Thursday, April 17, 2014
Gospel and R&B stalwarts Blind Boys of Alabama visit Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on Wednesday.
Erika Goldring photo
Motley Crue, metal, with Hinder, outdoor show, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. $41.75 to $91.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m.
Melissa Ferrick, singer-songwriter with band, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $20 in advance; $22 day of show; $30 VIP. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.
Poor Old Shine, roots/Americana, with Old Soul, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.
James McCartney, singer-songwriter, with Jon Sandler, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $15 in advance; $20 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Dougie Maclean, Scottish music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.
Bruce Hardina, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.
"Frontiers of Music #9," contemporary music showcase with the USM String Quartet, The Mimi Rabson Trio, Dan Barrett and more, The Frontier, Brunswick. Name your price. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.
Heritage Blues Quartet, country and urban blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.
Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the great American songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Free. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Joe Fonda and His Old Bottle New Wine Trio, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. 828-1310. 8 p.m.
Jay Nash Trio, country, rock and Americana, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $15. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.
Eric Bettencourt, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.
Dick Holdstock and Ray Bierl, folk, Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $10; $6 for students and children. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m.
Primo Cubano, traditional Cuban dance music, The Frontier, Brunswick. $15. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m.
Iron & Wine, singer-songwriter, with The Secret Sisters, State Theatre, Portland. $30 in advance; $35 day of show. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.
Andre Nickatina, rap, with Roach Gigz and Mumbls, 18-plus; Port City Music Hall, Portland. $15 in advance; $18 day of show; $25 VIP. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.
"Mud Season Mash-Up," battle of the bands benefit for Down East AIDS Network followed by diva show, Ellsworth Elks Lodge. $10 for battle; $15 for battle and diva show. downeastaidsnetwork.org. Battle of the bands, 1 to 6 p.m.; diva show, 8 p.m.
Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m.
Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Samoset Resort, Rockport. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; table for 10 for $125. 596-6055. 7:30 p.m.
Poor Old Shine, Americana, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. uccpa.unity.edu. 8 p.m.
Peter Alexander, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Free. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m.
Women in Harmony: "Singing for a New Day," female vocal group, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for seniors and students. wihmaine.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.
Maine Blues Society: "Road to Memphis 2013" Contest, with Brad Hooper, Chad Thorne, Johnny Rock, Dan Scofield, The Pat Pepin Project, Downeast Soul Coalition, Between Dead Stations, Pokechop and The Other White Meat, and more; benefits the Raise the Roof campaign; American Legion Post #31, Auburn. Donation. mainebluessociety.com. Noon to 6 p.m.
OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, with The Jazz Workshop, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Free for OLS members; $8 for non-members. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Putnam Smith, folk, CD-release show with Sassafras Stomp , One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 in advance; $17 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m.
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