• CONCERTS

TODAY

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, Mellow Endeavor, rock and jam, Bangor Downtown, free. downtownbangor.com. Market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.

Novel Jazz Septet, with vocalist Tracy MacLean, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $13, $10 seniors, $5 for 12 to 18. skidompha.org. 7 p.m.

Belfast Summer Nights Waterfront Concert Series, Gypsy Caravan, gypsy jazz, manouche style, Belfast Corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Arieb Azhar, Singer-sonwriter with acoustic band from Islamabad, Pakistan, One Longfellow Square, Portland, onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Victor Wooten, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20 to $50 VIP, 18+. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m.

Hersey State, Greg Sun and The Blank Tapes, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.

Billy Bragg, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $65. stonemountainartscenter.com. English alternative folk, rock and punk, 8 p.m.

Tommy Lee and DJ Aero, Asylum, Portland, $20 to $23. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m.

Dimensions in Jazz present Bill Soliloquoy and The Night Machine, playing the music of Carl Dimow, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 adv, $15 dos, $5 students, $10 seniors. 828-1310. 8 p.m.

Sidecar Radio, garage, reggae, rock, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Johnny Tillotson, singer-songwriter. writer of many oldies hits., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 adv, $25 dos. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m.

Slaid Cleaves, singer-songwriter. Rod Picott opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $23 dos. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m.

Doug Wamble Quartet, guitarist and vocalist, State Theatre, Portland, $20 to $40. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, All Together Now (Beatles music), Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m.

Junco CD Release Show, alternative rock, folk and jazz, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $10, $5 for students 18 and under. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.

Noel Stookey with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, other performers include Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, Nadia and Jocko, the Maranacook String Band and the Western Mountain Trash Can Band, Kennedy Farm, Kingfield, $20 adv, $25 dos, 17 and under free. kingfieldpops.com. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

Banjo Player Peter Mezoian with Trumpeter Mark Tipton and Friends, ragtime, Beatles, americana show tunes and more, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $18, $13 seniors, students. sacorivergrangehall.org. 7:30 p.m.

Mandolin Player Will Patton with Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Dono Schabner, Last Church on the Left, Portland, $10. 773-3434. 7:30 p.m.

Grant Street Orchestra Farewell Show, hip-hop band, with major funk and rock undertones, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, 21+. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals and piano with stand-up bass, Bard Coffee, Portland. 899-4788. Noon to 2 p.m.

Fiona Apple, State Theatre, Portland, $48 adv, $50 dos. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m.

Shape Note Singing, everyone is welcome to participate in four-part singing tradition also known as Sacred Harp, The New Church, Portland, donations appreciated. 216-3890. 1 to 4 p.m.

Harvey Reid, original and traditional songs and instrumentals, Hamilton House, South Berwick, $10. 384-2454. Guitarist. 4 p.m.

Hot Jazz Brunch, Sean Mencher, Bob Hamilton, Derek Moniz and special guests, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Runs through July 29.

 

MONDAY

Monday Night Blues Series, Toni Lynn Washington, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Runs through July 9.

Jaw Gems, jazz, funk and hip-hop, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

Maine’s National Guard Band, patriotic and American music selections, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach, free. seasidepavilion.org. 6 p.m.

The Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean marimba music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Runs through Aug. 28.

 

WEDNESDAY

Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival: The Engagements, classic funk and soul covers to ’80s favorites, Camden Harbor Park, Camden, free. baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Ameranouche, gypsy jazz, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m.

 

JULY 5

Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, fiddle-based Celtic and beyond music, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $60. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

Shinedown with Papa Roach and Adelitas Way, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $41.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates open at 5 p.m.

Summer Concert Series, This Way (roots rock), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Runs through Aug. 30.

Acoustic Hot Tuna, with special guests Darol Anger and Emy Phelps, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Westbrook, $42. heptunesconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m.

 

• COMEDY

Tim Sample, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 adv, $22 dos. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. today

 

• NIGHTCLUBS

TODAY

N.E. Town, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Andysoldportpub.com. Folk rock, 7 p.m.

Jerks of Grass, Bayside Bowl, Portland. www.baysidebowl.com. Bluegrass country music, 8 p.m. Also July 5.

The Flipsides, with Seattle psych-surf group Orca Team, Bayside Bowl, Portland, free. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m.

Joint Chiefs, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Kilcollins Band, pop, rock, covers, RiRa, Portland. www.rira.com. 10 p.m.

Poor Howard & The Bullfrog, Gingko Blue, Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. Blues, 5 p.m.

Poke Chop & The Other White Meat, blues, four-piece harp-driven blues, playing their favorite tunes, originals and covers, Gingko Blue, Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Jeff Cusack, folk rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m.

Mystic Vibes Reggae Band, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, $5, 21+. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

Sorcha, jazz, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

The Potato Pickers, folk, country, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Pitch Black Ribbons, acoustic, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Eric B./Velourosaurus, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m. Also Wednesday.

 

SATURDAY

Hello Newman, ’90s alternative cover band, RiRa, Portland. www.rira.com. 10 p.m.

Saturday Soul Jazz & Blues series, The Kenya Hall Band with Megan Jo Wilson, Big Easy, Portland, $5 adv, $7 dos. bigeasyportland.com. 9:30 p.m.

Summer Blues Series, Lex and Joe, BeachFire Bar and Grille, Ogunquit, free. beachfiremaine.com. 8:30 p.m. Runs through Sept. 8.

Dave Berry Band, blues with soul, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, $5, 21+. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m.

The Potato Pickers, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz piano and vocals with stand-up bass, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Brothers Donovan, reggae, jam, groove, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Patrick Fitzsimmons, acoustic, folk, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

Amigos, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 12 to 3 p.m. Runs through July 7.

Rick Miller & His Band, blues, Gingko Blue, Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m.

Pete Finkle, solo rock and roll, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Mitch Alden Duo, folk, rock, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 12 p.m.

First Sunday Salsa with Primo Cubano, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $7. portlandempire.com. 21+, 8 p.m.

Connor Garvey & Friends, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 5 p.m.

 

MONDAY

Bluegrass Night, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, 21+. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m.

North of Nashville, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

Ryan H. The Still/Grumps, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

Traditional Irish session, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 9:30 p.m.

Rap Night, local DJs and musicians, Big Easy, Portland, $3, 21+. www.bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m.

 

JULY 5

The Tony Boffa Quartet, jazz, Gingko Blue, Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.

Rural Ghosts, ballads, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m.

Erin Thomas, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m.

The Coloradas, bluegrass, indie, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m.

Jason Spooner Trio, folk, blues, Portland Lobster Company, Portland, Free. 775-2112. www.portlandlobstercompany.com. 6 p.m.

 

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