Saturday, May 25, 2013
Blues singer Shemekia Copeland performs on Friday at the Samoset Resort in Rockport.
Sandrine Lee photo
Maia Sharp, AG and Garrison Starr, supergroup of women singers, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $21.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.
Portland Jazz Orchestra, 18-piece ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $9 at door; $5 in advance and for students and seniors. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Sultans of String, raucous roots music, Dexter Regional High School. $8. 924-4121. 7 p.m.
Lori McKenna, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Blues Ball with Shemekia Copeland, blues, with F&G Band; big dance floor and cash bar; Samoset Resort, Rockport. $25; table of 10 for $200. 596-6055. 7 p.m.
Ben Harper, acoustic blues-rock, State Theatre, Portland. Sold out. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.
David Mallett, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of sow. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.
James McMurtry, singer-songwriter, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft. $22.50. centertheatre.org. 8 p.m.
Fall Festival of Music, benefit concert for Nisa Smily and Sustainable Harvest International with The Blast Addicts, The Loose Cannon Jug Band and Through the Dirt, The Maine Grind, Ellsworth. $10; free for children under 12. 664-7554. 4 to 9 p.m.
Jim Campilongo Electric Trio, rock, blues, country and jazz, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $27. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m.
Suede, pop, jazz and blues, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $30 in advance; $34 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.
Keelan Donovan, singer-songwriter, CD-release show with Amy Allen, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Maine Ole' Opry Show and Induction, with The Record Family Band and emcee Kenny Tibbetts, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls. $6 in advance; $8 day of show; $3 for children under 12. 490-1232. 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Regina Spektor, piano-based singer-songwriter, with Only Son, State Theatre, Portland. $36.50 in advance; $40 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.
Howard Levy and Joe Craven, folk and blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18 in advance; $23 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Believers, Foam Castle and Computer at Sea, atmospheric indie rock, 18-plus; Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.
Honey Dewdrops, Americana and traditional folk music, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Songwriters in the Round, with Matt Newberg, Kat Logan and Brad Hooper, The Frontier, Brunswick. $10. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, alt-rock, with The Outfits, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.
Kraddy, EDM, with Alpha Data, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $8, $20. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, bluegrass, with Erica Brown and Bluegrass Connection, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 11.
Suzanne Westenhoeffer, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $27.50 in advance; $30.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, Americana/psych-folk, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.
Joel Cage, folk-rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.
Poke Chop & The Other White Meats, blues rock, Blue, Portland. Donation. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.
Sugar Shack, rock, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.
Travis James Humphrey Blue Review, roadhouse roots music, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.
Band Beyond Description, jam band, 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.
Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. $2. 784-7785. Doors at 6 p.m.
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