May 2, 2012

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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The rock band Foxy Shazam is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Sunday.

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Empire Dine and Dance hosts a Levon Helm Tribute Show on Saturday to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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TODAY

Dierks Bentley, country, with the Eli Young Band and Will Hoge, Augusta Civic Center. $33.75 to $43.95. ticketmaster.com. 7:30 p.m.

Ottmar Liebert, flamenco, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $35 in advance; $40 day of show. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Fryeburg Academy Jazz Ensemble, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $15. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys, Canadian fiddler, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Gypsy Moth Quartet, music of the Paris jazz age, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $8. rivertreearts.org. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

MercyMe, contemporary Christian music, with Chris August and Moriah Peters, University of Southern Maine, Gorham. $20 to $50. lighthouseevents.com. 7 p.m.

Breakers Jazz Band, swing and big band music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $23. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Darrell Scott, country, CD-release show with Mark Erelli, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys, Canadian fiddler, Merrill Hall/Nordica Auditorium, Farmington. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Day for Night, three decades of acoustic country music, 22 Park St., Lewiston. Free. 786-6135. 5 p.m.

SATURDAY

Judy Collins, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

M. Ward, singer-songwriter/guitarist, with the Lee Ranaldo Band, State Theatre, Portland. $23 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Attila Vural, acoustic guitar, Crow Town Gallery, Lubec. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. cobscookmusic.com. 7 p.m.

Rachel Efron, "art pop," CD-release show with Liz Longley, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Cul de Sax Saxophone Quartet, the music of Cole Porter, Freeport Community Library. Free. 865-3307. 7:30 p.m.

Turtle Island Quartet, the music of Jimi Hendrix, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40; $8 for children under 18. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m.

Casco Bay Tummlers, klezmer music, New Gloucester Congregational Church. $10; $5 for children and seniors. villagecoffeehouse.org. 7:30 p.m.

Zemya! women's a cappella group, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. rivertreearts.org. 7 p.m.

Enter the Haggis, Celtic rock, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $20 in advance; $22 day of show. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

"Classical Night Fever," with Motor Booty Affair (disco/funk) and the Maine Pro Musica Orchestra, Westbrook Performing Arts Center. $28, $38. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Foxy Shazam, rock, with Dean Ford and A Severe Joy, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $20 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Turtle Island Quartet, the music of John Coltrane, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $20; $15 for students and seniors. laarts.org. 2 p.m.

Rockin' Recons with Justin Lindsay, rock, 21-plus; Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $10. francocenter.org. 8 p.m.

Judy Collins, folk, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $60. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Music Makers, dance music from the '40s to the '60s, Nasson Community Center, Springvale. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 651-5714. 2 p.m.

Musica de Filia Spring Concert, folk, Broadway, contemporary, gospel and more, South Portland Auditorium. $10; $5 for seniors and students. musicadefilia.com. 2 p.m.

Italian Heritage Center Concert Band, music from movies from the '30s to present, Italian Heritage Center, Portland. $7 in advance; $10 day of show; $6 for seniors; free for students. italianheritagecenterband.com. 2 p.m.

Olympic Symphonium, folk-pop, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

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