Wednesday, October 31
Portland pub-rock prince Kurt Baker brings his bar band home to Portland House of Music (25 Temple St.) for a show with Kris Rodgers & The Dirty Gems at 9 p.m. Tix: $5-$7 (21+). 805-0134. portlandhouseofmusic.com. And there’s a genuinely scary show at Geno’s (625 Congress St., Portland), where locals perform blood sacrifices — er, I mean, pay tribute — to the early death-metal band Death, along with Seattle doom group Eye of Nix and New Hampshire’s Onera at 8:30 p.m. Tix: $10 (21+). 221-2382.