November 1, 2012

Music and Nightlife Listings

• CONCERTS

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Comedian Louis C.K. performs a sold-out show at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on Wednesday.

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Haitian jazz and reggae artist BelO has three shows coming up in Maine: On Friday at The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, on Saturday at The Strand Theatre in Rockland and on Sunday at USM in Portland.

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THURSDAY

Pretty Lights, electronic, with Keys N Krates and Eliot Lipp, State Theatre, Portland. $40; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Newfoundland Songwriter's Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Meteora, folk trio, Camden Public Library. $5, $7. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Noonday Concert, with the Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

BelO, Haitian jazz, reggae, rock and world beat musician, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Chris Smither, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Newfoundland Songwriter's Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Herbert Grand Hotel, Kingfield. $15. 491-3370. 7 p.m.

Dominic Lavoie, pop/rock, album-release show with Herbcraft and Gabrielle Raymond, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddler and cellist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Melissa Ferrick, singer-songwriter, with Forrest O'Connor, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Umphrey's McGee, prog-rock jam band, with Bright Lights Social Hour, State Theatre, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Red Horse, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Richard James and The Name Changers, funk/R&B, with The Phreaks and Skyfoot, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

ImproVox, jazz and new folk, The Heart Opening, Portland. $12. 838-2915. 7:30 p.m.

BelO, Haitian jazz, reggae, rock and world beat musician, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $35; $25 for ages 21 to 35; $10 for under 21. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m.

Angelica Sanchez, jazz pianist, with percussionist Gustavo Aguilar and guitarist Omar Tames, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Castlebay, Celtic music, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10; $5 for seniors and children. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Ron Carroll and Friends, jazz tribute to Scott Joplin and Al Jolson; benefit for the Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program; Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $10 in advance; $12 day of show. 841-3007. 2 p.m.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddler and cellist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $18 in advance; $22 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

BelO, Haitian jazz, reggae, rock and world beat musician, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $34; $10 for students. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m.

Kids' Open Mic Night, for ages 10 to 18, hosted by Liam Swift and Sadie Grant, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 3 to 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $200. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

MiMOSA, EDM, with JMSN, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 to $40. portcitymusichall.com. 10 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

The Tragically Hip, rock, State Theatre, Portland. $35.35 in advance; $38 day of show; general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Justin Townes Earle, singer-songwriter, with Tift Merritt, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 to $30. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Nanci Griffith, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $55 in advance; $60 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

 

NOV. 8

Mary Black, Irish vocalist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $80. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

 

• COMEDY

Open Mic Comedy Night, 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 8.

"Seriously Funny Standup," with Kate Guilloni, Johnny Ater, Karen Morgan Smith and Lucas O'Neil, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $8. portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

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