Alright CYY freaks, it's that time of the week again! Time to fill you in on all the cool shows happening around Maine this weekend. We've got you covered from Bangor to Portland this week, with everything from comedy to the return of a legendary Portland rock band. Check everything out below:

FRIDAY 11/17

Bob Marley
Waterville Opera House (Waterville)
8:00pm Start
$27.50
     - Seriously, who doesn't love Bob Marley? Maine's favorite comedian will be performing his annual set for the good people of Waterville this weekend, no doubt bringing along is classic Maine material and his "upta camp" attitude.

Ratleg Album Release Party w/ Mannequin Republic & Superstition
Bangor Arts Exchange (Bangor)
7:30pm Doors / 8:00pm Music
$7 Cover
     - Self-described "rat punk" band Ratleg will be rocking out at the BAE this weekend to celebrate the release of their new album. This is sure to be a high energy rock show - people of the Bangor area take note!

 

SATURDAY 11/18

Hayley Jane & the Primates w/ The Early Mornings
Portland House of Music (Portland)
8:00pm Doors / 9:00pm Music
$10 Advance / $15 Day of Show
     - Mix Janis Joplin with a bit of old school R&B and you'll have what Hayley Jane & the Primates have going on. They'll be joined at PHOME on Saturday by local blues rock band The Early Mornings - you don't wanna miss this one if you have a thing for music that mixes influences both old and new.

Odd Couple Present: Ladies and Gentlemen
Empire (Portland)
9:00pm Start
$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show
     - Odd Couple are set to put on an awesomely varied set on Saturday night at Empire, featuring local musicians like Renee Coolbrith, Sean Libby and Johnny Cremains. You know things are gonna be good when after a great list of local players, it says "special guests!"

Local Laughs Presenta: Cornucopia of Comedy
Aura (Portland)
8:00pm Doors / 8:30pm Show
Free
- Hosted by CYY's resident funny man Brett G, local laughs is always a delight. This time around  the theme is Thanksgiving, so this is a must if you need to blow off some steam before you see your in-laws on Thursday.

 

WEDNESDAY 11/22

Paranoid Social Club and Sidecar Radio w/ Sarah Violette & Renée Coolbrith
Port City Music Hall (Portland)
7:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Show
$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show
- We've gotta be honest - we are SO pumped for this!! Not only are we getting the increasingly rare set from Paranoid Social Club, but also getting to witness the reunion of the awesome, ska/hard rock blend that is Sidecar Radio. Former CYY DJ J. Stew will be playing the kit on this one, as well! Do you really think you want to miss this? We'll answer for you - HELL NO!

Did we miss a show you're excited about? Feel free to share it in the comments - we just want to get the word out about local music!