CONCERTS
TODAY
Richard Thompson, singer/songwriter, Waterville Opera House. $25-$35. 873-7000. 8 p.m.

Natalie MacMaster, fiddler, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. today and Friday.

New Riders of the Purple Sage, country/rock, Venue Music Bar and Grille, Portland, $25. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Aztec Two-Step, folk duo; 21-plus. The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $25. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Greg Boardman and Sons, traditional fiddle music, Little Brown Church, Round Pond. $10/donation. [email protected] 7:30 p.m.

Celtic Colours Showcase with Colin Grant, Dawn and Margie Beaton, Jason Roach with Chrissy Crowley and Rachel Davis. Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity. $10. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Sean Kingston, R&B/reggae; 21-plus. Port City Music Hall, Portland. $22 in advance; $25 at door; $45 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5-$9. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY
Open-mic night, First Universalist Church, Norway. $3/donation. 935-4505. Sign-up at 6:30 p.m., open mic at 7 p.m.
Jay Ungar and the Molly Mason Family Band, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $25 at door; $20 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

“Ba Da Boom: A Tribute to the Art of Croon” with Dennis St. Pierre and others, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 day of show; $15 in advance. 633-5159. 8 p.m.

Ellis Paul, folk, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. www.kennebunkcoffeehouse.com. 8 p.m. ($20) Friday; children’s concert ($12; $5 for children), 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Points North, folk, with Manners and Theodore Treehouse, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8:30 p.m.

The Brew with Barefoot Truth, indie rock; 21-plus. Port City Music Hall, Portland. $13 in advance; $15 at door; $25 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.Buddy Moore, singer/songwriter, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. Free. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m.

Hoboe, with the Watermen and the Skummymen, rock; 21-plus. Geno’s, Portland. $6. www.myspace.com/genosrockclub. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY
Kris Delmhorst and Peter Mulvey, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

David Maxwell, blues piano, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $18 at door; $15 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Summer Concert Series with Mac McHale and the Old Time Radio Gang, Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Harbor Park, Wells. Free. Rain location is Ward Gym at Wells Junior High School. 646-2451. 6:30 p.m.

Tret Fure, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $17.50 in advance; $25 day of show. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

Dale Watson, in-store performance by country singer with CD signing. Bull Moose, Bangor. Free. www.bullmoose.com. 6:15 p.m.

Gabriel Donohue, Irish music, with Seamus Connolly and Marian Makins. Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. $10. www.sailpowersteam.org. 7:30 p.m.

Irish music concert with counter tenor Thomas Mark Fallon. New Harbor United Methodist Church. 677-2821. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY
Richie Havens, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $37.50 in advance; $40.50 day of show. 646-4777. 8 p.m.

Anni Clark, folk, Bethel Common bandstand. Free. www.mahoosucarts.org. 4 p.m.

Summer Sunday Concert Series with pianist Warren King, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport. $5/donation. 985-8759. 5 p.m.

Gil Donatelli, jazz, with Lisa Belisle, the Royal Bean, Yarmouth. Free. www.theroyalbean.com. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Concerts in the Park with Back to Basics, Marion T. Morse Park, Lisbon. Free; bring your own seating. www.lisbonme.org. 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Musical Jammmm, open mic; bring your own instruments. Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. 2 to 4 p.m.

James Armstrong, blues, Venue Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $15. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, Trinitarian Congregational Church, Castine. $25. 326-8758. 4 p.m.

MONDAY
Kenny Neal, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY
Richard Thompson, singer/songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $65. 8 p.m.

The Toughcats, rock, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $20. www.deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m.

Kotzschmar Organ Summer Concert Series with Ray Cornils and the Festival Brass, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $17; free for ages 12 and younger (tickets required). www.foko.org. 7:30 p.m. (pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.)

Neil Pearlman Band, jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 at door; $8 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Vishten, Acadian band, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $20. 689-2000. 7 p.m.

Marcia Ball, blues piano, Time Out Pub, Rockland. Sold out. 593-9336. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY
Kotzschmar Organ Tour, a look at the inside of the organ with demonstration concert by Ray Cornils presented by Friends of the

Kotzschmar Organ. Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Free. 883-4234. 11:30 a.m.

Akwaaba Ensemble, West African music and dance, Stonington Opera House. $5. www.operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Kenny Neal, blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $20. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Marcia Ball, blues piano; 21-plus. The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $25-$35. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Vishten, Acadian band, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. $20; reservations recommended. 562-4445. 7 p.m.

Noontime Concert Series with Emily Moore and Friends, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Free. boothbayoperahouse.com. Noon to 1 p.m.

COMEDY
Open-mic comedy hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar. Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m. today.

Tim Sample, Maine humorist, part of Schoodic Arts Festival. Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $20 at door; $18 in advance. www.schoodicartsforall.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

BARS/CLUBS
TODAY
Kim Karschenes, classical piano, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 6 to 10 p.m.

Adam Waxman, blues, Grace, Portland. 828-4422. 6 to 8 p.m.

“I’m Too Broke to Be This Drunk: Old School Country and Two-Step” with hosts Matt Robbins and Tim Emery. Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $5. 8 p.m.

DJ Jay-C, 51 Wharf, Portland. www.51wharf.com. 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday.

Pat Cunningham and WTF, roots/country, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 571-9652. 8 to 11 p.m.

Nicole Rabata, classical and Irish flute, CD release party, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. $10/donation. 699-2994. 8 p.m.

Craig Mathieson, acoustic rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

Keelan, guitar, with Rachel Vanslyke. Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. www.thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

Div Kid, rock, Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel. www.bentleyssaloon.com. 9 p.m.

Marshall Law, rap, with Crunk Witch. Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 10 p.m.

Ernie and the Automatics, rock; 21-plus. Asylum, Portland. $1.02. www.portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Tess Collins and Friends, jazz, Pearl Lounge, Portland. 6 to 10 p.m.

Action-Packed Thursday with beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and a DJ set. Club Texas, Auburn. 6 p.m.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, blues, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.

Squid Jiggers, Irish, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY
Lex and Joe, R&B, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Curt Bessette, folk guitar, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 6 to 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Friday Night Jazz with Tom Porter, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 9:30 p.m.Adam Waxman, Div Kid and the Will Gattis Band, blues/rock,

Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Tim Eisenhart, folk, country and light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Jazz Friday with the Del Rossi Possy, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 to 11:30 p.m.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, acoustic, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Paul Sullivan, piano, Stella’s, Castine. 326-9710. Noon.

Danielle Doyle, Adam Earley and Cal Clark, acoustic, with Meaghan Yates. Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Eric Bettencourt, acoustic blues/folk, Gilbert’s Chowder House, Windham. www.gilbertschowderhouse.com. 7 to 10 p.m.

Grant Street Orchestra, Sandbag and Jesse Pilgrim, hip-hop/funk; 18-plus. Space, Portland, $7. www.space538.org. 9 p.m.

The McCarthys, country, Venue Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $5. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Mallett Brothers, acoustic/folk, Venue Music Bar and Bistro, Freeport. $5. 865-1780. 8:30 p.m.

House band, Lost Coin Cafe, Portland. Free. 6 p.m.

Adam Earley, acoustic/rock/folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 7:30 p.m.

Nancy Cartonio, folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 8:30 p.m.

Benjamin Appel Jazz & Funk Quartet, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.

Kilcollins Band, Irish, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, Portland. 761-4446. 10 p.m.
 
SATURDAY
Matt Shardlow, singer/songwriter, Big Easy, Portland. www.bigeasyportland.com. 6:30 p.m.

Pete Witham and the Cozmik Zombies, rockabilly, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m.

Adam and the Waxmen, blues, Grace, Portland. 828-4422. 10:30 p.m.

Beat Happenings with DJs Silverchild, Elusid and others, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Kenny Grimsley, acoustic rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Megan Jo Wilson, acoustic/folk, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. www.thedogfishbarandgrille.com. 8 p.m.

Chas Lester Band, jazz, Grace, Portland. 828-4422. 10:30 p.m.

emma’s revolution, acoustic, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. $15 door; $12 in advance. 699-2994. 8 p.m.

Yacht Rock with Jason Keith and Matty T, the Fuge and Country Rhodes; 21-plus. Space, Portland. $5. www.space538.org. 8 p.m.

Dead Season, hard rock, Club Texas, Auburn. www.clubtexas.info. All-ages show at 4 p.m.; 21-plus show at 8 p.m.

Misspent Youth, rock, Venue Music Bar and Bistro, Freeport, $5. 865-1780. 8:30 p.m.

Yellow Roman Candles, folk rock/indie, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 8 p.m.

Jazz at the Blue, Ryan Baird Quartet, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 10 p.m.
 
SUNDAY
Arthur Webster, folk, Osprey Restaurant, Georgetown. robinhoodmarinecenter.com. 1 to 4 p.m.

Rick Watson, folk and oldies, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. www.cliffhousemaine.com. 6 to 10 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, music, poetry and freestyle open mic hosted by Tina Smith, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

Reggae, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 2 to 5 p.m.

Music on the Deck with Jim Austin, keyboards, Charlie Beiggs, Windham. 4 to 7 p.m.

Simon and Goodwin, folk, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 5:30 p.m.

Las Aboricuas, Latin, North Star Music Cafe, Portland. 699-2994. 1 to 3 p.m.

Rich Reich, rock, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 5 p.m.

MONDAY
Irish Session with Nicole Rabata, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 6 p.m.

TUESDAY
Arthur Webster Trio, acoustic, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 to 11 p.m.

Live Jazz on the Porch with Home by Eight, Black Point Inn, Scarborough. 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Open-mic night hosted by Marcus Reins, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7 to 10 p.m.

Clash of the Titans, battle of the cover bands: ELO vs. Supertramp, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. $6. www.portlandempire.com. 10 p.m.

Eli August and Alexis Pastuhov, jazz, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Jeff Aumuller, blues, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY
The Status Quahogs, acoustic, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. www.mcseagullsonline.com. 8:30 p.m. to midnight.

Seaside Martini Club, summer dance party series on the patio with the Jim Ciampi Quartet; 21-plus. The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m.

Open mic, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m.

Irish Music Night with Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, Blue, Portland. $3-$5/donation. 774-4111. 7:30 p.m.


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