The nineteenth annual festival of “Sounds Around Blue Hill,” presented by the Bagaduce Music Lending Library.
Middle eastern ensemble Okbari joins the klezmer ensemble the Casco Bay Tummlers for an evening to benefit Seeds of Peace, an international organization working to promote peace in the Middle East.
New Harbor, ME 04554
PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: In outdoor performances at 1 PM and 3 PM, favorite local musicians Julia Lane and Fred Gosbee, of Castlebay, will play tunes of Colonial New England and the "old country." Rain date September 7.
Starts: Jul 26 2009 - 12:00pm
Ends: Jul 26 2009 - 6:00pm
Damariscotta, ME 04543
Featuring THE JASON SPOONER TRIO and INNER VISIONS
With special guests THE HORSESHOE CRABS
An afternoon of music outdoors at an historic saltwater farm. Three bands. Family friendly. Caribbean food and spirits available. Fresh oyster bar. Alternative energy displays and demonstrations, including the ceremonial “flipping of the switch” for DRA’s new wind generator. Open seating. Rain or shine. Bring blankets. Proceeds support land conservation and education. No refunds, coolers or pets.
Starts: May 29 2009 - 7:00pm
Ends: May 29 2009 - 10:00pm
Portland, ME 04101
May 29 -Seacoast singer/songwriter, Dan Walker, will perform at the North Star Cafe, opening the show for Mark Erelli 7pm.
Starts: May 23 2009 - 7:00pm
Ends: May 23 2009 - 8:30pm
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Well-known musician Monica Grabin joins forces with the Brick Store Museum to present a public concert in honor of Memorial Day weekend. Grabin's stirring performance traces American history in the World War I era through song, pairing her signature folk music with imagery from the Brick Store Museum’s collection of World War I recruitment and morale posters--said to be the most extensive in the State of Maine.
Made possible by a grant from The Virginia Hodgkins Somers Foundation.
Richie Havens is gifted with one of the most recognizable voices in popular music. His fiery, poignant, and soulful singing style has remained ageless since he first emerged from the Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s.
The PSO’s season ends with “Rites and Rhythms,” featuring Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Demars’ Sabar: Concerto for Senegalese Drums and Orchestra.
The Portland, Oregon-based orchestra was founded in 1994 by a Harvard grad and classically trained pianist to play political fund-raisers for progressive causes. Since then Pink Martini has grown from four musicians to twelve and has gone on to perform a multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout the world. Sensuality, spirited rhythms, global reach, and a film noir sensibility combine to make the Pink Martini one of the hottest bands in music today.
The daughter of country music legend Mel Tillis, Pam has charted more than thirty singles on the U.S. Billboard country charts.