Friday, October 28
Langhorne Slim and the Law play a freewheeling, downright danceable style of soulful roots music, with likeminded opener Susto, at One Longfellow Square (181 State St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Tix: $18-$22 (all ages). 761-1751. onelongfellowsquare.com. And tonight at Empire (575 Congress St., Portland), it’s the Halloween Massacre-ade Show, featuring frighteningly good rock music by John Hughes Radio, Diablogato, and Holy Smoke, plus locally made horror shorts by filmmaker Corey Norman, at 9 p.m. Tix: $8 (21+). 536-1095. portlandempire.com.