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Four-time Grammy Award winning artist Gary Clark Jr. returns to Portland to celebrate his much-anticipated upcoming album, JPEG RAW, set for release on March 22. The new body of work signals a brave new world for Clark’s ever-expanding creative palette – dense and adventurous with a more cohesive synthesis of his eclectic musical universe.

JPEG RAW is Clark’s first album since 2019’s critically lauded This Land, which became his third consecutive top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart and garnered three Grammy Awards, including Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance (“This Land”) and Best Contemporary Blues Album (This Land). Clark’s first Grammy win was awarded in 2014 for Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Please Come Home”).

Since its release, the singer-songwriter has toured extensively and stretched his wings as an actor, playing American blues legend Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup in Baz Luhrmann’s Elviswhich received eight Academy Award nominations.

Clark also served as the official Music Director for Jon Stewart’s acceptance of the 23rd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. In addition to programming the event, he delivered a powerful tribute on stage, which aired on PBS nationwide.

With an eclectic range that contains multitudes, Clark continues to defy boundaries of any kind. Highlighted by an impressive coterie of awards, critical accolades, collaborations, sold-out tours that span the globe, billions of streams, endless television performances, and appearances in acclaimed films and TV series, Clark steps back into the light with JPEG RAW and breaks new ground that is both thrilling and inspiring on every level.

ADULT price is available for this event.
Per ticket service fee varies from $8.50 – $16 depending on ticket price.
Platinum pricing in Orchestra may vary depending on demand.
Please Note: Tickets may not be resold for higher than face value. See here for policies.

Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:30PM

Tickets

$165 / $55 / $50 *before fees

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Merrill Auditorium

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A beautifully restored 1,900-seat performance venue, this majestic hall is one of the gems of Portland’s downtown Arts District and close to plenty of restaurants to grab a bite before the show.

Merrill Auditorium is owned and operated by the City of Portland.

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Merrill Auditorium
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101

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