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FOKO events at Merrill

The Friends of The Kotzschmar Organ have a wide variety of events coming up.  Impressions – Wednesday, September 26  7:30 p.m. Jean-Willy Kunz is the organist with the Montreal Symphony, and he and his jazz ensemble will combine the versatility of the pipe organ with the smooth sounds of jazz for an unforgettable evening of music! The… Read more »

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker  Maine State Ballet’s annual holiday production of The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of Portland Maine’s holiday season and the performance at Merrill Auditorium is a family holiday tradition. Under the direction of Artistic Director and former New York City Ballet member Linda MacArthur Miele, Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker… Read more »

Ray LaMontagne: Just Passing Through

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne Is adding a second show in Portland, Maine! His Just Passing Through acoustic tour is adding a second show on October 6th! His concert will highlight songs from his vast and varying body of work. Joining Ray on the tour will be John Stirratt from Wilco on bass. The two will… Read more »

“Hold onto your socks or Lady Rizo will knock them off.”

Our friends at Portland Ovations are bringing  the incomparable Lady Rizo in to Maine NOVEMBER 15, 2019 at AURA About the event:  A once-in-a-lifetime pairing in an intimate club setting for Ovations audiences only, the charismatic Rizo returns with her very, very special guest Ari Shapiro. A provocateur with a razor sharp wit, Grammy Award-winner… Read more »

Portland Ballet returns with The Victorian Nutcracker

The Victorian Nutcracker will return to Merrill Auditorium and to Westbrook Performing Arts Center, just in time for Christmas!   This annual production by Portland Ballet has become a Maine holiday tradition and family favorite, telling a classic tale set in Victorian-era Portland. Over 80 children from the greater Portland community will join the company of… Read more »

Gaither Vocal Band at Merrill

Bill Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band will bring their tour to Merrill Auditorium in Portland Maine on September 16th.  Since the early 1990s, The Gaither Vocal Band has served as a standard-bearer in the world of gospel music.  Founded by legendary gospel songwriter and producer, Bill Gaither, this Grammy-winning vocal group has performed in… Read more »

Theresa Caputo is coming to Merrill!

You really can’t make this up!   Theresa Caputo, from TLC’s hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live at Merrill Auditorium in Portland Maine on Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 PM. Theresa will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members… Read more »

Merrill Auditorium Seating Chart

Want to find the best seats for your upcoming show? Check out the Merrill Auditorium seating chart!  Get directions and info about merrill policies here. History of the venue. Merrill Auditorium is a 1,900-seat auditorium located in Portland, Maine, United States. Originally known as Portland City Hall Auditorium, it is located in the eastern section of… Read more »