• MUSIC

Lauren Crosby, Old Mill Pub, 39 Water St., Skowhegan. 474-6627. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Crossroads International Celtic Festival and PEI’s Festival of Small Halls promotional tour with Richard Wood and Gordon B. $15 at the door. Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St., Phillips. www.necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Notorious, guitarist Larry Unger and fiddler Eden MacAdam-Somer at Camden Library Coffeehouse. $7-$8. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St, Camden. www.librarycamden.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Barry Arvin Young, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hunter Hayes: We’re Not Invisible Tour. With Danielle Bradbery and Dan and Shay. $35 to $49.50. Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor. www.crossinsurancecenter.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, classic jazz. Free. Portland Marriott, Running Hill Road, South Portland. www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/pwmap-portland-marriott-at-sable-oaks/. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

“A Celebration of American Music,” featuring chorus, wind ensemble, and jazz band, presented by Kennebec Performing Arts Company. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Winthrop High School, Performing Arts Center, 211 Rambler Road, Winthrop. 377-2228. 7 p.m. Friday.

Portland Community Chorus Spring Concert. $12 advance (at Starbird Music); $15 door. Winslow Homer Auditorium, Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive, Scarborough. portlandcommunitychorus.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

Junior Brown, legendary country music guitarist and singer. $20. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Uchida and Meglioranza, pianist Reiko Uchida and baritone Thomas Meglioranza perform music by Schubert, Faure and others. $12. Bates College, Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Breakers Jazz Band, the music of Ellington and Goodman. Advance tickets $10, day of show $15. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor. www.boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Nukulele. Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Bob and The Trubadors, singer-songwriters, folk, gospel, blues and other traditions. $15. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8-10 p.m. Friday.

Okbari, Middle Eastern music ensemble with clarinet legend Mal Barsamian, $15. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

R and R – Ronda Dale and Rob Babson, Americana originals, vintage country, alt-folk, r and b, blues, jazz and more. Free. The Old Goat, 33 Main St., Richmond. rondadale.com. 8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday.

Nat Baldwin, bass player from the Dirty Projectors releases new album, “In The Hollows.” Folk-punk act Butcher Boy opens. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. 18-plus. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. www.space538.org. 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Muddy Ruckus and The Burners. Mainely Brews Restaurant and Brewhouse, 1 Post Office Square, Waterville. mainelybrew.com. 10-4 p.m. Friday.

Simon and Goodwin, Old Mill Pub, 39 Water St., Skowhegan. 474-6627. 6-9:45 p.m. Saturday.

“A Celebration of American Music,” featuring chorus, wind ensemble, and jazz band, presented by Kennebec Performing Arts Company. $10; free/students. Williamson Auditorium, Lawrence High School, Fairfield. www.facebook.com/kennebecperformingartscompany. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Sing into Spring,” the Boy Singers of Maine with Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval. $10; $8 seniors; $5 children. North Yarmouth Congregational Church, 3 Gray Road, North Yarmouth. www.boysingersofmaine.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

After Hours Concert with The Bellamy Jazz Band , traditional New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz and swing. Free. South Portland Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland. www.southportlandlibrary.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Patti Dahl and Heartsong, concert is free, but love offering will be taken. First Congregational Church, Pittston. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Marcel “Mike” Drapeau Scholarship Concert, Alumni Band performs. $7 in advance, $10 at door. First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. thealumniband.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tricky Britches, a string band with mountain music, rockabilly and country swing, $10. New Gloucester Village Coffee House, 19 Gloucester Hill Road, New Gloucester. 653-6151. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Putnam Smith, rootsy multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, $16, $14 seniors, $12 for 12 and under. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. www.johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Classical Mystery Tour,” Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops show presents Beatles tribute. $25, $75. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.portlandsymphony.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Antje Duvekot, singer-songwriter, $15 advance, $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

A Band Beyond Description. Mainely Brews Restaurant and Brewhouse, 1 Post Office Square, Waterville. mainelybrew.com. 10-4 p.m. Saturday.

Shape Note Singing, sing early American hymns and songs in four-part harmony. Not a performance, all welcome to join in, tune books available. Free. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. 1 -4 p.m. Sunday.

Greater Freeport Community Chorus Spring Concert “Sun Moon Stars Rain. $10 adults; 18 and under free. First Parish UCC Church, 40 Main St., Freeport. 688-8817. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Wescustago Youth Chorale, “A Celebration of Spring” concert. $10; $5 students and seniors. Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport. www.wescustago.wordpress.com. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration with Soundwavz. $10 to $15. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. www.theaterofawesome.com. 6-8 p.m. Sunday.

CODA Chorus Presents: “From Broadway to the Beatles,” spring concert. Donations accepted. Hope Baptist Church, 726 Western Ave., Manchester. www.codachorus.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Bryan Adams, singer-songwriter performs solo-acoustic show, $31.50 to $77. Cumberland County Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland . www.theciviccenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Monday Night Blues, Mississippi Heat, band from Chicago. $15. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com/timeoutpub.html. 1 p.m. Monday.

Tricky Britches, mountain music, rockabilly and country swing. Free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. www.patten.lib.me.us. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday.

M.I.A. with A$AP Ferg, electronic, dance, alternative, hip-hop and world music. $25 in advance, $25 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Lynn Deeves, mix of easy-listening folk and blues tunes. Free. Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. www.gathermaine.com. 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Ani DiFranco, singer-songwriter. Peter Mulvey opens. $33. Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Jay Farrar, alt-country pioneer Son Volt’s singer-songwriter on solo tour. Unaccompanied folk music to Bakersfield-style honky-tonk. $20. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. May 8.

Maine Youth Orchestra, students ages 12-18 performing with musicians Sara Hallie Richardson and Lyle Divinsky. $10 in advance; $12 day of show; $20 preferred seating; all ages. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. May 8.

• NIGHTCLUBS

Muddy Ruckus and the Burners. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Tony Boffa, cool and soft jazz. Free. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Max Garcia Conover Swaps Songs, Maine-based singer/songwriter. Free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Okbari with bellydancers. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Blues Mafia, twist on modern and classic blues. Free. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

The Evan King Group, soul, jazz. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Friday.

USM’s Vocal Jazz Combo, featuring jazz vocalists from University of Southern Maine. Free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Alicia Phelps and Thomas Brown, jazz. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Hello Newman, ’90s alternative covers band. RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. www.rira.com/portland. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Mike Beling Trio, jazz. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Saturday.

Honky Tonk Night, featuring Brandon Lepere Band. RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. www.rira.com/portland. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Irish Seisiun. Free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Chute and Co., blues from America and around the world. Free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Michael Krapovicky, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. www.silverstreettavern.com. 7 p.m. May 8.

Cumberland Crossing, contemporary bluegrass. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. May 8.

Hot Club du Monde, gypsy, jazz and swing. Free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8-11 p.m. May 8.

Bluegrass Jam Session. Free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. May 8.

Kilcollins Band. RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. www.rira.com/portland. 9 p.m. May 8.


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