Looking Back on July 29

100 years ago, 1914

Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Blues Fest becomes a tribute to Johnny Winter

ROCKLAND -- On Saturday, Aug. 2, at Rockland’s Harbor Park, the 67th Annual Maine Lobster Festival will present the Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest, as its musical centerpiece. The show was originally to be headlined by quintessential American blues-rocker, Johnny Winter, but on July 16 of ...

A Mighty Lion's debut CD to be released August 5

A Mighty Lion

'Sweeney Todd' coming to Buckfield

Sweeney Todd

Benefit comedy shows in Lewiston hosted by firefighters

Comedian Rob Steen, who has appeared on David Letterman seven times, will be one of three comedians visiting the Ramada Conference Center in Lewiston for a special night of comedy on August 9, with separate 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. shows.

Accordian, fiddle musicians to play at several Maine venues

Ireland's accordion and fiddle masters, David Munnelly and Mick Conneely in Maine for several shows. CARTHAGE -- New England Celtic Arts will present David Munnelly and Mick Conneely at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in S. Carthage on Wednesday, Aug. 6; at Deertrees Theatre in Harriso...

The Homes Bros. will rock the blues on Bates Quad Thursday

If you hang around long enough, someone will notice. It has taken more than four decades, but the National Endowment for the Arts this year is finally recognizing The Holmes Brothers with its prestigious National Heritage Fellowship awarded for lifetime achievement in traditional arts. The...

Looking Back on July 28

100 years ago, 1914

Goodguy at Turner gazebo July 29

"Music for Mavis" Tuesdays at the Gazebo will host the Goodguy Memorial Reunion Jam with many long-time musician friends joining in the fun: Al Scheeren, with trombone, fiddle and voice; Kenny Cox, a guitarist and singer; Alden Clark, pianist extraordinaire; John Sparrow, bass player; Carolyn Gal...

'Songs Without Borders' to be performed in New Brunswick and Maine

A musical experience in Maine and New Brunswick not to be missed AUGUSTA -- The state of Maine and the province of New Brunswick will present the Songwriters Circle: Songs Without Borders. Performing together for the first time, this event will bring four talented singer-songwriters togeth...