Covered in Bees.

Friday, October 27

Three great shows happening in Portland tonight. At Bayside Bowl (58 Alder St.), Dub Apocalypse plays vintage dance-club reggae and their own dank selections with one of Portland’s premiere party bands, Raging Brass Reggae, opening at 8:30 p.m. Free (all ages). 791-2695. baysidebowl.com. Portland death-punks Covered in Bees headline the Halloween Spooktacular at Empire (575 Congress St.) with sludge-metal masters Pigboat and the operatic rock phantasmagoria that is Johnny Cremains at 9 p.m. There’ll be costume contests and candy, too. Tix: $7 (21+). 558-2279. portlandempire.com.