Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Singer-songwriter Ryan Montbleau is scheduled to appear at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Wednesday.
James McCartney, singer-songwriter and son of a Beatle, is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on May 16.
Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, roots music with King Memphis, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Jackyl, metal, 18-plus; Asylum, Portland. $15. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.
Rod Picott, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.
Married With Chitlins, Americana, blues, country and jazz, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.
Bates College Folk Music Festival, third annual event with contra dancing, workshops and performances by Alba's Edge, Katie McNally and Eric McDonald, Chase the Fiddlers, Velocipede, The Press Gang, and Greg and Jessie Boardman; various campus locations, Bates College, Lewiston. Various prices. Calendar at batesfolkfest.weebly.com. Thursday to Saturday.
"Heaven vs. Hell," Plague goth night with DJs, Asylum, Portland. $5; $2 before 9:30 p.m. gothicmaine.com. 9 p.m.
Asleep at the Wheel, country, Kents Hill School (Performing Arts Center at Newton Hall). $40 to $60. 685-1635. 8 p.m.
Iris DeMent, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 in advance; $41.50 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.
Eliza Gilkyson, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
ShaShaSha and Old Soul, psychedelic rock, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m.
Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn. Free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m.
Jenna Campbell, Ed Desjardins and Martin Swinger, singer-songwriters, The Frontier, Brunswick. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.
Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene. Free. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m.
DRA Round Top Coffee House, with singer-songwriter Greg Klyma, Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $7; $4 for seniors; free for ages 12 and under. 563-1393. Open mic at 6:45 p.m.; main act at 8:30 p.m.
Billy Wylder, Americana/world beat/rock, with Sorcha and Jo Sorrell, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.
Matt Newberg, Americana/folk-rock, CD-release show with Bailey Evans and Noah Horning, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $10; free for ages 12 and under. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7 p.m.
Whitcomb, metal, EP-release party with Black Thai, Lord Fowl and Lord Earth, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $8. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.
Spring Bash with Pete Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, benefit for Maine Hunger Initiative with indoor barbecue and a cash bar by Black Tie Catering, Portland Club. $25; $20 with canned food donation. theportlandclub.com. 8 p.m.
Ninth Annual "Remembering Tom Rowe: A Celebration in Song," benefit for the Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund with Chuck and Steve Romanoff, The Dave Rowe Trio, Denny Breau and others, First Universalist Church, Auburn. $28. (800) 838-3306. 7:30 p.m.
The Mallet Brothers and Joe Gallant, country rock and singer-guitarist, The Frontier, Brunswick. $15. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.
Tricky Britches, bluegrass, CD-release show with Tall Heights and The Ghost of Paul Revere, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.
Peter Case, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit. $22.50 in advance; $25 day of show. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m.
Asleep at the Wheel, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Audrey Ryan and Chris Robley, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. $6 in advance; $8 day of show. feedtheengine.org. 7 p.m.
Home by Eight, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m.
Christine Woodman, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.
Denny Breau & Paul Mellyn, guitarists, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.
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The country outfit Asleep at the Wheel has two shows in Maine this weekend: At the Kents Hill School on Friday and Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on Saturday.