• Jordan Benissan’s African Drum Ensemble at Searsmont Town Library, in its Winter 2020 Concert Series, at 7 p.m. Benissan, a native of Togo, West Africa, and member of the Ewe people, was introduced to music and dance at an early age in ceremonies and rituals. He received his music training from several West African master drummers and got his B.A. from the Institut des Sciences Commerciales in Lome, Togo. Admission is free. The snow date is February 25.


• Music@Noon with Portland Piano Trio, noon at Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. The trio’s program will focus on a single masterwork, Schubert’s Piano Trio No. 2 n E-flat Major, D929. The hour-long performance includes freshly prepared soup from Atlantic Baking Co. plus free admission to the museum after the performance. Tix are $30 ($3 ticketing fee at checkout) for adults, $10 under age 25: BayChamberConcerts.org.

• Musical Instrument Introductions at Carver Memorial Library, Searsport, at 5:30 p.m. A show-and-tell with Jim Hyland and other musicians, who play instruments and help you give them a try. Carver’s Musical Instrument Lending Library contains an acoustic guitar, an electric guitar, a violin, a banjo, two mandolins, and two ukuleles.


• Will Brown Playing Maritime, Celtic and Transatlantic Music, at 6:30 p.m. at Rockland Public Library in its Monthly Concert Series. Brown has played and recorded with many well-known Maine musicians during the past 40 years. He arranged his favorite Utah Phillips song, “Going Away,” which is included on the 2009 Grammy-nominated compilation “Singing Through the Hard Times.” The concert is free and open to the public.


• Pianists Gulimina Mahamuti and George Lopez at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, at 3 p.m. in Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall. Mahamuti and Bowdoin’s Beckwith Artist in Residence Lopez will perform works including Schumann’s Canonic Studies and the epic Rachmaninoff Suite No. 2. That morning George Lopez will give a masterclass to piano students from 9 a.m. until noon, which is sponsored by the Maine Music Teachers Association and open to the public to observe.

• Zak Kendall of GoldenOak in Belfast, 6 to 8 p.m. at Perennial Cider Bar and Farm Kitchen, 84 Main Street. He plays a solo show of indie, soul and folk. All ages. Free; tips encouraged. Full food and bar menu offered.


• Joe Moss Band in Rockland, at the Monday Night Blues series at Time Out Pub, 275 Main Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 7 to 10 p.m. show. Admission is $15 at the door. For more info, visit NorthAtlanticBluesFestival.com or check the Facebook page.


• “A Celebration of American Women Composers,” Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m. at First Parish Church UCC, 217 Maine Street in Brunswick. Under the direction of Dr. Jane Hagness, the church’s choir presents its annual spring concert, featuring works by Amy Cheney Beach and Florence B. Price and Alice Parker’s “Melodious Accord: A Concert of Praise,” which is accompanied by brass quartet and harp. Soloists are Jennifer Bates, soprano; Andrea Graichen, alto; Martin Lescault, tenor; and John David Adams, bass. Tickets are $15 in advance (by calling 729-7331), $20 at the door, and free for students.


• Songwriter Sessions at Camden Public Library, last Thursdays of the month, 6 to 8 p.m. Find a supportive group for your songwriting.
• 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.
• Thursday Karaoke in Thomaston, Threshers Brewing Company, 1 Starr Street, 7 p.m.
• Third Friday Open Mics in Whitefield, Sheepscot General Store and Farm, 98 Townhouse Road, at 7 p.m. 
• 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.