David Mallett, considered one of America’s true original troubadours, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Saco River Theatre. In a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 14 albums, had his songs covered several hundred times including the American folk classic “Garden Song,” and has performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the U.S., Canada and Europe. His body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and The Muppets. The cost of the event is $28 for adults or $25 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets or FMi, call 207-929-6472 or visit www.sacorivertheatre.org.