Stories about Waterfront Concerts

Geaghan's Restaurant & Pub owner Peter Geaghan said he has noticed an increase in the number of patrons from out of state since the Waterfront Concerts started.

Study: Waterfront Concerts drew $17.5M to Bangor area last year

By Nick McCrea on June 24, 2014, at 7:47 p.m.
From left, Trynity Plummer, Dakota Jenkins and Wyatt Jenkins of Houlton cheer after the Dave Matthews Band performed "Two Step" with Tim Reynolds at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on June 6.

Bangor seeking consultant to improve Waterfront Concerts venue

By Nick McCrea on June 16, 2014, at 6:40 p.m.
The Dave Matthews Band performed at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion Friday night.

Only one noise complaint from Dave Matthews Band concert, police say

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 08, 2014, at 4:07 p.m.
Dierks Bentley performs onstage at the Darlings Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor in 2013.

Dierks Bentley to perform at Maine State Pier in Portland as part of Waterfront Concerts series

By Seth Koenig on May 05, 2014, at 7:51 p.m.
Rickey Medlocke (left) and Gary Rossington, members of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, perform on the Bangor Waterfront in 2011.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company to play Bangor on July 10

By Aimee Thibodeau on April 07, 2014, at 3:47 p.m.
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection said there are now unapproved "permanent structures" on the Bangor waterfront.

DEP: Bangor didn’t get needed approvals for Waterfront Concerts venue

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 04, 2013, at 6:37 p.m.
Fans have a good time while waiting for the "No Shoes Nation Tour 2013" concert to begin with the Eli Young Band and Kenny Chesney at the Darlings Waterfront Pavilion in August.

Bangor committee says more research into Waterfront Concert levels is needed

By Nick McCrea on Oct. 23, 2013, at 8:13 p.m.
Luke Bryan performs to a sold-out crowd at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion along the Bangor Waterfront on Saturday.

Country star Luke Bryan plays to sold-out Waterfront crowd

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 01, 2013, at 2:20 a.m.
 Dierks Bentley, right, performs onstage at the Darlings Waterfront Pavilion on Friday.

Country stars Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley party with the Bangor Waterfront crowd

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 02, 2013, at 10:10 p.m.
City of Bangor crews work at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion trucking away some of the soil and putting in extra drainage.

Bangor to put down stone at Waterfront Concerts venue after odor problems

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 31, 2013, at 2:10 p.m.
Ben Folds performs at the Bangor Waterfront Sunday evening.

Fans flock to Bangor Waterfront for Ben Folds Five, Barenaked Ladies, Guster

By Natalie Feulner on July 21, 2013, at 7:49 p.m.
Mike Gordan, bassist for Phish, perfroms at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Wednesday.

Phish brings sweet sounds of summer tour to fans in Bangor

By Emily Burnham on July 03, 2013, at 9:08 p.m.
Hank Williams Jr.

Hank Williams Jr. Bangor concert postponed for ‘technical issues’

By Aimee Thibodeau on June 11, 2013, at 6:50 p.m.
Charlie Longo

Cringes, gasps as Bangor councilor says LePage ‘hits the bars’ rather than focusing on issues

By Nick McCrea on June 11, 2013, at 3:32 p.m.
Fans cheer for Big Head Todd at the Waterfront Concerts event featuring Cracker, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Blues Traveler and Barenaked Ladies last year in Bangor.

Machias Savings Bank customers to get early access to Waterfront Concerts tickets

on April 15, 2013, at 1:50 p.m.

Phish returning to Maine for July concert on Bangor Waterfront

By Emily Burnham on March 12, 2013, at 4:24 p.m.
Waterfront Concerts head Alex Gray (from left), Darling's owner Jay Darling and Bangor city councilor Nelson Durgin announce on Monday, Feb. 4 the naming of the Bangor Waterfront pavilion as the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion.

Darling’s secures naming rights to waterfront concert pavilion

By Andy Neff and Emily Burnham on Feb. 04, 2013, at 2 p.m.
Silhouetted against a late afternoon sky, a crew starts the process of dissembling the stage located on the Bangor Waterfront, Monday Oct. 1 2012.

Waterfront Concerts series has increasing ‘ripple effect’ for hotels, restaurants

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 03, 2012, at 5:58 p.m.

Committee recommends $648,000 Bangor Waterfront concert facility

By Andrew Neff on Sept. 17, 2012, at 8:08 p.m.
An estimated 6,000 fans attended Tuesday night's concert headlined by Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller at Scarborough Downs. Police reported about two dozen people were treated for heat exhaustion and dehydration, and there were a few arrests and expulsions. The show was the first of three large-scale concerts to be held at the track this summer.

Waterfront Concerts’ first Scarborough show sees arrests, hospitalizations

By David Harry on Aug. 02, 2012, at 4:59 p.m.