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State Theatre

609 Congress St., Portland, ME

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Buckethead

Rock,Electronic,Alternative,Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms)

Buckethead is one of the more bizarre and enigmatic figures to be found in American underground and experimental music. He is a virtuoso on the electric guitar, True to his name, Buckethead (born Brian Carroll) wears an inverted KFC bucket on his head along with a full-face white mask. He produces elaborate stage shows, innovative musicianship, rapid-fire riffing, near-robotic fretwork and idiosyncratic ramblings that combine elements of Yngwie Malmsteen, Adrian Belew, avant-improv artist John Zorn and more.

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• Thu 4/18/19 at - 8:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

Tom Segura

Stand Up Comedy

Cincinnati native Tom Segura has performed at the nation's top comedy clubs with such acts as Jay Mohr, Pablo Francisco, Dave Attell and many more.

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• Tue 3/26/19 at - 7:00 PM
• Wed 3/27/19 at - 7:00 PM

Nils Frahm

Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms),Folk,Pop

Nils Frahm is a German composer known for his quiet, intimate explorations of what piano music can be.

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• Sun 3/31/19 at - 8:00 PM

Ghosts Of The Forest

Jam Band

Ghosts of the Forest is the latest musical endeavor of Phish’s Trey Anastasio. He’s joined by Jon Fishman, Jennifer Hartswick, Celisse Henderson, Tony Markellis, and Ray Paczkowski.

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• Thu 4/4/19 at - 8:00 PM

Trey Anastasio

Rock,Jazz,Folk,Funk

Trey Anastasio is a guitarist, composer and vocalist most noted for his work as a founding member of the genre-melding rock band Phish.

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• Thu 4/4/19 at - 8:00 PM

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Rock,Funk,Jazz

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is a four-piece psychedelic funk band based in Baltimore.

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• Sat 4/6/19 at - 8:00 PM

Rosanne Cash

Country,Folk,Rock,Pop,Blues

Although Roseanne Cash is most often classified as a country artist, her music draws on many genres in addition to country, including folk, pop, rock and roll and blues. She is one of the daughters of Johnny Cash and his first wife, Vivian Liberto Cash Distin, born shortly before the release of her father's first single. In many ways, her career reflects the changes in country music since the birth of the rock and roll era.

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• Tue 4/9/19 at - 8:00 PM

Action Bronson

Rap/Hip Hop

Action Bronson is a New York-based hip-hop artist.

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• Fri 4/12/19 at - 8:00 PM

Adventure Club

Club Music,Dance Club,Dance/House

Adventure Club is a dubstep duo hailing from Montreal. Formed in early 2011, Adventure Club is a production ouftit/ DJ duo formed by local musicians Christian Srigley & Leighton James.

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• Wed 4/17/19 at - 8:00 PM

Citizen Cope

Rock,Blues,Rap/Hip Hop,Country

Clarence "Citizen Cope" Greenwood is a blend of everything from blues and hip-hop to country and grunge. He has recorded and performed with Sheryl Crow. Eric Clapton once brought Citizen Cope on stage at a music festival to perform with him. His songs have been heard in "Scrubs," "One Tree Hill," "Entourage," "So You Think You Can Dance" and on the "Smallville" soundtrack.

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• Fri 4/19/19 at - 8:00 PM

Sleep

Rap/Hip Hop

Sleep is half of the American/Canadian alternative hip hop duo The Chicharones, known for their socially conscious lyrics.

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• Sat 4/20/19 at - 8:00 PM

Elle King

Folk,Rock

Elle King is a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter with a voice reminscient of Amy Winehouse.

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• Tue 4/23/19 at - 8:00 PM

Michael Carbonaro

Comedy,Magic,Solo Performance

Direct from his truTV series, "The Carbonaro Effect," the charmingly devious magician Michael Carbonaro will provide audience interaction, hilarious video clips and a whirlwind of mind- blowing magic that makes people believe the unbelievable. The New York Times has called his performances, “Genial and witty…utterly convincing.”

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• Fri 5/3/19 at - 7:00 PM

Hippo Campus

Rock,Pop

Hippo Campus is a four-man indie rock band from St. Paul, Minnesota.

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• Sat 5/4/19 at - 8:00 PM

Needtobreathe

Pop,Alternative,Rock

This four-piece South Carolina band was founded in 2001 by brothers Bear and Bo Rinehart.

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• Tue 5/7/19 at - 7:00 PM

Kip Moore

Rock,Country

Kip Moore is a country singer/songwriter from Georgia. His music draws largely from personal experience.

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• Fri 5/10/19 at - 8:00 PM

Melissa Etheridge

Rock

Rocker Melissa Etheridge is known for her gritty, soulful voice and songs that blend pop, rock and a dash of blues.

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• Sun 5/12/19 at - 8:00 PM

Joe Jackson

Pop,Rock

Pianist Joe Jackson's songs run the gamut of pop/punk ditties such as "Sunday Papers" and "Is She Really Going Out With Him" to intricate compositions and chamber music. His pop career hit a major high with 1982's "Night and Day," featuring the singles "Steppin' Out" and "Breaking Us in Two." Ever-restless and always changing course, Jackson traveled the world to record his 2017 album, "Fast Forward," his first collection of original songs in seven years, which was released in 2015.Produced and arranged by Jackson, it features four sets of four songs recorded in four different cities – New York, New Orleans, Berlin and Amsterdam – each with a different set of first-call supporting musicians. The results rank among the richest and most rewarding music of his storied career.

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• Tue 5/14/19 at - 8:00 PM

Jim James

Rock

James Edward Olliges Jr., professionally known as Jim James, is the lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter of the Louisville rock band My Morning Jacket.

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• Mon 5/20/19 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