Upcoming concerts in Portland, Maine
Subject: Upcoming concerts in Portland, Maine|
From: GUEST,One Longfellow Square
Date: 22 Jun 09 - 05:03 PM
Of particular interest to folk/traditional musicians:
ONE LONGFELLOW SQUARE
State & Congress Streets, Portland, Maine
Friday, July 10 - THE HEATHER MASSE BAND - A member of the acclaimed Juno-award winning Canadian band "The Wailin' Jennys," Heather has performed regularly on A Prairie Home Companion.
Saturday, July 11 - GEOFF MULDAUR - One of the great voices and musical forces to emerge from the Cambridge and Woodstock folk scenes.
Saturday, July 18 - PAUL GEREMIA & FRANK FOTUSKY - An evening of unforgettable acoustic blues.
Thursday, July 23 - BANJO DAN & THE MIDNITE PLOWBOYS - Some of the finest, most dynamic and most original bluegrass music ever heard in this corner of the country.
Saturday, July 25 - JUANITO PASCUAL & FRIENDS - One of the top young flamenco guitarists in the world.
Wednesday, July 29 - THE ROWAN BROTHERS - A mix of bluegrass-flavored folk and Everly Brothers style rock and country. Joined by award winning fiddler Sue Cunningham!
Friday, July 31 - ROY BOOK BINDER - Ever since learning his craft from the Rev. Gary Davis in the 1960s, Roy has developed into a Blues Singing, guitar picking, song writing raconteur. Danielle Miraglia opens!
Saturday, August 1 - THE LOVELL SISTERS - Energetic and spontaneous Americana roots music.
Sunday, August 2 - THE SWEETBACK SISTERS - Honky tonk and country music from before they were born and new interpretations of those traditions.
Thursday, August 6 - JEREMIAH McLANE, SARAH BLAIR & DAVID SURETTE - Representing the New England Celtic Tradition at its strongest in bands such as Nightingale, The Sevens, and Airdance.
Friday, August 7 - MOIRA SMILEY & VOCO - "Post-folk", improvisation-built songs, digging into old Americana and Eastern European sounds.
Thursday, August 13 - BRAVE COMBO - "Using polka music as their jumping board, the Brave Combo live up to their name by crossing polka with jazz, rock, blues and more."
Saturday, September 19 - BRUCE MOLSKY - Bruce has been exploring traditional music from an astonishingly broad range of cultures over the past two decades. Putnam Smith opens!
Thursday, October 22 - BILL EVANS & MEGAN LYNCH - World-renowned banjo player and six-time National Champion Nashville fiddler.
Friday, November 6 - LE VENT DU NORD - Québécois quartet Le Vent du Nord has exploded onto the folk music scene, including top Juno Award and the North American Traditional Artist of the Year.
Sunday, November 8 - KINOBE & SOUL BEAT AFRICA - The new voice of Ugandan music, the inspired synthesis of African roots and world music, of traditional and modern instrumentation.