Bill Griese will bring the sounds of his James Taylor tribute music to Lewiston’s Franco Center on Friday, Oct. 13. The venue is at 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston. Tickets can be purchased at (207) 689-2000 and Courtesy photo


James Taylor tribute artist Bill Griese will perform his “Sweet Baby James” show at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Franco Center.

“Join other James Taylor fans for the timeless music of the six-time Grammy winner, with a performance that needs to be heard,” said Jake Hodgkin, Franco Center production manager. 

Griese brings the songs and stories of Taylor in an authentic way, using his spot-on vocals and skillful guitar playing. It’s a natural and respectful homage to an American original.

“Whether you’re a lifelong or casual JT fan, this show is one not to miss,” said Hodgkin. 

Walking Man Productions presents the ultimate James Taylor experience, with favorites like “Fire & Rain,” “You’ve Got a Friend,” “Shower the People,” “How Sweet It Is,” “Steamroller,” and more, at the Franco Center. Included in the show are hidden gems for a Taylor-made show honoring one of America’s greatest troubadours, according to the musician’s press release. 

Doors and cash bar open at 6 p.m., with the concert starting at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at or by phone at (207) 689-2000. Tickets can also be purchased in person at our box office between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  

Tier 1 tickets in advance are $30 and at the door $35. Tier 2 tickets in advance are $25 and at the door $30. 

Watch and listen to Sweet Baby James musical videos on Griese’s website at 

The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Parking is available in the mill lot. The building is handicap accessible on the Lincoln St. Alley side. 

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