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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at MaineToday.com and a music writer for MaineToday.com and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at Mainetoday.com. You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the WCHS TV show “207” to talk about...music of course.

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Posted: May 11, 2017

Rocket Man Elton John is coming to Maine for two November shows

Written by: Aimsel Ponti
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Whew! We’re still catching our breath from the excitement of getting the press release on this.

We’re doing all caps for this one so get ready:

ELTON JOHN IS COMING TO PORTLAND!!!

Can you stand it? It’s been nearly a decade since he’s been to Maine. In fact, we did a little research on his past visits and records show that’s John played in Portland in 1993, 2000, 2004 and 2008.

His Wonderful Crazy Night Tour will be swinging through Portland AND Bangor and here’s everything you need to know:

Elton John in Portland

When: Friday, November 17

WHERE: Cross Insurance Arena, Portland

HOW MUCH: $46.50 to $159.50

ON SALE: Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m.

TICKETS: waterfrontconcerts.com


Elton John in Bangor

WHEN: Saturday, November 18

WHERE: Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

HOW MUCH: $46.50 to $459.50

ON SALE: Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m.

TICKETS: waterfrontconcerts.com


What’s your favorite Elton John song? This is ours at the moment.

Here’s a photo of John performing in Portland back in 1993. Were you there?

Elton John performs at the Cumberland County Civic Center, on Oct. 24, 1993. Staff Photo by John Ewing

Elton John performs at the Cumberland County Civic Center, on Oct. 24, 1993.
Staff Photo by John Ewing

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