Your ultimate guide to touring shows in Maine, September-November 2015

Photo courtesy Reuters/Harrison McClary

Photo of Nate Ruess courtesy Reuters/Harrison McClary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Theatre, Portland (Tickets available via Ticketmaster)

  • Sept. 14, Queensryche
  • Sept. 15, Passion Pit (rescheduled from canceled date)
  • Sept. 16, Aer and Cody Simpson
  • Sept. 17, All Time Low, Set It Off and Nova Rockefeller
  • Sept. 18, Eli Young Band
  • Sept. 23, Lord Huron and Dave Monks
  • Sept. 27, Sean Paul
  • Oct. 1, The Hot Sardines
  • Oct. 3, Warren Haynes
  • Oct. 4, The Wood Brothers and Gill Landry
  • Oct. 11, the Creative Collab tour featuring Matthew Espinosa
  • Oct. 17, Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque
  • Oct. 19, Mat Kearney
  • Oct. 20, Danzig, Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong and Witch Mountain
  • Oct. 23, Young the Giant
  • Oct. 24, Griz, Big Wild and Muzzy Bear
  • Oct. 25, Iration, the Green and The Movement
  • Nov. 15, Nate Ruess and Surfer Blood
  • Nov. 16, Bo Burnham
  • Nov. 18, Cooder-White-Skaggs
  • Nov. 19, Dark Star Orchestra
  • Nov, 20, David Grisman and Del McCoury
Lucero

Lucero

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port City Music Hall, Portland (Tickets available via Ticketmaster)

  • Sept. 9, Eilen Jewell
  • Sept. 11, Good Old War
  • Sept. 15, X-Ambassadors
  • Sept. 16 Of Montreal and Surface to Air Missive
  • Sept. 17, Heartless Bastards
  • Sept. 18, Greensky Bluegrass
  • Sept. 19, Oh Land
  • Sept. 25, Darlingside
  • Sept. 27, Jackie Greene
  • Sept. 28, Atlas Genius
  • Oct. 3, Maine Youth Rock Orchestra with The Shook Twins and Tall Heights
  • Oct. 5, Ed Kowalczyk
  • Oct. 7, Owen Benjamin
  • Oct. 10, Lucero
  • Oct. 15, Kung Fu
  • Oct. 16, David Wax Museum
  • Oct, 20, Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band
  • Oct. 23, Vanna
  • Oct. 25, Andrea Gibson
  • Oct. 30, Sage Francis, B. Dolan and Brzowski
  • Nov. 6, Wild Child and Royal Canoe
  • Nov. 7, Zach Deputy
  • Nov. 11, Diarrhea Planet, Music Band and Whale Oil
  • Nov. 13, Carbon Leaf
  • Nov. 14, Bronze Radio Return
  • Nov. 17, Papadosio
  • Nov. 19, They Might Be Giants

Waterfront Concerts, Bangor and Portland (Tickets available via Ticketmaster)

  • Sept. 3, J. Geils Band and Ian Hunter, Maine State Pier, Portland
  • Sept. 4, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Morgan Heritage and Tarrus Riley, Maine State Pier, Portland
  • Sept. 13, Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch and Jillian Cardinelli, Maine State Pier, Portland
  • Sept. 22, Dave Chappelle, Merrill Auditorium, Portland
  • Oct. 18, Motley Crue and Alice Cooper, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor
  • Oct. 20, Modest Mouse, Cross Insurance Arena, Portland
  • Nov. 14, So You Think You Can Dance tour, Cross Insurance Arena, Portland
  • Nov. 24, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin and Sevendust, Cross Insurance Arena, Portland
Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collins Center for the Arts, Orono (Tickets available via collinscenterforthearts.com)

  • Sept. 29, Craig Ferguson
  • Oct. 3, Patty Griffin and Sam Lee
  • Oct. 23, Bob Marley
  • Nov. 6, Steven Wright
  • Nov. 12, Rodney Carrington

The Asylum, Portland (Tickets available via Ticketweb)

  • Sept. 13, Saxon and Armored Saint
  • Sept. 20, Ana Popovic
  • Sept. 28, Built To Spill
  • Oct. 2, Flaw
  • Oct. 8, Granger Smith and Earl Dibbles, Jr
  • Oct. 10, Maddie & Tae
  • Nov. 7, Pepper, Ballyhoo and Katastro

The Strand Theatre, Rockland (Tickets available via rocklandstrand.com)

  • Sept. 5, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
  • Oct. 1, Club D’Elf and Tom Ulichy
  • Oct. 9, Cheryl Wheeler
  • Oct. 23, Crystal Bowersox and Seth Glier
  • Nov. 10, Indigo Girls
  • Nov. 12, The Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Nov. 20, Jubilee Riots

Merrill Auditorium, Portland (Tickets available via porttix.com)

  • Sept. 17, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood
  • Oct. 3, Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey
  • Oct. 14, Loreena McKennitt
Indigo Girls

Indigo Girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield (Tickets available via stonemountainartscenter.com)

  • Sept. 4, Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives
  • Sept. 5, Session Americana
  • Sept. 6, Suzy Bogguss
  • Sept. 10, Rusted Root
  • Sept. 11, Shemekia Copeland
  • Sept. 24, Ruthie Foster
  • Oct. 9, Tricky Britches
  • Oct. 15, Bob Marley
  • Oct. 23, Peter Wolf
  • Nov. 5, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
  • Nov. 6, Capitol Steps
  • Nov. 7, Tim O’Brien
  • Nov. 9, Indigo Girls
  • Nov. 13, Della Mae
  • Nov. 20, Devonsquare and Joyce Anderson
  • Nov. 21, Jubilee Riots
  • Nov. 22, Robert Cray Band

One Longfellow Square, Portland (Tickets available via onelongfellowsquare.com)

  • Sept. 9 and 10, Marshall Crenshaw, Jonathan Edwards and Garland Jeffreys
  • Sept. 18, Chris Smither
  • Sept. 20, Charlie Musselwhite
  • Sept. 22, Antje Duvekot
  • Sept. 24, Greg Brown
  • Sept. 25, Slaid Cleaves
  • Oct. 10, Fred Eaglesmith’s Traveling Steam Show
  • Oct. 11, David Ramirez and Dylan LeBlanc
  • Oct. 16, Maia Sharp
  • Oct. 17, David Mallett
  • Oct. 21, Matt Braunger
  • Oct. 23, Badi Assad
  • Oct. 24, Ozere
  • Oct. 24, Des Bishop
  • Nov. 4, Charlie Hunter Trio
  • Nov. 6, Melissa Ferrick
  • Nov. 8, Civil Twilight and Knox Hamilton
  • Nov. 14, Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers
  • Nov. 17, July Talk and Little Hurricane
  • Nov. 18, Steve Forbert
  • Nov. 20, Aztec Two-Step

Space Gallery, Portland (Tickets available via brownpapertickets.com)

  • Sept. 5, Weyes Blood, Little Wings, Caethua and Colby Nathan
  • Sept. 7, Viet Cong and The Greys
  • Oct. 21, Nels Cline and Julian Lage
  • Oct. 22, The Debo Band
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.