Train, The Fray, set for Bangor Waterfront concert on June 18

train-bandTrain, known for their numerous adult contemporary hits including “Drops of Jupiter,” “Calling All Angels” and “Hey Soul Sister” are set for a Thursday, June 18 concert at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on the Bangor Waterfront. Tickets for the summertime show on their “Picasso at the Wheel” tour featuring special guests The Fray, go on sale at noon on Saturday, Jan. 24 via Ticketmaster, waterfrontconcerts.com, by calling and charging by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or in person at Mark’s Music in Brewer.

Train, consisting of members vocalist Pat Monahan, lead guitarist Jimmy Stafford, guitarist and pianist Jerry Becker, bassist Hector Maldonado and drummer Drew Shoals, released their seventh album, “Bulletproof Picasso,” in September. Lead single “Angel in Blue Jeans” reached number eight on the Billboard Adult Top 40 charts. On Jan. 16 the band announced it’s next single from the new album, the title track, “Bulletproof Picasso.” Train, based out of San Francisco, first became popular in 1998 with their self-titled debut album and their top 20 hit “Meet Virginia.” The band has since sold millions of records and toured internationally.

Joining Train will be The Fray, a Colorado band which gained popularity in 2005 with their two massive hit singles “Over My Head (Cable Car)” and “How To Save A Life,” both of which reached the top 15 on the Billboard charts. Their most recent album, “Helios,” came out in Feb. 2014 and reached number eight on the Billboard albums charts.

Train and The Fray join previously announced acts including Kenny Chesney on Aug. 13 and Nickelback on Aug. 20. A full list on Waterfront Concerts can be found at waterfrontconcerts.com. Check back with cultureshock.bangordailynews.com for more concert announcements in the coming weeks.

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.