $14 seniors and students. sacorivertheatre.org. Fiddler and band play bluegrass, country and folk, 7:30 p.m.
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