February 27, 2013

Music and Nightlife Listings

Concerts, comedy, bars and clubs

• CONCERTS

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The Irish vocal group Celtic Woman performs on Saturday at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

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Blues guitarist Johnny A is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.

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THURSDAY

Talib Kweli, rap, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20, $40. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

F.O.G. Festival: Chris Barron of Spin Doctors, rock, with Lazy Lightning and A Band Beyond Description, Big Easy, Portland. $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Rod Picott, singer-songwriter, house party fundraiser for St. Lawrence Arts Center, private residence, Portland. $50; must be purchased in advance. stlawrenceartscenter.com. 6 to 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

F.O.G. Festival: Chris Barron of Spin Doctors and John Popper of Blues Traveler, blues/rock, performing together and joined by The Shakes, Big Easy, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. bigeasyportland.com. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

F.O.G. Festival: Chris Barron of Spin Doctors and John Popper of Blues Traveler, blues/rock, with The Fogcutters, Los Lotharios and more, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; $75 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

J. Geils, Jeff Pitchell, Gerry Beaudoin and Texas Flood, blues/rock, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $42.50 in advance; $46.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.

Pierre Bensusan, French-Algerian guitarist, singer and composer, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Roomful of Blues, R&B, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $22.50; $20 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

DuoInteraktiv, combination of flute and electronic music, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 7:30 p.m.

The Pubcrawlers, blues/rock, with Meantone and The Murder Weapon; fundraiser for Maine Roller Derby, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $5. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $15. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Aaron Carter, pop, 21-plus; Memory Lane, Standish. $13 in advance; $18 day of show. memorylanemusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Open Mic Night, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Free/donation. boothbayoperahouse.com. 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Celtic Woman, all-female vocal group, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $47.50 to $107.50. porttix.com. 3 and 8 p.m.

Hinder and Nonpoint, metal, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $25 in advance; $28 day of show. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Milo Greene, indie folk, 21-plus; Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

F.O.G. Festival: John Popper of Blues Traveler, rock/blues jams with Anna & The Diggs, The Pete Kilpatrick Band, The John Clavette Band, a Blues Brothers tribute band and more; 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Johnny A, blues guitarist, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Grace Kelly, jazz saxophonist and vocalist, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $20 in advance; $23 day of show. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, singer-songwriter, CD-release show with Xenia Rubinos and Cuddle Magic, all ages; Space Gallery, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. space538.org. 8:30 p.m.

Snaex, blues/roots, with Wesley Hartley & The Traveling Trees, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

Bluezberry Jam, blues, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester. $10; $5 for students. 926-3260. 7:30 p.m.

Hiroko Fogarty, Shamisen performance, part of Japanese Celebration Weekend, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. bath-tsugaru.org. 3 p.m.

The Dumais Brothers, folk, rock and pop, Topsham Public Library. Free. topshamlibrary.org. 2 p.m.

Landing & Artie Fischer, indie folk, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 8 p.m.

Hometown Hootenanny, with Gary Blackman & Friends, Sweatin' Bullets, The Dyer Neck Gang and more, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

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Folk singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame performs on March 7 at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg.

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