Thursday, December 5, 2013
Singer-songwriter John Gorka is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.
Bonnie Raitt, blues/rock, with Marc Cohn, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Sold out. porttix.com. 8 p.m.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country/rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $75. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Gogol Bordello, gypsy punk, with Two Gallants and Mariachi El Bronx, State Theatre, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.
Two Old Friends, Irish and American country music by Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, South Portland Library. Free. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m.
Pickin' Circle, bring your acoustic instrument, The Hive, Kennebunk. Donations at the door. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m.
GuruGanesha Band, ancient instruments combined with modern electronics, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.
The Forge, Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m.
Meghan Mette, Irish/bluegrass, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.
Zach Jones, soul/rock, acoustic in-store performance, Bull Moose Music, Portland. Free. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m.
Samuel James, acoustic blues, with Lloyd Thayer and River Whyless, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.
John Gorka, acoustic, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Gentleman Outfit, rock covers, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. Free. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.
Brad Strause, blues, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.
Country and Bluegrass Jamboree, Hebron Pines Campground. $7 per day. 740-2179. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.
James Cotton Superharp Band, blues, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $32, $35. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.
Zac Brown Band, country and Southern rock, with Nick Cowan and Sonia Leigh, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $32.75 to $82.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. 5 p.m.
Knots and Crosses, folk, reunion show, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $52; $82.50 for dinner seating. stonemountainartscenter.com. 7:30 p.m.
Dar Williams, acoustic rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. (two shows).
Red Tail Ring and The Putnam Smith Duo, Americana, roots, folk and bluegrass, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.
Start Making Sense: A Talking Heads Tribute, alternative rock, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show; $20 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.
Jazz Jam, with Gary Wittner & Friends, bring an instrument, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Free/donation. 541-9024. 8 to 10 p.m.
Bruce Marshall Group, Southern blues, 21-plus; Inn on the Blues, York Beach. $6. 351-3221. 9:30 p.m.
Kids' Open Mic Night, open to all experience levels ages 10 to 18, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 to 6 p.m.
Kris Rodgers and The Ghost of Paul Revere, folk/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, New Orleans-style jazz, with Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $25; $40 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.
Sunset Hearts, Foam Castles, Mai Mai, Glass Fingers, Altered Gee and Verla, mini-festival of new eclectic and electronic pop music, 18-plus; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 8 p.m.
Max Garcia Conover, singer-songwriter, with Jaw Gems, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Don McLean, classic folk-rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Hurray for the Riff Raff and Spirit Family Reunion, lively American roots music, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.
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