CONCERTS

TODAY

Noonday Concerts with Ray Cornils, organ, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

Crooked Still, Americana, The Grand, Ellsworth. $25 at door; $20 in advance. 667-9500. 7:30 p.m.

Andrea Beaton Band, roots/bluegrass, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $10. 948-7469.7:30 p.m.

Elizabeth Cook, country, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $8-$15. 786-6135. 7:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

The Gibson Brothers, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Crooked Still, nu-folk/bluegrass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. Sold out. 761-1757. 8 p.m.

Ronnie Earl and The Broadcasters, blues; 21-plus. The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $20. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m.

Scissormen, blues/garage rock, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $5. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Savoy Family Band, Cajun, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $18 day of; $15 in advance. 594-0070.
7:30 p.m.

Jonathan Edwards and Jesse Colin Young, folk, Winthrop High School (Winthrop Performing Arts Center). $37 at door; $30 in advance. www.winthropedcorp.org. 6:30 p.m.

OLAS, local band CD-release show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Colby Jazz Band, Colby College (Given Auditorium), Waterville. Free. www.colby.edu. 7:30 p.m.

Graduate Showcase, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. 8 p.m.

EOTO, house/electronic; 21-plus. Port City Music Hall, Portland. $17 day of; $15 in advance; $30 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m.

Savoy Family Band, Cajun, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $22. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

The Gibson Brothers, bluegrass, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $22 at door; $20 in advance. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Jesse Colin Young, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. $40 day of; $37 in advance. 646-4777.
8 p.m.

Mike Doughty, acoustic, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 at door; $18 in advance. 761-1757.
8 p.m.

Twiddle, funk/reggae, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $10. venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m.

Dory in the Desert, rock/folk/jazz, Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, Rockland. $2. www.lincolnstreetcenter.org. 6 to 8 p.m.

Elizabeth Mitchell, folk music for families, Space, Portland. $12; $8 for ages 3 to 17; free for children under 3. www.space538.org. 2 p.m.

Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, drum ensemble, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington. $7-$9; free for youths under 16. artsinstitute.org. 7:30 p.m.

Soulview, soul, Agape Coffeehouse, Seacoast Chapel, Saco. Free. www.seacoastchapel.com/agape. 6 to 8 p.m.

Chastity, rock, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $10. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m.

Night of the Lark Concert Series with singer/songwriters Lisa Gallant Seal, Eric Peters and Joey Orchulli, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Westbrook. 854-8339. 7 p.m.

Alhan Middle Eastern Music Ensemble with guest dancer Jamileh, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. $12; free for children under 12. 829-9233. 8 p.m.

Lighthouse Jubilees with friends, Southern gospel, South Portland Nazarene Church. $5 in advance; $7 at door. 773-7061. 6:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

MercyMe, contemporary Christian rock with Phil Wickham, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $18.50-$50. 775-3458. 6:30 p.m.

Concerts at Jewett with Mas Ikemiya: “Classics to Ragtime,” University of Maine (Jewett Hall), Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and younger. 621-3551. 2 p.m.

Jazz Breakfast with Rebecca Wing and Tuff Skirts, Portland Museum of Art. Breakfast items available for purchase; concert free with museum admission: $4-$10; free for children under 6. 775-6148. 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Edie Carey, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $13. 761-1757. 7:30 p.m.

Bluegrass jam session, unplugged string instruments only, Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $5; free for children with adult. 854-5520. 1 to 6 p.m.

Bowdoin and Bates colleges concert bands, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 3 p.m.

Jimmy Herring Band, rock; 21-plus. Port City Music Hall, Portland. $18 in advance; $20 at door; $30 VIP seated. www.portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. 

MONDAY

The Dangerous Summer, alt-rock, with The Sophomore Beat and others, Deering Grange, Portland. $10 day of; $8 in advance. www.brownpapertickets.com. 6:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Mary Black, Irish vocalist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $80. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Noonday Concert with Salome Sandoval, Venezuelan vocalist and instrumentalist, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free. 786-6135. 12:30 p.m.

Barenaked Ladies, rock, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $46-$56. www.porttix.com.7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Arlo Guthrie Band, folk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $80. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. 

COMEDY

Steven Wright, State Theatre, Portland, $25-$30. www.statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. today.

Open Mic Comedy hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m. today.

Running With Scissors, improv, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7. 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

BARS/CLUBS

TODAY

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

Alison Violette, light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

The Mutineers, roots, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m.

Seaside Martini Club, local musicians; 21-plus. The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 6 to 10 p.m.

Velourosaurus, rock/blues, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $5. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.

Dead Season, metal, Mixers, Sabattus. 375-4188. 8 p.m.

Kaydi Johnson, folk, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Matt Meyer & The Gumption Junction, roots, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

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

Tim Eisenhart, folk/country, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Happy Hour with Meaghan Yates, acoustic, Slainte, Portland. 5 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz with Doug Emery and Steve Roy, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

MV and EE, psychedelic/blues, with Selbyville and Tin Ceilings, The Oak and The Ax, Biddeford. $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Chris James, Adam Earley and Shaefer James, acoustic, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Maine Academy of Modern Music: Boys Rock, CD-release show, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 5 p.m.

Johnny Cremains and Skeletons, rock, CD-release show, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Sassafras Stomp, folk, She Doesn’t Like Guthries, Lewiston. www.guthriesplace.com. 9 p.m.

Wayne Nichols: Rock Against Cancer, with a variety of bands, Club Texas, Auburn. www.clubtexas.info. 4 to 5 p.m.

DJ B, Club Texas, Auburn. 8 p.m.

Amanda Gervasi, folk/rock, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Yellow Roman Candles, rock, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Soule Monde and Zeile August, jam band, CD-release show, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $7. www.portlandempire.com. 9 p.m.

Knaughty Sarah’s Punk Rock Birthday Party with Covered in Bees, The Handme Downs, The Marvels and Lenny Lashley, Geno’s, Portland. www.myspace.com/genosrockclub. 9 p.m.

Brian Patricks, light rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 8:30 p.m.

Beat Happenings, Slainte, Portland, $5. 828-0900. 9 p.m.

Cornmeal, progressive bluegrass, Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $8-$10. www.portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.

Boyz Gone Wild, metal/classic rock, Club Texas, Auburn. www.clubtexas.info. 8 p.m.

Tone Kings, jazz/soul/blues, Big Easy, Portland. $7. www.bigeasyportland.com. 8 p.m.

Abram Taylor, jazz, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Jazzputin & The Jug Skunks, jazz, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Craig Mathieson, acoustic rock, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 5 p.m.

Takin’ It to the Streets, teen musicians playing funk, R&B and rock; benefits the Dream Factory. VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 5 to 7 p.m.

Rhythmic Cypher, music, poetry and freestyle open mic hosted by Tina Smith, Slainte, Portland. $3/donation. 828-0900. 7 p.m.

Midcoast School of Music Concert, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. $5/donation. 3 p.m.

Gorilla Productions Battle of the Bands, all-ages show, Big Easy, Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. www.bigeasyportland.com. 4 p.m. 

MONDAY

Tad Robinson, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Open mic, Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

Irish Session, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m.

Blues jam with Poke Chop and The Other White Meats, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. venuemusicbar.com. 8 to 11 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Bluegrass Folk Jam, bring your acoustic instrument, The Brunswick, Old Orchard Beach. 449-1126. 7 to 10 p.m.

Sidecar Heroes, rock, CD-release show, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. $2. venuemusicbar.com. 8 p.m.

David Beam and Friends, blues, roots and covers, Andys Old Port Pub, Portland. 7 p.m.

Hip-hop open mic, 21-plus, Big Easy, Portland. $2. www.bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

Andrea Beaton, Irish music, Blue, Portland. $3-$10/donation. www.portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m.