Beach Boys

American Folk Festival

KahBang In Full Swing

You know what’s up. Half the bands in Portland are up in Bangor this weekend, and if you’ve been meaning to catch anybody (or, you know, one of those big national acts that are also playing) then you probably want to get on the road asap. Find the full schedule at the KahBang site.

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WPC Presents: The Milkman\’s Union / Class Machine / Tree Streets / Great Western Plain

Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs w/ Brandi Carlile

Bangor Waterfront Shows On The Way

We already know about a healthy dose of live music action on Portland’s waterfront, but up in Bangor (about 2 hours away), the summer is even more packed with waterfront shows. Besides KahBang and the American Folk Festival, Waterfront Concerts has a whole series of events happening on their temporary stage, starting this weekend. . . . → Read More: Bangor Waterfront Shows On The Way

KahBang 2011 Lineup: MMJ, Surfer Blood, The Gay Blades, Lady Lamb…

Now THIS is the kind of festival I want to see!

For its third year, Bangor’s KahBang Festival really seems to be finding a good niche. They’ve been flirting with indie rock, hip hop, and crowd-friendly rock bands, (all while finding a great audience for one of our favorites, The Gay Blades, who . . . → Read More: KahBang 2011 Lineup: MMJ, Surfer Blood, The Gay Blades, Lady Lamb…

KahBang’s Final Day, Biz Markie Photos

Though I had an amazing time at the first annual KahBang Festival in Bangor, Maine last year, I wasn’t able to make it up this time around. HillyTown photographer Conall O’Brien was, and he’ll be sending us some great photos from today’s full day of music. Here’s a taste of what’s happening up there from . . . → Read More: KahBang’s Final Day, Biz Markie Photos

KahBanging Out A Lineup

The first batch of bands for this year’s (expanded!) KahBang Festival in Bangor (August 6-14) has been announced and it’s definitely off to a strong start! This year you can expect to see OK Go, Biz Markie, Free Energy, The Gay Blades (thankfully returning after melting faces last year), Bad Rabbits, The Aviation Orange, Hey . . . → Read More: KahBanging Out A Lineup

KahBang Announces 2010 Dates

Now in its second year, Bangor’s KahBang Festival is already expanding. They’ve announced the dates as August 6th through the 14th for the festival, which will now include films and art exhibits in addition to the music portion. With this change, even their name is growing: the event is now called KahBang: Music, Art, . . . → Read More: KahBang Announces 2010 Dates

KahBang Festival Photos!

We had a great time at the first KahBang Music & Art Festival up in Bangor, Maine this weekend (Saturday, August 15, 2009). Check out the full photo gallery (it’s a big one, 90 photos strong) here.

It was no surprise that Matt & Kim would be a highlight (if you haven’t seen them, . . . → Read More: KahBang Festival Photos!

KahBang: Matt & Kim, The Gay Blades, Ra Ra Riot, Ida Maria, more

Bangor Steps It Up With KahBang!

I’m not sure how it happened exactly, but a really great music festival has been brewing (and selling out of presale tickets) up in Bangor, Maine, and news about it seems to just be drifting down here to Portland today. On Saturday, August 15th, KahBang ’09 will take place in Downtown Bangor and the . . . → Read More: Bangor Steps It Up With KahBang!