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Jun
21
Wed
Oakfest 2017
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – Jul 24 @ 9:00 am
Jun
30
Fri
Ellis Paul @ Stone Mountain Arts Center
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm

Ellis Paul is one of the leading voices in American songwriting. He was a principle leader in the wave of singer/songwriters that emerged from the Boston folk scene, creating a movement that revitalized the national acoustic circuit with an urban, literate, folk pop style that helped renew interest in the genre in the 1990’s. Paul remains the most mainstream-friendly folk songwriter to emerge from Boston since Tom Rush. Between 1993 and 2004, he won an unprecedented 13 Boston Music Awards, and his songs were heard on hit TV shows Ed and MTV’s Real World; and in the soundtracks of several Farrelly Brothers films, including “Me, Myself, & Irene,” and “Shallow Hal,” Director Peter Farrelly has called Paul “a national treasure.”..a very cool stamp of approval.
DATE: Friday, June 30, 2017, PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept credit cards on site for Food or Beverage… so when you come to the show bring cash or checks! SHOWTIME: 8:00 p.m. — Lobby and bar open at 5 p.m. and dinner seating begin at 6 p.m. DINNER: Available by reservation before the show. (not included in ticket price). Click here for a sample menu. ADMISSION: $20.00 pp ($4 handling fee for concert ) CONCERT GETAWAY PACKAGES: line Need a place to stay? Stay at one of these selected nearby inns and get perks like show tickets with priority seating, a roundtrip shuttle to the show, a cozy dinner, a country breakfast and more. All these properties are great and have something special to offer. Check them out and make a night of it!

Jul
1
Sat
Seth Glier @ The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm

Seth Glier has never failed to enrapture our audience. Despite his relatively young age, recording artist Seth Glier is a seasoned troubadour. A singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist who averages over 250 live performances annually, Seth has gone from opening act to headlining his own shows and playing major festivals. He’s shared the stage with artists as diverse as James Taylor, Mark Knopfler, Ani DiFranco, Edwin McCain, Martin Sexton, Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams, and has quickly become known for his passionate live sets and powerful command of both piano and guitar. His music has also caught the ears of fans, industry and critics alike, with USA Today stating that his “exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel.” Building on the acclaim of his Grammy®-nominated sophomore album The Next Right Thing, Glier’s subsequent record Things I Should Let You Know was called “a genuine revelation” by Blurt Magazine, and was praised by M Music & Musicians Magazine for its “shimmering, seductive melodies”. Celebrate Independence Day Weekend with this independent musician, who sings what he feels, and makes us all think. Advance tickets $20, the day of show $25.

Jul
3
Mon
Jonathan Edwards to Benefit the Mountain Top Music Center @ Stone Mountain Arts Center
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm

Sponsored by the Kind Folks at White Horse Gear and Press Conway, NH
Barefoot and tanned, Jonathan Edwards has never looked and sounded better. Of course, he is known for his big hits, like “Sunshine” and “Shanty”, but his music is as fresh now as when those tunes made him famous. Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night – songs of passion, songs of insight, songs of humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor which, like fine wine, has only grown sweeter with age. Always a sellout and you’ll never know who he might bring with him!!
DATE: Monday, July 3, 2017, PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept credit cards on site for Food or Beverage… so when you come to the show bring cash or checks! SHOWTIME: 7:00 p.m. — Lobby and bar open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner seating begins at 5 p.m. DINNER: Available by reservation before the show. (not included in ticket price). Click here for a sample menu. ADMISSION: $45.00 pp ($3 handling fee for concert ) CONCERT GETAWAY PACKAGES: line Need a place to stay? Stay at one of these selected nearby inns and get perks like show tickets with priority seating, a roundtrip shuttle to the show, a cozy dinner, a country breakfast and more. All these properties are great and have something special to offer. Check them out and make a night of it!

Jul
6
Thu
Sharon Shannon @ The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm

A former member of the seminal Scots-Irish band The Waterboys, the last few years for Sharon have included worldwide airplay with the song Galway Girl from the Hilary Swank film, PS I Love You. She is a musician who has music at her fingertips….literally! The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion ‘cool’ in her home country. She is renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres and has been a musical icon for over 20 years. Traditional Irish music is her background but she has been fearless in her musical exploration having defied genres and woven her unique style through country, French-Canadian reggae, hip-hop, dance and classical.At various times, Sharon has collaborated, toured and recorded with Bono and Adam from U2, Steve Earle, Jackson Browne, Nigel Kennedy, Willie Nelson, John Prine, and Christy Moore. She has performed for US Presidents Clinton and Obama, entertained Irish Presidents Robinson and McAleese, and most recently Michael D. Higgins. Sharon Shannon is a musician who likes to surprise. While she is known for her arrangements of traditional Irish tunes and Irish-influenced compositions, she has always been eager to explore new styles and to meet and work with other musicians. There are Irish influences but in her newest album she has cheerfully mixed in with often unexpected styles from around the world, including – for the first time – Africa. Sharon has perfectly mastered an African/Irish crossover. It’s her free-wheeling approach that makes Sharon Shannon so exciting. And she puts it all down to the time she spent working with The Waterboys when there were “no rules as to the type of music played…we could move very easily from a punk song to an old-timey American waltz to Irish jigs and reels and onto New Orleans-type blues”. As a soloist, she has continued that approach. Working with Denis Bovell on ‘Out The Gap’, back in 1994, she found that “the reggae rhythm lent a very groovy backing to an Irish reel”. Since then there have been excursions into Argentinian tango, Breton music, American folk and country, and much more besides. Sharon Shannon has had a remarkable and adventurous career. This summer she brings a bit of that adventure to the Opera House stage. Advance tickets $25,
Advance tickets $25, the day of show $30.

Jul
8
Sat
Joan Osborne @ The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm

Beloved singer-songwriter and 7-time Grammy nominee Joan Osborne is a Kentucky native who grew up with a passion for music, but when she arrived in New York City in the late 1980s it was to attend New York University’s prestigious film school. She couldn’t resist the pull of the city’s live music scene for long, and soon she was performing her own songs in downtown rock clubs and emerging as a popular presence in a vibrant scene of rootsy new acts that included such then-unknowns as Jeff Buckley, Chris Whitley, Blues Traveler and the Spin Doctors. In 1992, Osborne launched her own indie label, Womanly Hips, and released the live Soul Show: Live at Delta 88 and the studio EP Blue Million Miles. Osborne’s regional success led to a major-label deal and the release of her 1995 multi-platinum breakthrough album Relish, which included her Number One single “One of Us.” That song, along with a well-received run on 1997’s inaugural Lilith Fair tour, introduced her to a wide audience. Osborne’s talents have made her a sought-after collaborator and guest performer. She joined forces with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead when they regrouped to tour in 2003 as The Dead, sang with Motown’s legendary Funk Brothers in the acclaimed 2002 documentary Standing in the Shadows of Motown, and produced 2 albums for the great blues trio the Holmes Brothers. She’s shared stages with a wide range of performers including Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Emmylou Harris, Patti Smith, Melissa Etheridge, Taj Mahal, Luciano Pavarotti and the Chieftains. More recently, Osborne has toured and recorded as a member of Trigger Hippy, which also includes rising Americana star Jackie Greene and Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman. Touring in support of her new album, out int he spring on 2017, singing the songs of Bob Dylan. Advance tickets $35, day of show $40. Tickets on sale March 15, 2017.

Jul
10
Mon
The Hank Band @ Pickard Theater
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm

Jump into your boots, dust off your Stetson, and take a walk down that Lost Highway with The Hank Band. Led by Peter Oyloe and playing songs that capture the timeless music of a bygone era, The Hank Band is comprised of passionate musicians inspired by the music and the poetry of Hank Williams, Sr. Coming straight from the heart and soul, The Hank Band performs stories of love, joy, and loss as only Hank Williams could tell them. The show includes more than 20 of the singer’s most popular songs, including hits like “Long Gone Daddy,” Honky Tonk Blues,” I Saw the Light,” “Jambalaya” and more! Ticket pricing: $45 center orchestra; $40 side orchestra; $35 balcony, $25 super saver balcony. Come as a group and save! Groups of 20 or more save $5 per ticket and $8 per ticket if booked for all three Monday Night Concerts. Call Olivia at 207-725-0189 for group tickets.

The Hank Band @ Pickard Theater
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm

Jump into your boots, dust off your Stetson, and take a walk down that Lost Highway with The Hank Band. Led by Peter Oyloe and playing songs that capture the timeless music of a bygone era, The Hank Band is comprised of passionate musicians inspired by the music and the poetry of Hank Williams, Sr. Coming straight from the heart and soul, The Hank Band performs stories of love, joy, and loss as only Hank Williams could tell them. The show includes more than 20 of the singer’s most popular songs, including hits like “Long Gone Daddy,” Honky Tonk Blues,” I Saw the Light,” “Jambalaya” and more! Ticket pricing: $45 center orchestra; $40 side orchestra; $35 balcony, $25 super saver balcony. Come as a group and save! Groups of 20 or more save $5 per ticket and $8 per ticket if booked for all three Monday Night Concerts. Call Olivia at 207-725-0189 for group tickets.

Jul
13
Thu
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas @ The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm

An evening of cutting-edge fiddle and cello explorations of Scottish and global music returns to the Opera House this summer. “You would think they’d been playing together for centuries. While his fiddle dances, her cello throbs darkly or plucks puckishly. Then [Haas] opens her cello’s throat, joining Fraser in soaring sustains, windswept refrains, and sudden, jazzy explosions. Their sound is as urbane as a Manhattan midnight and as wild as a Clackmannan winter,” chip ‘n’ chop says the Boston Globe. “As many gigs as they must have played together over the past decade or so, there remains a striking spontaneity about Fraser and Haas’s music-making. He has tonal variation and attack to spare, but what makes them so consistently absorbing is the responsiveness each shows to the other. Haas is more than a cellist: she’s the rhythm section who uses the chip ‘n’ chop of her bowing and the double bass-like pulse of her pizzicato playing to great effect. The accompanist’s role moves so fluently between them, building tension all the while, and then they’ll slip into unison and it’s like floodgates opening,”s ays The Herald review. This promises to be an extraordinary night of music for old fans and new alike. Advance tickets $25, available beginning March 1.

Jul
15
Sat
NEMC Pops Concert @ Messalonskee Performing Arts Center
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

New England Music Camp will present the 38th NEMC Annual Pops Concert at the Messalonskee Performing Arts Center in Oakland, Maine. The NEMC Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Chorale, and Jazz Ensemble perform in this fantastic performance that also features a Silent Auction. All proceeds go directly to the NEMC scholarship fund. Seating is limited!

Tickets $20.00

http://snowpond.com.ninjatix.com/event/281282