Percussion Fun

BAR HARBOR — Percussionists Mike Bennett and Beau Lisy will take the stage at Common Good Cafe at Seawall on Saturday, Oct. 9 in a show slated for 7 to 9 p.m.


Mr. Lisy was Mr. Bennett’s first student back in the early 1980s, then went on to study music at Baldwin-Wallace in Cleveland. He spent the next 15-plus years in Cleveland, teaching percussion and playing – with the UP Ensemble among many others. He made two trips to Gambia with Mr. Bennett in the early 2000s. Mr. Lisy recently moved back to Southwest Harbor with his wife and two kids. He is the son of Kate Henry.

The drumming duo will play a variety of percussion and styles including music from the Balanta tribe on drums, balafon, shakers, cowbells, and more.

There is a $5 suggested fee for the musicians at the door, with children admitted free. The café’s kitchen will be open and serving a full range of supper items from 6 to 8 p.m. It is a BYOB establishment.

The Common Good is located at 566 Seawall Road, on route 102A adjacent to the Seawall Motel and Acadia National Park. Call 244-3007 for more information.

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