Maine summer touring show roundup, June through August 2016: All the concerts!

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Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor

  • June 8: Dave Matthews Band
  • June 17: The Dixie Chicks, with Anderson East
  • June 18: Dolly Parton
  • June 22: Journey, with the Doobie Brothers and Dave Mason
  • June 23: Florida Georgia Line, with Cole Swindell, the Cadillac Three and Kane Brown
  • June 24: Def Leppard, with REO Speedwagon and Tesla
  • July 9: Kenny Chesney, with Old Dominion
  • July 14: Daryl Hall & John Oates, with Sharon Johns & the Dap-Kings and Trombone Shorty
  • July 15: Tedeschi Trucks Band, with Los Lobos and North Mississippi All-Stars
  • July 17: Luke Bryan, with Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch
  • July 21: Toby Keith
  • July 28: Bryan Adams
  • July 29: Darius Rucker, with Dan&Shay and Michael Ray
  • Aug. 3: Counting Crows and Rob Thomas
  • Aug. 5: Fifth Harmony, with Jack & Jack and Victoria Monet
  • Aug. 6: Rise Above Fest with Disturbed, Volbeat, Seether and many more
  • Aug. 18: Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
  • Aug. 21: Miranda Lambert, with Kip Moore and the Brothers Osbourne
  • Sept. 3. Blink-182, with All Time Low, A Day To Remember and DJ Spider
Melissa Etheridge in Bangor in 2011

Melissa Etheridge in Bangor in 2011

Maine State Pier, Portland

  • June 9: Jackson Browne
  • June 12: Rebelution, the Green and J. Boog
  • June 15: Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, the Early November and Saosin
  • June 21: AWOLNATION, Death From Above 1979
  • June 24: Barenaked Ladies, OMD and Howard Jones
  • June 25: Josh Turner and Raquel Cole
  • June 26: Whitesnake
  • July 2: Melissa Etheridge
  • July 7: The Beach Boys and the Temptations
  • July 8: Lee Brice
  • July 17: 311 and Matisyahu
  • July 21: Slightly Stoopid, SOJA, Zion-I, more
  • July 28: Joe Walsh
  • Aug. 5: George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  • Aug. 7: Phillip Phillips and Matt Nathanson
  • Aug. 11: Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke
  • Aug. 12: Hunter Hayes and Jacob Davies
  • Aug. 13: Bush and Chevelle
  • Aug. 14: Dark Star Orchestra
  • Aug. 16: Flogging Molly and Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls
  • Aug. 17: Goo Goo Dolls and Collective Soul
  • Aug. 18: The Band Perry
  • Aug. 19: Bonnie Raitt and Richard Thompson
  • Aug. 28: Blues Traveler, the Wallflowers, G. Love and Special Sauce and Howie Day
  • Sept. 1: Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammar
  • Sept. 4: ZZ Top
From Phish's 2013 concert in Bangor.

From Phish’s 2013 concert in Bangor.

Cross Insurance Arena, Portland

  • July 6: Phish
  • July 9: Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas
  • July 14: Jim Gaffigan (comedy)
  • Sept. 4: KISS

Thompson’s Point, Portland

  • June 15: Michael Franti and Spearhead, Rising Appalachia, Chali 2Na
  • June 16: Ray LaMontagne
  • June 17 and 18: moe.
  • July 7: The Avett Brothers, the Ghost of Paul Revere
  • July 12: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes
  • July 16: Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples
  • July 20: M83 and Chairlift
  • Aug. 2: Walk the Moon and Misterwives
  • Aug. 5: The Lumineers, Langhorne Slim and Rayland Baxter
Photo courtesy Beirut Facebook page

Photo courtesy Beirut Facebook page

State Theatre, Portland

  • June 8: Chris Hardwick (comedy)
  • June 17: Kathleen Madigan (comedy)
  • June 21: Gregory Alan Isakov/Maine Youth Rock Orchestra
  • June 22: Rodrigo y Gabriela and Ryan Sheridan
  • June 24: Sleep and Windhand
  • June 25: Tommy Emmanuel
  • June 27: Stephen “Ragga” Marley
  • July 5: The Tallest Man on Earth and Lady Lamb
  • July 10: Ms. Lauryn Hill
  • July 12: Shakey Graves and Dawes
  • July 15: Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • July 25: Silversun Pickips
  • July 28: Ron White (comedy)
  • July 30: Eddie Izzard (comedy)
  • July 31: Beirut
  • Aug. 1: Melanie Martinez and Handsome Ghost
  • Aug. 7: The Australian Pink Floyd Show
  • Aug. 20: Toots and the Maytals
  • Aug. 28: The Claypool/Lennon Delirium

Port City Music Hall, Portland

  • June 8: Jeremy Loops
  • June 9: Conor Oberst and the Felice Brothers
  • June 10: The Dustbowl Revival and Max Garcia Conover
  • June 14: Anderson East
  • June 15: Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic and DJ Zone
  • June 17: Zach Deputy
  • June 19: B.o.B., Scotty ATL
  • June 20: Boy & Bear, Hannah Georgas
  • June 22: The Low Anthem
  • June 25: Delta Rae and Jocelyn and Chris Arndt
  • June 27: SWMRS, Partybaby
  • June 30: The Movement
  • July 6: Cats Under the Stairs
  • July 8: Beach Slang
  • July 9: Lotus Land: The American Rush Tribute
  • July 14: Okkervil River and Bird of Youth
  • July 21: The Record Company and Jon King
  • July 22: Frightened Rabbit and Julien Baker
  • July 23: The Quebe Sisters and the Hello Strangers
  • July 25: Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Klaus Johann Grobe
  • July 29: The Paper Kites and Larkin Poe
  • Aug. 1: The Struts and Dorothy
  • Aug. 10: The Wombats
  • Aug. 25: Dopapod
Photo courtesy Richard Thompson Facebook page

Photo courtesy Richard Thompson Facebook page

Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield

  • June 10: Ellis Paul
  • June 17: Dar Williams
  • June 18 and 19: Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • July 3: Aztec Two-Step and John Pousette-Dart
  • July 6: Richard Thompson
  • July 7 and 8: Cowboy Junkies
  • July 14: Brett Dennan
  • July 15: Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa
  • July 17: Shawn Mullins
  • July 22: The Gibson Brothers
  • July 23: Joe Ely
  • July 28: Bob Marley (comedy)
  • Aug. 19: Lori McKenna and Mark Erelli
  • Aug. 21: Peter Wolf
  • Aug. 30: Ani DiFranco
  • Sept. 3: Steep Canyon Rangers
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.