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BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet Comes to The Criterion

Bar Harbor –  BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, an American Cajun band from Louisiana, will take The Criterion stage on Sunday, August 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this event will go on sale Monday, June 12 at 10 a.m. to Criterion Members and Tuesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. to the general public.

 For the past 42 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members and created and driven by bandleader Michael Doucet’s spellbinding fiddle playing and soulful vocals, BeauSoleil is notorious for bringing even the most staid audience to its feet. They’ve captivated listeners from New Orleans to Carnegie Hall, then all the way across the pond to Richard Thompson’s Meltdown Festival in England.

 Seating for this show is general admission within three sections: Balcony for $30, Platinum Orchestra in the front center section for $25.00 and General Orchestra for $20.00. Tickets will be available starting Monday, June 12 at 10 a.m. on or over the phone at 207-288-0829.

The 1932 Criterion Theatre is Bar Harbor’s non-profit historic performing arts and movie house located at 35 Cottage Street. The theatre has been a staple of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island arts community since its construction in 1932 and looks forward to a long future of welcoming theatre goers. For more information on how to become a member and purchase tickets visit or call 207-288-0829.

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