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Photo Recap: Action Bronson Played The State [4.29.15]

Photo recap of Action Bronson at The State Theatre on April 29, 2015. […]

The HillyTown Portland National Preview

Yes — the past few weeks have been filled with an onslaught of announcements of national acts coming to Portland (thanks to Lauren at the State Theatre and other bookers). Here are a few national acts coming to our city this spring and summer that we think you should checkout — unless it’s a sold-out show (looking at you, Neutral Milk Hotel). […]

Jenny Lewis and Kurt Vile (and the Violators) Played The State

Hi folks, it’s been a while, huh? We’ve missed you. Maybe you’ve missed us. Or maybe you’ve been out enjoying your life and going to all sorts of amazing concerts. We sure hope so. Anyway, last week, our photographer Andrew Foster hit The State for the great Jenny Lewis + Kurt Vile & The Violators […]

The Devil Makes Three / Brown Bird – The State Theatre – 12/29/12

The Fogcutters Present: Big Band Syndrome!

Neon Trees Played The State [6.1.11]

Last night was a busy one for national acts in town. I started at the State Theatre for Neon Trees before heading down Congress Street (see my post on Portugal. The Man coming soon). I wasn’t actually too familiar with the headliner or openers The Limousines, but both acts pushed the electro/pop genre hard […]

Dawes Finally Played Portland [5.24.11]

Back in July 2009, Dawes were scheduled to play a show at SPACE Gallery on their tour supporting Deer Tick (who were also just in town), but the show ended up getting canceled so the California band never got to make their Portland, Maine debut. Nearly two years later, they finally made it back […]

Iron & Wine Monday

This Monday, April 18, Iron & Wine plays a sold out show at The State Theatre in Portland.

The first thing you’ll notice about Iron & Wine‘s latest, Kiss Each Other Clean (Warner Bros. Records), is that it somehow has a very different feel from Sam Beam’s previous releases. No, this isn’t a case […]

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

Dashboard Confessional Played The State [12.12.10]

Our friend Robbie Kanner shot the Dashboard Confessional concert at the State Theatre last night and was kind enough to share his photos here. Check them out below.