The Maine Lobster Festival has an exciting lineup of entertainment planned for guests at the 72nd annual event. This year the festival will again feature all Maine-based artists and bands in a variety of genres, and the main stage has, of course, been renamed the “Maine” stage. All entertainment will be included in the price of admission.


Check the schedule to find out when each artist will be performing.


Wednesday, July 31 

Paddy Mills – An award winning folk singer/songwriter whose songs are as salty as the Maine coast he calls home.

Tom Albury – Tom has been entertaining audiences in Midcoast Maine for over 30 years with songs from soul and folk.

Rick Johnson – Soaring vocal melodies, guitar, and ukulele with deep roots in nature.

Midcoast Music Academy – The students and staff of MCMA perform in various ensembles.


Thursday, August 1

Cowboy Billy with Malinda Liberty – This duo is bringing classic country and rock to the Maine Lobster Festival.

Don Roy Trio – Specializing in traditional dance music from their Franco-American heritage, and led by Rockland native Don, the trio has been together over 30 years with appearances that include the Kennedy Center and The Library of Congress.

Paddy Mills – An award winning folk singer/songwriter whose songs are as salty as the Maine coast he calls home.

New Shades of Blue – Bringing an eclectic mix, from old time jazz favorite to originals, some blues and even reggae based originals to the Festival.

Hello Newman – Maine’s premier alternative rock band is here to give the audience a great show – and that means lots of dancing!


Friday, August 2

Sara Grey – Americana and Folk

Jason Spooner – A unique mix of roots, folk, blues and rock.

Chris Fyfe – A Merle Haggard Tribute Show celebrating this country legend.

Creatures of Habit – Bringing Classic Rock to the Maine Lobster Festival.

Runnin’ Down on a Dream – This Tom Petty Tribute Band is celebrating a legend with all your favorites.


Saturday, August 3

Monday Night Jazz Orchestra – A big band for our big stage playing a mix of latin, jazz, funk and blues.

Ukes Rock – Midcoast Maine’s most popular ukulele group.

Steelin’ Thunder – Maine’s own steel drum band.

Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations – A powerful mix of Motown and Memphis soul guaranteed to bring down the house.


Sunday, August 4 

Nikki Hunt Band – This Maine based pop/rock band covers artists like Joan Jett, Bruce Springsteen, No Doubt, AC/DC and more!


We hope you’ll come out to support all these amazing performers!

About the Maine Lobster Festival

Five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine, the Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to the Midcoast region and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community. In recent years, the festival committee has given more than $500,000 to Midcoast Regional Child Development Services, Trekkers, Meals on Wheels, and many other organizations. The 2019 Festival will be held July 31-August 4.

For more information about the Maine Lobster Festival, visit the website at and “like” them on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter at @MELobsterFest.