State Theatre in Portland Maine Re-Opening after Four Years

MY MORNING JACKET ON FRIDAY, MOE. ON SATURDAY, FREE OPEN HOUSE ON SUNDAY

My Morning Jacket
The State Theatre in Portland, Maine is re-opening after four years and a $1.5 million renovation that includes new lights, paint, carpet, seating, and sound equipment. The theatre picks up with a sold out performance by My Morning Jacket on Friday, October 15, followed up with a show by moe. the next night. Sunday will be a free open house showcasing local bands from 1PM - 9PM.

In an article for The Portland Press Herald, General Manager Lauren Wayne says she hopes to bring around 80 shows a year to the theatre, with 20 already lined up between now and the end of the year.

"We hope people notice a lot of what’s been done,” said Wayne. “It was really a collaboration to get the theater up to this point.”

http://www.statetheatreportland.com/

[Published on: 10/13/10]

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