Entertainment for 2022

Shows and Entertainment at the Maine Lobster Festival

MLF 2022 Entertainment Line-Up

“Listen for music and announcements from The Voice of the Festival”

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

  • Noon to 6:00 pm
    Paddy Mills (in the Main Eating Tent)
    “An award-winning folksinger/songwriter whose songs are as salty as the Maine coast he calls home” 
  • 1:00 to 3:00 pm
    Jim Gibson (on the Main Stage in Harbor Park)
    “On stage at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville or the Lionel Hampton Blues and Jazz Club in Paris, Jim Gibson blends Blues, Rock, Gospel and Country”
  • 6:00 to 9:00 pm
    Jim Gibson in the North Tent
  • 8:30 to 9:30 pm
    Midcoast Music Academy (at the Main Stage, Harbor Park)
    “MCMA, a community music school located in Rockport, Maine that promotes public appreciation of music through instruction, community programs, and performances”

Thursday, August 4, 2022

  • Noon to 6:00 pm
    Paddy Mills (in the Main Eating Tent)

  • 3:15 to 7:00 pm
    Jim Gibson (in North Tent)

  • Noon to 1:30pm
    Mehuman Ernst, (Main Stage in Harbor Park)
    Singer Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Actor, Performance Consultant, Instructor, Micro Farmer.
  • 2:00 to 3:30pm
    The Returnables on Main Stage
    The Returnables are coastal Maine rock ‘n’ roll veterans with ties to the world of lobstering – reunited after a 30-year hiatus to make joyful noise for all! Frank Gotwals; Hank Whitsett; Burt Leach; Eric Beckman; Brian Robbins – The Returnables!
  • 4:00 to 5:15pm
    Lula Moss Band, (Main Stage)
    Lindsay Mower is a rising jazz artist in the rolling hills of Western Maine. She writes her own music, featuring a fusion of jazzy, folksy and bluesy pop tunes.

  • 8:00 to 9:30 pm
    Yellow Brick Road (Main Stage)
    “A full concert Tribute to Elton John, complete with an incredible light show, sound system, costumes, antics, and music of Elton”

Friday, August 5, 2022

  • Noon to 6:00 pm
    Paddy Mills (at the Food Tent)

  • 10:00 to 11:00 am
    Jim Gibson (on Main Stage in Harbor Park)

  • 12:00 to 1:00 pm
    Myles Kelley Jazz Band on Main Stage in Harbor Park

  • 1:00 to 1:45
    Jim Gibson (in the North Tent)

  • 2:30 to 4:00pm
    Blind Albert Band
    on Main Stage in Harbor Park

  • 4:00 to 5:30
    Red House (on Main Stage in Harbor Park)
    “Rock & Blues band in Midcoast Maine”

  • 6:00 to 7:30 pm
    Magic Bus (on Main Stage in Harbor Park)
    The Who tribute band based in Portland, ME, captures the sound and feel of The Who, takes you on a tour of the rock band’s discography, covering songs from “My Generation” to “Who Are You”

  • 12 O.C. Country Music Band on Main Stage
    Band of 3 Brothers, (and a drummer)

Saturday, August 6, 2022

  • 2:30 to 4:00
    MondayNite Jazz Orchestra, on Main Stage in Harbor Park 
    “MoJO, an extraordinary 18-piece Midcoast Maine based big band that plays modern to traditional jazz, including Latin, swing, blues, and funk”

  • 4:30 to 6:00
    Ukes Rock (on Main Stage in Harbor Park)
  • 6:30 to 8:00 pm
    Pen Bay Pan (on Main Stage in Harbor Park)

  • 8:30 to 10:00 pm
    Bonnie Edwards & the Practical Cats, (on Main Stage in Harbor Park)
    “The Practical Cats is an eclectic group of seasoned musicians that know how to lay down a groove! Bonnie’s dedication to the art of performing and her love of singing are the driving forces of her career. With her gutsy blues vocal style and dynamic stage presence, she puts her heart and soul into each of her performances”

Sunday, August 7, 2022

  • 10:00 to 1:00 pm
    Jim Gibson in the North Tent

  • 2:00 to 6:00 pm
    Jim Gibson in the North Tent

  • 2:00 pm
    Rock Lobster on Main Stage
    6 piece Rock & Roll Dance Band Huge Leads & a Rock Solid Rhythm Section