• Bay Chamber Concerts Summer Season, tickets are on sale now for live performances August 4–22 in Rockport and Camden, at baychamber.org.


  • Arts on the Hill: Bay Chamber’s Music School, in the Coastal Mountains Land Trust series, at 5 p.m. on top of Beech Hill in Rockport. Bay Chamber Music School students and faculty will perform in small ensembles, including a fiddle band and small chamber orchestra. Light refreshments will be served and people are welcome to bring picnics. Free and open to all ages. No dogs.


  • Live OUTSIDE the Library, Searsmont Town Library’s Summer Concert Series, continues at 4 p.m. with the Blues Prophets. The Waterville band has been playing Chicago-style blues since 1976. Rain date is Sunday, June 20. Bring a chair or blanket. Free. Register by sending an email, with your contact info and number of people in your party, to searsmont.town.library@gmail.com.


  • Live Music Returns to the Camden Amphitheatre, at 6:30 p.m. Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra (MoJO) plays a free show. Bring a chair or blanket and picnic. Additional MoJO concerts will be performed in the amphitheatre on June 28 and July 19, at 6:30 p.m. The community orchestra plays big band, Latin, funk and blues. For more on upcoming events in the amphitheater, visit librarycamden.org.


  • Rockport Masonic Center Free Lawn Concert, Wednesday, June 23, at 6 p.m. with Bay Winds North Band, led by Marlene Hall. Passed hat for the band. One hamburger or two hot dogs plates with chips, drink and ice cream for $10 per plate. With a 50-50 raffle. The center is at 361 Main Street, just up from the Simonton Corner four-way stop. Bring a blanket or chair. Rain moves it inside.
  • Pete Kilpatrick at Camden Opera House, in its SoundCheck series, Friday, June 25, at 7:30 p.m. Kilpatrick is a singer-songwriter who has released eight records solo and with the Pete Kilpatrick Band. His music is a blend of folk and pop rock. Tickets are $10 and available at camdenoperahouse.com and 236-3154. SoundCheck shows are livestreamed to Facebook, where you can watch for free.
  • Strand Theatre Outdooor Summer Concert Series, in a parking lot next to the theater in downtown Rockland, with 100 tickets sold for each show. Opening the series on Sunday, June 27, at 4 p.m. is the Oshima Brothers. The indie duo brings a harmony-drenched blend of contemporary folk, acoustic pop, and Americana. Future shows will include Michael O., Viva & The Reinforcements, and JanaeSound. Tickets are $15 and available at rocklandstrand.com.