Concerts & Plays
Thursday, July 28
The Lake Region Summer Band will present its annual free Gala Concert at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Region Middle School gym. Come and hear 80 fine musicians present a culminating concert demonstrating what they have accomplished during the summer band program. This program is sponsored by the SAD 61 School Department. FMI: contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 20-649-1850.
Arts Jubilee Summer Concert Season continues with Music of the 60s with the Mellow Yellow Band at the base of Mount Cranmore in North Conway. Headline concerts begin at 7 p.m. with an early concert performance by some of the area’s best musicians at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for kids 12 and under.
The Brick Church will present keyboard artist, Dan Moore, in concert at 7:30 p.m. His program has a wide variety of music, but his blues and ragtime keep the feet moving to the music. The location of this concert is on Christian Hill Road in Lovell. Tickets (at door) will be $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. FMI: call 207-925-1500 or go to www.lovellbrickchurch.org
Friday, July 29
Mountain Top Music Center presents “Folk-Jazz” At-Home Concert in Jackson, New Hampshire at 7:30 p.m. The talented husband and wife team of Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne will serve up seasoned original songs mixed with fresh harvests of homegrown music that they call Folk-Jazz. This concert will take place in a private home in Jackson. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased online at mountaintopmusic.org or by calling 603-447-4737. There is a limit of 50 guests for this intimate concert.
Fred Pike Jr. and Deb Burdin will perform Olde Tyme music at Bridgton Historical Society’s Narramissic Farm in South Bridgton beginning at 5 p.m. Admission $10. Food will be available for purchase.
Saturday, July 30
Rick Charette & the Bubble Gum Band will perform, as part of Casco Days, a free concert in Casco Days Park at 7 p.m. The concert will blend original contemporary pop music and lyrics with imaginative activities that generate all kinds of audience participation.
The Naples Lions Club presents a Goldies Oldies cruise aboard the Songo River Queen, featuring the Wrong Road rock band from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., rain or shine. Boarding begins at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance (Lions Club members, Causeway Dairy Bar or Augustus Bove House) or $25 on cruise day.
Sunday, July 31
The Summer Concert Series continues on the Village Green in Naples from 6 - 7 p.m. (inside Naples Methodist Church, if rain) is underway. This week’s concert will feature Mill Town Road Show, blue grass and older country.
Monday, August 1
The Poland Springs Preservation Society’s annual summer concert series, featuring The Accordion Warrior Gary Sredzienski, is held at the All Soul’s Chapel, Poland with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and program starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance at Maine State Building or $7.50 at the door. FMI: 207-998-4142.
Tuesday, August 2
The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival presents, Schubert’s Trout, at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. Call 781-3202 for information on tickets or purchase online at www.sebagomusicfestival.org/tickets.
Thursday, August 4
Arts Jubilee presents Boogie Blues with vocalist and keyboard artist Victor Wainwright and his band, Wildroots, at 7 p.m. at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, N.H., rain or shine. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, kids 12 and under free.
Saturday, August 6
Beatles For Sale, a New England Beatles tribute band will perform at Deertrees theatre at 7:30 p.m. It will be a fun and energetic performance complete with original instrumentation and vocal harmonies as accurate to original Beatles recordings as possible. Tickets are $25 (over age 15) or $15 for under age 15. Tickets available at Deertrees box office at 156 Deertrees Rd, Harrison or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2553539.
DAM JAM, featuring alternative music all day and an arts festival, 2:30 to 10:30 p.m. in Bicentennial Park in Denmark. The Jam benefits the Denmark Arts Center, Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Kids 12 and under are free. Order at denmarkarts.org
Sunday, August 7
The Summer Concert Series continues on the Village Green in Naples from 6 - 7 p.m. (inside Naples Methodist Church, if rain) is underway. This week’s concert will feature Steve Cee with 50’s -60’s and Country music.
Monday, August 8
The Poland Springs Preservation Society’s annual summer concert series is held at the All Soul’s Chapel, Poland with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and program starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance at Maine State Building or $7.50 at the door. FMI: 207-998-4142.
Tuesday, August 9
The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival presents, Windfest, at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. Call 781-3202 for information on tickets or purchase online at www.sebagomusicfestival.org/tickets