Live musical programming: country, roots, rock and folk shows on the program this weekend
7:30 p.m. Friday. Behind the Grant Building, 31 Center Street, Bath, $ 12, free for children under 12. Grant Lot Summer Outdoor Concert Series on eventbrite.com.
Charlie Marie from Rhode Island will bring his classic country sound to Maine for an outdoor show in Bath. She started her first band at age 16 and released her first full album “Ramble On” earlier this year. With quirky tunes like “Heard It Through the Red Wine”, “El Paso” and “40 Miles from Memphis”, Marie is the real deal when it comes to vintage sounding music that honors traditional country but traces its own. track with his sensational voice, composition and group.
Love By Numb3rs with Sara Hallie Richardson and Amarantos Quartet
9 p.m. Friday. Aura, 121 Center St., Portland, $ 12, 18+. auramaine.com
Love By Numb3rs is the trio of Anna Lombard, Jon Roods and Dan Connor. They released their debut album, “Parachute” at the end of last year and will take the stage at Aura to play roots, rock, indie, soul and gospel tunes. Arrive on time as the show opens with a set from singer-songwriter Sara Hallie Richardson, who will perform with string players Amarantos Quartet. This will be the first live music event in Aura since it closed in March of last year.
5:30 p.m. Saturday. Outside at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, $ 25. chocolatechurcharts.org
With a catalog of 17 albums dating back to 1978, folk singer and mainer David Mallett is a living legend among us. Mallett is best known for “Garden Song,” but his entire body of poetically written songs has been covered by artists like Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, and John Denver and the Muppets. Chocolate Church Arts Center presents the outdoor show at the Maine Maritime Museum. Bring lawn chairs. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase.