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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: December 8, 2015

TICKET ALERT: Brian Wilson to perform “Pet Sounds” on June 15 in Portland

Written by: Aimsel Ponti

One of the most iconic albums in American rock is “Pet Sounds” from The Beach Boys. The album was composed, arranged and produced by  Brian Wilson.

Pet Sounds, released in 1966

Pet Sounds, released in 1966

Wilson, along with two other Beach Boys,  Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, are coming to Portland’s Merrill Auditorium on June 15 to perform “Pet Sounds” in its entirety in celebration of the record’s 50th anniversary.

Tickets go on sale at noon on Thursday, Dec. 17. Tickets range in price from $55 – $75.

You can purchase tickets in person at the Merrill Auditorium Box Office at 20 Myrtle St. in Portland, charge by phone at 207-842-0800 or buy them online at

Wouldn’t it be nice to see this show?

God only knows how fast these tickets will sell so be ready on the 17th!

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