Country music legend Dolly Parton to perform in Bangor

Country music legend Dolly Parton to perform in Bangor

Country music star Dolly Parton, who recently turned 70, will perform in Bangor for the first time in more than 25 years.

Confirming her first major U.S. and Canadian tour, the country music legend and pop cultural icon said she would perform in nearly five dozen cities, including Bangor.

Dolly’s Bangor performance is schedule to take place at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Speaking about her upcoming tour, Parton said, “We’re so excited to get out there and see the fans again. I’m really looking forward to singing songs the fans have not heard in a while, as well as the hits, while debuting a few new ones off Pure & Simple.”

Tickets for the Waterfront Pavilion Concert will go on sale on Saturday, April 2nd, via Ticketmaster. Patrons can also buy tickets in person at Mark’s Music in Brewer. Ticket prices range from $25.75 to $89.75.

Parton, who grew up with 11 siblings on a farm in Tennessee, is famous for her beautiful voice, songwriting skills, fashion sense as well as commitment to the rural people of the south. She bagged 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. In 2006, she was inducted into the prestigious Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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