Thursday, August 28

Primus bassist Les Claypool is on the road with Mark “MIRV” Haggard as Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang, playing stripped-down, country-fried versions of songs from Claypool’s oeuvre. The country-comedy duo Reformed Whores opens at 9 p.m. at Port City Music Hall (504 Congress St., Portland). Tix: $28-$30 ($50 preferred seating; 18+). 800-745-3000. portcitymusichall.com.