7 p.m. Thursday. Aura, 121 Heart St., Portland, $19.50, 18-plus. 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,” receives introduced the working day soon after their Portland clearly show. The solitary “Black Sheep” is a blistering monitor supposed to be an homage to the band’s supporters as nicely as a rallying cry for unity. The album is centered close to themes of recovery, wellbeing and holiness. Martin said she witnessed her guitar tech come again from the lifeless following an overdose, and the working experience has considerably informed the band’s audio.
8 p.m. Friday. Portland Home of Tunes, 25 Temple St., Portland, $10, 21-in addition. portlandhouseofmusic.com
For the ideal night out of live, regional music, 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 having all set to launch their 2nd album, “Yes Regrets,” described as a 10-track selection of songs that detail Binion’s downward spiral of drug and liquor addiction, the recovery process and approaching the globe with newfound sobriety. The title track and the most current solitary, “Monomania,” are both great. Mouth Washington and Lake More than Hearth will open the clearly show.
8 p.m. Friday. Point out Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, $45 to $75 reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com
Legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins released her newest album, “Spellbound,” in February, and it’s her first at any time of all authentic tunes, like deeply private tracks like “When I Was a Female in Colorado” and “Grand Canyon.” Her 1967 album “Wildflowers” is house to “Both Sides Now,” the Joni Mitchell-penned observe that is just one of Collins’ signatures and also gained her a Grammy for finest people recording. All through her storied career, Collins has produced extra than 20 albums, has authored several guides and introduced a podcast very last 12 months.