Music, concerts and live bands

 

Jazz it up at the Barn with saxophonist and pianist

on July 26, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Surry Arts: At the Barn, 8 Cross Road, Surry, Maine For more information: 207-667-1308; surryartsatthebarn.com SURRY, Maine — An evening of jazz featuring saxophonist Ed Harlow and pianist Maxim Lubarksy will be held 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Surry Arts: …

Folk duo Neptune’s Car to perform at Surry Arts at the Barn

on July 26, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Surry Arts: At the Barn, 8 Cross Road, Surry, Maine For more information: 207-667-1308; surryartsatthebarn.com SURRY, Maine — Award-winning Neptune’s Car, a contemporary folk duo of guitarists Holly Hansen and Steve Hayes, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at …
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New music including Banks, Justice, Jagwar Ma and M.I.A. on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on July 19, 2016, at 10:34 a.m.
New tracks from Blood Orange, Crystal Castles and Shura debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set paid tribute to the late Alan Vega with a look back at his work in Suicide and some of his solo efforts.
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks of Tedeschi Trucks Band perform during the Wheels of Soul 2016 Tour stop at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Friday.

Tedeschi Trucks Band brings rock, soul to Bangor Waterfront

By Ashley Conti on July 16, 2016, at 12:04 a.m.
Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos and North Mississippi Allstars performed during their Wheels of Soul Tour 2016 on Friday in Bangor.
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The wood fence surrounding Bangor’s Waterfront Concerts.

How loud are the Waterfront Concerts? I took decibel readings.

By Jennifer Hooper on July 15, 2016, at 1:20 p.m.
Depending on where you live in or around Bangor, the noise level of the Waterfront Concerts may range from sound levels similar to a jackhammer to those of a normal conversation.

Lincolnville Band Concert

By Peter Nesin on July 15, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Breezemere, Norton Pond, Lincolnville Center, MAINE For more information: 2073382440 The Lincolnville Band will have a free concert on Tuesday, July 26 at 7:00 P.M. at Breezemere, which is the bandstand in Lincolnville Center next to Norton Pond. The concert …
Daryl Hall performs on Thursday at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.

Fans of all ages relish Hall and Oates on the Bangor Waterfront

By Emily Burnham on July 14, 2016, at 11:38 p.m.
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, along with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, also performed Thursday night.

Noted pianist Daniel Epstein to perform at Castine church

on July 13, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Distinguished pianist, Daniel Epstein, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine, located on the Village Green. There will be music by Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy. There is a suggested donation of $10. Pianist Daniel Epstein made his debut …

Free Bangor Band concert at Camden Snow Bowl

on July 12, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, July 31, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Road, Camden, Maine CAMDEN, Maine — Bangor Band will give a free concert 2-3 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Camden Snow Bowl as part of the first Community Outdoor Day and Concert. Bring chairs and …
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New music including Crystal Castles, Blood Orange, Still Corners and Kacy Hill on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on July 11, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
The show returned from a week off with new music from The Avalanches, Shura, Local Natives and Wild Beasts, while the retro set looked back at some classic alternative tunes from the year 1982.
Arootsakoostik originator Travis Cyr, right, joins Dark Hollow Bottling Company on stage during the all-day July 9 festival in New Sweden.

Arootsakoostik music festival in The County celebrates its 10th birthday

By Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News on July 10, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
Despite the festival’s growing popularity over the last decade, organizers initially expected Arootsakoostik to be a one-time gig.
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Special music program dedicated to memory of Edmund Battersby

on July 07, 2016, at 9:40 a.m.
Friday, July 8, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill, Maine BLUE HILL, Maine — Gerald Wheeler, keyboardist/music director of First Congregational Church in Blue Hill, and Deirdre McArdle, flutist, will perform works for flute, organ, harpsichord and piano in a program dedicated to Edmund Battersby …

St. John’s Organ Society summer concert series begins July 26

on July 07, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St., Bangor, Maine BANGOR, Maine — St. John’s Organ Society summer concert series begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St., with “Magnificat!”, a special concert in collaboration with Blue Hill …

The Edna Project concert to benefit Edna St. Vincent Millay House restoration

By boxoffice on July 06, 2016, at 4:05 p.m.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, ME For more information: 207-594-0070; rocklandstrand.com/event/edna-project-poetry-edna-st-vincent-millay-set-music ROCKLAND — The Edna Project, wife and husband Liz Queler and Seth Farber with son Joey Farber, will play an eclectic melding of folk, bluegrass, rock and jazz, …

Porter Memorial Library Presents Master Drummer Jordan Benissan

By Lee McBride on June 29, 2016, at 9:24 a.m.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Performing Arts Center on the University of Maine at Machias campus, 116 O’Brien Avenue, Machias, ME For more information: 207-255-3933 Move and groove on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 when West African Master Drummer Jordan Benissan returns for a free family …
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New music including Sigur Rós, Aphex Twin, Broods and The Raveonettes on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 28, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
I debuted new tracks from Shura, Wye Oak and Tegan and Sara on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at some modern rock hits from the year 1991, and also included tributes to David Bowie, Prince and Prince Be of P.M. Dawn.
Def Leppard performs at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Friday evening.

’80s icons Def Leppard rock Bangor Waterfront

By Micky Bedell on June 25, 2016, at 10:32 a.m.
Check out this gallery of photos from their concert last night in downtown Bangor.

Led Zeppelin didn’t steal music for ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ jury decides

By Joel Rubin and Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times on June 23, 2016, at 1:33 p.m.
A jury sided with Led Zeppelin on Thursday in a federal copyright infringement trial in Los Angeles where the band stood accused of stealing the opening chords of the 1971 classic “Stairway to Heaven” from an American group.
Journey's Jonathan Cain (from left), Ross Valory and Neal Schon perform during their show on Wednesday at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.

Journey, The Doobie Brothers bring the hits to Bangor

By Ashley Conti on June 22, 2016, at 10:13 p.m.
Journey, The Doobie Brothers and Dave Mason all performed on Wednesday night at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.
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New music including Phantogram, Two Door Cinema Club, Minor Victories and Operators on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 21, 2016, at 10:23 a.m.
I aired new tracks from The Avalanches, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Band Of Horses on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at some classic songs from the year 1994.