CAMDEN — The downtown Camden Opera House will open ticket sales for two big summer shows at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 11. Tickets will be available online at or by calling the box office at (207) 236-3154.

Caroline Cotter Photo by Brendan Bullock

Camden Windjammer Festival returns this Labor Day weekend, and the opera house will liven things up with Johnny A., Boston’s own contemporary guitar virtuoso. Johnny A., Just Me … And My Guitars is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, a solo show opened by Maine singer-songwriter Caroline Cotter. Tickets for Johnny A., Just Me … And My Guitars are $26 in advance/$34 day-of-show (if available). This holiday weekend show is sponsored by Lord Camden Inn and 40 Paper.

And on Friday, Aug. 12, popular Maine comedian Bob Marley returns to the opera house stage at 8:30 p.m. Marley usually sells out the house; tickets are $37.50.

As full-capacity performances return, ticketing will be choose-your-own reserved seats in advance, online or by phone; next best available seats, choice of orchestra or balcony, will be assigned at the door.

The 2022 schedule is filling up, and the opera house’s website is updated regularly with new options. Currently, masks are encouraged within the building.

Bob Marley