Tony Bennett, Kris Kristofferson, more set for Portland, Bangor concerts this spring

Photo courtesy Waterfront Concerts

Photo courtesy Waterfront Concerts

Waterfront Concerts and State Theatre Presents both announced new shows this past week for venues in both Portland and Bangor.

Acclaimed Pink Floyd tribute band Brit Floyd will play two concerts in Maine this spring — Friday, April 7 at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, and Wednesday, April 12 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Tickets for this Waterfront Concerts show go on sale via Ticketmaster at noon on Friday, Dec. 16.

On Thursday, May 4, country legend Kris Kristofferson will play a rare Maine concert at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, in a State Theatre Presents show. Tickets for the concert are on sale now via Ticketmaster.

On Thursday, May 11, 90-year-old jazz icon Tony Bennett will play a concert at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, in a Waterfront Concerts show. Tickets for the concert will go on sale via Ticketmaster at noon on Friday, Dec. 16.

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.