Portland Performing Arts Festival to present Rare Jazz Masterwork

Posted June 28, 2012, at 10:51 a.m.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 9 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, Maine

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Portland Performing Arts Festival to present rare Jazz Masterwork based on Faulkner’s writings on Saturday, June 30 at 9 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.)

The Portland Performing Arts Festival presents jazz & blues composer and master guitarist Doug Wamble, who is bringing a jazz band to perform his work “Yoknapatawpha.” Based on the literary works of William Faulkner, it is a sound portrait of Faulkner’s fictional world; this performance represents a rare chance to experience this contemporary jazz masterwork.

Tickets are on sale now are available in person at the Cumberland County Civic Center Box Office, charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at and

$40, $20 and $20 / General Admission, Seated. For all ages.