Saturday, March 30

Do you like The Cars? Do you wish they were younger and punker and had a chick or two in the band? Then go see The The The Thunder, the Seattle sextet playing Slainte (24 Preble St., Portland) with Maine’s Station 85 at 9 p.m. (21+). 828-0900. If you’d rather see an indie-folk legend who used to pal around with Kurt Cobain and Elliot Smith make a comeback, go see Mary Lou Lord at Engine (265 Main St., Biddeford), where she plays with Guy Capecelatro III opening at 8 p.m. Tix: $6-$8 (all ages). feedtheengine.org. And if you like weed and dope hip hop, dig rapper Wisdom, who releases his long-awaited EP Flannabis at Empire Dine and Dance  (575 Congress St., Portland) with a whole crew of homies at 9 p.m. Tix: $5 (21+). 879-8988. portlandempire.com.