Northfield, an a cappella group based in the western Maine town of Farmington, has two concerts coming up:  Friday, May 12, at the Rangeley Congregational Church and Sunday, May 14, at the Chesterville Center Union Meeting House.
 
The program at both includes “Songs about love – or not!” There is no set admission fee for either concert;  at-will donations will be gratefully accepted. 
 
Northfield brings to life an a cappella singing tradition dating back centuries, to the days of fair maidens and handsome rovers, of ladies in waiting and nightingales in the garden, a time when men wore tights and carried swords. The 10-member group’s stunning harmonies, whether rooted in medieval Europe or the early American shape-note tradition, take their audience on a musical journey of song that digs deep into the sacred and popular music of our own human story.
Northfield has been singing together, in varying line-ups, for over 30 years.
The Rangeley concert is at 7 p.m. and Sunday’s event is at 5 p.m.
 
 FMI: Rangeley — call 778-5074, 779-0579, or visit northfieldsingers.wordpress.com
 FMI: Chesterville — call 207 778-3767 or visit www.chestervillemeetinghouse.org.

Members of Northfield, from left, are: Mark Paddock, Margaret Cox, Jess Isler, Dan Simonds, Vicky Cohen, Dan Woodward, Joan Quinn, Mardie Porter, Josh Grams and Laurie Hatch.


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