Posts Categorized: Family

A Message from PortTIX

To our fellow arts lovers, Per recommendation from Governor Janet Mills, and in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all performances at Merrill Auditorium through April 30, 2020 have been cancelled or postponed. In addition, PortTIX and Merrill are closed to the public through April 30. We are available by… Read more »

TIME FOR A LAS CAFETERAS HOME DANCE PARTY!

  Ovations’ presentation of the joyous dance-party band from Los Angeles, Las Cafeteras, at Port City Music Hall has, like all other gatherings in the nation, been cancelled. But that’s not going to stop us from helping you enjoy a Las Cafeteras dance (or listening) party at your home! Scroll down to find a Las… Read more »

New England Fights line up is not to be missed!

New England Fights is coming to Merrill on February 8th at 7pm. Check out this amazing line up! PROFESSIONAL 155*Title Manny Bermudez 14-2 (SSSF) vs Bruce Boyington 17-11 (Titan) 155 Josh Harvey 7-0-1 (VisionQuest) vs Jesse Erickson 9-8 (CMBJJ/Recon) 265 Ras Hylton 4-3 (First Class) vs Brad Lee 0-0 (Paladin) 205 Buck Pineau 1-6 (Independent)… Read more »

GuGu Drum Group has been cancelled

Due to the worldwide public health concerns surrounding coronavirus, after many conversations Portland Ovations is cancelling its upcoming performance by Shanghai-based artists GuGu Drum Group on Thursday, February 13, 2020. The artists have not left China. Given the lengthy incubation period of this virus, we do not want to do anything to put our community… Read more »

Trolls – A Fun, Family Friendly Movie Event

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 4 PM Please join The City of Portland for a screening of Trolls on the big screen at Merrill Auditorium. Trolls is a colorful movie with a fantastic soundtrack that includes two of its stars, Portland native Anna Kendrick, and Justin Timberlake.This event is open to everyone and free to… Read more »

2nd Annual Hear Here concert is back!

  Hear Here is at Merrill Auditorium on Sunday, January 26th at 4pm This year’s show features:  Lindsey Bourassa, Bri Lane, Ikirenga cy’Intore, The Jason Spooner Band, USM Chamber Singers, Angelikah, Dominic Lavoie, Shy & Pihcintu Chorus Video, Franchely Benazo leading a drum circle with other special guests. Creative Portland presents Hear Here 2020, a… Read more »

Riverdance celebrates 25 years!

Riverdance is at Merrill Auditorium on January 14th & 15th at 7:30pm. Riverdance, as you’ve never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy award-winning score and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. Twenty-five years on, composer Bill Whelan… Read more »

Beatles as you’ve never seen them with Classical Mystery Tour

  Classical Mystery Tour will be at Merrill on Saturday, December 28th at 7pm. Since its initial performance at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in 1996, Classical Mystery Tour has become the #1 Symphony Pops attraction over the last decade. The group has been performing consistently for more than 20 years with more than… Read more »

Portland Ovations Staff Picks

  The Portland Ovations Team share with us some of their favorite upcoming shows. Casey Oakes – Waitress – Broadway National Tour January 10 & 11, 2020, Merrill Auditorium, Portland Growing up in Cape Elizabeth, the bright lights of Broadway seemed a world away. It wasn’t until high school that I realized not only could I… Read more »

Christmas with Kennerley is back this week!

Christmas with Kennerley will be at Merrill this Monday, December 23rd at 7pm. Deck the halls with Portland’s Municipal Organist James Kennerley and the spectacular Kotzschmar Organ. This Portland tradition is sure to make your holidays merry and bright with Christmas cheer. Listen to favorite holiday carols performed by special guests including soprano Malinda Hasslett and tenor Jonathan… Read more »