Friday, October 23

Brazilian singer, guitarist and percussionist Badi Assad has developed a genre unto herself by melding the traditional music of her home country with the jazz and pop of ours, as well as styles from other lands. She performs at One Longfellow Square (181 State St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Tix: $20-$25 (all ages). 761-1751. onelongfellowsquare.com.