Category Archives: Listen up!

Review: Kafari, “Knockturnes” and Micromasse, “Anthropocene” (Jazz, Portland)

Calling either Kafari’s “Knockturnes” or Micromasse’s “Anthropocene,” two new albums from a Portland solo artist and a Portland trio, respectively, by the simple genre name “jazz” is a bit misleading. Yes, they are both “jazz,” in the sense that jazz in the larger sense is encoded in both albums’ DNA and foundational to their existence. […]

Do you have free ticket vouchers from Ticketmaster? Can you use them in Bangor? Your questions answered.

Over the weekend social media was flooded with posts about the final outcome of the years-long legal battle of Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster, a protracted court case that was finally settled last year. It was a class action lawsuit brought against the ticket selling giant, arguing that all those “service fees” and “convenience fees” tacked on […]

American Folk Festival announces final round of performers

Caribbean, Ethiopian, beat boxing, Tuvan throat singing and tap and hoop dancing are the styles and genres that make up the final six performers announced for this year’s American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront, set for Aug. 26-28. Festival organizers revealed the remaining lineup Friday afternoon. These six performers will join previously announced performers, […]