Events

  • $40

    Martin Barre of Jethro Tull: Night 1 of 2, Full Band Acoustic


    This show is an acoustic Martin Barre show. There is also an electric show on the 29th, you can find tickets to that here.

    Due to the nature of this show, member discounts will only be applicable during the member pre-sale.

    Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.

    Read More »
  • $40

    Martin Barre of Jethro Tull: Night 2 of 2, Full Band Electric


    This show is an electric Martin Barre show. There is also an acoustic show on the 28th, you can find tickets to that here.

    Please note that there will be very limited seating for this show. Due to the nature of this show, member discounts will only be applicable during the member pre-sale.

    Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.

    Read More »
  • $15

    Session Americana with Laura Cortese


    Session Americana will be joined on stage by special guest Laura Cortese. Session Americana is a rock band in a tea cup, or possibly a folk band in a whiskey bottle. This band/collective of talented musicians craft an musical experience unlike any other. 

    Read More »
  • $12

    Heather Maloney w/ Sorcha Cribben-Merrill


    New England singer-songwriter HEATHER MALONEY launches her first ever multimedia, interactive live concert experience. Heather has written dozens of brand new, unreleased songs over the past year. Join in the immersive audio-visual ProjecTour, where throughout each show the lyrics to each new song will be projected behind her as she plays, as well as a mood-board style vintage art inspired by the stories and characters in the new material. At the end of each show the audience can vote for their favorite songs via the physical "Ballad Box", or by tweeting their favorite songs with the hashtag #HeathersProjecTour . Each vote helps determine what songs will appear on Heather's next full-length LP.

    Read More »
  • $30

    Le Vent Du Nord


    Mouth music and musical families. Deep history and playful innovation. Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord knows how to turn the lost past into intense and beautiful performances that push their roots in striking global directions. The group is blazing a path that connects their Québecois roots to the wider world, in both arrangements and on stage.

    Read More »
  • $20

    The ACA of Maine & OLS Present Miqayel Voskanyan & Friends


    Miqayel Voskanyan & friends is a Yerevan, Armenia – based folk fusion, conteporary folk jazz music band. Formed in 2011, the band has managed to create modern, innovative music in Armenia with an ancient armenian instrument tar, that has historically been limited to traditional folk music. The band plays mostly original compositions, which are strongly influenced by the Armenian folk music. Their highly distinguishable music is a concoction of jazz, fusion, folk, rock, contemporary ethnic and elements of world music. The original and unique compositions are authored by band leader Miqayel Voskanyan and also by the band members.

    Read More »
  • $50

    Crystal Bowersox VIP Meet & Greet


    This package DOES NOT include admission to the show. The VIP meet and greet will start 1 Hour before doors. And will include: 1-VIP Laminate 1-Exclusive Picture An Acoustic song performed by Crystal Question and Answer time Photo op with Crystal Signing with Crystal

    Read More »
  • $20

    Crystal Bowersox


    Crystal Bowersox has made it her mission to live life and her music to the fullest. With a gentle warmth and wisdom well beyond her years, the consummate artist has an uncompromising vision of herself and her music that is refreshing and rare. “I believe if you stand for something, stand your ground; stand it strong and stand it proud.”

    Read More »
  • $12

    The Way Down Wanderers


    Equal parts fast-paced and soulful, 5-piece modern-folk Americana act, The Way Down Wanderers, draw listeners in with energy, originality and soulful generosity. Playing, performing and writing together for just 2 years, the Wanderers have built an enthusiastic and fast-growing following. Youthful and professionally trained, these young men captivate audiences with soaring instrumentals, foot stomping sing-alongs and a lively stage show and have created a buzz for themselves with their unplugged, off-stage encores and propensity for performing self-titled, “restSTOMPS” - free acoustic sets at rest & truck stops along their tour routes. The band’s debut, self-titled album, produced by Mike Marsh of the Avett Brothers and recorded at Sonic Ranch in El Paso TX, is now available wherever music is sold.

    Read More »
  • $18

    Harmonies for Health


    Join us in an evening of music by the wonderful talents of Meg Doherty-Scannell, Zech Azazi, Abby Burke, John H. Thyen and accompanied by Sara Sturdivant to help benefit the volunteers traveling this June. The night will feature Broadway Showtune selections ranging from classics to contemporary as well as a 50/50 raffle and full bar.

    Read More »
  • $15

    GoldenOak & Bold Riley


    From the foothills of Western Maine comes GoldenOak, a folk group whose genre-blending sound has them steadily emerging as a musical force in New England. Conceived in the winter of 2013 by Singer-Songwriter Zak Kendall and cellist Seth Wegner, they were quick to join forces with Kendall's sister Lena, whose voice blends with the hum of the cello and guitar to create a sound that resonates deep within. More recently, they have teamed up with their good friend Eloise Schultz, who Zak and Seth met while studying at College of the Atlantic, and who gives their songs yet another set of layers with her soaring trumpet and vocal harmonies.

    Read More »
  • $15

    The Renovators


    The Renovators? The name presented itself because guitarist/songwriter Bob Rasero made his living in the building trades. Hey, it could have been The Carpenters, but he’s not Richard...he’s Bob. Just like a well-constructed vintage home with good bones, this band has seen a lot of living and their seven CDs of original music reflect that. The Renovators love nothing more than developing a song idea and exercising their collaborative muscle. The resulting lyrics and music are fun, funky, topical, reminiscent, but more importantly, superb and well-crafted tunes.

    Read More »
  • $5

    USM Student Combo Night


    USM Jazz Combos under the direction of School of Music jazz faculty members, Gary Wittner, Bronek Suchanek and Chris Klaxton will perform a diverse and memorable show. This performance is the first show in a collaborative effort between OLS and USM to showcase the USM School of Music's jazz program.

    Read More »
  • $20

    Dan Navarro & Darden Smith


    Dan’s career began as a songwriter, most often with Eric Lowen, for artists as diverse as Pat Benatar (the Grammy-nominated “We Belong”) , The Bangles, Jackson Browne,Dave Edmunds, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick, Dutch superstar Marco Borsato, The Triplets, and Austin outlaw legend Rusty Weir.

    Read More »
  • $15

    Ten Strings and a Goat Skin


    Age-old entertainments–sitting around the fire, telling tales–can take on ever-new faces. Young acoustic power trio Ten Strings and a Goat Skin from Canada’s Prince Edward Isle know this, transforming tradition with vigor, curiosity, and sparks of goofy humor.

    Read More »
  • $35

    George Winston


    Please join us in support of a local food bank by bringing a donation of canned food to the concert. There will be collection baskets at the entrances. George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental rock and instrumental R&B, including Floyd Cramer, the Ventures, Booker T & The MG's, Jimmy Smith, and many more. Inspired by R&B, jazz, Blues and rock (especially the Doors), George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971 he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas "Fats" Waller and the late Teddy Wilson.

    Read More »
  • $12

    OLS & State Theatre Present: Bridget Kearney of Lake Street Drive


    Please note this will be a standing room show with limited seating in the balcony. In the 12 years she has toured the world as a member of the soul-pop sensation Lake Street Dive, Bridget Kearney has gotten good at a lot of things: adjusting to jet lag, sleeping in moving vehicles, hauling her acoustic bass up and down stairs, keeping her cool in front of cameras, thousands of people and personal heroes. But the skill she has honed most obsessively is songwriting.

    Read More »
  • $15

    OLS & NECA Presents: Songs Beyond Borders Part I (ECMA/NECA/Maine Arts Commission project)


    Songs Beyond Borders is an ongoing project between the East Coast Music Association, New England Celtic Arts, and the Maine Arts Commission to provide a cross cultural exchange between Maine and the Maritimes. Part I will be held in April and Part II in late October. The musicians selected have been carefully chosen to highlight stories and songs from the regions participating.

    Read More »
  • $30

    Richard Shindell


    Originally from New York, now dividing his time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York's Hudson Valley, Richard Shindell is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories, juxtapose ideas and images, inhabit characters, vividly evoking entire worlds along the way and expanding our sense of just what it is a song may be. From his first record, Sparrow's Point (1992) to his current release, Careless (September 2016), Shindell has explored the possibilities offered by this most elastic and variable of cultural confections: the song.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra w/ Westbrook High School Jazz Ensemble


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $15

    Mipso w/ 10 String Symphony


    Chapel Hill quartet Mipso return with new a new album, Coming Down The Mountain (April 7, 2017) -- ten songs of love and loss and forward motion, with words that sear and salve in turn, and music that invites you in to stay a while. Mipso ventures further than ever from their string-band pedigree to discover a broader Americana where classic folk-rock and modern alt-country mingle easily with Appalachian tradition.

    Read More »
  • $18

    It's For The Kids 3


    Join us for a night of local music and frivolity as we hold our 3rd annual FUNdraiser for Maine Children For Cannabis Therapy in Downtown Portland. We are a grassroots volunteer group of families, activists, and supporters throughout Maine who are utilizing and supporting successful alternative therapy for children with epilepsy, cancers, and other childhood illnesses.

    Read More »
  • $25

    Maia Sharp & Catie Curtis


    "It's not a concept album," Maia Sharp says of The Dash Between the Dates, her sixth solo album and her eOne debut, "but I was trying to look at things with a wider-angle lens and bring more breadth to the songs without sacrificing the intimacy. Maybe that's the concept." In a career that spans two decades, the California native has established a reputation as a songwriter's songwriter, possessing a seamless sense of craft as well as an uncanny knack for cutting straight to the heart of complex emotional issues.

    Read More »
  • $0

    The Duskwhales w/ Forget, Forget


    Tickets for this show will be available at the door, by donation. Giraffe Boy Booking and Label is happy to welcome The Duskwhales to One Longfellow Square, alongside local act, Forget, Forget. These artists' ventures are made possible by the generous donations of attendees. Join us at this donation-based show for an exciting weeknight full of energetic music!

    Read More »
  • $18

    Arto Lindsay w/ Beauty Pill


    Arto Lindsay (b. 1953) has stood at the intersection of music and art for more than four decades. As a member of DNA, he contributed to the foundation of No Wave. As bandleader for the Ambitious Lovers he developed an intensely subversive pop music,a hybrid of American and Brazilian styles.. Throughout his career, Lindsay has collaborated with both visual and musical artists, including Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Animal Collective, Matthew Barney, Caetano Veloso and  Rirkrit Tiravanija.Having been involved with carnaval in Brazil for many years in 2004 he began making parades.

    Read More »
  • $23

    Melissa Ferrick w/ The Whiskey Treaty


    Melissa Ferrick's 17th release is a coming home. She has arrived in a place musically that is both familiar and new. Melissa is a better writer, engineer, producer, and overall artist. The self-titled album is, in many ways, a new beginning for Ferrick. Written in just over a year, recorded at home, and released on her own relaunched label, Right On Records, Ferrick has given us a simple, eloquent, and honest acoustic album with an undeniable level of maturity. For long-time fans, this will be a welcome new arrival. For those who are just discovering Ferrick, this is a superb way to be introduced. A completely solo effort in its process, creation, and release, Melissa Ferrick is marking the middle of her career with a perfect return to songwriting, and to herself.

    Read More »
  • $20

    Pierre Bensusan


    Winner of the Independent Music Award, in the Live Performance Album category for his latest triple live album "Encore" (2014), "Rose d'Or" of the Montreux Festival for his first album, "Près de Paris" (Switzerland, 1976), "Best World Music Guitar Player " by the readers of Guitar Player Magazine (USA, 2008), Pierre Bensusan is recognized as one of the premier musicians of our time.

    Read More »
  • $35

    Greg Brown


    One of American folk music’s most prolific and profound singer/songwriters of the past three decades, Greg Brown has earned respect from his peers and a far-flung, passionately-devoted fan-base via a burnished, intimate baritone, a seemingly effortless gift for swinging, organic melody and–perhaps most of all–a humble, unvarnished poetic grace that can imbue even the most mundane, everyday human endeavors and emotions with quiet dignity, startling insight and gently twisted humor.

    Read More »
  • $12

    Lula Wiles and Robt Sarazin Blake & The Letters


    If you ask Lula Wiles about their self-titled debut album, they’ll be quick to tell you it was a long time coming. The album’s eleven original songs were written over the course of the preceding four years, tested and lived in on stages and in bedrooms and backyards in Maine and Boston, and reborn in November and December 2015 through the band’s collaboration with producer/ guitarist Adam Iredale-Gray and drummer Sean Trischka.

    Read More »
  • $18

    The Slocan Ramblers w/ Joe K. Walsh & Matt Flinner


    The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s young bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans (2015 Edmonton Folk Fest Emerging Artist Award recipients), have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots music scene, built on their reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship and their uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan.

    Read More »
  • $15

    An Intimate Evening with Paranoid Social Club, w/ Yes We Kin


    In 2004 Paranoid Social Club dropped their sophomore release following the success of their debut album, Axis II. Few expected the sprawling, 26 song double album known as Axis I & III. With hits and perennial live standards like Two Girls, Rhythm Is and The Cable Hook Up residing on the typically high energy, tongue in cheek and subversive Axis III, less attention was paid to the quieter second half of the collection, Axis I.

    Read More »
  • $20

    Hanneke Cassel CD Release Show


    Hanneke's new release, TRIP TO WALDEN POND, features traditional Scottish and Cape Breton tunes and 17 new tunes composed in the Scottish style.  Produced by Finnish musician Antti Järvelä (FRIGG, JPP, Baltic Crossing), the album features cellist Mike Block, guitarists Keith Murphy and Christopher Lewis, fiddler/violist Jeremy Kittel, and pianist Dave Wiesler.  The album fuses influences from the Isle of Skye and Cape Breton Island with grooves and musical innovations from the Boston Americana scene and Hanneke's Texas-style fiddle roots.

    Read More »
  • $12

    John Craigie w/ Joel Thetford


    If John Prine and Mitch Hedberg had a baby, the resulting product would resemble something very close to Portland, OR singer-songwriter John Craigie. Musically comparable to Prine, with the humor and wit of Hedberg, the humble, gracious, and hilarious Craigie is one of the best storytellers of our time. It’s no wonder that Chuck Norris sends him fan mail, and Todd Snider brings him gifts on stage.

    Read More »
  • $12

    The Jacob Jolliff Band


    Jacob Jolliff is one of the country's premier contemporary mandolinists. Before joining Yonder Mountain String Band, Jolliff was an integral member of beloved New England roots band, Joy Kills Sorrow.  He started touring with JKS when he was studying on a full scholarship at The Berklee College of Music.  The band logged three records, hundreds of shows, and thousands of miles of worldwide touring.

    Read More »
  • $12

    Eric Bettencourt & Ben Balmer


    Eric is an award-winning songwriter based in Austin Texas. With a quick wit and controlled-intensity Bettencourt brings his live shows to life using an expansive catalog of original crowd-pleasing songs. Where so many artists are content recycling the same old sounds and songs Bettencourt is one of the rare few able to forge his own. Utilizing his piano-like 6 &12 string finger-style guitar work and a natural vocal delivery, somewhere between Ray LaMontagne and Robert Plant, he never lingers long in any one sound.

    Read More »
  • $10

    Arc Iris Reimagines Joni Mitchell’s “Blue”


    Arc Iris broke musical ground with the release of their acclaimed self-titled debut in 2014. The Providence, Rhode Island-based band quickly won over audiences in the US and Europe, supporting artists such as St. Vincent, Jeff Tweedy, and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. The group performed at the London Palladium and festivals including Bonnaroo, End of the Road and the Rolling Stone Weekender.

    Read More »
  • $15

    Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom Performed by The Guy Mendilow Ensemble


    Embark on a musical trek to kingdoms long forgotten and bustling towns now vanished. Follow the stories of vagabond queens, pauper poets and lovers lost to the sea, all set to spellbinding arrangements of old Sephardi songs worthy of symphonic film scores. Wrap these tales up with lush soulful harmonies evoking Flamenco's gutsiness and the longings of Fado, all combined with heart-pounding percussion and intricate soundscapes.

    Read More »
  • $15

    OLS & NECA Present: Ozere


    Formed in April 2012, Ozere began as a vehicle to try out violinist Jessica Deutsch’s original compositions. She wanted to write fiddle and folk tunes for a string quartet, but chose to pair violin and cello with mandolin and upright bass. Those instruments gave the band more textures and a fierce percussive energy. Jessica then asked singer Emily Rockarts to come and sing a few songs with them at their first show, and vocals were added to the mix.

    Read More »
  • $10

    Caroline Spence & Connor Garvey


    Ever since the release of "Blood on the Tracks"  in 1975, Dylan posed the challenge to every songwriter that came after him: Can life's emotional complexities be rendered simply? Can a song be so intensely personal that it somehow manages to reach beyond itself towards something universal?  With this record, Dylan turned the American Songwriter into a definite vocation, a job that’s core responsibility was the nearly impossible task of simply and honestly singing your own story, and somehow mysteriously manage to speak for all of us.

    Read More »
  • $28

    An Evening with Mary Fahl (Former lead singer of the October Project)


    “Sounding like no other singer of her generation” (Allmusic.com), Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s chamber-pop group OCTOBER PROJECT. The hallmark of their sound was Mary Fahl's awe-inspiring power vocals over gorgeous melodies played with passion and sophistication.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra w/ Brunswick High School Jazz Ensemble


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $15

    Antje Duvekot w/ Lena Rich


    "Toward the Thunder" is Antje Duvekot's fourth studio release. Produced by Antje and Scott Petito and recorded at NRS studios in Woodstock, the new album centers around themes of courage, resilience and striving for something better. It features an impressive cast of folk royalty from Shawn Mullins to Anais Mitchell, Liz Longley to John Gorka, Kris Delmhorst, Martyn Joseph and Richard Shindell.

    Read More »
  • $12

    Kristin Andreassen Trio


    Kristin Andreassen is a singer, a writer and a percussive dancer who combines those skills in musical performances that are both “inventive” (The New Yorker) and “haunting” (NPR’s Folk Alley). Before embarking on her solo career, Kristin toured and recorded with both the stringband Uncle Earl (w/ Abigail Washburn, Rayna Gellert & KC Groves) and the "folk noir” singing trio Sometymes Why (w/ Aoife O'Donovan & Ruth Ungar). She became known in those projects especially for the creativity and emotional breadth in her lyrics. Her songwriting spans the playfulness of her #1 hit children's song "Crayola Doesn't Make a Color for Your Eyes” (featured on NPR's A Prairie Home Companion and covered by artists of all ages including Tyne Daly and several high school marching bands) and the visceral truth in her war ballad “How the Water Walks” (“Dawn has barely broken when they call us up above / I’m thinking only of my life. Sorry, my love.”).

    Read More »
  • $20

    Two-Time Grammy winner Laurence Juber


    GRAMMY® winning guitarist Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the use of only one instrument. A music graduate of London’s Goldsmith’s College, he was featured guitar soloist with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra before becoming established as a studio musician in the mid-1970’s. First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Beatle Paul McCartney's Wings, with whom he won a Grammy, Juber has since established himself as world-renowned guitar virtuoso and entertainer.

    Read More »
  • $15

    Miss Tess & The Talkbacks


    On her new release Baby, We All Know, Miss Tess continues to explore her own personal crossroads of American roots music. This full-length release features eleven finely crafted and well-sung original songs. Heightened by Tess’ prowess on her Weymann archtop guitar, she is accompanied by her top-notch band, The Talkbacks, featuring guitar ace and co-conspirator Thomas Bryan Eaton. The songs were further enlivened with piano, organ, pedal steel, and fiddle in the studio.

    Read More »
  • $20

    David Wilcox


    Cleveland-born David Wilcox is a father, a husband, a citizen and a songwriter. First inspired to play guitar after hearing a fellow college student playing in a stairwell, Wilcox is now 18 records into a career marked by personal revelation and wildly loyal fans. His lyrical insight is matched by a smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings, giving him a range and tenderness rare in folk music. 

    Read More »
  • $24

    Bob Marley | 7PM Show


    This is one of two shows. For tickets to the 9pm performance, click here. One Longfellow Square is proud to welcome Maine's own King of Comedy, Bob Marley! He's well acquainted with Maine's cold winters, and just about all things that are quintessential Maine, and he's been taking simple woodsy humor and the word 'wicked' across the nation and around the world for nearly two decades. In addition to regularly selling out shows in Maine, Bob Marley has hit up the late night circle, from Jay Leno to Conan O'Brien, been on VH1 and Comedy Central, is featured frequently on the radio, and even once held the Guinness World record for the longest continuous stand up routine, clocking in at 40 hours. If that's not some wicked good comedy, then what is?

    Read More »
  • $24

    Bob Marley | 9PM Show


    This is one of two shows. For tickets to the 7pm performance click here. One Longfellow Square is proud to welcome Maine's own King of Comedy, Bob Marley! He's well acquainted with Maine's cold winters, and just about all things that are quintessential Maine, and he's been taking simple woodsy humor and the word 'wicked' across the nation and around the world for nearly two decades. In addition to regularly selling out shows in Maine, Bob Marley has hit up the late night circle, from Jay Leno to Conan O'Brien, been on VH1 and Comedy Central, is featured frequently on the radio, and even once held the Guinness World record for the longest continuous stand up routine, clocking in at 40 hours. If that's not some wicked good comedy, then what is?

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: June


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $20

    Duke Robillard


    Here’s a quick quiz: What do Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Jay McShann, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, John Hammond, the late Jimmy Witherspoon, Dr. John, Maria Muldaur, Roomful of Blues, and the Canadian band The Rockin’ Highliners all have in common? Answer: Duke Robillard. Guitarist. Bandleader. Songwriter. Singer. Producer. Session musician. And a one-man cheering section for the blues, in all its forms and permutations. And every one of those names has shared recording studio space or stage time with a man who is a legend in the blues community.

    Read More »
  • $35

    Byrne and Kelly - The Echoes Tour


    This show is a rental, and tickets are being handled by the renter. You can purchase tickets by clicking here. What began as Celtic Thunder's Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called 'Acoustic By Candlelight' back in 2012 has turned into what is now known as Byrne and Kelly.  Driven by dynamic vocal harmonies, the duo seamlessly dives into combining genres like traditional Irish and Americana to create a fresh, Celtic folk sound.

    Read More »
  • $15

    OLS & NECA Presents: The Jeremiahs


    From the outset The Jeremiahs grabbed the attention of the heavyweights like Irish Music Magazine whose Sean Laffey says they are “One of the freshest bands in traditional music “and Live Ireland who published “They are the real deal”...

    Read More »
  • $10

    The Dupont Brothers and Her Crooked Heart


    Two brothers living on the indie circuit, driving around sharing their stories through songwriting. That’s life for Sam and Zack DuPont. Based out of Burlington, VT the sibling indie-folk-rock duo has kept busy on the road since 2013. Their two records, Heavy as Lead (2015) and A Riddle For You (2016), have taken them all over the Northeast, Mid Atlantic, South and Midwest.

    Read More »
  • $12

    BJ Barham of American Aquarium


    On November 13, 2015, the singer-songwriter—raised in a small North Carolina town called Reidsville—was in the middle of his fourth European tour with American Aquarium, the rising alt-country act he’d led for nearly a decade. They were in Belgium, less than two hours from Paris, when bad news began to arrive: a series of terrorist attacks, including one in a rock club, had left more than 100 dead. Family members, friends, and the fans American Aquarium had amassed from so many years on the road immediately reached out, making sure the band had been far away.

    Read More »
  • $15

    John Davidson


    YES! This is the guy who hosted THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES, THAT’S INCREDIBLE, and guest hosted THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON more than any other singer. He’s celebrating a 50 year career! But you gotta see his live show. John comes out and talks to the audience like he's a stand up comic establishing a relationship with his crowd even before he picks up his guitar and starts to play. Everyone is won over before the second song. He walks around the stage singing and playing instead of just sitting down in a chair and just strumming along with the words. And like a true folkie he is always commenting on society.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: July


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $18

    Amy Black


    Amy Black's fourth solo release, "Memphis" (June 2017) was recorded in Memphis, TN with Scott Bomar, a grammy-nominated producer and leader of the band The Bo-Keys, at the helm. This powerful 10-song album includes seven originals and three classic covers, featuring three members of the Hi Rhythm section who played on Al Green's classics -- The Rev. Charles Hodges on the Hammond and piano, his brother Leroy "Flick" Hodges on bass, and Howard Grimes on drums, along with former Stax guitarist Bobby Manuel - all architects of the Memphis sound.

    Read More »
  • $35

    The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra - Early Show


    A Legend Lives On These tickets are for the Early Show at 6pm, if you're looking for tickets to the Late Show, click here. The first Glenn Miller Orchestra did not make it at all. It was a total and absolute economic failure. But Glenn knew what he wanted, held to that dedication and relentlessly worked to succeed. He launched his second band – the one that lives on today – in March of 1938. The Glenn Miller Orchestra has been a “hit” ever since.

    Read More »
  • $35

    The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra - Late Show


    A Legend Lives On These tickets are for the Late Show at 9pm, if you're looking for tickets to the Early Show, click here. The first Glenn Miller Orchestra did not make it at all. It was a total and absolute economic failure. But Glenn knew what he wanted, held to that dedication and relentlessly worked to succeed. He launched his second band – the one that lives on today – in March of 1938. The Glenn Miller Orchestra has been a “hit” ever since.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: August


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $15

    A Hundred Ways North: New Stories. New World.


    We are all storytellers, keepers of history, and creators of a world we will leave behind for others to discover.  With each decision we make, we choose our lives and write our story. Part performance, part conversation, New Stories. New World. is a look at how the stories we repeat to one another and the ones we come to believe in shape the lens through which we understand the world. Join Brian Andreas (master storyteller and creator of StoryPeople) and Fia Skye (actress and teacher of whole body/whole voice), for a lively evening that will challenge you to create towards the life you want to live.

    Read More »
  • $20

    OLS & NECA Present: Vishtèn


    Please note that this is a reschedule of the original event on 3/12/2017, moved due to a medical emergency. If you are unable to make the rescheduled date, you can contact the box office to receive a refund. For over a decade, the Acadian trio Vishtèn has dazzled audiences with its fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals that fuse Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility and indie-folk influences. Lauded as “traditional but fiercely up-to-the- moment” (Penguin Eggs), this band from Canada’s east coast has been recognized as an ambassador of Francophone culture around the world.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: September


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: October


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: November


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »
  • $18

    Griffin House


    This show was rescheduled from 3/15/17. All tickets to the original show will be honored. It is a true, and nowadays rare, musician who writes lyrics so vulnerable and authentic that an audience is irrevocably captured by the powerful experience of sharing the journey. An album that is essentially an autobiographical account of personal mistakes, change, and growth, offers listeners a chance to reflect on their own experiences and connect with another’s story.

    Read More »
  • $5

    The Portland Jazz Orchestra: December


    Started in 2004, the Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, this 18-piece jazz ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary big band literature. The PJO enjoys playing works written by members such as Craig Skeffington, Willie Johnson, Chris Humphrey and Terry White in addition to literature composed by a variety of jazz artists including Tom Kubis, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer, Bill Holman and Maria Schneider. The PJO also enjoys playing classic works from the big band libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.

    Read More »

We’re Sorry...

You're using an old version of Internet Explorer, which won't really work on our site.

Luckily, there are many newer browsers which will work just fine here. Please consider using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Please feel free to call the box office at (207) 761-1757 for further assistance

We apologize for the inconvenience!