• Oshima Brothers Streamed Live from Waldo Theatre, of Waldoboro, at 7 p.m. The brothers, musicians, poets and Mainers deliver their harmony-rich blend of contemporary folk and acoustic pop via the Waldo’s new three-camera video system. Ticket buyers can watch live using a YouTube link, or watch a recording for up to one week afterward. Tickets are pay-what-you-wish after a $15 donation; $20 if you are watching with a friend. You’ll receive the link the day of the show:


  • Happy Hour Fridays with the DaPonte String Quartet and Guests, on Zoom at 5 p.m. Fridays. Join the group to chat about music and discuss upcoming events. This Friday’s guest is Bob Keyes, who has spent more than 15 years writing about arts and culture for the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram. Coming December 11, Awadagin Pratt, and December 18, Joel Quarrington. Zoom info is available by getting onto DaPonte’s email list – sign up at


  • Opera House at Boothbay Harbor Offers Patty Griffin Livestreamed Concert, at 8 p.m. The show is broadcast from the Continental in Austin, Texas. $25. Also Saturday, at 8 p.m., Darlene Love Streaming Concert: Love for the Holidays. $35. Links for tickets to both shows are at


  • Camden Opera House’s SoundCheck Series Goes to Virtual Shows Only, with Castlebay’s Julia Lane and Fred Gosbee in “’Tis Winter Now – Christmas in New England” on Friday, December 11, to close out the series this season. SoundCheck shows are livestreamed on Facebook and posted on YouTube a day or so later, with free access. You’re encouraged to make a donation to the Community Arts Fund via
  • Scotty River Trio at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, Friday, December 11, at 7 p.m. The midcoast musicians perform a mix of folk, blues, bluegrass, country, and even a little bit of holiday music. $20 advance reservations. Limited seating. Also coming to the opera house, on Thursday, December 17, at 7 p.m., Castlebay, A Yuletide Celebration. Celtic and traditional music from the coasts of the Atlantic, celebrating the season. $20 advance reservations. Limited seating. To reserve a seat for either show: 633-5159.
  • Free Virtual Holiday Concert of Choral and Chamber Music, hosted by Bay Chamber Concerts in partnership with Down East Singers, on Sunday, December 13, at 2 p.m. on Bay Chamber’s YouTube channel. Conducted by Anthony Antolini and featuring members of Down East Singers, Bowdoin Chorus, and other choral ensembles, and accompanied by keyboardist Jennifer McIvor and members of the Midcoast Brass Quintet. The program will feature performances of Schubert’s German Mass, Bortniansky’s Lord’s Prayer, the African American hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” and the spiritual “We Shall Overcome.” Interwoven into this collaborative concert is the Halcyon String Quartet playing chamber music by Piazzolla, Dvorák, Mozart and Borodin. Donations to Down East Singers and Bay Chamber Concerts & Music School will be accepted. For more information, visit .