• HOT TICKET

Toots & the Maytals  groove at the State

“LEGEND” is an overused term, but it actually applies to Toots & The Maytals in the worlds of ska and reggae. The group began recording in Jamaica in the early 1960s, and is still going strong.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE: State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $23 in advance; $26 day of show. All ages.

INFO: (800) 745-3000; statetheatreportland.com

 

• CHEAP THRILL

Gram Parsons night with movie, music

TONIGHT HAS BEEN designated Gram Parsons Night at SPACE in honor of the late rock star. Following a free 7:30 p.m. screening of the Parsons documentary film “Fallen Angel” will be a concert of Parsons’ tunes performed by Portland musicians at 9 p.m. The influential American musician died in 1973, but his music lives on.

WHEN: 9 tonight

WHERE: SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $6 for concert; free for film

INFO: 828-5600; Space538.org