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This year is the 21st anniversary for the annual Maine International Film Festival. In this interview, we sit down with Executive Director, Mike Perreault to discuss plans for this major anniversary year, which provides 10 days of non-stop movies at the Railroad Square Cinema and Waterville Opera House starting July 13.
Reserve your festival passes today at miff.org!
Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations have released their new album Take It and will perform at their album release party at the Quarry Tap Room on July 15 at 2 PM. We caught up with Pat to discuss the album in this edition of C What’s On.
You can sample a couple songs from the album below.
The Mallett Brothers Band will play their first-ever show in Augusta on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. for a waterfront concert on Front Street. One hundred percent of ticket sales will directly support Augusta’s historic Colonial Theater. Sponsored by Kennebec Savings Bank and Cushnoc Brewing.
Kennebec Valley Chamber President and CEO, Katie Doherty dropped by the C What’s On studio to discuss the Whatever Family Festival, which is well under way as we speak. Of note, she highlights the upcoming Great Race in Gardiner on June 26, the Family Festival, and Brewfest on June 30 (kids will want to take note of the Touch-a-Truck feature including fire trucks and even a Zamboni) and, of course, fireworks displays on the 4th of July. Get out there and enjoy some great family entertainment!
It’s time for the Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival again, and this week we have the pleasure of talking with Festival co-founder Sandy Cormier about shows scheduled June 13–17 and August 22–26 at the Litchfield Fairgrounds on 30 Plains Road. This is the 50th festival and Sandy tells us there are great acts and some special surprises in store.
For more information, visit https://blisteredfingers.com
A preview of what you can expect…
Blue Highway – Marbletown
Tiny Doll – Zink & Company
The Best Of Her – Zink & Company
This week we are joined by Executive Director, Kristina Cannon and Project Coordinator, Mary Haley of Main Street Skowhegan to discuss the activities for the 2018 Moose Festival which opens June 8 at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds. This three-day event includes a concert on Saturday with country stars Phil Vassar and Bryan White and and a maple breakfast on Sunday.
For more information visit https://www.skowheganmoosefest.com.
Our interview this week features Peter Prescott of EJP and Katie Doherty of Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce discussing the Great Race, which has a major stop in Gardiner on June 26. This road race features fantastic antique autos, starts out in Buffalo, New York and culminates in Nova Scotia this year. Festivities in Gardiner, the largest of the stops along the way, begin at 2PM and end with fireworks at 9PM.
For more information visit http://greatrace.com/
In this edition of C What’s On, we got to sit down with Program Coordinator and Teaching Artist Shalimar Chasse and her student Lilah Goldey for a discussion about Buker Studio Arts located at the old Buker School in Augusta. They filled us in on their summer program and much more.
For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/bukerstudioarts
This edition of C What’s On features Bill McKenna of Delta Ambulance and Laura Tracy of MaineGeneral discussing the upcoming EMS Week Celebration to take place at Delta Ambulance headquarters at 29 Chase Avenue in Waterville on May 19th from 11AM to 5PM. There will be kids games, bounce house, barbecue, and lots of information about emergency medical services including Express Care services and MaineGeneral.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com
In this interview, we caught with Phil Vassar who will perform on June 9th at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds as part of the Skowhegan Moose Festival. Phil has produced numerous albums and songs for many of his country artist friends. He has 10 number one hits, 15 top ten hits, and 26 Top-40 hits to his credit. In this interview he talks about his writing and robust performing schedule.
For more information or to buy tickets for the upcoming show, visit https://www.skowheganmoosefest.com/entertainment/