Thursday, February 25
Vermont singer-songwriter Francesca Blanchard sings, beautifully, in both French and English. She’s at Blue (650 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. No cover (donations encouraged, all ages). portcityblue.com. And at Portland House of Music (25 Temple St.), standup gal Karen Morgan and funny female friends return for another evening of “Cocktails & Comedy” crafted for the XX-chromosome crowd (no, dude, that’s not you) at 8 p.m. Tix: $12-$15 (21+, dudes welcome). 805-0134. portlandhouseofmusic.com.