GRASS FOR SANDY | Way up there in Unity, the alt-bluegrass band the COLORADAS perform a Hurricane Sandy disaster relief benefit, 7 pm at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. $10, 42 Depot St., 207.948.6549. On the outskirts of Portland, a “HOLIDAY MASSACRE” — their term — of youthful punk-styled bands, over a dozen of them, play Studio 250 at noon, while J. GEILS, JEFF PITCHELL, and a bunch of other blue-eyed blueshounds play the Chocolate Church Arts Center at 7:30. $30-33, 804 Washington St. in Bath. 207.442.8455.
with Too Late the Hero + Her Last Wish + Shot Heard Around the World + Mara + Vultures + Silence of the Moment + Lydia Ayer + Forever This Fight + A City Below Ashes + Forever A Volcano + Screaming for Closure + Empirical + Quantum Mechanic + Emerge from Silence + Jr + Bones of Ego + Kingsleigh Affair + Caricature