Patty Larkin. Photo by Jana Leon

Patty Larkin
8 p.m. Saturday. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $25. onelongfellowsquare.com
Singer-songwriter Patty Larkin released her debut album in 1985, and a dozen have followed. She’s not only a wonderful vocalist and keenly talented wordsmith but also a phenomenal guitarist. Standout songs include “Who Holds Your Hand,” “Good Thing” and “Tango,” among dozens of others.

Aly Spaltro, AKA Lady Lamb. Photo by Shervin Lainez

Lady Lamb 
7:30 p.m. Saturday. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 504 Washington St., Bath, $30 in advance, $35 day of show. chocolatechurcharts.org
Indie singer-songwriter Aly Spaltro, who performs under the name Lady Lamb, will be taking the stage at Chocolate Church accompanied by a string quartet. Spaltro got her start making music after hours in a Brunswick video store and moved to Brooklyn, New York, in 2010 where her career took off. Four albums have followed, including 2019’s stellar “Even in the Tremor.” Spaltro moved back home to Maine last year and is working on her next album.

Therese Curatolo from Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox. Photo by Thai Long Li

Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox
8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, $30 to $55. statetheatreportland.com
This show was supposed to happen in March of last year, but we all know what happened then. Thankfully, the time has come to spend the evening hearing jazzy, golden-age versions of modern pop hits performed by Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox. Their latest single is a take on No Doubt’s “Don’t Speak,” and they also put their signature on Radiohead’s “Creep” and The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army.” Among their most fabulous interpretations is of “I’ll Be There For You” by the Rembrandts, which is the iconic theme song to the TV show “Friends.”


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