7 p.m. Thursday. Aura, 121 Heart St., Portland, $19.50, 18-furthermore. auramaine.com
Rock band Dorothy is fronted by Hungarian-born vocalist/author Dorothy Martin, and the band’s new album, “Gifts from the Holy Ghost,” will get produced the working day just after their Portland exhibit. The single “Black Sheep” is a blistering monitor intended to be an homage to the band’s fans as effectively as a rallying cry for unity. The album is centered all-around themes of restoration, health and holiness. Martin stated she witnessed her guitar tech come back again from the dead after an overdose, and the expertise has noticeably knowledgeable the band’s songs.
8 p.m. Friday. Portland Property of Songs, 25 Temple St., Portland, $10, 21-plus. portlandhouseofmusic.com
For the most effective evening out of live, nearby songs, go see The Worst. The indie-punk/alt-rock trio is direct singer and guitarist Brooke Binion, bassist Will Bradford and drummer Craig Sala. They are acquiring completely ready to launch their second album, “Yes Regrets,” described as a 10-track selection of tracks that detail Binion’s downward spiral of drug and alcohol habit, the recovery method and approaching the environment with newfound sobriety. The title monitor and the most current solitary, “Monomania,” are the two wonderful. Mouth Washington and Lake Above Fire will open the display.
8 p.m. Friday. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, $45 to $75 reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com
Iconic singer-songwriter Judy Collins produced her most up-to-date album, “Spellbound,” in February, and it’s her to start with at any time of all first tunes, like deeply personalized tracks like “When I Was a Lady in Colorado” and “Grand Canyon.” Her 1967 album “Wildflowers” is house to “Both Sides Now,” the Joni Mitchell-penned observe that is a single of Collins’ signatures and also gained her a Grammy for very best folks recording. All over her storied profession, Collins has launched much more than 20 albums, has authored quite a few guides and introduced a podcast final calendar year.
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