• Jud Caswell at Searsmont Town Library, 7 p.m. The Maine singer and songwriter who’s performed from shore to shore plays a free show.


  • Howard Jones, Men Without Hats and All Hail the Silence in Union, at Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery. The 7 p.m. show kicks off the Summer Concert Series. Gates open at 5 p.m. for the outdoor festival – bring a chair or blanket and pick your spot. $48 general admission tix: Next in the series, on Friday, July 12: The Record Company.
  • American Folksinger Jeff Warner in Rockland, 7:30 p.m. at Sail, Power and Steam Museum. The multi-instrumentalist, whose wide-ranging repertroire includes ballads from lumber camps, fishing villages, and mountaintops, plays the Rockland Folk Arts show. $15, cash or check, at the door.
  • The Brother Brothers at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 7:30 p.m. The duo offers minimal instrumentation, heartfelt lyricism and seamless harmonies after wrapping up a national tour with I’m With Her. Other brothers, Maine duo the Oshima Brothers, open the show. $15 tix at the box office (633-5159); $20 online and at the door.
  • Sarah Kilborne and “The Lavender Blues,” highlighting queer music written before World War II, at 7:30 p.m. at Bagaduce Music’s Performance Hall, 49 South Street, Blue Hill, in the From Our Collection series. $20.
  • “Sun, Moon and Stars” with the Penobscot Bay Singers, at Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Songs from the 1930s to today, all with celestial references. Cafe seating and refreshments. Admission is $15 at the door; children are admitted free of charge.
  • Jazz in June Festival in Camden, from Friday to Sunday. Jazz meets the sea at multiple venues, with free and paid performances, including Friday’s free show by the Bill Barnes Duo in Camden Opera House’s upstairs Blue Cafe and a $15 dance party with The Right Track at Camden Snow Bowl. Passes: 236-7963,


  • Spring Music Celebration at Inn Along the Way at Chapman Farm, 741 Main Street, Damariscotta, 1 to 5 p.m. With music by the band Rusty Hinges, inn tours, Round Top ice cream, an open mic (registration at 1 p.m.) and community singing at 4 p.m. Admission by donation.
  • Folksinger Caroline Cotter in Belfast, 7 p.m. at Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage. The soprano’s “Dream As I Do” debut in 2015 reached number five on the Folk DJ Chart. A donation of $10-$20 at the door includes refreshments. Visit or email
  • Magic 8 Ball 2019 in Portland, 7 p.m. at St. Lawrence Center for the Arts. The boys of summer – Chris Dombrowski, Chris Moore, Ben Hunsberger and Ted DeMille – play Dylan, Waits, originals and fan favorites, and throw in some three-part harmony and comic riffs. $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
  • Jazz in June’s Feature Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Camden Opera House, with headliners the Kenny Barron Trio, and the Greg Abate Quartet and Peter Dembski Group. $48 in advance, $53 at the door.
  • UUCB Concerts for a Cause: Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick at 7:30 p.m. Kallet is a featured guest on NPR’s “A Prairie Home Companion” and her album “Working on Wings to Fly” was a Top 100 Folk Album of the Century. Larsen plays fiddle, flute and concertina and is the author of “The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle.” $12 tix, $15 at the door ($5 kids), for The Gathering Place and Brunswick Teen Center.
  • Latin Pop Singer Gina Chavez at Strand Theatre, Rockland, 7:30 p.m. Chavez’s songs wend through the Americas, blending their sounds and rhythms. She and her band are nine-time Austin Music Award winners. $20 advance, $25 show day.


  • Celebration of Music Ministry at Second Congregational Church, 51 Main Street, Newcastle. The Tower Ringers play Engish handbells and chimes at 9:45 a.m. and the 10 a.m. service includes music by the Chancel Choir, contralto Sarah Highland’s introduction of “An Appalachian Lord’s Prayer,” and a closing hymn arranged for handbells, organ, timpani, trumpet, choir and the congregation.
  • Annual Spring Concert of Midcoast Community Chorus: “Spheres,” 7 p.m. at Camden Hills Regional High School’s Strom Auditorium, Rockport. The concert will feature music about Earth, including “Missa Gaia,” with contemporary and traditional harmonies from Gregorian chant to jazz. General admission tickets are $15 and reserved seats are $25 and $35 at, Clean Bee Laundry in Camden, The Grasshopper Shop in Rockland, and The Green Store in Belfast. Proceeds benefit OUT Maine.


  • Suomalaiset Jouset in Damariscotta, 3 p.m. in the library at Schooner Cove Retirement Community. The ensemble plays Finnish lap harp, ukulele, folk guitar and Celtic harp at the free concert.
  • Michael Vincent Band in Rockland, in Time Out Pub’s Monday Night Blues show from 7 to 10 p.m. $10 cover.


  • Free Lawn Concert with Cami and the Rogues, featuring Rosey Gerry, at Rockport Masonic Center, 6 to 7 p.m., rain or shine. Burger and hot dog plates available for $9. FMI: 691-2270.
  • Sandy Point Community Hall’s 2019 Open Mic Plus Series Continues, on third Wednesdays through October. The 7 p.m. open mic is for performers of every age and stripe, from musicians to jokesters to poets. The featured performers take the stage around 8:15 p.m. This month, it’s Chris Brinn and Matt Smith, with Irish folk on accordion and banjo.


  • Jam Session in Waldoboro, Friday, June 21, at 6 p.m. Medomak Arts Project, 13 Friendship Street, invites all musicians to join the jam. Resfreshments provided; beer and wine for sale.
  • Bottomless Funk in Arts on the Hill, Friday, June 21, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Beech Hill Preserve in Rockport. Coastal Mountains Land Trust invites everyone to the free concert and serves refreshments at intermission.
  • Playin’ Possum at Rockville Chapel, 87 Old Rockland Street, Rockville, on Friday, June 21, 7 p.m. The Hynd family plays rock, country, bluegrass and folk.
  • Novel Jazz at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta, Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. The band celebrates the release of its fourth CD, “Ellington & Strayhorn Novellas,” with an evening of classic jazz in the library’s atrium, known for its sweet acoustics. $15 adults; $14 seniors; $7 ages 12 to 18; free under 12.
  • “Music from the British Isles” with VoXX: Voice of Twenty, a cappella singers, performing music by Byrd, Britten and beyond, at 7:30 p.m. (with pre-concert talks at 7 p.m.) on Friday, June 21, at Union Hall in Rockport; Saturday, June 22, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bangor; and Saturday, July 13, at United Farmers Market in Belfast. A 4 p.m. concert (with pre-concert talk at 3:30 p.m.) will be held Sunday, July14, at Old South Baptist Church in Cushing. Admission is $15, cash or check.
  • Young Stars of Maine Prizewinners Concert at Rockport Opera House, Sunday, June 23, 4 p.m. Free performance by the young musicians who won $1,000 each in Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School’s annual contest. They’re named at


  • Thursday Jams in Warren, Saint George River Cafe, 310 Main Street, at 6 p.m. and Second and Fourth Friday Open Mics, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday Karaoke in Thomaston, Thresher’s Brewing Company, 1 Starr Street, 7 p.m.
  • Friday Folk Dances in Brunswick, People Plus, 35 Union Street, 6:30 to 9 p.m. $5.
  • Second Saturday Drum Circles at River Arts, Damariscotta, at 6:30 p.m. No experience needed; bring a drum or borrow one. Free. FMI: 633-6355.
  • Sunday Jams in Rockland, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday Swing Dances in Brunswick, People Plus, 35 Union Street, 6 to 8 p.m. $5.
  • Tuesday Jams in Thomaston, 8 Hyler Street, at 7 p.m. Folk, country, blues, gospel. FMI: 273-2914.
  • Monthly Songwriter Sessions at Camden Public Library, last Thursdays, 6 p.m. Newcomers welcome.