Bridgton Jazz ensemble to perform at Franco Center Feb. 25

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

The 17-member Bridgton Jazz ensemble will perform from 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Franco Center. The ensemble includes vocalists who perform music and songs from the 1940s to today. The event will include a dance floor, cash bar, and concession stand. This is a fundraiser for the families and victims of the Oct. 25, 2023 shootings in Lewiston. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and can be bought in advance online at TICKETS or by phone at 207-689-2000. Tickets can be purchased in person when our box office is open from 10 a.m. to […]

$15 – $20

USM professor to present free ‘Women Who Risked Everything’ concert at Franco Center March 1 

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine, in collaboration with the Franco Center, will host “The Feminine Voice of Protest” at the 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston venue on Friday, March 1. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. There is no admission fee. “The Feminine Voice of Protest” is a program about women composers who founded a resistance network in 1941 Paris. “They put themselves at great peril as they were Jewish and they sought to save French music, culture, and lives. Only the music of men at that time is remembered,” said Grammy-nominated soprano Malinda Haslett, the University of Southern Maine’s School of Music leader of the Voice Department. 

Free

Magic Bus: The Who tribute band coming to Franco Center March 9 

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

PHOTO CAPTION: Portland-based The Who tribute band, Magic Bus, is coming to the Franco Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Tickets are available at 207-689-2000 and www.francocenter.org/shows. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Submitted photo.  Magic Bus: The Who tribute band coming to Franco Center March 9  LEWISTON–Magic Bus, The Who tribute band based in Portland, Maine, will bring their performance to the Franco Center stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9. The Who, one of rock’s most iconic bands, made the charts in 1964 with their hit song, “Can’t Explain.” That was the beginning of […]

$25 – $35

BMW Last Hurrah

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

BMW: Breau Miller West, will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Franco Center. The trio consists of well-known local musicians Denny Breau, Mark Miller, and Arlo West. Doors and cash bar will open at 1 p.m. with a meet-and-greet. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and can be purchased in advance online at TICKETS or by calling 207-689-2000. Our box office is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for those who want to buy tickets in person. […]

$30 – $35

Maine Music Society concerts March 16, 17

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Maine Music Society concert March 16, 17 Tickets – Maine Music Society Concert III A Breath of Mozart Saturday, March 16 7:00 pm Sunday, March 17 2:00 pm Our classical concert will feature Mozart with a glorious representation of music from the earlier centuries and the modern composer Trotta’s multi-movement work titled A Breath of Ecstasy.

MSO to present ‘New Artistic Mélange’ March 23 at Franco Center

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

A New Artistic Mélange Emily Isaacson, Guest Conductor Program: Jessie Montgomery: Hymn for Everyone Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K.504 “Prague,” Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36   Concert length with intermission: approximately 2 hours Concerts – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra: Performance Dates: Saturday, March 23, 2024 – 7:00 p.m. – Franco Center in Lewiston

Windham Chamber Singers performing April 3 at Franco Center

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

PHOTO CAPTION: The Windham Chamber Singers are performing in a pay-what-you-can concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston. Tickets can be purchased online at www.francocenter.org/shows or 207-689-2000. The WCS have won awards, performed all over the world, and have played in concerts with well-known musical artists.  Windham Chamber Singers in concert at Franco Center April 3  LEWISTON– The Windham Chamber Singers will perform at the Franco Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3. The WCS group gained international attention in 1996 by winning the Prize of Vienna at the 25th International Youth and Music Festival in Vienna, Austria. Since [...]

$7 – $20

Early Beatles tribute band returning to Franco Center April 5

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

PHOTO CAPTION: Studio Two: The Early Beatles Tribute band returns to the Franco Center at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5. Tickets available at 207-689-2000 and www.francocenter.org/shows. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston. Franco Center photo.  CHECK OUT THIS GREAT MUSIC VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grc0Ka3qdlo Studio Two—The Early Beatles Tribute band to play April 5 at Franco Center  LEWISTON—Studio Two will bring their early Beatles tribute music to the Franco Center at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5. Band members include Stephen Murray who portrays John Lennon, Joshua Jones as Paul McCartney, Robert Murray as George Harrison, and Dylan Verge as [...]

$30 – $35

Dark Side of Somewhere 4-20 at Franco

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

This Pink Floyd-themed concert followed by dance performance takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Franco Center. The evening will begin with an opening set from Maine piano legend Dawson Hill performing classic Pink Floyd on a grand piano before the show is turned over to the dancer/artists/performers from Nevaeh Dance Circus for a multi-media dance immersion experience that brings together video, circus/flow arts, and contemporary dance all set to the legendary Pink Floyd album “Dark Side of the Moon.” Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door day of show. Tickets are not being […]

$25 – $35

Maine Music Society concerts May 11, 12

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Saturday, May 11 7:00 pm Sunday, May 12 2:00 pm You will want to be present for this showcase of music from a variety of genres from 1972, the year when the Maine Music Society Chorale was born. Join us as we take you back fifty years to a time that evoked an era of free spirit and creative musical expression. Tickets – Maine Music Society

MSO’s Cityscape, Seascape, Soundscape concert May 18 at Franco Center

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Cityscape, Seascape, Soundscape Rohan Smith, Conductor Program: Aaron Copland: Quiet City — featuring Tim Kenlan, Trumpeter, and Billie Jo Brito, English Hornist Claude Debussy:  La Mer Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7   Concert length with intermission: approximately 2 hours Concerts – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra: Performance Dates: Saturday, May 18, 2024 – 7:00 p.m. – Franco Center in Lewiston