Bowery Presents Expands to Maine

Posted on: May 28th, 2010 at 10:48 am by

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Bowery Presents truly is on a roll.  The indie-leaning promotion company just keeps expanding its reach.  In March, it was Boston; now it’s Portland, Maine.

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Bowery Presents is teaming up with Alex Crothers of Higher Ground Presents, a fixture in the New England music scene, to reopen State Theatre in Portland.  The venue had been closed since 2006.  Here are some snippets from the press release:

The historic theatre has been closed since 2006, and the new partnership between The Bowery Presents and Alex Crothers will continue the upgrades to the historic theatre started by the owners.

The Bowery Presents and Mr. Crothers will be equal partners in operating and programming all music events at the State Theatre, with Lauren Wayne reporting to both parties. The group expects to book approximately 80 shows a year with a cross section of live music from diverse performers. In addition to the State Theatre, the partnership will explore options to book other venues and festivals in the area and develop marketing and partnerships opportunities for their concerts.

[via House List; Brooklyn Vegan]

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