Music, concerts and live bands

 

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.
Gerald Wheeler

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 Downing 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.

Concert of music and poetry ‘The Green Lady Laughs’

on June 17, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
Sunday, June 26, 2016 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Whole Health Center, 162 Gilbert Farm Road, Town Hill, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4128 BAR HARBOR, Maine — “The Green Lady Laughs,” a concert of music and poetry for Solstice with Timbered Lake and Paul Weiss, 3 …
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Music program at Blue Hill church dedicated to Edmund Battersby

on June 16, 2016, at 12:29 p.m.
Friday, July 8, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill, Maine BLUE HILL, Maine — Gerald Wheeler, keyboardist/music director of First Congregational Church in Blue Hill, and Deirdre McArdle will perform works for flute, organ, harpsichord and piano in a program dedicated …

Music with a Mission slated July 1 at Orono church

on June 16, 2016, at 11:16 a.m.
Friday, July 1, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono, Maine ORONO, Maine — Music with a Mission concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 1,  at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Musicians will include Nicholas Southwick, flute; …
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New music including Sleigh Bells, Merchandise, Wye Oak and Band Of Horses on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 14, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
New tracks from Preoccupations, The Stone Roses, Bat For Lashes and Local Natives debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on some of my favorite British alternative and indie rock groups from the late ’90s and early 2000s.

Eric Clapton reveals nerve damage that makes playing guitar ‘hard work’

By Travis M. Andrews, The Washington Post on June 13, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
The 71-year-old musician revealed that he was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy in 2013 and that playing guitar, which once came so easy to him, is now “hard work.”