• Ale House String Band at Rockland Public Library, in a 6:30 p.m. Reading Room Concert. Oren Robinson, Brian Dunn and April Reed-Cox meld classical theory and technique with traditional folk, and do some on-the-spot improvising. Free and open to everyone.


  • Halcyon String Quartet to Play in Damariscotta, 1 p.m., Schooner Cove Retirement Community’s library. Violinists Josie Davis, Sophie Davis and Colin Wheatley and cellist Ju Young Lee play everything from chamber music to folk tunes. Free and open to the public.
  • Jim Loney in Waldoboro, 6 p.m. at Medomak Arts, 13 Friendship Street. He’ll play folk, blues and original tunes. Refreshments provided; beer and wine available for a donation to the arts center.
  • All That Jazz in Warren, 6 p.m. at Saint George River Cafe, Warren village. The foursome plays tunes from the Great American Songbook, as well as country, R&B and Latin. They were the house band at Elm Street Grille for 15 years.
  • Dean Stevens at Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage, 7 p.m. The witty performer and self-taught guitarist sings in English and Spanish. Opening for him is Steve Chiasson, veteran of Billboard’s Hot 100. Reservations are required: $10-$20 suggested donation at the door.


  • Music at Ada’s Kitchen, Rockland. The local Mullet Makers play funky, emotive rock at 9:30 p.m. Also in the Kitchen, Portland band The Moosetones will offer Americana, folk-rock revival, old school country and gypsy jazz Friday, May 10, at 9 p.m.


  • Peter “Hi Fi” Ward at Time Out Pub, Rockland, 7 to 10 p.m. The Boston guitarist (who hails from Lewiston) plays blues, swing, ballads and country. $10.


  • Spring Concert of Seacoast Youth and Community Orchestras, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Forty musicians ranging in age from under 8 to over 80 from the Primo, Mezza and Avanzata orchestras perform. Free.


  • Celtic Harp Music at Searsmont Town Library, Friday, April 26, at 1:30 p.m. Amy Kercsmar will play. Also at the library, Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m., The Oystermen will play rollicking maritime tunes. Everyone’s welcome at both free concerts.
  • Electric Bonfire at Rock City Cafe in Rockland, Saturday, April 27, 6 to 8 p.m. They’ll play originals from an upcoming album and covers of classic tunes by Radiohead, The Grateful Dead and Old Crow Medicine Show, with side forays into ambient jam rock.
  • Double Bill in Camden: Micromassé and Sara Halli Richardson, in Camden Opera House’s MaineMadeMusic series, Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. Trio Micromassé combines classic Hammond organ with electric guitar and drums. Portland singer-songwriter Richardson sings her Joni Mitchell-Kate Bush-Bjork-inspired melodies. General-admission tix are $14 in advance and at the door.


  • Tuesday Jams in Thomaston, 8 Hyler Street, at 7 p.m. Folk, country, blues, gospel. FMI: 273-2914.
  • 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.
  • Sunday Jams in Rockland, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday Folk Dances in Brunswick, People Plus, 35 Union Street, 6:30-9 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.
  • Monthly Songwriter Sessions at Camden Public Library, last Thursdays, 6 p.m. Newcomers welcome.