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Gracie Theatre to say hello to country group Farewell Angelina

Community Author: Eric B. Gordon
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Farewell Angelina | Contributed
Farewell Angelina | Contributed

BANGOR Farewell Angelina, an all-female country group with four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and accomplished multi-instrumentalists, will perform at the Gracie Theatre as part of their “Women & Wine Tour” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 1 College Circle.  Support for this concert is being provided, in part, by Bangor Savings Bank, the theater’s founding season sponsor.

“Country fans are in for a true treat with Farewell Angelina. Not only are they taking Nashville by storm, they were named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the ‘New Artists You Need to Know.’ Having seen them perform, it’s easy to understand why they earned such high praise,” said Jeri Misler, managing director of The Gracie.

Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, Farewell Angelina’s stellar blend of heart-stopping harmonies are combined with blazing double violins and guitars. Their unique sound has earned the group soaring praise.

The band includes four longtime friends: Nicole Witt, Andrea Young, Lisa Torres and Ashley Gearing. They all met while they were pursuing their dreams in Nashville, Tennessee. Each member grew to deeply respect and admire their fellow band members as they were building successful solo careers, touring, recording with top artists and writing songs for some of country music’s biggest hitmakers. When they heard the undeniable magic of their voices together for the first time, they couldn’t wait to take their show on the road. Major opportunities soon followed including singing the national anthem for Thursday Night Football, the Unbridled Eve Gala for the Kentucky Derby, the ACM All-Star Jam, and the Albisguetli Schutzenhaus Festival in Switzerland.

Farewell Angelina’s chemistry becomes most evident when these four musicians work together to make each other shine. They enjoy creating moments every night with the country music fans they love so much. Their relationships with their audiences won them the fan-voted “Hot Seat” spot of the Taste of Country 2017 “RISERS” program by over 20,000 votes.

The band has opened for Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Frankie Ballard, Jake Owen, Billy Currington, Maroon 5 and Trace Adkins. They joined the Bacon Brothers as their opening act for many of the shows on the brothers’ last two summer tours. The band’s highly popular “Women and Wine” album was released in January 2019. Their “Women & Wine Tour” is packing crowds across the U.S.A. At the end of 2018, Farewell Angelina will have played over 75 shows.

Tickets cost between $22 and $37 and can be purchased by calling the Gracie Theatre box office at 207-941-7888, visiting the theatre’s Facebook page, or by going to GracieTheatre.com.

In honor of Veterans Day, a 20 percent discount is available to current and past members of the armed services. Any veteran or active service member interested in applying this discount to their ticket purchase is asked to contact the Gracie Theatre box office at 207-941-7888.

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