• May 27
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Maine Remembers – A Memorial Day Tribute and Celebration

    Performance Hall

    The Travis Mills Foundation will team up with the Gendron Franco Center on Saturday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. for a special tribute concert and reception to honor Maine’s veterans and learn more about the groups who support and help returning and active Veterans and their families.  The event is designed to motivate, educate, inspire and entertain, and to raise awareness for veterans’ organizations in Maine.  Performers will include the center’s executive director, Mitch Thomas and other local artists.

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  • Jun 1
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Scotty & Cassidy – In Concert

    Performance Hall

    Scott Gagne & Cassidy Daniels will take our stage for a local show not to be missed!

    Lewiston native Scotty Gagne will return home to the Gendron Franco Center on Friday, June 1.  This time, he will be joined on stage by national singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Cassidy Daniels.  The duo, now based in Florida, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Hall Clubhouse. The doors and bar will open at 6 p.m. Brett Raio, a 15-year old singer/songwriter from Topsham, will be the opening act at 7 p.m.

    Gagne, who plays many solo shows in the Stuart, Florida area, opened for Charlie Daniels at the Balsam Valley Amphitheater. Since teaming up with Cassidy Daniels, they have opened shows around the country for bands such as Thompson Square, Love and Theft, Jamey Johnson, John Michael Montgomery, and Rodney Atkins.

    Daniels was born in Asheville, North Carolina into an Army family. She and her family had to relocate 14 times, as her father served 27 years in Special Forces.

    “Though it was tough growing up in a military family, I found my solace in music.” said Daniels. Her friends and family quickly discovered that she was a musical prodigy after she wrote her first song on piano, “Beautiful Day” about finding positivity at home when her father was deployed in Iraq. In a few short years, she picked up guitar. She soon began to master her favorite instruments and has written and co-written hundreds of songs with some of Nashville’s top-tier songwriters.

    She began performing live, gracing across the U.S. and garnering the attention of the music industry along the way.  Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd became one of her first mentors. Daniels has shared the stage with artists such as Hunter Hayes, Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, Chris Janson, Tyler Farr, Cole Swindell, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Little River Band, Chris Lane, and many more.

    Tickets for the show are $8 at the door and can also be purchased at the Box Office in advance.  For more information call or visit the Box Office at 46 Cedar Street or 783.1585.  Box office hours are Monday thru Friday, from noon to 4 p.m.

    The magnificent Gendron Franco Center is handicap accessible and is located on the corner of Cedar and Oxford Streets in the “Little Canada” section of Lewiston, just across the Bernard Lown Peace Bridge from New Auburn.

     

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  • Jun 4
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    "Just Us Entertainers" – In Concert

    Performance Hall

    The “Just Us” Entertainers will be presenting their 17th annual summer benefit concert at the Center. The group first performed at the Center in the summer of 2000 to raise funds for the then Festival de Joie.  Since then, the group, an eclectic group

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  • Jun 9
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Piano Concert with Tamara Poddubnaya

    Performance Hall
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    Concert artist and master teacher Tamara Poddubnaya brings the confidence, authority, and vitality of her performances to our stage.  She frequently travels to Europe to give master classes and serve as juror for international competitions.  Last July, she completed the 10th season

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  • Jun 23
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Fête Nationale/St. John the Baptist Feast Day Celebration

    Heritage Hall

    Child as St John - SepiaOn the Fête Nationale and feast day of St. John the Baptist, (La Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste), the Gendron Franco Center, in association with the Quebéc Delegation to Boston, the Franco-American Collection at USM/LAC.

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  • Jul 12
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    A Forever Frozen Story

    Performance Hall

    Discover the whole new family show created by Tohu-Bohu Productions. Enjoy an amazing and interactive large-scale musical in the world of Hans Christian Andersen’s fascinating tale. Take part in a fantastic journey to the land of winter, a colouful

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  • Jul 30
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Roger Renaud Music Scholarship Fund – Fundraiser Dance

    Heritage Hall

    As a fundraiser for the Roger Renaud Music Scholarship Fund, this dance event celebrates the life of Roger Renaud, featuring local musical talent like the ever-popular Moon Dawgs and many others

    The celebration starts at 1pm. Doors open at 12pm.

     

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