PARIS — Tickets for the new Paris Hill Music Festival will go on sale to the public Thursday, June 1.

Tickets may be purchased at Books N Things on Main Street in Norway, Bolster’s Decorating in Market Square in Paris, and at the Paris Hill Country Club on Paris Hill Road in Paris. Tickets may also be purchased via phone and credit cards by calling 207-743-9390 on or after June 1, as long as seats are available.

The Paris Hill Music Festival will be held Aug. 10-13 at the First Baptist Church on historic Paris Hill. Scheduled performances include:

• Aug. 10: 7 p.m., Schooner Fare. Tickets are $25 per person.

• Aug. 11: 7 p.m., DaPonte String Quartet from mid-coast Maine. Tickets are $20 per person.

• Aug. 12: 7 p.m., Noel Paul Stookey of the famous trio Peter, Paul and Mary. Tickets are $30 per person.


• Aug. 13: 3 p.m., the Chris Humphrey Jazz Quartet from southern Maine. Tickets are $20 per person.

A ticket for all four concerts is $80 per person. These will be sold until at least one of the concerts sells out.

In addition to the four featured concerts, there will be an ongoing local music festival for free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, on the Common beside the First Baptist Church.

A vendor’s fair of all things musical will be held as the concerts are performed a few feet away under a large tent. These concerts are being provided free. It is open seating so it’s recommended to bring a chair.

FMI: Call festival director Mary Beth Caffey, 207-754-7970;

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