All posts by Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, a UMaine graduate, a proud Bangorian and a writer an 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 community. 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 -- especially if it happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.

Reviews: Oliver Waterman (pop rock), Weakened Friends (indie rock)

weakened friends

For a four-song EP, Oliver Waterman’s “Lament” is a fairly long-playing affair. The Portland multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter’s first official album feels greater than the sum of its parts, blending acoustic pop with a kind of highly arranged, folk-orchestral sound. Waterman, who played in a number of hyper local indie and punk bands in Portland before […]

Comedian Amy Schumer set for Cross Insurance Arena in Portland Nov. 7

Reuters photo by Mike Blake. Amy Schumer holds her award during the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Newly minted Emmy Award winning comedian, actress and writer Amy Schumer, star of this summer’s hit movie “Trainwreck” and creator and star of “Inside Amy Schumer” on Comedy Central, will bring her honest, unapologetic sense of humor to Portland’s Cross Insurance Arena on Saturday, Nov. 7. Tickets for Schumer’s stop in Portland, promoted by Bill Blumenreich […]