Get ready to thank Aimsel Ponti once again! She used her music expertise when choosing these summer shows out of the handful of artists coming to Maine in the upcoming months. If you're looking to find shows that are both out of the box and mainstream, Aimsel's top six are a good place to start! If looking for information on other aspects of Maine living, check out Aimsel's other work for Maine Today.
Muddy Ruckus with Snughouse & Molly Giggs - Thursday, June 29th - Empire, Portland
With Ryan Flaherty on guitar and vocals and Erica Stahl on the drums, suitcase and vocals, the Muddy Ruckus show will give a dark Americana-rock feel. Enjoy all the hits from their most recent album "Pretty Bones".
Aimee Mann - Friday, June 30th - Prescott Park, Portsmouth
Watch Aimee perform songs from her new album "Mental Illness", a continuation of her solo career!
Joan Osborne - Saturday, July 8th - Opera House, Boothbay Harbor
A great show to go to if you're a fan of Bob Dylan! Joan will cover songs from her soon-to-be-released album "Joan Osborne sings the songs of Bob Dylan", as well as hits from her album "Relish".
Kasey Chambers - Monday, July 10th - Port Ciity Music Hall, Portland
With a distinct tone in her voice, Kasey provides a great summer show. The Australian singer-songwriter will sing songs from multiple albums, including her most recent titled "Dragonfly".
Phantogram with Tycho and Heathered Pearls - Wednesday, July 26th - Thompson's Point, Portland
Phantogram is the duo of Joshua Carter and Sarah Barthel, and along with their band they will provide a light and stage show you are sure to appreciate! Tycho and Heathered Pearls come together to produce what they call "dream pop"; definitely a fun show!
Tegan and Sara - Friday, 28th - State Theatre, Portland
The popular Canadian sisters have made a splash in the music world, and now are coming to Portland! There is sure to be songs from their most recent album "Love You to Death".