Thursday, July 13
Modern Renaissance man Jeffrey Lewis is a comic-book artist and author who also writes witty, oddball, occasionally topical indie-folk and -punk songs that he performs backed by a band called Los Bolts. Portland chanteuse Morgan Bouton and the female folk choir Altar Boys open at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) at 8:30 p.m. Tix: $10 (all ages). 828-5600. space538.org. A few blocks away at Portland House of Music (25 Temple St.), the rollickin’ Americana quartet Town Meeting delivers old-time harmonies with punk-rock attitude. Hours North and Paper Monsters open the 9 p.m. show. Tix: $8-$10 (21+). 805-0134. portlandhouseofmusic.com.