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  • Saturday June 23 2018
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    3rd Annual Androscoggin Land Trust Canoe & Kayak River Race @ Festival Plaza / Auburn Boat Launch

    This amateur, competitive, and FUN river race is being held in conjunction with the Great Falls Brewfest! Paddlers choose from three course options: 1.) The Long Distance Paddle – An approximately 7 mile course that includes a section of rapids typically rated class I or II (but could be class III depending on the water […] View event

  • Showcase of Women Songwriters
    7:00pm Music

    Showcase of Women Songwriters: Lynn Deeves, Colleen Sexton, and Trina Hamlin @ St. Lawrence Arts

    Get on board for this exciting Showcase of Women Songwriters with Lynn Deeves, Colleen Sexton & Trina Hamlin. With a rich, powerful voice, Trina Hamlin reveals a rare confluence of midwestern innocence, contemplative focus and raw passion with a disarmingly sharp wit. She seamlessly moves from guitar to piano to self-accompaniment on harmonica, leaving many […] View event

  • LittleShopOfHorrors
    8:00pm Comedy, Music, Theater

    Little Shop of Horrors @ Lakewood Theater

    Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he […] View event

  • Monday June 25 2018
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    5:00pm Music

    Don Campbell live at the Easy Day summer concert series @ Easy Day Bowling

    Don Campbell playing the Easy Day Summer Concert Series featuring great bands and artists every Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday all summer long! View event

  • Thursday June 28 2018
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    Ray LaMontagne – Part of the Light Tour @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts & WCLZ are pleased to present the return of Grammy Award winner RAY LaMONTAGNE with very special guest Neko Case on his 2018 Part Of The Light Summer Tour live at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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  • Friday June 29 2018
    10:00am Dancing, For Kids

    Toddler/Preschool Dance Party @ Winslow Public Library

    Toddlers and preschoolers, along with their favorite adults, siblings, cousins or friends, are invited to join us for a dance party every other week this summer. Come for a story or two, and at least half an hour of dancing. View event

  • Dean Ford & The Beautiful Ones - Prince Tribute Ones
    8:00pm Music

    Dean Ford & The Beautiful Ones – Prince Tribute @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Vinegar Hill Music Theatre for the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is proud to present PURPLE RAIN FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS featuring New England’s premier PRINCE tribute band THE BEAUTIFUL ONES. Dressed 2 the 9’s, Dean Ford embodies Prince with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever […] View event

  • Wednesday July 04 2018
    Fourth of July Celebration and Discounts in Portland Maine at Geary Brewing

    4th of July Additional Hours @ Geary Brewing Co.

    Geary’s tasting room will be open additional hours this 4th of July! Come into the tasting room to take advantage of 15% off Geary’s Pale Ale & Summer Ale for your 4th of July Celebrations. We will be open from 11am-5pm, and will be serving all of Geary’s fresh beers plus free popcorn! View event

  • Friday July 06 2018
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    The Mallett Brothers Band a Benefit for Augusta Colonial Theater @ Downtown Augusta

    Maine’s own, nationally touring alt-country rock band, The Mallett Brothers Band will play their first-ever show in Augusta on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. for a waterfront concert on Front Street. One hundred percent of ticket sales will directly support Augusta’s historic Colonial Theater. Sponsored by Kennebec Savings Bank and Cushnoc Brewing. Gates: 6:30 […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    The Subdudes @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Led by singer/guitarist Tommy Malone and accordionist, John Magnie, The Subdudes draw most of their inspiration from the sounds of their native New Orleans, blending blues, gospel, funk, and R&B with their own harmony vocals; their sound is also notable for the band’s substitution of a tambourine player, Steve Amedée, for a drummer. Tim Cook […] View event

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    Hambone, Wild Root & Skosh @ Portland House of Music

    Maine musical phenomenons Hambone & Skosh are joined by touring rock/soul act Wild Root for a triple threat event you don’t want to miss. Each band will perform original music of the funk, soul, rock and RnB varieties. Florida based band ‘Wild Root’ grace the Portland House of Music stage on their second US tour, […] View event

  • Saturday July 07 2018
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    Southern Uprising Tour @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts is proud to present The Southern Uprising Tour with Travis Tritt, The Charlie Daniels bad, Marshall Tucker Band, and Outlaws at Darling’s Waterfront Pavillion on July 7, 2018! View event

  • Monday July 09 2018
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    8:00pm Music

    Deep Blue C Studio Orchestra @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    The Deep Blue C Studio Orchestra is 17 pieces strong with strings, horns, several vocalists and more! After filling theaters with their Burt Bacharach Tribute Show, the DBCSO is now introducing their new show, The Composers and Their Songs From Bernstein to Lennon and McCartney! View event

  • Tuesday July 10 2018
    A Hilarious Comedy For Women... and the brave men who love them. Non-stop laughter as a cast of talented women bring the subjects of life, love, men, marriage, children, menopause, aging, dating, sex and more to the Footlights Theatre stage. 90 minutes of laugh-out-loud scenes and songs that every women will relate to. Our summers show has been a "sell-out" hit every year, so reserve your seats now! Tuesdays-Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7pm and all seats are $15.00. Don't miss what critics have called, "The MUST-SEE Hit of the Summer", so grab your friends, co-workers and anyone else that loves to laugh- this is THE most fun you can have on a weeknight... DON'T MISS IT!
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    A Ladies Guide to Life and Laughter @ The Footlights Theatre

    A Hilarious Comedy For Women and the brave men who love them. Non-stop laughter as a cast of talented women bring the subjects of life, love, men, marriage, children, menopause, aging, dating, sex and more to the Footlights Theatre stage. 90 minutes of laugh-out-loud scenes and songs that every women will relate to. Our summer […] View event

  • Thursday July 12 2018
    10th Anniversary Season

    VentiCordi Chamber Music – ‘From the Beginning’ @ South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport

    VentiCordi Chamber Music Concert July 12, 7 pm From the Beginning Venue: South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport Tickets: $20 for Gen. Admission, $15 Seniors, and $5 for 18 and under. Cash, credit, checks. more info: www.VentiCordi.com or (207) 286-6688 Critically acclaimed and beloved by listeners, the musicians of VentiCordi are back for their special 10th Anniversary […] View event

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    Opening Night Concert – A Kindling @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Pianist Gilles Vonsattel, an artist of startling expressiveness, is joined by the “dazzling” (New York Times) oboist, James Austin Smith and the transcendent Rolston String Quartet in a glowing opening night program that kindles our season with BEETHOVEN, BAX and SCHUMANN’s exuberant Piano Quintet. View event

  • Linda Eder
    8:00pm Music

    Linda Eder @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Showcasing one of the greatest voices of our time, Linda Eder’s diverse repertoire spans Broadway, Standards, Pop, Country, and Jazz. She made her Broadway debut in the musical Jekyll & Hyde, originating the role of Lucy, for which she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. Eder has performed in concert halls across the country […] View event

  • Friday July 13 2018
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    The Rolston String Quartet @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: With “… a maturity and cohesion rivaling the best string quartets in the world” (Musical Toronto), Rolston returns to play emotive Russian quartets by SHOSTAKOVICH and TCHAIKOVSKY with SCHAFER’s Waves Quartet. View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major, No. 3, Op.69 Mallow, Coop Jörg Widmann: Duos for Violin and Cello Copes, Kouzov Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9 Smukler, electronic sound Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81 Strauss, Copes, Lederer, Kouzov, Polonsky View event

  • James Austin Smith

    Out of Doors @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: With impressive concert track-records in the United States and around the globe, pianist Gilles Vonsattel and oboist James Austin Smith perform a recital that basks in sunshine with pieces by CARL NIELSEN, BRITTEN, POULENC, FREDERIC RZEWSKI and BARTÓK’s Out of Doors. View event

  • Saturday July 14 2018

    Kneisel Hall Young Artist Concert @ Kneisel Hall

    Kneisel Hall Young Artist Concert July 14, Saturday 7:30 P.M 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill, Maine View event

  • Thursday July 19 2018
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    Austro – German Luster @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Geoff Nuttall, “a violin virtuoso and an extraordinary musician” (The New York Times) is joined by violinist Livia Sohn, pianist Pedja Muzijevic, violist Mark Holloway, Icelandic cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir and Sphinx laureate double bassist, Xavier Foley in a program of 19th century musical treasures, including SCHUBERT’s Trout Quintet. View event

  • Friday July 20 2018
    7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Haydn: String Quartet Op. 9 no.6 Smukler, Strauss, Lederer, Mallow Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 6 Krosnick, Jiang Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op.97, “Archduke” Copes, Kouzov, Coop View event

  • The Belmonts 7-20
    8:00pm Music

    The Belmonts @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Come take a walk down memory lane with The Belmonts! Their vocal talent as a singing group was displayed prominently on all the recordings with their collective musical tastes ranging from rock ’n roll to jazz, to country, to pop and blues! View event

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    Candlelit Baroque Concert @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: One of our most popular summer performances features Geoff Nuttall, Livia Sohn, Mark Holloway, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, Xavier Foley and Pedja Muzijevic in a concert featuring BACH’s virtuosic D Minor harpsichord concerto. View event

  • Saturday July 21 2018
    O Sole Trio
    8:00pm Music

    O Sole Trio @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    O Sole Trio’s show, Bravissimo Broadway, combines classic show tunes from the most beloved Broadway musicals, with their own breathtaking and unique arrangements. The performance includes highlights from shows such as Les Misérables, West Side Story, and Phantom of the Opera, mixed with outstanding original arrangements, such as the hauntingly beautiful Edelweiss from The Sound […] View event

  • Sunday July 22 2018
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    The Ossipee Valley String Camp @ Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds

    A five day multi-generational, all levels fantasy camp for acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters. Taught by world renowned instructors such as Berklee School of Music’s Joe Walsh, grammy nominated Bruce Molsky, Lauren Rioux, and many more. Classes include fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass, ukulele, singing and songwriting. Ticket includes all lessons, farm to table meals, and […] View event

  • Gatlin Bros 7-22
    6:30pm Music

    The Gatlin Brothers – An intimate evening of songs and stories @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    “Larry Gatlin with Brothers and Friends,” featured the No.1 hit “I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love.” The success of this album encouraged the brothers to become an official trio and in 1979, they signed a group deal with Columbia records. Throughout the 70’s and 80’s, the Gatlin Brothers lit up major marquees and […] View event

  • Tuesday July 24 2018
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    Morning Coffee Concert @ Zoot Coffee

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Much-loved musician Christopher Costanza performs solo cello repertoire in this bustling and inviting café on Elm Street – FREE! View event

  • Wednesday July 25 2018
    The Marriage of Figaro

    The Marriage of Figaro @ Merrill Auditorium

    Opera Maine presents a riveting new production of this masterpiece, a comical satire often described as “the perfect opera.” Mozart’s sublime music in The Marriage of Figaro has delighted audiences since 1786, and the captivating plot, with its dynamic characters and themes of social and sexual tension, remains relevant in today’s world. Maestro Stephen Lord […] View event

  • Thursday July 26 2018
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    The Dustbowl Revival, a benefit for the Augusta Colonial Theater @ Augusta Colonial Theater

    All the way from California, The Dustbowl Revival brings its unique Americana sound to Augusta, Maine on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. for a waterfront concert on Front Street. One hundred percent of ticket sales will directly support Augusta’s historic Colonial Theater. Dustbowl Revival is an Americana Soul band with eight full-time members who […] View event

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    Enlightenment @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Two-time Grammy nominee, flutist Tara Helen O’Connor plays masterworks of joyful enlightenment by MOZART and HAYDN with Geoff Nuttall, Livia Sohn, violist Nathan Schram, cellist Christopher Costanza and pianist Manuel Bagorro in a program that also includes ANDREW NORMAN’s, Light Screens, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s stained glass windows. View event

  • Friday July 27 2018
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    IMPACT Music Festival

    Waterfront Concerts and Music Matters are excited to announce the first-annual IMPACT MUSIC FESTIVAL featuring some of the biggest names in rock coming together in support of suicide prevention and mental health awareness, featuring AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SLAYER, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON, PROPHETS OF RAGE and many, many more! The inaugural IMPACT MUSIC FESTIVAL is a […] View event

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    Flute and Strings @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Tara Helen O’Connor, noted for her artistic depth, collaborates with our resident quartet of string players, Jeff, Livia, Nathan, and Christopher in a concert with music by HAYDN, BEETHOVEN, IAN CLARKE and PHILIPPE HERSANT. View event

  • Saturday July 28 2018
    Join us for Hook, Line & Dinner party & fundraiser on July 28th

    Hook, Line & Dinner @ Cook's Lobster & Ale House

    On Saturday, July 28th the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association (MCFA) is hosting the third annual Hook, Line & Dinner party & fundraiser at Cook’s Lobster & Ale House located on Bailey Island. Guests will indulge in a fresh, locally caught seafood dinner supplied by Maine fishermen and quench their thirst with brews from Allagash Brewing […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    Keys to the City: Dueling Pianos @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    KEYS TO THE CITY is a fantastic dueling piano show like no other. Seth Holbrook and Jim Ciampi have created a sensational offering that will have you singing, laughing and dancing in the aisles. Unless you’ve been to Vegas or perhaps enjoyed the nightlife of a large metropolitan city, there’s a good chance you’ve never […] View event

  • Sunday July 29 2018
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    Dark Star Orchestra @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present the return of DARK STAR ORCHESTRA on their Summer Tour 2018 live at the Maine State Pier on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Performing to critical acclaim celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2600 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are […] View event

  • Tuesday July 31 2018
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    12:00pm Community, Music

    Free Tour of the Kotzschmar Organ (Merrill Auditorium) @ Merrill Auditorium

    What’s inside of a pipe organ? How does it all work? Join a FOKO organist as they perform a short demonstration concert followed by a tour, led by FOKO docents, of the Kotzschmar Organ. Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. View event

  • Wednesday August 01 2018
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    John Stirratt and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra to Benefit the Waldo Theatre @ Tops'l Farm

    Join us for an amazing evening at Tops’l Farm’s beautiful new timber frame barn, with food, drink, and music–all to benefit the restoration of the historic Waldo Theatre in downtown Waldoboro. John Stirratt of Wilco and The Autumn Defense will be performing with members of the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra. Also featured throughout the evening, […] View event

  • Thursday August 02 2018
    10th Anniversary Season

    VentiCordi Chamber Music ‘The Soldier’s Tale’ @ St. David's Episcopal Church

    VentiCordi Chamber Music Concert August 2, 7 pm The Soldier’s Tale Venue: St. David’s Episcopal Church, Kennebunk Tickets: $20 for Gen. Admission, $15 Seniors, and $5 for 18 and under. Cash, credit, checks. more info: www.VentiCordi.com or (207) 286-6688 Critically acclaimed and beloved by listeners, the musicians of VentiCordi are back for their special 10th […] View event

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    Joshua Roman and JACK Quartet – Tornado @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: JACK, “the go-to quartet for contemporary music, tying impeccable musicianship to intellectual ferocity” (Washington Post) joins forces with cellist Joshua Roman to perform a program of thrilling works including Tornado, a new piece for cello quintet by Joshua Roman, and works by GESUALDO, JEFFERSON FRIEDMAN, AMY WILLIAMS and JOHN ZORN. View event

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    An Evening With Lindsey Stirling @ Merrill Auditorium

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present acclaimed Billboard Award-winning electronic violinist LINDSEY STIRLING live at the Merrill Auditorium on Thursday, August 2, 2018. View event

  • Friday August 03 2018
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    I Love the 90’s Tour @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present the I Love the 90’s Tour – featuring some of the ‘90s’ most iconic acts with VANILLA ICE, ROB BASE, MONTELL JORDAN, ALL 4 ONE, TONE LOC AND YOUNG MC live at the Maine State Pier on Friday, August 3, 2018. View event

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    Kid Rock @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present KID ROCK on his Red Blooded Rock N Roll Redneck Extravaganza Tour with special guests A Thousand Horses live at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Friday, August 3, 2018. On the heels of wrapping his AMERICAN ROCK ‘N ROLL TOUR, which Taste of Country lauded “one of Kid Rock’s […] View event

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    Forward Vision @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: JACK and Joshua Roman are dedicated to the performance, commissioning, and promotion of new music, looking to the future with contagious enthusiasm. Their Union Hall program features music by MARCOS BALTER, TYSHAWN SOREY, BACH, ERIN GEE, BEETHOVEN and PHILIP GLASS’ new String Quartet No. 8. View event

  • Saturday August 04 2018
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    Music On The Lake – Yasser Tejeda & Palotré @ Megunticook Lake

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Following up on our hugely successful previous concert, we are proud to present this infectiously rhythmic Dominican band. Featuring guitarist and composer Yasser Tejeda, drummer/percussionist Victor Otoniel Vargas, percussionist Jonathan Troncoso and bassist Kyle Miles, Palotré is the leading quartet on the Afro-Dominican jazz scene fusing Dominican roots music with jazz, […] View event

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    Summer open mic coffee house @ Denmark Arts Center

    This is your night to share your voice, your dance, your humor, your stories, your poetry, your favorite party trick. All welcome! The DAC has been rumored to be the best open mic around. Come experience local talent, support the community, and enjoy a family fun evening. Doors open at 7 and sign-up fills up […] View event

  • Sunday August 05 2018
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    The Renovators

    The Renovators, Portlands own original, rockin’, rhythm and blues, soul, country, funk band, play a live concert @ Blue. View event

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    Keith Urban – Graffiti U World Tour @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present four-time Grammy Award winner KEITH URBAN on his Graffiti U World Tour with special guest Kelsea Ballerini live at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Sunday, August 5, 2018. The 58-city tour will kick off in June and run through November. Urban’s shows have become concert events that electrify. They’re […] View event

  • Tuesday August 07 2018
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    Internationally Renowned Organist Chelsea Chen @ Merrill Auditorium

    Returning to the Kotzschmar organ, Chelsea Chen has electrified audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia in venues such as Singapore’s Esplanade, Hong Kong’s Cultural Centre, Kishinev’s National Organ Hall, and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. As a composer she is broadening the classical organ repertoire with her own works based on Asian folksongs. Known […] View event

  • Wednesday August 08 2018
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    Envision Faculty Performance – The Four Seasons @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Josie and Sophie Davis, Maya French, Nate Martin, Colin Wheatley and Ju-Young Lee present VIVALDI’s evergreen masterpiece. A breezy FREE, pre-dinner concert. View event

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    Lee Brice @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to announce the return of LEE BRICE live at the Maine State Pier on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. View event

  • Thursday August 09 2018
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    JCT Trio @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Violinist Stefan Jackiw, cellist Jay Campbell, and pianist Conrad Tao perform piano trios by CHRISTOPHER TRAPANI, CHARLES IVES and RAVEL. View event

  • Friday August 10 2018
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    Envision Workshop Sharing @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Envision is an intense, weeklong workshop, offering young musicians the opportunity to study chamber music under the direction of professional musicians. Students receive coaching from Sophie and Josie Davis, Maya French, Nate Martin, Colin Wheatley and Ju-Young Lee. Join us to hear the musicians of tomorrow in this FREE culminating performance […] View event

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    Kneisel Hall festival concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Poulenc: Violin Sonata Bowlin, McDonald Fauré: Piano Quartet in G Minor, No. 2, Op. 45 Smirnoff, Tapping, Grossman, Jiang Brahms: Viola Quintet, No.2, Op.111 Smukler, Smirnoff, Murdock, Tapping, Brofsky View event

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    My Beloved Was Like the Moon @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: The genre-blurring combination of Charlotte Mundy’s celestial soprano voice and guitarist Jordan Dodson’s warm virtuosity offers perspectives of love, from the rapturous to the excruciating, through songs by DOWLAND, BRITTEN, DE FALLA and NICO MUHLY, and ELLIOT COLE’s Bloom Suite for solo guitar. View event

  • Saturday August 11 2018
    The Doo Wop Project

    The Doo Wop Project @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Featuring current and former stars of Broadway’s smash hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, and their hot band, The Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate — and in some cases entirely reimagine — some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history. Enjoy a night […] View event

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    Celebrate the Kotzschmar Organ Day With Free Concerts and Tours @ Merrill Auditorium

    Have you ever looked inside or walked through an organ before? Now’s your chance! Tour the Kotzschmar Organ, learn how an organ works, and hear local organists. Free of charge! Full details on tour times and organists on our website. 10am-4pm. Show up at any time throughout the day to hear 12 local organists play […] View event

  • Sunday August 12 2018
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    Jazz On The Water – Creative Ensemble Collective @ Rockport Marine Park

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A FREE outdoor jazz performance on picturesque Rockport Harbor. An ensemble of artists from around the world come together to play for the Creative Ensemble Collective. Their program this year features original arrangements of blues, jazz and popular classics from some of the great songwriters of the last 50 years. This […] View event

  • Monday August 13 2018
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    Best of Maine State Music Theatre: 60th Anniversary Concert @ Maine State Music Theatre

    Welcome your favorite Maine State Music Theatre performers – past and present – as they present a star-studded tribute to the past six decades of bringing “Broadway to Brunswick.” View event

  • Tuesday August 14 2018
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    Back By Popular Demand, Nathan Avakian @ Merrill Auditorium

    Once again on the Kotzschmar organ by popular demand, Nathan Avakian is a modern theater organist who combines the artistry of an organ concert, the high energy of rock and roll and the creativity of short modern day silent films to create a multi-media experience that is not to be missed! If you have not […] View event

  • Wednesday August 15 2018
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    Bach for breakfast Part 1 – Organ 101 @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: An introduction to the King of Instruments in five morning lecture recitals featuring J.S. BACH’s Schübler Chorales and major works. Christopher Houlihan is one of the brightest stars in a new generation of organists, praised as “gifted” (New York Times). Part 1 offers a brief history of the instrument, and an […] View event

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    The Westerlies play on the Green @ Camden Village Green

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Our resident brass quartet plays a FREE concert on Camden Village Green. Bring a picnic and join these exceptional musicians for a fun, FREE, interactive outdoor concert. View event

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    Festival opening concert @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A celebratory program featuring performers appearing throughout the week; program includes tenor Nicholas Phan’s transporting performance of VAUGHAN WILLIAMS’ On Wenlock Edge with pianist Pedja Muzijevic and Altius String Quartet, BIBER’s Battalia à 10 in D Major, C.61 performed by Palaver Strings and a new Rockport Fanfare by The Westerlies. View event

  • Michael Nicolas

    Michael Nicolas, cello and Conrad Tao, piano @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A “long-admired figure on the New York scene” (New Yorker), Michael returns with Conrad Tao, a pianist of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” (The New York Times) in a program of CARTER, AMY WILLIAMS and BEETHOVEN. View event

  • Thursday August 16 2018
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    Bach for breakfast part 2 – The world-famous organist @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Christopher Houlihan explores works that pushed the limits of what was thought possible for the organ. View event

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    Altius String Quartet plays on the Green @ Camden Village Green

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Our resident string quartet plays a concert on Camden Village Green. Bring a picnic and join these exceptional musicians for a fun, FREE, interactive outdoor concert. View event

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    Symphonasaurus @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A captivating family concert focusing on the world of dinosaurs. John Burstein (Slim Goodbody) and Palaver Strings collaborate in a production that fascinates and educates children of all ages. View event

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    Altius String Quartet with Yoonah Kim @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Hailed as “rich” and “captivating”, Altius is enrapturing the hearts of audiences across the globe. Their innovative concert with clarinetist Yoonah Kim features works by WILLIAM BOLCOM, ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV, SHOSTAKOVICH and an arrangement of Take on me by A-HA. View event

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    Kenny Chesney – Trip Around The Sun Tour @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present the return of 8-time ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year KENNY CHESNEY on his Trip Around The Sun Tour 2018 with special guests Old Dominion live at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Thursday, August 16, 2018. For Chesney, who’s been called “The King of the Road” by Wall […] View event

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    Homage @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents:Homages to old forms and departed friends performed by Stefan Jackiw and Conrad Tao; works by KAIJA SAARIAHO, STRAVINSKY, LUTOSŁAWKI and BRAHMS’ Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78. “Conrad Tao’s playing was little short of a miracle.” Calgary Herald “(Jackiw) has all the requisite virtuosity and technical firepower one would […] View event

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    Quebe Sisters @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    When the Quebe Sisters from Texas take a stage, and the triple-threat fiddle champions start playing and singing in multi-part close harmony, audiences are usually transfixed, then blown away. It’s partly because the trio’s vocal and instrumental performances are authentic all-Americana, all the time, respectful of the artists that inspired them the most View event

  • Friday August 17 2018
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    Bach for breakfast part 3 – getting serious @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Works featured in Part 3 include the awe-inspiring Wedge Prelude and Fugue performed by organist Christopher Houlihan. View event

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    Palaver Strings play on the Green @ Camden Village Green

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Our much loved resident string ensemble play outdoors on Camden Village Green; join us for a FREE mid-day concert. View event

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    Acadia School of Traditional Music & Art and Beer Tasting with Airline Brewing Company @ Black House at Woodlawn Museum

    Friday, August 17, as part of the Ellsworth Antiques Show. 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Acadia School of Traditional Music & Art and Beer Tasting with Airline Brewing Company. Event admission included in $10 Antiques Show ticket admission. View event

  • The Westerlies (3)

    The Westerlies @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: “…a four-piece trumpet and trombone instrumental combo earn[ing] raves from both indie-leaning music blogs and public radio” (Los Angeles Times) in a concert that traces the sound of the 20th Century through American vocal traditions, from the songs of CHARLES IVES to the spirituals of the GOLDEN GATE JUBILEE QUARTET. View event

  • Saturday August 18 2018
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    Bach for breakfast 4 – Bach Did It @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Christopher Houlihan explores transcriptions including his own arrangement of BACH’s Italian Concerto. View event

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    The Dvořák Piano Quintet experience @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Striking melodies, vigorous rhythms, great depth of feeling, and hints of Czech folk music, in this intimate illumination of DVOŘÁK’s masterwork performed by pianist Pedja Muzijevic and Altius String Quartet. View event

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    Palaver Strings – Voice in the Crowd @ Pascal Hall

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: From moments of unity, tenderness, and joy to those of tension, chaos, and conflict, this much-loved ensemble explores our need to be heard in a cacophonous world through works by IAN GOTTLIEB, WILLIAM GRANT STILL and MENDELSSOHN. View event

  • 10th Anniversary Season

    VentiCordi Chamber Music ‘Continual Journey’ @ Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick

    VentiCordi Chamber Music Concert August 18, 7 pm Continual Journey Venue: Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick Tickets: $20 for Gen. Admission, $15 Seniors, and $5 for 18 and under. Cash, credit, checks. more info: www.VentiCordi.com or (207) 286-6688 Critically acclaimed and beloved by listeners, the musicians of VentiCordi are back for their special 10th Anniversary Season. […] View event

  • Ann Hampton Callaway
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    Ann Hampton Callaway @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Ann Hampton Callaway is a special artist. Rarely do you see an artist so diverse in their talents. She received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in Swing! and a Theatre World Award for “Outstanding Broadway Debut.” Considered one of the best jazz singers of our time Stephen Holden of […] View event

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    Quartet for the End of Time @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: This incredibly moving quartet was written and first performed by MESSIAEN in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II. An intimate performance featuring Stefan Jackiw, Michael Nicolas, Conrad Tao and clarinetist Yoonah Kim. View event

  • Sunday August 19 2018
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    Bach for Breakfast Part 5 – Pulling Out All the Stops @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: The famous Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582 performed in the final part of our series. View event

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    Piano Portraits @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Hailed by critics as a ‘thinking’ musician, pianist Pedja Muzijevic performs sonatas by SCARLATTI, JAMES JOSLIN’s Cadaquésan Landscape for piano, mechanical music box and two metronomes, and works by SATIE, GRANADOS and SCHUMANN. View event

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    Les Illuminations

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Hailed as a “major new Britten interpreter” by the The New York Times, tenor Nicholas Phan is joined by Palaver Strings and pianist Manuel Bagorro for our closing performance directed by James Blaszko. DEBUSSY’s light-infused Suite bergamasque is paired with BRITTEN’s Les Illuminations, two works connected by Verlaine and Rimbaud, the […] View event

  • Juanito Pascual
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    The Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    The Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio features Juanito Pascual on guitar, Brad Barrett on bass, and Jose Moreno on percussion. Pascual is an internationally recognized guitarist and “flamenco phenom” (The Boston Globe). His sound is a truly organic blend of masterful traditional and contemporary flamenco with influences ranging from Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead […] View event

  • Tuesday August 21 2018
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    Premier Concert Organist Walt Strony @ Merrill Auditorium

    Back again on the Kotzschmar organ is Walt Strony, one of America’s premier concert organists. He made his public debut in 1974 at the age of 18 and has since established himself as one of few organists equally at home playing both theatre and classical organ. Theater organists are known for announcing their program from […] View event

  • Friday August 24 2018
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    Dashboard Confessional and All Time Low @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present Fueled By Ramen recording artists DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL and ALL TIME LOW on their epic North American co-headline Summer Ever After Tour with special guest gnash live at the Maine State Pier on Friday, August 24, 2018. View event

  • Piano Men
    8:00pm Music

    Piano Men @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    “Piano Men – The Music of Elton and Billy” is a tribute to the amazing songs of Billy Joel and Elton John. This concert combines a four piece pop group featuring Joe Boucher on piano and vocals playing with a full symphony orchestra with arrangements by Christopher Eastburn. Rarely have these songs ever been heard […] View event

  • Tuesday August 28 2018
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    Portland’s Municipal Organist James Kennerley in His Second Concert @ Merrill Auditorium

    Following his dynamic debut concert, James Kennerley, Portland’s 11th Municipal Organist, returns to the Merrill Stage to explore the powerful musical combinations of the Kotzschmar Organ and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass. Join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM in the Rehearsal Hall of Merrill Auditorium. View event

  • Thursday August 30 2018
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    Pentatonix @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling artist PENTATONIX live at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Thursday, August 30, 2018. View event

  • Friday August 31 2018
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    Szlachetka @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    The sophomore album from Rolling Stone “Artist to Watch,” SZLACHETKA (pronounced SLA-HET-KA) was released February 16, 2018. With its mix of modern Americana, 70s California rock, and singer/songwriter sentiments, Heart of My Hometown is a classic record for the contemporary world. Singer/songwriter Szlachetka co-wrote the 11 songs for his record while on the road—finding breaks […] View event

  • Saturday September 08 2018
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    Ziggy Marley – Rebellion Rises Tour @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present eight-time GRAMMY® award winning musician and reggae icon ZIGGY MARLEY on his Rebellion Rises Tour with special guests Steel Pulse, Tribal Seeds and Iya Terra live at the Maine State Pier on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Ziggy Marley released his seventh full-length solo studio album, Rebellion Rises on May […] View event

  • Saturday September 15 2018
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    Rita Coolidge @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Rita Coolidge’s impact is undiminished—her voice as pure, sweet and powerful as ever, and her ability to get inside a song honed by experience and overview. After ten years during which she bore witness to some of her life’s greatest joys and deepest sorrows—and the publication of her acclaimed 2015 memoir, Delta Lady–Rita Coolidge is […] View event

  • Friday September 21 2018
    The Kingston Trio
    8:00pm Music

    The Kingston Trio @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Legendary folk icons The Kingston Trio bring their timeless music to fans across the USA with a national tour that marks the group’s 60th anniversary. Keeping it in the family, Josh Reynolds, son of original member Nick Reynolds, along with lifelong musical partners Mike Marvin and Tim Gorelangton, perform many of the trio’s best-loved songs. […] View event

  • Saturday September 22 2018
    The THE BAND Band
    8:00pm Music

    The THE BAND Band @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    The THE BAND Band returns to Vinegar Hill Music Theatre, bringing the music of The Band alive with authentic, true-to-form renditions of their extraordinary repertoire. From hit songs such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” and deep cuts from their classic albums, to their historic collaborations […] View event

  • Wednesday September 26 2018
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    Jean-Willy Kunz and Jazz Quintet @ Merrill Auditorium

    Taking the stage on the mighty Kotzschmar organ at Merrill Auditorium is organist Jean-Will Kunz with a jazz quintet. Come and experience this unique combination of instruments right here in Portland. Jean-Willy Kunz is the first organist in residence of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. In addition to playing both with the orchestra and in […] View event

  • Thursday September 27 2018
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    Celtic Thunder @ Merrill Auditorium

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present the return of CELTIC THUNDER live at the Merrill Auditorium on Thursday, September 27, 2018. The multi-platinum Irish group Celtic Thunder announce their 75 city CELTIC THUNDER X tour throughout the US and Canada. The epic live show begins September 12th in Hartford, CT. A full list of performances […] View event

  • Friday September 28 2018
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    Zac Brown Band – Down The Rabbit Hole Tour @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to announce the return of multiplatinum GRAMMY Award-winning artist ZAC BROWN BAND on their Down The Rabbit Hole Live Tour coming to the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, ME on Friday, September 28, 2018. View event

  • Saturday September 29 2018
    Winter Dance Party
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    John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    The Winter Dance Party show has performed in front of over 2 million people on national TV for the Jerry Lewis Telethon, has toured extensively throughout the United States and Canada at theatres, performing arts centers, ballrooms, corporate events, casinos and even for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with John Mellencamp, Marshall […] View event