Merrill Auditorium

The Merrill Auditorium is a historic performing arts facility that is located in downtown Portland in Maine. This arena has a seating capacity of 1900 and holds a special place in the hearts of music lovers in and around Portland.

It was originally built in the year 1912 and has witnessed the performances of musical geniuses like John Philip Sousa, Vladimir Horowitz, George Gershwin, Jessy Norman, Alvin Ailey and the likes.

Merrill Auditorium Restoration

Since its restoration in the year 1997 The Merrill Auditorium has transformed into a melting pot, where diverse range of legendary artists have come together to put out memorable live concerts.BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Godsmack, Lyle Lovett, Gov’t Mule and Cake have performed in this arena and have set the stage on fire.

The Merrill Auditorium has been the cornerstone for all art and cultural activities in the local regions.It is looked upon with a lot of respect as it has seen numerous performances by legendary artists and performers from all across the globe. Ray Charles, Jessye Norman, Marilyn Horne have added their special touch by performing in this arena.

Latest news & announced events

Celtic Woman
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

Johnny Mathis
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Bill Cosby
Saturday, Sep 21, 2013

La Boheme
Friday, Jul 26, 2013

Sunday, Mar 10, 2013

Portland Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies
Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Portland Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

The Midtown Men
Thursday, Feb 14, 2013

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Magic of Christmas
Friday, Dec 21, 2012

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony
Tuesday, May 7, 2013