All posts by Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, a UMaine graduate, a proud Bangorian and an arts and lifestyle writer for the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food, from media and the Internet to theater and dance. 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, to name just a few. She's interested in everything -- especially if it happens in Maine. She welcomes any and all feedback or suggestions for stories.

Grace Potter and Lake Street Dive set for Thompson’s Point in Portland

Grace Potter perform at Bangor's KahBang Festival in 2011.

The State Theatre, the Portland promotion company that operates the State Theatre and Port City Music Hall, and Forefront Events, the developers of Thompson’s Point on the Fore River in Portland, today announced another show in this summer’s Thompson’s Point summer concert series, with Grace Potter and Lake Street Dive set to take the stage on Saturday, Aug. 1. This show joins other […]

Portland Lights Festival to bring Guster, Dr. Dog, more to Eastern Promenade in August

portland lights

Organizers today announced the Portland Lights Music Festival, a day-long celebration set for Saturday, Aug. 8, on the Eastern Promenade. Bands and artists officially announced for the inaugural festival include New England band Guster, Dr. Dog, Augustana, Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, In The Valley Below and Portland’s own Dominic and the Lucid. General admission […]