Posts Categorized: Featured

Check out our playlist inspired by Motor Booty Affair and The Kotzschmar Organ

  Booty and the Beast | James Kennerley with Motor Booty Affair at Merrill Auditorium on Saturday, November 16th at 8pm. James Kennerley will join Maine disco tribute band Motor Booty Affair on stage at the Merrill for a night of 70s dance floor classics. The show will include the full 70s experience: afros, bell… Read more »

Hear our Magical Cirque Christmas Playlist!

  A Magical Cirque Christmas is at Merrill on Friday, November 15th at 7:30pm The producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of the season with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists… Read more »

Listen to our Casco Bay Wind Symphony Playlist!

  The Casco Bay Wind Symphony Presents Places We Can No Longer Go at Merrill Auditorium on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00pm Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Casco Bay Wind Symphony with the New England premiere of Places we can no longer go by world renowned composer, John Mackey, in addition to other classic and… Read more »

What New Broadway Shows do you want to see?

    Our friends at Portland Ovations want to hear from you… What Broadway National Tours do YOU want to see in Maine? As a fan (or friend of a fan) of Portland Ovations’ exclusive presentation of Broadway National Tours at Merrill Auditorium, we value your opinions and suggestions as we consider available Broadway productions… Read more »

Check out our Battleship Potemkin inspired playlist!

The Halloween Spectaculer: Silent Film “Battleship Potemkin” at Merrill Auditorium on Tuesday, October 29th at 7pm. The evening starts with a Family Concert from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m with a special ticket price of $10 requested donation. It includes the showing of child-friendly Halloween silent cartoons, Kennerley performing on the organ and a children’s costume parade… Read more »

Listen to our Tony Bennett playlist!

    Tony Bennett at Merrill Auditorium on Thursday, October 24th at 7pm   Tony Bennett, the 19 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades, is returning to Merrill Auditorium right here in Portland, Maine. At the age of 93, Tony Bennett is not slowing down and his latest recording, with long-time… Read more »

Listen to our Jay Leno Playlist!

  Jay Leno at Merrill Auditorium on Saturday, October 19th at 8pm Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” Jay Leno’s late… Read more »

Ovations’ Bicentennial Series

A message from our friends at Portland Ovations: We honor Maine’s 200th year of independence from Massachusetts by celebrating our state’s artists, environment, and history — both the well-known and the less visible. We began this journey September 19 with the MacArthur Fellow and Guggenheim Award winning Taylor Mac in a show tailored to this… Read more »

Listen to our Vince Gill Playlist!

  Vince Gill at Merrill Auditorium on Thursday, October 10th at 7:00pm Country Music Hall of Fame member Vince Gill returns to Portland, Maine following the release of his new album, “Okie.”  Vince Gill has sold over 22 million albums, and won 19 Grammy awards,18 CMA Awards and was twice named Entertainer of the Year…. Read more »