Entertainment

  • EA gets its own march

    EA gets its own march video

    ELLSWORTH — Move over, Washington Post — there’s now another newspaper with a musical march of its own. “The Ellsworth American,” a march written by former Sullivan resident Carle Gray in 2012, had its world premiere Aug. 2. The Ellsworth Concert Band performed the march at its weekly Wednesday night concert at Harbor Park on

  • Bagaduce Library to feature dynamic duo

    Bagaduce Library to feature dynamic duo

    BLUE HILL — Multi-platinum songwriter Tina Shafer, who has composed for Celine Dion, Bette Midler, Sheena Easton and Donna Summer, and singer-songwriter Ari Zizzo will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Bagaduce Music Lending Library’s Performance Hall. A well-known voice coach from New York, Shafer has directed the New York Songwriters

  • Japanese musician taking her piano on the road

    Japanese musician taking her piano on the road

    Later this summer, classical pianist Miki Sawada will take her piano on the road as part of her “Gather Hear Alaska” tour, exploring the idea of her instrument as “home.” Accompanied by documentary filmmaker Hayden Peters, the Yale-trained Japanese musician has booked a senior center, cafes, schools and a correctional facility to perform at around

  • Crown Vics breaking out with “Hell Yeah”

    Crown Vics breaking out with “Hell Yeah”

    For the past three years, The Crown Vics have worked hard to establish a reputation as Maine’s premiere rockabilly band. Now, with the release of their first official CD, “Hell Yeah,” that could all change. “We’re trying to shed the rockabilly skin a little,” drummer Steve Peer admitted in a recent interview. “All of us

  • Award-winning singer touring to fund cancer research

    Award-winning singer touring to fund cancer research

    EAST BLUE HILL — Los Angeles singer-songwriter Cindy Alexander, who won the 2016 L.A. Music Award for Indie Pop Artist of the Year, will perform at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Founder’s Hall. Her most recent album, “Deep Waters,” was released last year. A cancer survivor herself, Alexander is touring the country as

  • Blue Hill Bach Fest to feature court dancers

    Blue Hill Bach Fest to feature court dancers

    BLUE HILL — “1723: Herr Bach Comes to Town” is the theme of the 2017 Blue Hill Bach Festival’s first concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, at St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church. In its seventh year, the annual festival runs July 20-22. The July 20 program will feature works from Bach’s

  • Bar Harbor Music Festival kicks off July 2

    Bar Harbor Music Festival kicks off July 2

    BAR HARBOR — Well, summer just hasn’t officially begun in Bar Harbor until the Bar Harbor Music Festival is back in town with its exciting roster of world class musicians, singers and performers, including a pops concert and a staged opera. As per usual, this July brings back familiar faces and voices as well as

  • Don Campbell to grace Blue Hill concert

    Don Campbell to grace Blue Hill concert

    BLUE HILL — Kick off the Fourth of July festivities with “Sounds Around Blue Hill,” featuring Maine singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Don Campbell and his band, starting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 3, at the George Stevens Academy gym on Union Street. Presented by the Bagaduce Music Lending Library, the 2017 Blue Hill Pops Concert