Music, concerts and live bands

 

MECA’s 2016 BFA visiting artist lecture series

By lswackhamer on Sept. 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.

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

on Sept. 16, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.

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.
POLL QUESTION
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.”
VIDEO
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 .
CONCERT REVIEW
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.

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

on Aug. 23, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
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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.

Spuyten Duyvil to perform Sept. 16 at Unity College

on Aug. 16, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
Debbie Riley

Afternoon of classical piano and flute music at Surry Arts at the Barn

on Aug. 15, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.

Jazz band will gove concert in Rockport

By jsukeforth on Aug. 15, 2016, at 8:47 a.m.
Scott Brickman

UMFK professor and local composer Scott Brickman releases third CD

on Aug. 10, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.

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

on Aug. 10, 2016, at 9:53 a.m.

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music concerts Aug. 12 and 14

on Aug. 10, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.

Free Concert in Lincolnville

By Peter Nesin on Aug. 10, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including Grimes, Tennis, Massive Attack and Banks on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Aug. 09, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
I debuted new tracks from Wild Beasts and Ladyhawke on the show this week, while the retro alternative section focused on modern rock from 1996, in honor of this AV Club article on the terminal decline of Alternative Nation that year.
SLIDESHOW
Counting Crows' Adam Duritz performs during the band's show at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor Wednesday.

Rob Thomas, Counting Crows bring a high-energy show to Bangor

By Ashley Conti on Aug. 03, 2016, at 10:07 p.m.
Rob Thomas, Counting Crows and K. Phillips performed on Wednesday at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.