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Artpark adds Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Death Cab for Cutie, Ziggy Marley: 'A Live Tribute To His Father' to lineup


Mon, Mar 7th 2022 02:30 pm

Artpark & Company on Monday announced three more shows for its summer concert lineup.

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats will return to the Artpark Amphitheater at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28. They performed to a sold-out crowd at Artpark in June of 2018. This time, they will be joined by Antibalas for this Artpark and Funtime show.

Next up, Death Cab for Cutie will perform in the Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. Monday, July 11. Illuminati Hotties will open the show, which is presented by Artpark and Funtime.

Lastly, Ziggy Marley will perform a special show billed as “A Live Tribute To His Father” in the amphitheater at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, with special guest Kazayah. This show is presented by Artpark.

Tickets for all three shows go on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday, March 11, at the Artpark box office, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston. Purchase in person from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or any time online at ticketmaster.com.

It took Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats less than five years to become one of the most recognizable new forces in contemporary rock ’n’ roll. Since 2015, Rateliff has led his denim-clad, horn-flanked Night Sweats, supplying the zeal of a whiskey-chugging Pentecostal preacher to songs about this world’s shared woes. Their combustible mix of soul and rock quickly cemented them as the rare generational band who balanced ecstatic live shows with engrossing and rich records. To wit, is there any other modern act capable of revving up stadium crowds for The Rolling Stones while also appearing on “Saturday Night Live” and “CMT Crossroads” and at NPR’s “Tiny Desk” in short order? They are touring in support of their latest release, “The Future.” More info is at https://www.nathanielrateliff.com/.

Tickets are $51.50 in advance, or $56.50 day of show. Carry-in chairs are not permitted for this performance.

Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band formed in Bellingham, Washington, in 1997. The band is composed of Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer, Jason McGerr, Dave Depper and Zac Rae. Death Cab for Cutie rose from being a side project to becoming one of the most exciting groups on the indie rock scene of the 2000s, with their emotive songwriting and cross-genre sound landing somewhere between indie and emo. They have been nominated for eight Grammy Awards, including Best Rock Album for their 2015 record, “Kintsugi.” Their ninth studio album, “Thank You for Today,” was released in 2018. They’ve since released “The Blue EP” and “The Georgia EP” as well as a few singles. More info is at https://www.deathcabforcutie.com.

Reserved seating tickets range from $50 to $90.

Marley is an eight-time Grammy winner, plus an Emmy winner, musician, producer, activist and humanitarian who has cultivated a legendary career for close to 40 years. The eldest son of Bob and Rita Marley, Ziggy has hewed his own path as a musical pioneer, infusing the reggae genre with funk, blues, rock and other elements through mindful songcraft. Equal parts master storyteller and motivational guide, he deftly explores issues from environmental awareness to self-empowerment, social injustice to political inequity, while returning again and again to the transformative power of love. And over the past 15 years with his own companies, Tuff Gong Worldwide and Ishti Music, Marley has complete control of his masters and publishing; alongside his charity URGE – benefiting the well-being of children in Jamaica, Africa and North America. More info is at ziggymarley.com.

Tickets are $19 to 37. Carry-in chairs are permitted in designated areas. See artpark.net for details.

Additional 2022 concerts at Artpark currently on sale include: NEEDTOBREATHE (May 18); Modest Mouse (May 27); The Head And The Heart (May 28); Lake Street Dive (May 29); Bon Iver (June 7); Goose (June 8); CHVRCHES (June 9); The War on Drugs (June 11); Trombone Shorty’s “Voodoo Threauxdown” (June 14); Patti LaBelle (June 21); Barenaked Ladies with Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket (July 5); Tedeschi Trucks Band with Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon (July 12); Bleachers (July 27); “Weird Al” Yankovic (July 29); Earth, Wind & Fire (July 31); Elvis Costello & The Imposters (Aug. 9); Jack White (Aug. 21); Dispatch & O.A.R. with G. Love (Aug. 23). Visit artpark.net for more information.

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