British indie rock band Glass Animals set for August concert at Thompson’s Point in Portland

The State Theatre and Forefront Events announced on Tuesday that Glass Animals, the chart-topping new British band, will play at Thompson’s Point in Portland on Thursday, Aug. 3. Tickets for the concerts will go on sale via Ticketmaster on Feb. 10.

Indie rockers Glass Animals hail from Oxford, England, and their 2016 debut album, “How To Be a Human Being,” is both a critical and commercial success, with lead single “Life Itself” appearing on the Billboard Top 200 and the album reaching number 20 on the charts.

Glass Animals are the second show announced for Thompson’s Point this year; The Xx and Kelela will perform on May 26.


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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.