Music, concerts and live bands

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St. John’s Organ Society concert

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: St. John's Catholic Church, 207 York St. BANGOR, Maine — St. John’s Organ Society concert with Reiko Okamoto of Yokosuka, Japan, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14, 2014, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Music of Felix Mendelssohn, Hina Sakamoto, and J. S. …
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Schoodic Summer Chorus from 2013

Schoodic Summer Chorus to sing in Ellsworth and Addison

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:37 a.m.
ADDISON and ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Schoodic Summer Chorus, an a Capella community chorus directed by Anna Dembska, is singing about family this summer. They’ll perform their eclectic, upbeat program, We Are Family, on Thursday, August 21 at the Cape Split Chapel in Addison;Saturday, August 23 in Ellsworth at St Andrews Episcopal Church; and Thursday, August …
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Jazz Improvisation Clinic and Benefit Concert

By Susan Patten on Aug. 06, 2014, at 3:31 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hampden Academy Performing Arts Center, 89 Western Avenue, Hampden, Maine For more information: 207-356-8015; An exciting music education opportunity awaits Maine music students and adult musicians alike. The Gifts of Music presents a free improvisation clinic and benefit concert …
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moe. at Collins Center for the Arts

By Collins Center for the Arts on Aug. 05, 2014, at 3:57 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME For more information: 1-800-622-8499; moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today. With 20 years of touring and just as many albums under its belt, …
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Art and Wellness Festival connects Belfast, Kenya

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 3:29 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine – A Main Street Art Market and Wellness Day Festival will take place Saturday, Aug. 9,  in downtown Belfast, hosted by Expanding Opportunities, a local non profit organization operating Aina Moja, an artisan support shop at The Health and Wellness Building. The organization runs JWHS childrens’ home in Kenya, and …

New music including The Raveonettes, Caribou, FKA Twigs and La Roux on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Aug. 05, 2014, at 9:16 a.m.
The show returns from a two-week break with new tracks from Vaults, Kate Boy and Jenny Lewis, with a retro set featuring songs chosen by loyal West Of The Fields listener Tony Crabtree.

Summer Special: Mid-2000s Pre-Nostalgia Spectacular!

on Aug. 04, 2014, at 11:41 p.m.
Former WMEB station manager Tom Grucza returns for an in-depth look at the blog-rock and dance-punk glory days of the mid-2000s in this West Of The Fields special! Get a jump on the '00s nostalgia bandwagon with this set of soon-to-be classics.
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29th Annual “Mostly for Fun” Trombone Concert

By Trevor Marcho on Aug. 04, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm Street, Bucksport, Maine For more information: 207-217-4224 The “Mostly for Fun” annual Trombone Concert will be held on Saturday, August 9 at 7 p.m. at Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport. Admission is $8.00 …
John Fogerty performs during his show Saturday at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Legendary John Fogerty rocks Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center on Saturday night

By Ashley Conti on Aug. 03, 2014, at 6:40 p.m.
Legendary folk rocker and “Father of the Flannel Shirt” John Fogerty thrilled the crowd Saturday night at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Grammy Award winner and 1993 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, played many hits, including “Proud Mary” and “Who’ll Stop The Rain.” He has sold more than …
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Folk grass trio String Tide

Footlight Follies: A One-of-a-Kind One-Night Only Fundraiser

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 4:06 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine – Maine State Music Theatre presents “Footlight Follies” beginning at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at Pickard Theatre on the Bowdoin College campus. Seven outdoor stages will highlight a variety of entertainment free to the public 6:45-7:25 p.m. The main stage show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature professional talent from …
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Dana and Susan Robinson in Camden

Dana and Susan Robinson return to Camden Amphitheatre Aug. 14

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 12:24 p.m.
CAMDEN, Maine —  Dana and Susan Robinson are two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing interpreters of the American experience. The Robinsons are returning to Camden for a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Camden Amphitheatre. The concert, sponsored by Camden Public Library and Allen Insurance & Financial, is …
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Dixieland band at Ecotat Gardens

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:28 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Ecotat Gardens, Annis Road, Hermon HERMON, Maine — Six Basin Street Dixieland Band, 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Ecotat Gardens. Bring a lawn chair and park in the Annis Road parking area. This post was contributed by a community …
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Anthony Antolini, pianist; Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; and John David Adams, bass-baritone.

Two Centuries of American Music at St. John’s in Thomaston

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.
THOMASTON, Maine – Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; John David Adams, bass-baritone; and Anthony Antolini, pianist, will collaborate in a concert titled “An American Sampler: A Chronological Retrospective of American Music from 1814 to 2014,” at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 200 Main Street, Thomaston, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. A suggested donation of …

Fog Festival kicks off five days of music on Campobello Island

By Tim Cox on July 30, 2014, at 5:16 p.m.
CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, New Brunswick — Two performances were scheduled Wednesday night to kick off the second annual Campobello Island’s Fog Festival, five days of free music. Brian Flynn and Blair Tinker and friends were scheduled to perform the first night of the festival, which features artists performing at different venues …
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Monday Music featuring ‘Him and Her’

Bangor Daily News on July 29, 2014, at 9:35 a.m.
HANCOCK, Maine — Monday Music featuring “Him and Her,” 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4, at Tidal Falls Preserve. Bring a picnic or visit Me & Ben’s food cart. The free Monday Music series is sponsored by Frenchman Bay Conservancy. All concerts are weather permitting. Cancellations and announcements are posted on Facebook. This post was contributed by a community member. …
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The Bangor Band prepares for a concert under the new "Clam-phitheatre" concert shell

Bangor Band Summer Concert, Chapin Park

By vjcarter on July 27, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Location: Chapin Park, Forest Ave. & State St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-944-4193; The Bangor Band will perform a summer concert in Bangor’s Chapin Park, on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014, at 6:45 p.m., as part of the annual Chapin …
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Anah Highlander Pipes & Drums Play Rockport Masonic Center Concert

By jsukeforth on July 25, 2014, at 8:39 a.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St, Rockport, Maine For more information: 691-2270 The unmistakable sounds of bag pipes and drums will resonate throughout Simonton Corner, Wednesday, July 30th beginning at 6pm when the Anah Highlanders visit RMC for the continuing …
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Kate Callahan

Acclaimed singer-songwriter to perform in Ellsworth

Bangor Daily News on July 24, 2014, at 3:26 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — New England singer-songwriter Kate Callahan will perform in Ellsworth Friday evening, August 8. A nominee for Best Songwriter in New England, Callahan will collaborate with Maine poet Paul Weiss in a concert of music and poetry in the chapel of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Ellsworth. This …
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Diunna Greenleaf to perform at American Folk Festival

Bangor Daily News on July 24, 2014, at 2:37 p.m.
 BANGOR, Maine – The American Folk Festival has announced blues musician Diunna Greenleaf will perform at the three-day festival Aug. 22-24 on the Bangor waterfront. Diunna draws her musical style from those who have influenced her, including Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, and Koko Taylor. She is from Houston, Texas, and had …
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Blues and Americana with Brad Hooper at Water Dog Tavern

By Water Dog Tavern on July 23, 2014, at 10:52 a.m.
Water Dog Tavern is proud to present Maine singer/songwriter, Brad Hooper, on August 1st, 2014 at 8:00 pm. The event will be held at 1 Starr Street in Thomaston, ME. Brad Hooper is a talented blues musician living in the unorganized-territory of Albany Township, Maine. Hooper has grown into a …
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