Starts: Oct 8 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Oct 8 2013 - 9:00pm
This concert is a very rare pairing of two legendary folk singers. From England, Jez Lowe and from Canada, James Keelaghan. The two happen to be in New England at the same time and we have asked them to perform together for an unforgettable evening of music, stories, and song.
Jez Lowe has built an enviable reputation as a songwriter and performer in the world of acoustic music, and as a recognised musical ambassador for his native North East England, with more than a dozen albums and countless live performances around the world over the last twenty years.
Starts: Aug 26 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Aug 26 2013 - 9:00pm
Samantha's passion, desire and drive have led her to achieve incredible success in just a short time. Samantha was featured and performed on the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Opening Ceremony. She was the 2010 East Coast Music Award Winner for "Fans Choice" and composed and performed on the Documentary CD "This Is My America" With Dolly Parton and Mark O'Connor.
Starts: Aug 6 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Aug 6 2013 - 9:00pm
Isabeau et les Chercheurs D'Or (and the Gold Diggers) dig deep into the roots of music and sources of Quebecois and Appalachian folk song. On recording, as well as on stage, the quintet always preserves the aura of truth that characterizes these styles of music so well. Freely drawing from folk music traditions, Isabeau and the Gold Diggers create their own country music adventure. In it, the listener discovers a personal world of romance, travel, and everyday life. Their music is timeless, whether the vocal harmonies, the mandolin, or the violin is carrying the tune.
Starts: Jul 23 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Jul 23 2013 - 9:00pm
Since being awarded the title of “Best Up and Coming Artist of 2009″ at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, The Paul McKenna Band have gone from strength to strength touring extensively throughout USA, Canada and Europe.
Combining their love for Folk and Traditional music, as well as original songs and tunes; The Paul McKenna Band from Scotland has been captivating audiences with live performances of their new album, titled ‘Stem the Tide’, out now on Greentrax Records.
Starts: Jun 17 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Jun 17 2013 - 9:00pm
At only 18 years of age Kathleen already has international experience having performed in Ireland, Scotland and the USA as well as various parts of Canada. Among her many accomplishments a couple of highlights are competing at the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Co. Offaly 2008 and again in Co. Cavan, Ireland in 2010 and the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Championships in Ottawa in both 2009 and 2010. It was also a distinct honour to appear in two concerts with Ashley MacIsaac in January 2010. Kathleen showcased at “Contact East” in Antigonish in September 2010.
Buddy MacDonald, Rachel Davis, & Darren McMullen (Cape Breton). Celtic Music Series at St. Lawrence Arts
Starts: Jun 4 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Jun 4 2013 - 9:00pm
Buddy MacDonald is one of Canada's most respected singer song-writers and comes from a tradition steeped in Celtic and Folk music. Buddy has hosted the world famous Celtic Colours Festival Club for the last 15 years without missing a single evening. He is best known for setting to music his keen observation of life lived in the cities and rural parts of Eastern Canada. Audiences warm instantly to his infectious writing style and showmanship.
Starts: Jun 27 2013 - 7:30pm
Ends: Jun 27 2013 - 9:00pm
Prospect Harbor, ME 04624
Oceanside Meadows Institute for the Arts and Sciences presents the SILVER DUO; Noreen Silver, cellist and Phillip Silver, pianist with flutist Deirdre McArdle in a program of works by Shostakovitch, Weber and rarely heard Holocaust composers Simon and Dauber.
Starts: Jul 12 2013 - 7:30pm
Ends: Jul 12 2013 - 9:00pm
100 Miles Lane
Bucksport, ME 04416
Free, fun family concert of traditional circus band music performed by 50-member band conducted by University of Maine Machias Professor Gene Nichols. Home town clowns and Anah Shrine clowns entertain. Donations at door benefit music scholarships for students in Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties.
Starts: Aug 13 2013 - 8:00pm
Ends: Aug 13 2013 - 10:00pm
Rockland, ME 04841
Join us for a special night as we welcome a music legend to the Strand stage!
John Hiatt’s career as a performer and songwriter has spanned more than 30 years and everyone from Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, BB King, Bonnie Raitt and Iggy Pop has covered his work.
Hiatt and his band, The Combo, have gained a reputation for captivating crowds at their live shows as The Tennessean depicts: “He prowls the stage, delivering the bluesy stuff in a whiskey-burn howl, shouting the rock stuff and fronting a formidable band that can turn on a dime, from ballads to bombast.”
Starts: Jul 27 2013 - 8:00pm
Ends: Jul 27 2013 - 10:00pm
Rockland, ME 04841
GRAMMY nominees and JUNO award winners, seeing The Duhks live is nothing short of a spiritual experience. A syncopated bluesy banjo number seamlessly follows a Brazilian samba; an old-time jaunt nestles comfortably next to a gospel performance by vocalist Jessee Havey - her soulful voice piercing like the heart tattoo on her chest.
Featuring original members Jordan McConnell, Havey, Scott Senior, Tania Elizabeth and founder Leonard Podolak, The Duhks is one of the most musically adventurous bands to come from the roots scene in the past decade.