>>>Portland Ovations’ Annual Benefit featuring Lady Rizo
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Show Times:

October 3, 2018 • 6:00 pm



Cocktail Reception 6pm
Performance 7pm



Aura is located at the corner of Free and Center Streets; there are several parking garages within walking distance.
Spring Street Garage (Free Street) $2/hour
Unified Parking Garage (Free Street) $10-$15 flat rate parking

Box Office:

$150 VIP Packages

$100 Standard Tickets


For more information or to purchase tickets contact Mary Campbell at mcampbell@portlandovations.org or 207-773-3150 ext. 5.


Please contact regarding any accessibility questions or concerns.


Sponsorship packages available. Click here for details. 


Or call 207.842.0800

Highlighting what we do best, our 2018 benefit kicks off the season featuring an artist we think you’ll love – the incomparable Lady Rizo in her Maine debut – performing at Aura, Portland’s newest music venue, which was recently nominated for “Best Small Music Venue in America”. With just 300 seats for sale, incredible experience packages being auctioned off, and a performer who has been described as so good that she “would make both Janis Joplin and Donna Summer be sure she never opened for them” by The Berkshire Edge, we guarantee this is an event you will not want to miss.


All guests will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert, a live auction, great company and of course, a stellar performance by the incomparable Lady Rizo. Proceeds benefit Portland Ovations artistic and education programs.



A provocateur with an electric wit, Grammy Award-winner Lady Rizo transforms cabaret standards and pop hits into soulful, contemporary musical experiences. Called a “formidable belter who can sustain phrases and notes even when sprawled on her back on a piano and scissoring her legs,” by The New York Times, Lady Rizo’s repertoire stretches from Peggy Lee and Nina Simone to The Pixies and Bjork. Her signature mix of sophistication, brazen banter and luscious vocals leave audiences wanting more.


VIP Packages $150 Premium Seating (center floor)
Entry to pre-show cocktail reception
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert
Entry to post-show Meet & Greet/photo opportunity with Lady Rizo including a champagne toast
Access to the VIP lounge


Standard Tickets $100
General Admission Seating (mezzanine)
Entry to the pre-show cocktail reception
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert


I am unable to attend but wish to make a donation.

“A formidable belter who can sustain phrases and notes even when sprawled on her back on a piano and scissoring her legs.”



121 Center Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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(207) 772-8274

A truly unique venue unlike anything else in the northeast! Located in the center of downtown Portland, Maine, one of the most talked about cities in the country, AURA brings people together for entertainment and gatherings unlike anywhere else.