Greensky Bluegrass. Dylan Langille photo

Greensky Bluegrass
7:30 p.m. Thursday. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, $35 in advance, $40 day of show.
Help Americana/alt-country and roots-rock act Greensky Bluegrass celebrate the release of its brand new album “Stress Dreams” by catching its show in Portland. Bassist Mike Devol wrote the title track, inspired by a series of frustrating, reoccurring dreams. Progressive bluegrass band Infamous Stringdusters open the show.

Beg, Steal or Borrow. Adam Frehm photo

Beg, Steal or Borrow
8 p.m. Saturday.  NOTE: This show has been postponed due to weather. New date Feb. 25. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $12 in advance, $15 day of show.
For a hand-clapping, foot-stompin’, heavenly harmonies kind of live music experience, head to One Longfellow Square for a show from Beg, Steal or Borrow. You’ll hear traditional and improvisational bluegrass and roots tunes, including ones from their 2019 album “Old Mountain Time.” Songs like “Molly Bootlegger,” “Harder Than Time” and “Bearcat” will bring a warm smile to your face on a cold January night.

Michael Corletto fronts the local tribute to The Allman Brothers Band. Erik Peterson photo

Wake Up Mama – A Tribute to The Allman Brothers Band
8 p.m. Saturday. POSTPONED until April 15 due to weather. Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland, $12 in advance, $15 at the door, 21-plus.
If you’re a fan of The Allman Brothers Band, you won’t want to miss this show by local musicians, including 18-year-old virtuoso guitarist and vocalist Michael Corletto. Corletto is a senior at Kennebunk High School who got his first guitar at age 10. When he was 13, blues great Buddy Guy invited him to play on stage at a show in Portland. Wake Up Mama also comprises Tom Faunce (guitar/vocals), Rich O’Neil (keys), Chris Dow (drums), Kellen Hughey (bass), Marc Kaplan (percussion) and Jeff Glidden (drums).

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