Featured Shows

  • $20

    POSTPONED: Tinsley Ellis

    Please note that this show has been rescheduled from April 9th: all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.  "Incendiary...Scalding guitar and banshee solos. Ellis mixes soul and fire." –Premier Guitar "Rugged, burning and riveting...Tinsley Ellis is a powerful and commanding presence, both on guitar and as a gruff, full-throated vocalist. He’s the hardest-working man in blues-rock...It’s impossible to not enjoy the ride." –Blues Music Magazine Ever since he first hit the road 40 years ago, blues-rock guitar virtuoso, soulful vocalist and prolific songwriter Tinsley Ellis has grown his worldwide audience one scorching performance at a time.

  • $20

    POSTPONED: Tinsley Ellis

    Please note that this show has been rescheduled from April 9th: all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.  "Incendiary...Scalding guitar and banshee solos. Ellis mixes soul and fire." –Premier Guitar "Rugged, burning and riveting...Tinsley Ellis is a powerful and commanding presence, both on guitar and as a gruff, full-throated vocalist. He’s the hardest-working man in blues-rock...It’s impossible to not enjoy the ride." –Blues Music Magazine Ever since he first hit the road 40 years ago, blues-rock guitar virtuoso, soulful vocalist and prolific songwriter Tinsley Ellis has grown his worldwide audience one scorching performance at a time.

  • $35

    POSTPONED: Roomful of Blues

    Please note that this show has been rescheduled from April 10th: all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.  Even though Roomful of Blues’ lineup has changed over the years, the band has always been one of the tightest, most joyful blues ensembles in the world. Currently an eight-piece unit led by guitarist Chris Vachon, the band has never sounded fresher or stronger. In 2010, singer Phil Pemberton took over the vocal duties, bringing his sweet and soulful vocals and adding another bright new dimension to the jazzy, jump-blues musical roots.

  • $25

    CANCELLED: The Gibson Brothers

      Please note that this show has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19. It was originally rescheduled from March 13th, then to May 28, then to October 25. Refunds are available at point of purchase. If you're able, please consider donating your ticket to help support the venue. Thank you. An evening of bluegrass from legends of the genre. The Gibson Brothers—siblings Eric and Leigh Gibson—have already made over a dozen albums, but none quite like the new Dan Auerbach–produced Mockingbird. Their newest venture is an effortless blend of classic '70s-infused rock and timeless country, a modern twist on their traditional sound, and harmonies that will keep you wishing for more. The celebrated duo — named back-to-back Entertainers of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2012 and 2013 — played the Nashville game two decades ago, while in their early 20s, and were offered a major label deal, only to be told at the last minute that they were too "retro" for modern country music. Today, such characterizations, along with their authenticity, set them apart and describes the marvelous Mockingbird.

  • $21

    CANCELLED: Adrianne Lenker (of Big Thief) w/ Matt Bachmann – 6PM Show

    Please note that this show has been cancelled: ticket holders were sent an email with details. If you haven't received an email, please contact info@onelongfellowsquare.com.  Adrianne Lenker have partnered with PLUS1 to support organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it, $1 is added on to each ticket in support of PLUS1. Adrianne Lenker has been writing songs since she was 10 years old. Her “back story” has been well documented in various interviews and profiles for Big Thief over the last 3 years. Despite, or more likely because of the constant touring and studio work, the last few years have been some of the most prolific for Lenker as a writer. Songs pop out at soundcheck. They pop out on late night drives between cities. They pop out in green rooms, hotel stairwells, gardens, and kitchens around the world.

  • $21

    CANCELLED: Adrianne Lenker (of Big Thief) w/ Matt Bachmann – 9PM Show

    Please note that this show has been cancelled: ticket holders were sent an email with details. If you haven't received an email, please contact info@onelongfellowsquare.com.  Adrianne Lenker have partnered with PLUS1 to support organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it, $1 is added on to each ticket in support of PLUS1. Adrianne Lenker has been writing songs since she was 10 years old. Her “back story” has been well documented in various interviews and profiles for Big Thief over the last 3 years. Despite, or more likely because of the constant touring and studio work, the last few years have been some of the most prolific for Lenker as a writer. Songs pop out at soundcheck. They pop out on late night drives between cities. They pop out in green rooms, hotel stairwells, gardens, and kitchens around the world.


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  • $20

    POSTPONED: Tinsley Ellis


    Please note that this show has been rescheduled from April 9th: all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.  "Incendiary...Scalding guitar and banshee solos. Ellis mixes soul and fire." –Premier Guitar "Rugged, burning and riveting...Tinsley Ellis is a powerful and commanding presence, both on guitar and as a gruff, full-throated vocalist. He’s the hardest-working man in blues-rock...It’s impossible to not enjoy the ride." –Blues Music Magazine Ever since he first hit the road 40 years ago, blues-rock guitar virtuoso, soulful vocalist and prolific songwriter Tinsley Ellis has grown his worldwide audience one scorching performance at a time.

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  • $17

    CANCELLED: Joan Shelley


    Please note that this show was originally scheduled for May 7th: all tickets will be honored from the original date. Joan Shelley is a songwriter and singer from Louisville, KY. She draws inspiration from traditional and traditionally-minded performers from her native Kentucky, as well as those from Ireland, Scotland, and England, but she’s not a folksinger. Her disposition aligns more closely with that of, say, Roger Miller, Dolly Parton, or her fellow Kentuckian Tom T. Hall, who once explained—simply, succinctly, in a song—“I Witness Life.”

    Read More »
  • $35

    POSTPONED: Roomful of Blues


    Please note that this show has been rescheduled from April 10th: all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.  Even though Roomful of Blues’ lineup has changed over the years, the band has always been one of the tightest, most joyful blues ensembles in the world. Currently an eight-piece unit led by guitarist Chris Vachon, the band has never sounded fresher or stronger. In 2010, singer Phil Pemberton took over the vocal duties, bringing his sweet and soulful vocals and adding another bright new dimension to the jazzy, jump-blues musical roots.

    Read More »
  • $15

    POSTPONED: Miss Tess & The Talkbacks


    Please note that this show has been rescheduled from 3/20: all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. When most people think of defiant music, they think of punk rock or outlaw country. But defying genres while transcending eras and resisting clichés is hard to pin down when it comes to artistry—unless you’re talking about Miss Tess, who does all of that and more on her new release, The Moon Is an Ashtray (released Feb 7). Swinging for the fences and from the branches of jazz, country, blues and old school rock and roll, she has employed all of her influences and talents on a tour-de-force, while cleverly taking standard perspectives and ideas, like the definition of a love song, to task.

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  • $5

    CANCELLED: The Portland Jazz Orchestra - October


    This show is proudly sponsored by Coffee By Design. Performing regularly at One Longfellow Square since 2006, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine’s premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 19-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of instrumental and vocal big band literature.

    Read More »
  • $25

    CANCELLED: The Gibson Brothers


      Please note that this show has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19. It was originally rescheduled from March 13th, then to May 28, then to October 25. Refunds are available at point of purchase. If you're able, please consider donating your ticket to help support the venue. Thank you. An evening of bluegrass from legends of the genre. The Gibson Brothers—siblings Eric and Leigh Gibson—have already made over a dozen albums, but none quite like the new Dan Auerbach–produced Mockingbird. Their newest venture is an effortless blend of classic '70s-infused rock and timeless country, a modern twist on their traditional sound, and harmonies that will keep you wishing for more. The celebrated duo — named back-to-back Entertainers of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2012 and 2013 — played the Nashville game two decades ago, while in their early 20s, and were offered a major label deal, only to be told at the last minute that they were too "retro" for modern country music. Today, such characterizations, along with their authenticity, set them apart and describes the marvelous Mockingbird.

    Read More »
  • $0

    *Private Event*


    One Longfellow Square will be hosting a private event for this date. Want to rent OLS for your own event? Learn more about renting the space here.

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  • $21

    CANCELLED: Adrianne Lenker (of Big Thief) w/ Matt Bachmann – 6PM Show


    Please note that this show has been cancelled: ticket holders were sent an email with details. If you haven't received an email, please contact info@onelongfellowsquare.com.  Adrianne Lenker have partnered with PLUS1 to support organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it, $1 is added on to each ticket in support of PLUS1. Adrianne Lenker has been writing songs since she was 10 years old. Her “back story” has been well documented in various interviews and profiles for Big Thief over the last 3 years. Despite, or more likely because of the constant touring and studio work, the last few years have been some of the most prolific for Lenker as a writer. Songs pop out at soundcheck. They pop out on late night drives between cities. They pop out in green rooms, hotel stairwells, gardens, and kitchens around the world.

    Read More »
  • $21

    CANCELLED: Adrianne Lenker (of Big Thief) w/ Matt Bachmann – 9PM Show


    Please note that this show has been cancelled: ticket holders were sent an email with details. If you haven't received an email, please contact info@onelongfellowsquare.com.  Adrianne Lenker have partnered with PLUS1 to support organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it, $1 is added on to each ticket in support of PLUS1. Adrianne Lenker has been writing songs since she was 10 years old. Her “back story” has been well documented in various interviews and profiles for Big Thief over the last 3 years. Despite, or more likely because of the constant touring and studio work, the last few years have been some of the most prolific for Lenker as a writer. Songs pop out at soundcheck. They pop out on late night drives between cities. They pop out in green rooms, hotel stairwells, gardens, and kitchens around the world.

    Read More »
  • $5

    CANCELLED: The Portland Jazz Orchestra - November


    This show is proudly sponsored by Coffee By Design. Performing regularly at One Longfellow Square since 2006, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine’s premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 19-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of instrumental and vocal big band literature.

    Read More »
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