Saturday, March 23
The duo Buke and Gase made a name for themselves playing arty rock on mutant instruments (electrified baritone ukulele and guitar-bass), but have since adopted an experimental electronica sound that critics also dig. Electro-pop duo mmeadows and psych-jazz act Jesus Cactus open at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) at 8:30 p.m. Tix: $10-$12 (all ages). 828-5600. space538.org. The band Billy Wylder plays an irresistible blend of Afro-pop and American roots music with locals Sorcha Cribben-Merrill and Jo Sorrell opening at The Apohadion Theater (107 Hanover St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Cheap cover (all ages). 831-9569. theapohadiontheater.com.