• Long Gone Daddy Playing in Belfast Summer Nights, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Steamboat Landing. Bring chairs, picnics and kids, but not dogs. FMI: 322-7123.
  • Songwriters Session at Camden Public Library, 6 p.m. The group that meets last Thursdays of the month offers a supportive environment for songwriters at all levels.
  • Pianist and Boothbay Harbor Opera House “Wizard” Kevin Kiley, 7:30 p.m. The theater’s technical director, who is also a pianist of note, plays Broadway hits and American standards with vocalists Phil Zipkin Day, Lynne Mcghee, Jennifer McLeod, John Adams. $20 advance/$25 door:
  • Fleet Foxes at Thompson’s Point in Portland, outdoor waterfront venue, doors open 6 p.m./show 7 p.m. All ages. $46 advance/$51 show day. FMI:
  • “Baroque & Beyond” Chamber Music Concerts, by Maine Friends of Music ensemble: at Schooner Cove in Damariscotta at 7 p.m. Thursday and at Union Church in South Bristol at 3 p.m. Sunday. Donations accepted.
  • Violinist Geoff Nuttall Plays Two Concerts in Rockport, he and other musicians play pieces by Mozart, Debussy, others at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Rockport Opera House. He plays in a trio in a “Candlelit Baroque” concert, with music by Vivaldi, at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Union Hall. Admission to each is $45/$10 under 25. Tix:


  • Free Live Music Night at Medomak Arts in Waldoboro, 6-8 p.m. This month’s featured performer is Mark Barbour. Refreshments available.
  • Catie Curtis Concert at Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road, at 7 p.m. The award-winning folkie who has sung with Kris Kristofferson performs, accompanied by musicians from the “Catie-on-the-Cove” singer-songwriter retreat to benefit GHS. Tix: 371-9200 or
  • “Just Tim” Connelly Gospel Concert in Waldoboro, 7 p.m., rain or shine, in the Summer of Praise series under the tent at the top of the hill on Route 1. Music & ministry will be offered at 6 p.m. Sunday. FMI: 446-3288.
  • Tamara Hansson at Rock City Cafe, Rockland, 7-9 p.m. Songs of love, heartbreak and the human condition.
  • Solo Concert by Violinist Robert Simonds, 7:30 p.m., The Cannery, 207 Southern Bay Road, Penobscot. He plays Baroque works and traditional American folk. Admission by donation of $5-$15.
  • “An Evening with Slaid Cleaves,” 8 p.m. Damariscotta River Association’s Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. “William Faulkner with faded jeans and a worn six-string.” $30 tix: $40 door.
  • Steep Canyon Rangers at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 7:30 p.m. The Grammy winners play tunes from their 2015 album “Radio” and others. $30 tix: $35 door.


  • “Expanding Horizons” Concert at Union Hall in Rockport, 7 p.m. The Windfern Ensemble, with Maho Hisakawa on flute and Nathan Hillman on viola, play “Histoire du Tango” by Astor Piazzolla, “Romanian Folk Dances” by Bartók, and the premiere of Hillman’s Trio for Flute, Viola and Piano, for which they will be joined by pianist Patricia Stowell. FMI:
  • Guitarist Will Brown at Rock City Cafe, Rockland, 7-9 p.m. Americana, folk, traditional and transatlantic tunes.
  • Cherish the Ladies at Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, doors open 7 p.m./show 7:30 p.m. The Irish-American supergroup performs. $25 advance/$30 show day:
  • Chanteyman Geoff Kaufman at Sail, Power & Steam Museum, Rockland, 7:30 p.m. Ballads, work tunes and songs of love. $12 adults/$6 kids at door. FMI:
  • Happy Days Are Here Again: The Barbra Streisand ’60s Songbook, 7:30 p.m., Camden Opera House. Musical revue featuring her early hits, performed by three artists, including the actress who played Glinda in national tour of Wicked. Tix:
  • Acoustic Blues Tour with Dan Stevens, 8 p.m., Newcastle Publick House, 52 Main St., Newcastle. FMI: 563-3434.


  • Castlebay at Woolen Mill Park in Warren Village, 2-4 p.m. The duo performs Celtic ballads. Bring a chair or blanket.
  • Wilco Playing at Thompson’s Point in Portland, outdoor waterfront venue, doors open 6 p.m./show 7 p.m. All ages. $45 advance/$50 show day. FMI:


  • Double Bill at Time Out Pub in Rockland, 6 p.m. Monday Night Blues show with Tweed Funk Band and Sean Chambers Band. $20 cover.


  • Midcoast Brass Quintet in Camden Library Amphitheatre, 6:30 p.m. They play classical, pop, jazz and rock.
  • Free Evening of Baroque Music in Camden, 7:30 p.m., St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 33 Chestnut St. Mezzo-soprano Catharine Cloutier, flutist Hannah McGuire, baritone Andrew Cloutier and Somerset Consort perform pieces by Purcell, Hasse, others. They perform again Fri., Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Searsport. Donations go to church Wheelchair Lift Fund.
  • “Innerscapes” Concert Series, by mezzo-soprano Kate Aldrich and the DaPonte Quartet, performing pieces by Respighi and Barber at five venues from Aug. 1-7. Full schedule:


  • Free Concert in Bath by Bowdoin International Music Festival Students, 2-3 p.m., Minnie Brown Center, 906 Washington St. FMI:
  • Crown Vics at Waterfront Gazebo in Bucksport, 5:30-7 p.m. The rockabilly band plays dance-worthy tunes in the town’s Wednesday on Main series. FMI:
  • Belfast Bay Fiddlers to Play Lawn Concert at Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St., just up from Simonton Corner, 6-7 p.m., rain or shine. Free admission. Pass-the-hat for the band. Masons sell burger and hot dog plates.
  • Skerryvore at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, doors open 7 p.m./show 7:30 p.m. Only New England stop on the Scottish group’s U.S. tour. $25 advance/$30 show day:


  • Right Track in Belfast Summer Nights, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Steamboat Landing. Bring chairs, picnics and kids, but not dogs. FMI: 322-7123.
  • The Leaky Boot Jug Band in Lawn Concert at Rockland Library, 6:30 p.m. You’re invited to bring a picnic and a chair or blanket to the free concert of bluegrass, Americana and old-time tunes. Rain moves it into the library.
  • Glass Animals at Thompson’s Point in Portland, outdoor waterfront venue, doors open 6 p.m./show 7 p.m. All ages. $36 advance/$41 show day. FMI:


  • The Seldom Scene at Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, Fri., Aug. 4, doors open 7 p.m./show 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass by the band that has played at the White House. $27 advance/$32 show day. FMI:
  • Coming to Thompson’s Point in Portland, outdoor venue: Alabama Shakes on Sat., Aug. 5. Guster on the Ocean, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Spencer Albee, on Sat., Aug. 12. FMI:
  • Lyle Lovett and His Large Band Coming to Union, Sun., Aug. 13, 7 p.m. in Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery’s Summer Concert Series. $70 for festival-style admission. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. FMI:
  • Coming to the Strand Theatre, in Rockland: Colin Hay, former lead singer for Men at Work, on Thurs., Aug. 17. The Secret Sisters, Laura and Lydia Rogers blending country, roots and rock, on Fri., Aug. 25. FMI: