Live Music Programming: Amy Helm performs at Savage Oakes Winery & Vineyard in Union
Son of Serendip
7:30 p.m. Saturday. Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave., $ 35. standbayoperahouse.com.
Known for their unique and modern interpretations of popular songs, Sons of Serendip is a quartet composed of a harpist, cellist, pianist and lead singer. They reached the America’s Got Talent Season 9 finale and toured nationwide. The Sons of Serendip roam the genre map with their covers of songs from Kansas, Keane and Stevie Wonder.
Xander Nelson with Don’t Panic and We Demand Parachutes
9 p.m. Saturday. Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland, $ 8 in advance, $ 10 per day of performance, 21 and over. portlandhouseofmusic.com.
Spice up your Saturday night by heading to the Portland House of Music, where you’ll find three local artists ready to perform with pop, punk and rock. Xander Nelson plays indie rock on guitar, and the latest single is called “In Time”. Also on the program, Don’t Panic and We Demand Parachutes. Things can get loud, but it will definitely be satisfying and a lot of fun.
4 p.m. Sunday. Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery, 175 Barrett Hill Road, Union, $ 30 in advance, $ 40 on day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com.
“What the Flood Leaves Behind” is the fantastic new Americana album from singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Amy Helm, and you can count on listening to several songs during her outdoor performance at Union. Helm’s discography and his collaborations with numerous artists date back decades. If his last name means anything to you, it’s because his father is the late and certainly the great Levon Helm of The Band. Helm’s Afternoon Show at Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery is presented by One Longfellow Square. Get ready for the rising pipes of Helm his terrific band and since it’s a vineyard lots of wine if that’s your thing.