Friday, March 15
Roots of Creation conjures music melding reggae, rock and dubtronica at Bayside Bowl (58 Alder St., Portland), with Gorilla Finger Dub opening at 8 p.m. Tix: $18-$22 (all ages). 791-2695. baysidebowl.com. And at the State Theatre (142 High St. Portland), riotous Eastern Bloc party band Gogol Bordello plays at 8 p.m. Tix: $27.50-$30 (all ages). 800-745-3000. statetheatreportland.com.