The future of Maine’s entertainment industry is uncertain, but Maine venues are ready to start hosting smaller events and concerts.
MAINE, USA — People in the entertainment business hope the pieces fall into place to allow some traditional concerts, fairs, and events to happen later this year.
The pandemic has made us nostalgic for attending a concert, walking through a fair, or enjoying some other big event. After such a dark year for the entertainment industry, many Maine venues, such as the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, and the Augusta Civic Center, to name a few, are thinking outside the box to bring back some sort of social events as soon as guidelines for mass gatherings ease up.
At Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center, the General Manager Tony Vails said he sees light at the end of the tunnel for smaller concerts, events, and sports gatherings.
“We started doing some outdoor small concerts at the end of last summer, we are going to pick that back up when the weather breaks, and really get into a pretty full schedule of doing those almost every week if we can, so that would be an outdoor portion and we are looking for other outdoor events, anything we can do outside because there is…