Friday, March 10
Three dope shows in Portland tonight. At Empire (575 Congress St., Portland), local rapper Dray Senior (Trails, The Yeti) pays respect to The Notorious B.I.G., with DJ Steady, at 10 p.m. Tix: $10 (21+). 536-1095. portlandempire.com. Over at Portland House of Music (25 Temple St., Portland), The Fogcutters big band plays a gig with stoner-rock kings Eldemur Krimm at 9 p.m. Tix: $12-$15 (21+). 805-0134. portlandhouseofmusic.com. And at Port City Music Hall (504 Congress St., Portland), a bunch of great Maine acts (including Spose, Weakened Friends and Sunset Hearts) play a benefit for the Maine chapter of the ACLU at 8 p.m. Tix: $10-$25 (18+). 800-745-3000. portcitymusichall.com.