• Open Mic at Saint George River Cafe, Warren village, 6-8 p.m. The cafe invites everyone who can’t make it to the regular Friday open mics to take part in this Saturday night event. No cover.
  • Performance of Carole King’s Record “Tapestry,” 7:30 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House. Portland’s Susanne Gerry, Seth Warner and the Old Souls bring the 1971 album to life. The evening will open with other music of the era. $15 advance tix at the box office; $20 online and at the door.
  • VoXX Concert Series: “A History of Sacred Choral Music,” the a cappella vocal ensemble’s January offering focuses on western European music drawn from Roman Catholic and Anglican traditions. Dates: Saturday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. at Union Hall in Rockport; Sunday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bangor; Saturday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. at United Farmers Market of Maine in Belfast – with a pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. at Phippsburg Congregational Church – with a pre-concert talk at 1:30 p.m. Concerts are $15 at the door. FMI:


  • “The Color Wheel” by Midcoast Community Chorus, 4 p.m. at Strom Auditorium in Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport. The 180-member chorus performs songs associated with colors, directed by Steve Weston with accompanist Sean Fleming. The chorus will invite the audience to sing along, as always. $15 general admission; $25 reserved side seats; $30 reserved center seats:, 975-0582.


  • Afternoon Jazz in Damariscotta, 2 p.m. at Schooner Cove Retirement Community, 35 Schooner Street (on the LincolnHealth – Miles campus). Julie Thompson’s soulful voice and Neil Lamb’s seven-string jazz guitar stylings will fill Schooner Cove’s library. Free and open to the public.


  • Concert with Acappella Ensemble Maine Steiners, 7 p.m., at CHRHS Strom Auditorium, Rockport. By donation. FMI: choral director Kim Murphy, 236-7800, ext. 3295, or


  • Miners Creek at Rockland Public Library, 6:30 p.m. in the Reading Room Concert Series. People of all ages are welcome to the evening of toe-tapping bluegrass fused with pop, rock, jazz, folk, Latin, Appalachian, gospel and blues.
  • Chadwick Stokes and The Pintos at Strand Theatre, Rockland, at 7:30 p.m. The folk/rock/reggae singer who has fronted State Radio and Dispatch brings his show to the Strand. With opener Brooke Annibale. $30 advance; $35 door.


  • Wayne DeLano and David Clarke at Camden Opera House Blue Café, Friday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m. Sax player DeLano, who’s toured with Chaka Khan, Woody Herman and Maynard Ferguson, plays in the intimate third-floor cafe. Clarke brings his guitar – he plays in nearly a dozen local bands. Bar by 40 Paper. Free admission; donations taken.


  • Tuesday Jams in Thomaston, 8 Hyler Street, 7 p.m. Folk, country, blues, gospel. All welcome. FMI: 273-2914.
  • Thursday Jams in Warren, Saint George River Cafe, 310 Main Street, 6 p.m. and Open Mics second and fourth Fridays monthly at 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday Jams in Rockland, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, 1:30 p.m. All welcome.