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Midcoast Maine’s Premier Event Spot

SHOWS

UPCOMING
SHOWS

The Camden Opera House is home to a wide variety of events, and we are pleased to welcome you!  We have returned to full capacity, offering choose-your-own reserved  seating for most shows.

  • Aug 04, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Our season of free concerts 4 p.m. Sundays in August at the Camden Snow Bowl opens with The Right Track, a local 11-piece soul/funk/classic R&B band. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be held at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before.
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  • Aug 10, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Popular Maine comedian Bob Marley returns to Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St.! Tickets are $39.50, limited to eight per person. Beware of resellers (and their higher prices); choose-your-own reserved-seat tickets here, online at camdenoperahouse.com! 5:30 and 8 p.m. shows.
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  • Aug 11, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Our free Sundays in August concert series continues with Primo Cubano, which plays “son,” the traditional Cuban dance music that led to today's salsa. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before.
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  • Aug 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Based on T.S. Eliot’s "Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats," this one-hour adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical is especially tailored for young actors. Camden Ballet Theatre's Summer Camp Students will bring this "meow-sical" to life! Two performances, 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday. $10.
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  • Aug 18, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Our free Sundays in August concert series continues with Billy Wylder, New England's acclaimed art rock band that melds American folk, rock & world music. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before.
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  • Aug 24, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    The Camden Conference, in partnership with Maine Public, presents An Evening with Nick Schifrin – Reporting on War in the 21st Century. PBS NewsHour's award-winning Foreign Affairs and Defense Correspondent has covered wars in Ukraine, in Gaza, Syria, Afghanistan & more. Tix $34/$24 members.
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  • Aug 25, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Portland-based indie-soul sextet Midnight Breakfast, including Camden native Myles Kelley, wraps up the 2024 series. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before. Sponsored by our Community Arts Fund.
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  • Aug 30, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Popular multimedia live music tribute returns for Windjammer Weekend! “A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience” has been taking regional audiences on a multi–sensory journey back to the turbulent decade of the 1960s ever since it debuted on our stage some years ago. $40/$34 for adults, $25 under 18.
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  • Sep 06, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Not easily defined, an alt-Americana trio Barnaby Bright (Nathan & Becky Bliss + Carmen Dieker) takes audiences on a ride through love songs, murder ballads and deeply moving, relatable themes. $22 in advance, $25 day-of-show. Sponsored by Lord Camden Inn and 40 Paper. Louisa Stancioff opens!
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  • Sep 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    CIFF celebrates 20 years this fall, featuring boundary-pushing documentary films and filmmakers from across the globe. The festival runs in person Sept. 12-15 at various venues in Camden and Rockland, including Camden Opera House; and online Sept. 16-30. Early Bird Passes on sale thru July 1.
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  • Sep 27, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Daniel Adam Maltz returns for another informative and entertaining performance! The Vienna-based musician is the leading fortepianist of his generation, specializing in Viennese Classicism — especially the works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. Tickets $32 advance/$36 day-of-show.
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  • Oct 04, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Sailor & author Lin Pardey shares her exploits as one of the world’s most knowledgeable & recognized sailors. Lin & her late husband Larry Pardey sailed over 200,000 miles together, circumnavigating the globe twice, & published numerous books on sailing. $20/$10 under 18. Benefits The Apprenticeshop
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  • Oct 05, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Jazz in June presents an evening of piano, bass and drums that lies at the intersection of jazz, classical, and electronic music! James Fernando has been hailed as a “prodigiously gifted composer and virtuoso pianist.” $25 in advance/$30 day-of-show. Sponsored by Captain Swift Inn and 40 Paper.
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  • Oct 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Canadian Folk Music Awards recipient Geneviève Racette is renowned on the international folk scene. Montreal-based artist performs one-hour concert, accompanied by her guitar and all-female band - Judith Little Daudelin (percussion, voice) and Eleonore Pitre (electric guitar). Tickets are $10.
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  • Oct 19, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    The Pihcintu Chorus, founded in 2006 by award-winning producer, musician and songwriter Con Fullam, comprises talented of immigrant girls from Portland’s ever-expanding international resettlement community. Since its inception, more than 300 girls representing 40 countries have taken part. $10
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About Camden
Opera House

Opened in 1894 and on the National Register of Historic Places, The Camden Opera House is a 489-seat auditorium, including two conference and meeting rooms, a lounge and mini-theater -- all served by elevator. Owned, managed, and supported by the Town of Camden, Maine, the opera house serves residents of all ages by hosting a wide range and variety of performances, concerts, theater, national and international conferences, and other events. Annually, Camden Opera House hosts over 28,000 patrons. With more than 125 years of service to the community, we are invested in the cultural vibrancy of our community and see the Opera House as a mainspring in the advancement of a vibrant downtown area.

MISSION: 
Our mission is to produce, sponsor and host events that supplement and expand the cultural, social and economic life of the community.  For us, this also includes over 200 town sponsored meetings, events, and community gatherings per year.

VISION:
Our vision is to be Midcoast Maine’s premier performing arts and conference center and a high-quality, community venue working in partnership with every facet of our vibrant Maine community and region.   We seek to create and expand opportunities for intellectual excitement and enrichment in the arts through excellence in programming.

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ADDRESS

Camden Opera House

29 Elm Street P.O. Box 1207

Camden, ME. 04843

 

Phone

(207) 236-7963

EMAIL

For Info & Tickets > Dagney,

dernest@camdenmaine.gov

For Booking > Dave,

dmorrison@camdenmaine.gov

For Tech > Karl,

kkrahn@camdenmaine.gov

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