Posts Categorized: News

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 »

The Snowy Day at Home

  Who in Maine doesn’t remember our first snow(y) day? When we’d be home from school and in and out of the house, sliding around in and shaping the cold snow, then running inside and warming up. Now it is as if we are all home on extended snow days thanks to the COVID-19 crisis…. 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 »

New England Fights – Interview with Aaron Lacey

Youngs MMA standout fighter Aaron Lacey joins Between Rounds Radio to preview the next fight card put on by Matt and Nick of New England fights. NEF 42 takes place February 8th in Portland at the Merrill Auditorium. Check out our event page for tickets and the latest updates. New England Fights, Maine’s undisputed #1… Read more »

Fight Card Update – Carl Langston against Jacob Deppmeyer at New England Fights

Updated Fight Card for the New England Fights Event “NEF 42: Symphony of Destruction,” on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. For latest updates visit our event page.  NEF announced the addition of a professional featherweight bout to the card. Carl Langston (0-4) will meet Jacob Deppmeyer (0-0) at a fight weight… Read more »