Friday, August 26
Cool show No. 1: Local psychedelic jazz group Jaw Gems dropping a new album at Portland House of Music (25 Temple St.) at 9:30 p.m. Chill cover (21+). Cool show No. 2: Indie-pop awesomeness by Advance Base and Philly’s Hello Shark, plus multi-instrumentalist and composer Robert Stillman at The Apohadion Theater (107 Hanover St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Tix: $8-$10 (all ages). Cool show No. 3: the astonishingly good electric-cello-and-drums duo Quad at Elements (265 Main St., Biddeford) at 8 p.m. Free (all ages).