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Find great live music in Portland, Maine

Rich, colorful music is everywhere in Portland, and one of the goals of the Portland Music Foundation is to help people find it.

The Portland Music Foundations venue map shows you where you can find live music featuring local talent.

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How to Book Your Own Gigs

Live performance is the #1 revenue stream for muscians, but it's also the toughest nut to crack.  There are more bands scrapping for gigs than even and promoters know it's a BUYER'S market.  Here are some tips to help you stay competitive and get more ...


The Portland Music Foundation has helped to bring focus and structure to the amorphous and daunting world of the music business for many local musicians and myself. The organization, run by professionals from many different areas of the biz, has single handedly brought a one-stop answer to all the questions and concerns of every musician in the area. Whether about songwriting, recording, promoting, gigging, and everything in between, the PMF has it covered.
Eric Bettencourt


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