Concerts

 

ENTERTAINMENT & CONCERTS

Thursday, August 16

Milltown Roadshow, 7 p.m., Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Rd., Lovell. Local favorites performing a mix of popular “Americana” music as well as their own original songs with well-blended vocals and strong instrumental work. Tickets available at the door: $10 adults, $5 for children; refreshments served at intermission. FMI contact Stan Tupaj at 925-1500 or visit www.lovellbrickchurch.org

Steve Kelly & the Cherry Cherry Band Arts Jubilee Concert, 7 p.m., outdoors at Cranmore Mountain Resort, North Conway, N.H. Peforming music of the great Neil Diamond. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students. Kids 12 and under free. Local opening act at 6 p.m. — Bennett & Perkins. FMI www.artsjubilee.com

Women of Song: Maine Singer-Songwriters, 7:30 p.m., Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. Three talented women from Maine — Emilia Dahlin, Sorcha Cribben-Merrill, and Rhoda Dale share their original music and storytelling lyrics in the historic theatre specifically designed with fantastic acoustics to enhance musical performances. Tickets $16. FMI 583-6747 or www.deertrees-theatre.org

Friday, August 17

The Puffers in concert, 7 p.m., Cornerstone Gospel Chapel, 25 Sebago Rd., Naples. Country gospel duo Bob and Darleen have had numerous songs in Christian country charts. Bob has composed over 400 songs and both he and Darleen play multiple instruments as well as sing. Free admission but donations gratefully accepted. FMI 693-6102.

Saturday, August 18

Cheryl Wheeler in concert, 7:30 p.m., Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. Singer-songwriter extraordinaire Cheryl Wheeler puts on an emotional roller coaster of a concert that has you rolling in the aisles laughing one minute then choking back tears the next. Her performances are more like comedy club rather than folk club events and audiences love them! Tickets $25 adult, $16 child. FMI 583-6747 or www.deertrees-theatre.org

Ameranouche, 7:30 p.m., Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main St. in Denmark. Enjoy the unique sound of “hot acoustic gypsy flamenco swing,” a fresh and enjoyable new sound for the 21st century. All tickets general admission, $15 adults, $12 seniors (65+), $8 kids under 18. FMI 452-2412 or www.denmarkarts.org

Sunday, August 19

Naples Summer Concert on the Village Green featuring Milltown Roadshow performing Americana favorites and their own original songs, 6 – 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. In case of rain the concert will be held at the Naples Methodist Church.

State Street Traditional Jazz Band, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6), Bell Hill Meetinghouse, 191 Bell Hill Rd., Otisfield. Authentic Preservation Hall jazz from 1920s New Orleans. Classic but relaxed music with a hypnotic beat and strong melody. The group aims to produce good time music that makes people happy. Free admission, lemonade and cookies from Hungry Hollow served at intermission.

Monday, August 20

Crooked Creek Band, 6:30 p.m., the gazebo at Poland Spring Resort, 55 Robbins Way, Poland Spring. A band from Mechanic Falls, Maine covering classic rock, blues, and country. Band members include vocalist Kerry O’Leary, Ben Flagg and Jeff Kilton on guitar, bassist Russ Hart, and Don Hart on drums. Free and open to everyone. In case of rain the concert will be held in the All Souls Chapel at the Resort.

Friday, August 24

30th Annual Bach Festival home concert, 7 p.m., location to be announced mid-week before the event. Concert features duo pianists Duncan Cumming and Floyd Corson, contralto Emily Marvosh, flutist Doris Henney, and bassoonist Nancy Goldenhar. Tickets $35, must be purchased in advance at wmma@roadrunner.com or by calling 603-662-9942. Light refreshments will be served.

Don Roy Trio, 7:30 p.m., Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Rd., Buxton. Nationally known Maine champion fiddler and group play Celtic music and traditional roots music from the Maritimes and Quebec. Tickets $20 adults, $18 seniors/students. Reservations advised. FMI and reservations 929-6472 or go to www.sacorivertheatre.org

Saturday, August 25

Hungrytown folk duo concert, 7 – 9 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 8 Hancock Ave. Hiram. $10 adults, $5 children. BYOB, light refreshments provided. Sponsored by Soldiers Memorial Library, FMI 625-4650.

Junco, 7:30 p.m., Denmark Arts Center, 50 West Main St., Denmark. Lively five-man band from Mt. Washington Valley plays original blend of rock, folk, and jazz. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 under 18. Advance purchase of tickets recommended. FMI 452-2412 or www.denmarkarts.org

Sean Mencher in concert, 7:30 p.m. Musical sensation mixing rockabilly, Americana, country, and jazz. The Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd., South Paris. FMI 743-8452 or www.CelebrationBarn.com

30th Annual Bach Festival, 7:30 p.m., First Church of Christ, Congregational in North Conway. Instrumental and vocal music featuring small groups, soloists, and the Bach Festival Chorus and Orchestra performing under the direction of Dr. Robert Lehmann. Tickets $20 in advance at The UPS Store, $25 at the door. FMI go to www.MWVEvents.com

Sunday, August 26

Naples Summer Concert on the Village Green featuring Doc’s Banjo Band, 6 – 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. In case of rain the concert will be held at the Naples Methodist Church

30th Annual Bach Festival, 4:30 p.m., First Church of Christ, Congregational in North Conway. Instrumental and vocal music featuring small groups, soloists, and the Bach Festival Chorus and Orchestra performing under the direction of Dr. Robert Lehmann. Tickets $20 in advance at The UPS Store, $25 at the door. FMI go to www.MWVEvents.com