State of the State II

Posted May 23, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.

Friday, July 11, 2014 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Location: State Theater, 609 Congress St, Portland, Maine

For more information: (207) 956-6000;

Katalyst presents STATE OF THE STATE II

The Mallett Brothers Band

The Wrecking

The Other Bones

Model Airplane

The Kenya Hall Band

comedian Nick Lavallee


Kyle Poissonnier of Katalyst

Ken Bell

Luke Livingston of Baxter Brewing Co.

Fri, July 11, 2014

State Theatre, Portland, Maine

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$18 advance / $20 day of show / $30 VIP

On Sale Fri 5/09 10:00 am EDT

This event is ALL AGES

In 2013 a new lifestyle brand Katalyst launched and unveiled the inaugural State of the State concert last July. The show was a huge success and highlighted the very best Maine had to offer with local music and business while presenting the audience with the eclectic mix of sounds and talents.

This year the show is showcasing the present and future of Maine music with all acts having a few arrangements with The Maine Youth Rock Orchestra. The Mallett Brothers Band, Spose w/Sly Chi, Model Airplane, The Other Bones, The Wrecking, and the Kenya Hall Band will all fill the impressive line up for this year’s show. Comedian Nick Lavallee will perform a short stand up set in between acts as well. 

This is a unique opportunity to see all of these great Maine acts in one night, while seeing them play selected songs with a ten-piece orchestra, and the future of our Maine music scene. 

Sponsored by Down East Magazine, Baxter Brewing and Bangor Daily News the show is recognized as the premier presentation of Maine’s best music and live entertainment.

The pre show BBQ is a unique VIP ticket that will be available for 40 people for the price of $30.

The ticket includes you entry into the event and a BBQ starting at 3pm-430 while bands sound check and the bands will come hang while people eat. A great opportunity to meet the the acts an have some great BBQ and Baxter beer before the show. 

The food will be provided by Bingas stadium

Buy tickets online at, in person at the Cumberland County Civic Center or call 1-800-745-3000. The State Theatre Box Office will be open one hour before doors on night of show.

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