May 22, 23: BRIDGTON, Lake Region Community Theatre will hold auditions for “Blithe Spirit,” from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bridgton Memorial School, Depot Street. 583-6957

May 22, 23, 24, 25: GORHAM, the USM Youth Ensemble instrumental auditions for the 2006-2007 season will be held at USM Corthell Concert Hall. 780-5003

May 22, June 5: PORTLAND, the Choral Art Society will hold auditions for the singers ensemble and chamber group from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave. 767-6488


May 23: BANGOR, Willie Nelson, with special guest, Dickey Betts, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Bangor Auditorium, 100 Dutton St. $49.50/$19.50 990-4444

May 23: LEWISTON, students in William Pope’s performance poetry class, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Gannett Theater. Free 786-6161

May 23: LIVERMORE FALLS, Barry Wood will perform at 6 p.m. at the gazebo. 897-3229

May 23: WATERVILLE, Little Charlie and the Nightcats will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club, 2 Silver St. $15