The twelve members of the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra perform the original scores to three classic silent films by Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Harold Lloyd.
L-A’s outdoor summer concerts. July 9: SideCar Heroes (a cappella) at the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. July 16: Pat Pepin (blues) at Festival Plaza, Auburn. July 23: Banjo Dan & the Mid-nite Plowboys (bluegrass) at the Festival Plaza, Auburn. All shows begin at noon and last approximately one hour. In case of rain, concerts are held at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston.
The Machias Bay Chamber Concerts brings the James Campbell Trio Down East. The program includes works by Saint Saëns, Beethoven, and Bartok.
This percussion and vocal ensemble explores the heritage and rhythms of West Africa. Their original arrangements and compositions invoke ancient traditions of the drum.
Support land conservation and education and groove out at the same time. This festival features reggae masters Inner Visions, the roots, blues, funk, and folk of the Jason Spooner Trio, and the crunchy rock and roll of Horseshoe Crabs.
Gordon Bok is a master of both the six-string and twelve-string guitar and is an established folk singer-songwriter, preserving, collecting, and sharing a wide variety of songs about the land and sea.
Sean McGuinness and his band, the Dublin City Ramblers, have thrilled audiences with their ballads, humor, wit, and foot tapping music. The band’s career has spanned more than thirty-five years, and they have performed in Dublin’s National Stadium, London’s Royal Albert Hall, and New York City’s Carnegie Hall.
Aroostook County does its best impersonation of Kentucky when Blistered Fingers, the Douthwrights, White Mountain Bluegrass, Borderline Bluegrass, the Lewis Family, and many more acts play live.
The Empire Brass Quintet tackles Stravinsky, Berio, Vivaldi, Strauss, and more on tuba, trombone, French horn, and trumpet.
Empire Brass, one of the world’s great brass quintets, offers a range of recognizable works from Prokofiev and Dvorak to the show-stopping tunes of Gershwin and Ellington.