Jan. 1: RANGELEY, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys will perform Cajun music at 8 p.m. at Saddleback Mountain’s base lodge. $25 866-918-2225
Jan. 2: LEWISTON, The Berwicks, local bluegrass band, will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344
Jan. 2: LEWISTON, the Delta Knights will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227
Jan. 2: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Kelly Caufield Duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Village Coffeehouse at the First Congregational – Christian Church, 19 Gloucester Hill Road. $10/$5 926-3161
Jan. 2: PORTLAND, FenderBender will perform classic rock and originals at Zackery’s Lounge at the Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside St. 774-5601
Jan. 3, 10, 17: GRAY, an open mic/blues jam will be held every Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Tailgate Bar and Grill, 61 Portland Road. 657-7973
Jan. 3, 10, 17: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155
Jan. 3: SALEM, the A and E Hill country music show will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Salem Community Building. Donations 678-2091
Jan. 5: AUBURN, classic rock with the Rick Graham Band will be presented at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 627-7472
Jan. 6: LIVERMORE FALLS, performers from the Netherlands will be featured at 7 p.m. at Treat Memorial Library, Main Street. $5 897-6158
Jan. 6: PORTLAND, the Fishtank Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 131 State St. $12/$15 761-1757
Jan. 7: LEWISTON, music by artists from the Netherlands and others will be presented at 7 p.m. at Cityside Grill, 16 Park St. $5 897-6158
Jan. 7, 14: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

Jan. 1: PORTLAND, a swing dance with music by the Blue Willow Band will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $10 653-5012
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-7965
Jan. 4, 11: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 785-4866
Jan. 5, 12: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667
Jan. 6, 13: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003
Jan. 6, 13: PARIS, a modern western square dance will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $3 782-4050
Jan. 7: BETHEL, the Fusionworks Dance Company will perform at 7 p.m. at Gould Academy Bingham Auditorium. $10/$6 824-3575


Jan. 1: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, the “Lobster Dip” for Special Olympics will be held at noon at Old Orchard Beach in front of the Brunswick Hotel/Oceanside Grille. 879-0489
Jan. 2: NEW GLOUCESTER, an open house will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the History Barn, Route 231. Free

Jan. 4, 5: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “A Grand Night for Singing” at 7:30 p.m. at Great Falls Arts Center, 30 Academy St. 783-0958
Jan. 4, 5: PARIS, the Oxford Hills School Community auditions for “Crazy for You” will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.
Jan. 6: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center will hold auditions for “A Little Food, Some Ducks and a Bench by a Lake” at 6 p.m. at the center, Route 114. 642-5188

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