Friday, April 10
The Ghosts of Johnson City, a local supergroup that includes Middle Eastern-music master Amos Libby and several major metalheads, plays Gothic old-time country (of all things) at Mayo Street Arts (10 Mayo St., Portland) at 7:30 p.m. Tix: $10-$12 ($8-$10 students and seniors). 879-4629. mayostreetarts.com. Over at Port City Music Hall (504 Congress St.), soulful vocalist and keyboard king Nigel Hall brings his funk outfit The Nth Power home for a 9 p.m. gig opened by Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles. Tix: $12-$15 (18+). 956-6000. portcitymusichall.com. And over on Thompson’s Point, the Circus Conservatory of America presents “The Garden of Circus Delights,” an interactive performance, inspired by Hieronymous Bosch’s painting, that features world-renowned circus artists working in collaboration with students and staff of the school’s recreational program. Tonight’s premiere party and performance starts at 7 p.m. Tix: $100. Additional shows April 11 and 12; tix: $25. 747-9302. circusconservatory.org.