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Love 90s music? Blues Traveler, The Wallflowers to play in Portland

By Sarah Walker Caron on May 02, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Blues Traveler and The Wallflowers with special guest G. Love & Special Sauce will take the Maine State Pier stage in Portland.

Bagaduce Chorale Spring Concert announces schedule

By Richard Shute on April 28, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: The Reach, Deer Isle, maine For more information: 207 667-3555 The Bagaduce Chorale Multi-Media Spring Concert “Eternal Sky Centennial Ride” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, and 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at The Reach on Deer …
Kristen Burkholder

Love in Bloom: An Evening of Song with Kate Hall and Kristen Burkholder

on April 28, 2016, at 1:34 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine For more information: 322-7816 BELFAST — Kate Hall and Kristen Burkholder, two of the midcoast region’s most talented and versatile vocalists, will present Love in Bloom: An Evening of Song at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Waterfall Arts …
The Route 17 Ramblers (from left) Donna Ryder, Rosey Gerry, Anne Danforth and Lise Becu will share the stage with the Maine-ly Harmony singers in concert on April 30 in Augusta.

Maine-ly Harmony Singers to share spotlight with Route 17 Ramblers

on April 28, 2016, at 12:08 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Kennebec Community Church, St. Andrews St., Augusta, Maine For more information: 582-5523 AUGUSTA — When Maine-ly Harmony women’s barbershop chorus presents a “Hollywood Hit Parade” at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Kennebec Community Church, St. Andrews St., off South Belfast …
Bangor Area Children's Choir

Bangor Area Children’s Choir spring concert ‘Change the World’ on May 6

on April 28, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-974-7715 BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Area Children’s Choir will present its 2016 Spring Concert “Change the World” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. …
Bangor Band at Chapin Park

Bangor Band to present 12th annual Memorial Concert

on April 28, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
Sunday, May 1, 2016 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Bangor High School, Peakes Auditorium, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-9397 BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Band will present its 12th annual Memorial Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School. This free annual concert recognizes …
WEST OF THE FIELDS

West Of The Fields Special: Remembering Prince

on April 26, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
I debuted a handful of new tracks from Richard Ashcroft, White Sea, Wild Belle and others on the show this week, but the majority of the episode was devoted to a look back at the incredible catalog of Prince, in recognition of his passing last week at the age of 57.

Organ Favorites Organ Concert

By Kay Eames on April 26, 2016, at 7:48 a.m.
Sunday, May 15, 2016 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: All Souls Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-7354; allsoulsbangor.org Organist Kay Eames will play a recital of “Organ Favorites” at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, at All Souls Church, 10 Broadway. Anne Small, organist and flutist, will …
Paula Cole performs at the Edmonds Center For The Arts, north of Seattle, in October of 2009.

Paula Cole, Livingston Taylor highlight summer schedule for historic barn-turned-concert venue

By Liz Gotthelf, Journal Tribune on April 25, 2016, at 2:07 p.m.
“We are thrilled about the first season, but what’s more important is that the community is excited too.”
Fans pay tribute to musician Prince with a makeshift memorial outside the fence of Paisley Park, his home and recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on Friday.

Prince cremated; family, friends honor him at ceremony in Minnesota

By Reuters on April 23, 2016, at 8:26 p.m.
Participants in the ceremony handed some fans outside gift boxes that contained items such as Prince-themed apparel and a compact disc of music.
Bangor Area Children's Choir

Bangor Area Children’s Choir to hold spring concert

By Robert Ludwig on April 23, 2016, at 11:52 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-974-7715; bangorareachildrenschoir.com/ BANGOR — The Bangor Area Children’s Choir will present its spring concert, “Change the World,” 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 …

Police: No signs of trauma or suicide in Prince’s death

By Piya Sinha-Roy and Jill Serjeant, Reuters on April 22, 2016, at 5:46 p.m.
Police found no signs of suicide or obvious trauma in the death of music superstar Prince, but it could take weeks before autopsy results reveal how the groundbreaking performer died, authorities said Friday. The intensely private musician, whose hits included “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead in …
Singer Prince performs in a surprise appearance on the "American Idol" television show finale at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California in this May 24, 2006 file photo.

‘Purple Rain’ superstar Prince, 57, dies at his home in Minnesota

By Jill Serjeant and Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters on April 21, 2016, at 1:15 p.m.
Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park Studios compound.

Big band to play vintage tunes for dancing

on April 21, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 989-7100 BREWER — The Skyliners will play big band for dancing 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Admission is $8 at the door. …
Anni Clark and Jim Gallant play at the Dexter Wayside Theatre on Sat. April 30 at 7 pm.  Two talented guitarists, songwriters and friends sit down together and play great music.  Plus, they're funny.  What more can you ask for?

Folk, Bluegrass and Rockabilly concert with Anni Clark and Jim Gallant

By Grace Lommel on April 21, 2016, at 10:56 a.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Wayside Theatre, 851 N. Dexter Rd (Rte. 23), Dexter, Maine For more information: 207-277-3733; facebook.com/WAYSIDSTAGE/ DEXTER — Anni Clark and Jim Gallant will perform Americana, blues, folk, bluegrass, rockabilly and original music 7-9 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Wayside Grange …

Student Piano Performance slated May 7 at All Souls Church

on April 21, 2016, at 9:12 a.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-7354 BANGOR, Maine — Student Piano Performance, featuring several students of area piano teachers as part of the Arlan A. Baillie Steinway Performance Series, 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, All …
Members of the cast rehearse their part for "La Boheme" at the Collins Center in Orono on Tuesday.

Live opera returns to Greater Bangor with BSO staging of ‘La Boheme’

By Shelby Hartin on April 20, 2016, at 2:13 p.m.
“Live opera has not been done in [Greater Bangor] in a very long time,” Brian Hinrichs said. “I think that there was a void for the real live thing here, locally produced.”
At the Bangor Symphony Orchestra's soiree fundraiser earlier this month; left to right, BSO violinist Sascha Zaburdaeva, Maestro Lucas Richman and Eric Mihan; Kaitlyn Parker Bray and Isaac Bray are on the right, and who will not be featured at Sunday's BSO concert.

From Puccini to Pearl Jam: Bangor singer to make local debut with BSO this Sunday

By Emily Burnham on April 20, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
Before he was a wine merchant — and before he was the lead singer in local hard rock band One Sixty One — Eric Mihan was an opera singer. Though his operatic skills have mostly lain dormant for the past ten years, this Sunday Mihan, who owns Bangor Wine & …
WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including The Kills, Delorean, Lush and Weaves on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on April 19, 2016, at 10:23 a.m.
New tracks from PJ Harvey, M83, Tegan and Sara and Wild Belle premiered on the show this week, while the retro alternative set ventured just a few years into the past for a set of chillwave and indie electronic music from the late 2000s.

Chorus to sing 48th annual Spring Concert

By Aaron Richard on April 18, 2016, at 9:05 a.m.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: facebook.com/bangorcommunitychorus BANGOR — The Bangor Community Chorus will present And All That Jazz, its 48th annual spring concert, at 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at First United Methodist …