Maine Block
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The Maine Block Booking Project is an initiative to support performing arts venues in Maine by creating a system that supports Canadian artists touring into the U.S. and also encourages Maine artists touring in Canada.

Within Maine there are venues that are especially open to booking Canadian artists. These organizations are willing to consider being part of a block group that offers multiple engagements for tours. If you are a Canadian artist or arts group interested in touring through Maine, and have been deemed Export Ready, please fill out the Maine Block form. Members of the block group will be notified of a musician's interest and you will be sent contact information about the venues interested in making a deal. Artists can follow up with the opportunities from there and build a tour.

Maine Block Tour Form 

If you operate a venue or are a presenter that is interested in being part of the block, please contact Kerstin Gilg at the Maine Arts Commission.

Organizations currently participating in the block include:

All Roads Music Festival, Eastport Arts Center, Franco-American Center, Port City Music Hall, SPACE Gallery, Deertrees Theatre, Bangor Arts Exchange, Waterfall Arts, 317 Main Street, Schoodic Arts For All, Dance Hall Kittery, Calais Celtic Concerts, Chocolate Church,  Bangor Celtic Crossroads, Acadia Trad School, Old South Church Concerts, Phillips Area Community Center.

 
For more information please contact Kerstin Gilg
Director of  Media Arts and Performing Arts at the Maine Arts Commission
207/ 287-6719 - vog.eniam@glig.nitsrek

Calendar

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