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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at and a music writer for 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 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 News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk of course.

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Posted: June 19, 2017

10 must-see summer concerts for Mainers

Written by: Aimsel Ponti

From Portsmouth to Bangor with some spots in between, the season’s lineup of outdoor concerts, starting this weekend and going well into September, is dazzling. This week’s Face the Music is all about  my picks for making this the best summer ever for live music . I’ll see you out at a show. And, no matter what the forecast says, always bring that hoodie, because you never know.


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