Music Shows

The Versant Power Astronomy Center presents its series of sound and light extravaganzas with our Music Shows! Tickets are $9 for general admission. 

Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. Parental discretion is advised.

Tickets may be purchased at the door, online, or by phone at 207.581.1341. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the show begins.

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All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and fast-moving images, which have been known to trigger seizures with those with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.

Upcoming Shows

Let it Snow

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – December 5, 12 & 19

Let it Snow features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, including a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra.  The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, special  in the audiovisual setting of the planetarium and is an entertaining experience for all ages, especially families.

Prince: Purple Rain Planetarium

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – January 9, 16, 23 & 30

Undefinable, musical genius, mysterious, guarded, and iconic – it is impossible to pin down Prince. He speaks on through his musical legacy and our program features several his hits such as When Doves Cry, Let’s go Crazy, 1999, Raspberry Beret, and many more.  Join us to be immersed in his music set to a stunning visual journey in the planetarium.

Previous Shows

The Wall - Pink Floyd

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – November 7, 14, 21 & 28

Pink Floyd’s progressive 8th album is put to stunning visuals that will send you to the moon. The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing 741 weeks, longer than any other record in history. Experience “The Wall” like never before. The character Pink is the world-weary focus of this concept album as he slowly isolates himself from society, represented by the metaphorical “Wall” of the album title. Rock out with this all time classic album!

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day’s Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more! Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Versant Power Astronomy Center.

Wish You Were Here: Pink Floyd

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – September 5, 12, 19 & 26

The album “Wish You Were Here,” is Pink Floyd’s second themed work featuring classic songs such as “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” with its nine-part opus, “Have a Cigar,” “Welcome to the Machine,” and the title track, “Wish You Were Here.” It has been consistently ranked as being among the best albums of all time by a variety of sources.  Check out this incredible work set to stunning psychedelic full dome visuals.

Coldplay: Sky Full of Stars

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Using the cutting-edge capabilities of the planetarium, Coldplay: A Sky Full of Stars fuses the sounds of energetic rock with stunning and inventive visuals.  This musical experience engages audiences in a sensory journey full of innovation, artistry, and imagination set to the pulsating soundtrack of an internationally renowned band.  Featuring songs such as Speed of Sound, Clocks, Paradise, Viva la Vida, and many other hits this show will thrill Coldplay fans.

U2: The Planetarium Experience

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – July 4, 11, 18 & 25

 

Experience one of the greatest bands of the last two decades: U2 in the first ever full-dome production featuring their timeless classics and modern hits. The show includes hits like “Where the Streets Have No Name”“With or Without You”“Beautiful Day”“Mysterious Ways” and “Elevation”, and many more all set to stunning fulldome visuals.  A treat for all U2 fans!

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Learning to Fly

Sundays @ 4:00 PM: June 6, 13, 20 & 27

Join us to celebrate the life and work of one of rock’s most prolific legends! Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Learning to Fly explores his career as both a Heartbreaker and a solo artist. A few of the hits included are American Girl, Refugee, Free Fallin, and Wildflowers.  

Killer Queen

Sundays @ 4:00 PM: May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Fridays @ 9:00 PM: May 14, 21 & 28

The legendary music of Queen transcends time and space. Paired with sensational visuals, Killer Queen will absolutely rock you out of your seat! Experience hits like Bohemian Rhapsody, Under Pressure, and We Are the Champions from the acclaimed band and its astrophysicist lead guitarist at the Versant Power Astronomy Center!

Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – April 4, 11, 18 & 25

Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon immerses theatergoers on a journey of our universe centralized on sensational visuals and artistic interpretation. Experience music from this internationally acclaimed rock band at the Versant Power Astronomy Center!

David Bowie Dreams

Sundays @ 4:00 PM: March 7, 14, 21 & 28

David Bowie Dreams engages audiences in a sensory journey full of innovation, artistry, and imagination set to a pulsating soundtrack of one of rock music’s greatest icons. Experience music in new ways in the planetarium at the Versant Power Astronomy Center!

Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – February 7, 14, 21 & 28

Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience is an imaginative journey through our night sky using artistic style and impressive visuals. Experience the progenitors of heavy metal in new ways at the Versant Power Astronomy Center!

Van Halen: A Tribute to Eddie

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – January 10, 17, 24 & 31

Join us at the Versant Power Astronomy Center to celebrate the life and music of Eddie Van Halen in Van Halen: A Tribute to Eddie. Dance the night away while listening to one of rock’s most innovative and influential guitarists! Take a stroll down the mean street with Alex Van Halen’s pulsing percussion! Rock out with the atomic punk himself, David Lee Roth! Could this be magic? No, this what dreams are made of!

Let it Snow

Sundays @ 4:00 PM – December 6, 13 & 20

Let it Snow features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, including a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra.  The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, special  in the audiovisual setting of the planetarium and is an entertaining experience for all ages, especially families.

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – October 9, 16, 23 & 30

The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day’s Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more! Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Versant Power Astronomy Center.

Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – February 7, 14, 21 & 28

For almost fifty years, Ozzy Osbourne has been at the forefront of hard rock and heavy metal. Join us at the Emera Astronomy Center for Ozzy Osbourne: SATOllites, where you will travel through the astral plane to the music of this heavy metal icon. From his first breakthrough solo albums featuring the classical riffing of Randy Rhoads, through the Jake E. Lee years and Zakk Wylde’s headbanging harmonics, metal heads and hard rock enthusiasts won’t want to miss this celebration of one of heavy metal’s most influential icons.

The Wall - Pink Floyd

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

Pink Floyd’s progressive 8th album is put to stunning visuals that will send you to the moon. The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing 741 weeks, longer than any other record in history. Experience “The Wall” like never before. The character Pink is the world-weary focus of this concept album as he slowly isolates himself from society, represented by the metaphorical “Wall” of the album title. Rock out with this all time classic album!

Let It Snow

Sundays @ 3:30 PM – December 1, 8 & 15

Let it Snow features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, including a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra.  The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, special  in the audiovisual setting of the planetarium and is an entertaining experience for all ages, especially families.

OneRepublic: Future Looks Good

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Grammy Award band One Republic will rock the planetarium with stunning visuals, and out of this world imagery.  Future Looks Good show features a compilation of songs from Dreaming Out Loud, Native, Waking Up and Oh My My albums, along with sneak peaks at the upcoming Human album set for release this year.

Dropkick Murphys Sunshine Highway

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – October 4, 11, 18 and 25

Experience America’s favorite Celtic punk band in Dropkick Murphys Sunshine Highway.  Featuring Rose Tattoo, I’m Shipping Up to Boston, and many more iconic songs, experience this beloved band using impressive visuals at the Versant Power Astronomy Center

Rihanna: Diamonds

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – September 6, 13, 20 and 27

Take a journey through space with the Grammy Award winning artist, Rihanna.  Using dazzling visuals and creative expression, Rihanna:  Diamonds, features this prolific artist in new and innovative ways at the Versant Power Astronomy Center!