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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: May 20, 2019

Maine’s 2019 can’t-miss summer outdoor concerts

Written by: Aimsel Ponti

For the past several months, going to see a live show often presented frustrating challenges like digging your car out, slogging through slush and enduring bitterly cold temperatures. But hey, this is Maine and it comes with the territory. It also makes the sweet stretch of time when there are outdoor summer concerts all the more enjoyable. Here’s a snapshot of some of the biggest outdoor shows happening in Maine this season, along with one just across the border in New Hampshire, representing various genres and spanning several venues, leaving you with no excuse not to get out there.

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