Music, concerts and live bands

 

Free music classes offered at Rockland church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, March 3, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April …
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Highlights

on Sept. 25, 2016, at 10:45 a.m.
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King Memphis still rocking at 25

By Troy R. Bennett on Sept. 21, 2016, at 6:47 p.m.
Portland’s original rockabilly revival band, King memphis, is celebrating 25 years together at shows this weekend both in town and out-of-state.

MECA’s 2016 BFA visiting artist lecture series

By lswackhamer on Sept. 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Portland, Maine — Maine College of Art’s Bachelor of Fine Art Program is pleased to announce the 2016 Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturers Series, invites professional artists, educators, curators, thought leaders, and creative entrepreneurs to present on topics of interest and importance to the MECA community. All lectures in this series are …

‘Fiddle-icious’ to perform Oct. 16 at Cony High School

on Sept. 16, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Cony High School, 60 Pierce Drive, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-621-3551 AUGUSTA, Maine — “Fiddle-icious” will offer a performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, in Viles Auditorium at Cony High School, 60 Pierce Drive.  Story continues below advertisement. …

Diverse slate of shows set for new Collins Center season

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 07, 2016, at 4:05 p.m.
This fall marks a landmark anniversary for both the University of Maine and the region at large: the 30th anniversary of the grand opening of the Collins Center for the Arts.
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Fans dance and sing along while A Day To Remember plays during their show at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.

2016 Waterfront Concerts boast record low noise complaints, high city revenue

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 07, 2016, at 3:54 p.m.
“One of our goals for next year is to make it a diverse slate, and not one-dimensional with a heavy emphasis on one genre.”
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Morgan Tarr, 10, of Smyrna received the birthday gift of a lifetime Sunday as she was brought onto the stage during KISS' concert at the Cross Insurance Arena. She is the daughter of Jenny and Jeremy Tarr.

Smyrna girl gets birthday KISS

By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Sept. 07, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
Morgan Tarr received the birthday gift of a lifetime, as she was brought onto the stage by KISS lead singer Paul Stanley during the group’s concert in Portland and stayed on the stage for an entire song .
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Blink-182's Mark Hoppus performs during their show at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor Saturday.

Blink-182 rouses that inner profane post-teen at Bangor concert

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 04, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
Even if you’re long past that strange post-teen, pre-adult age, if you like Blink-182 there’s still a goofy, profane 21-year-old inside you somewhere.
An unidentified employee (left)  of Prince's estate Paisley Park and Prince fan Mona Shelton, 42, of Bloomington, Minnesota,  place flowers on a fence at the Chanhassen, Minnesota, estate,

Prince fans will get a Graceland of their own

By Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post on Aug. 25, 2016, at 3:01 p.m.
The Elvis Presley faithful turn to Graceland as their point of pilgrimage. Presley’s former estate in Memphis, Tennessee, offers public tours and houses a museum dedicated to the King’s life and legacy. Now, Prince fans will have a mecca of their own. Paisley Park, the massive complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota, …

Bangor Area Children’s Choir Youth Chorale and Treble Choir accepting new members

on Aug. 23, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Area Children’s Choir Youth Chorale (ages 12-18) and Treble Choir (ages 9+) are accepting new members during the month of September. In addition to its regular winter and spring concerts, BACC is performing “The Nutcracker” with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and Robinson Ballet, and is planning …
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Jimmy Buffett plays a Thursday concert at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on the Bangor Waterfront.

Fins to the left: Jimmy Buffett puts on quite a show in Bangor

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 18, 2016, at 10:06 p.m.
Jimmy Buffett, who turns 70 this year, played a two-hour-plus set crammed with hits, fan favorites and a few deep cuts from his 27 albums.
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A group of women dance to music while tailgating before the Jimmy Buffet concert at the Bangor Waterfront Thursday.

Parrotheads invade Bangor ahead of Jimmy Buffett show

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 18, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
“We tailgate every year. We love the friendship and camaraderie among everyone. You can’t help but love it.”

Sound Improv Festival to be held Aug. 21-22 in Penobscot

on Aug. 18, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The Cannery at Penobscot, 207 Southern Bay Road, Penobscot, Maine PENOBSCOT, Maine — The Sound Improv Festival will be held 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, and 7-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at The …

Spuyten Duyvil to perform Sept. 16 at Unity College

on Aug. 16, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Unity Performing Arts Center, 42 Depot St., Unity, Maine UNITY, Maine — The Hudson Valley-based band Spuyten Duyvil will bring its eclectic mix of amped up folk and roots music to a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at …
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Afternoon of classical piano and flute music at Surry Arts at the Barn

on Aug. 15, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Surry Arts at the Barn, 8 Cross Road, Surry, Maine For more information: 207-667-1308 ; surryartsatthebarn.com SURRY, Maine — Surry Arts at the Barn will offer an afternoon of classical piano and flute music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 8 Cross Road.  …

Jazz band will gove concert in Rockport

By jsukeforth on Aug. 15, 2016, at 8:47 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-691-2270 ROCKPORT — The Breakwater Jazz Band led by Marlene Hall will perform 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St. The concert is free and …
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UMFK professor and local composer Scott Brickman releases third CD

on Aug. 10, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — Scott Brickman, University of Maine at Fort Kent professor of music and education, will have his CD “96 Strings and 2 Whistles” released on the Ravello label (RR7940) of Parma Recordings on Aug.12. Brickman’s CD “96 Strings and 2 Whistles,” features five compositions of his performed by pianist Beth …

Third annual Just Teachers Concert for Kids to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

on Aug. 10, 2016, at 9:53 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Rockport Harbor Park, Harbor View Drive, Rockport, Maine ROCKPORT, Maine — The third annual Just Teachers Concert for Kids will be held 5:30 p.m.-sunset Thursday, Aug. 11, at Rockport Harbor Park, Harbor View Drive. Donations will be accepted to benefit …

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music concerts Aug. 12 and 14

on Aug. 10, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St., Blue Hill, Maine For more information: kneisel.org/buy-tickets/ BLUE HILL, Maine — Kneisel Hall Chamber Music concert featuring artist Axel Stohlberg will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. …