BELFAST — Veteran local performer Willy Kelly and his band Café Daze bring their mix of folk and blues with three-part vocal harmonies to the Underground Lounge Thursday, Jan. 5.

Guitarist/songwriter Kelly is widely known in the Midcoast region, and it’s no wonder — he has opened for top talent like Taj Mahal, Leo Kottke, Bill Monroe and Shemekia Copeland, and fronted at least three ongoing bands, many of which have at one time or another featured some of the state’s best musicians.

“That’s one of the things to love about Maine,” said Kelly, “we all kind of know and work together.”

That is certainly true of Café Daze, whose members have been playing together in one way or another for 40 years: Kelly on slide and acoustic guitars, Joe Allard on bass and guitar, and Jeff Densmore on hand drums. They will be performing Kelly’s originals, a rootsy mix of folk, blues and rock, capped with the group’s trademark harmonies.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10, cash only at the door. The Underground Lounge is located in the basement of the Belfast Maskers Theatre at 17 Court St., hosting indie, folk and pop performers from around the area Thursday evenings.