The Waterville Rocks concerts series resumes this summer with free, family friendly, outdoor concerts at Head of Falls in Waterville. The beer garden will open at 5:30 p.m., music is set to begin at 6 p.m.

Spencer Albee Courtesy photo

Spencer Albee will kick off the series Wednesday, July 23. Albee is a Portland based and nationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer. Since 1995, he has toured internationally, signed multiple major recording and publishing deals, and has worked with artists ranging from David Bowie to De La Soul. He most recently produced The Ghost Of Paul Revere’s “Good At Losing Everything” which was met with wide acclaim, and is presently working on his 22nd studio album, tentatively titled “Worried Men Sing Worried Songs”.

The Wolff Sisters Contributed photo

The Wolff Sisters will take the stage Friday, July 30. Rebecca on acoustic guitar, Kat on the keys, Rachael on electric guitar, and all three on lead vocals and harmonies. Raised on the songs of The Band and Little Feat, the sisters crafted their sound around a honky tonk piano in the living room of their childhood home. Boston Music Award winner for Americana Artist of the Year 2020 and Folk Artist of the Year nominee both 2018 and 2019, the band’s electrifying live performance continues to gain momentum and recognition from their hometown of Boston and beyond.

Casey Abrams Contributed photo

Casey Abrams is scheduled to perform Aug. 6. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and American Idol season 10 finalist Abrams, has built a strong following through the years with two album releases (Casey Abrams and Tales From the Gingerbread House). Abrams spent the last year touring internationally as part of the renowned collective Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox. Abrams was born in Austin, Texas and spent his early years in Chicago, then later moved to California to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy. An extraordinary musician, Abrams studied classical bass, piano, improvisation, music history and participated in numerous jazz ensembles.

The Big Takeover Contributed photo

The Big Takeover will close out the series Aug. 13. Traditionalists or progressives? Fronted by the charismatic Jamaican-born singer and songwriter Nee Nee Rushie, the seven-piece New York band The Big Takeover plays original music that is rooted in and reverent toward the genres and rhythms of Jamaican pop: reggae, rocksteady, ska. They are devotees of Desmond Dekker and the way the old school did it. At the same time, The Big Takeover crosses lines and blends traditions like global pop fusionists. Their deceptively complex arrangements and big hooks connect with the spirit of Motown and the uptown sophistication of the 21st century retro soul and R&B revival scene.

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