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State Theatre

609 Congress St., Portland, ME

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www.statetheatreportland.com

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Fred Armisen

Stand Up Comedy

Fred Armisen is a comedian, actor and musician best known for being a cast member on 'Saturday Night Live.' He has appeared on 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien,' 'Crank Yankers' and 'Adult Swim.' Film credits include 'Eurotrip,' 'Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo,' 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,' 'Deck The Halls,' 'The Ex,' 'The Promotion,' 'The Rocker' and 'Confessions of a Shopaholic.' He has numerous recurring characters on SNL and his list of impressions includes Barack Obama, Prince, Steve Jobs and Joy Behar.

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• Thu 5/23/19 at - 8:00 PM

Walk Off the Earth

Indie,Pop

Walk Off The Earth is a Canadian band that formed in 2006.

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• Sun 5/26/19 at - 7:30 PM

Lady Lamb

Alternative

Lady Lamb is the musical moniker of Aly Spaltro.

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• Sat 6/1/19 at - 8:00 PM

Arlo Guthrie

Folk,Blues,Country,Rock

Like his father Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie has carved out a career as a folk singer and songwriter with a social conscience who leavens political messages with humor. Over the last four decades, Guthrie has toured the world, winning a wide following for both his musicianship and natural storytelling skills.

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• Sun 6/2/19 at - 8:00 PM

India.Arie

Blues,Rap/Hip Hop,R&B/Soul

India.Arie is heading out on tour in support of her first album in five years, "WORTHY." It is her seventh studio album and is a multi-layered effort which shows how mature of an artist she's become. She continues to write songs that send a message of love, hope, and compassionate humanitarianism.

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• Wed 6/5/19 at - 8:00 PM

Khruangbin

Funk

Taking influence from 1960’s Thai funk – their name literally translates to “Engine Fly” in Thai – Khruangbin is steeped in the bass heavy, psychedelic sound of their inspiration, Tarantino soundtracks and surf-rock cool. The Texan trio is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums.

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• Fri 6/21/19 at - 8:30 PM

A Day to Remember

Pop,Punk,Metal

A Day to Remember is a hardcore pop/punk band from Ocala, Florida.

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• Thu 6/27/19 at - 7:30 PM

Tig Notaro

Stand Up Comedy

Tig Notaro is a standup comedian, storyteller and writer originally from Mississippi. She writes, produces and stars in the semi­autobiographical comedy series "One Mississippi," on Amazon Studios. Her memoir, "I'm Just A Person," is a New York Times bestseller. She received an Emmy nomination for her HBO stand­up special "Boyish Girl Interrupted." Her Netflix documentary, "Tig," premiered to critical acclaim. And she plays Barb on Amazon’s Emmy Award­winning series "Transparent."

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• Sun 7/14/19 at - 8:00 PM

Silversun Pickups

Rock

Silversun Pickups features guitarist-singer Brian Aubert, bass player Nikki Monninger, drummer Christopher Guanlao and keyboardist Joe Lester.

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• Wed 7/17/19 at - 8:00 PM

Gregory Alan Isakov

Alternative,Acoustic,Folk

Gregory Alan Isakov is a Colorado-based singer/songwriter. He is performing in 2016 with his own five-man backup band and The Ghost Orchestra, a Colorado brass and string ensemble.

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• Thu 7/25/19 at - 8:00 PM

Lettuce

Funk,Jazz

Lettuce is a seven-piece band whose members met at a Berklee College of Music program in Boston and are now based in Brooklyn.They play old-school funk and have been jamming around the nation for more than 20 years. The band released its fourth album, "Crush," in 2015.

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• Fri 7/26/19 at - 8:00 PM

Kurt Vile & the Violators

Rock,Punk,Folk,Pop

Kurt Vile & the Violators is a four-member, Philadelphia-based band.

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• Sat 8/3/19 at - 8:00 PM

Interpol

Rock,Pop,Alternative,Punk

Interpol. A name generally associated with international espionage, covert operations, and distant ports of call. Yet since Interpol, the band, swept up listeners with their 2002 Matador debut 'Turn On The Bright Lights,' the moniker has gained new associations as well. It still carries global recognition. For some years now, one could hardly open a magazine, turn on a radio or television, or step into a nightclub, without hearing Interpol's dark, gripping songs or seeing their countenances. Despite this high level of media exposure, the quartet never lost the tension and complexity that won them acclaim worldwide.

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• Sun 8/4/19 at - 8:00 PM

Iliza Shlesinger

Stand Up Comedy

Winning "Last Comic Standing" (season six) may seem to be the beginning of a career in comedy, but by then Dallas native Iliza Shlesinger had been perfecting her comedy by working at clubs nearly every night since she moved to Los Angeles, after graduating from Emerson College. Her first book, "Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity," a collection of essays and observations on a confident woman's approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships, was published in 2017 and she released her fourth Netflix special, "Elder Millennial," in 2018.

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• Fri 8/9/19 at - 7:00 PM