Finding a bite to eat before a show is key...

For so many reasons, it's probably a good idea to have a full belly as you head into a show. Sure, concession prices are a factor, but also you want to get it out of the way early, so you don't feel all bogged down and full. And, it's always a good idea to get a solid foundation under you, should you decide to have a few pops at the show.

But for people who don't live in the immediate area, it can be extremely useful to know where there might be a few places you could go. Or sometimes, in the moment, you draw a blank, even if you live around the area. Even better, if you can grab a list of places that you could walk to, that just makes it perfect.

Finding a place to park is bad enough.

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It doesn't really matter where a show is, finding a place to park that somewhat close by can be an issue when seeing a concert on Bangor's waterfront. There is a parking garage, but it fills up pretty fast. But once you secure your spot, then the hunt for food begins.

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It's the second most important part of the experience, right after parking. The third, of course, is a convenience store after the show to get yourself set up with road snacks. Once all these needs are met, it's time to rock. You'd be amazed what a little bit of prep work ahead of time does to increase your enjoyment level at a show.

So if you're curious where to head off to once your car is all safe and sound, any one of the places on this list will get you hooked up 100%. And truly, the best part of this list, is that the furthest spot from the waterfront is only half a mile. So you could literally be there on foot in 10-15 minutes, tops. So... Let's check it out...

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