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November 2017

Live Music: Jude Johnstone

November 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $20.00 Advance $25.00 At the door Live on the Stanley Subaru stage Ellsworth Native, Jude Johnstone has had her share of unforgettable moments during her three-decade music career. Fresh out of high school, she found herself seated next to Clarence Clemons, the E Street Band’s sax player, on an airplane. Afterward, he was so taken with the demo she sent that he invited her to recording sessions for The River and got her hooked up with Bruce…

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LIVE! ON STAGE JONATHAN RICHMAN featuring TOMMY LARKINS on the drums!

November 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $23.00 Admission Live on the Stanley Subaru Stage! Jonathan Richman has been playing music, recording and touring for most of his life. Jonathan and his drummer Tommy Larkins win fans wherever they play. In the early 1970s, Jonathan formed the noted band The Modern Lovers. Tommy Larkins was in the groups Naked Prey, Giant Sand and other popular bands in Tucson, Arizona.

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December 2017

Live Music – The Empty Pockets

December 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets: General Admission $20.00 Admission “Polished yet rootsy Chicago outfit Empty Pockets” showcases multiple lead singers, rich harmonies, skilled instrumentalists, and an old-school sensibility built on Americana, Blues and Soul (Rolling Stone). “When The Empty Pockets play, they don’t just go through the motions of belting out tunes and revving their guitars to impress you – their performances are offset with a vibrancy and a sort of energetic showmanship so that space and distance don’t matter in the end –…

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195th Army Band: Songs of the Season

December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Free Admission Sponsored by: On the Stanley Subaru Stage Performing for audiences around the world and in their own backyard in Maine, the 195 th Army Band’s Concert Band is carrying on a proud tradition of military bands past and present by presenting free patriotic public performances. The 195th Concert Band showcases a performance repertoire ranging from military marches to significant wind band works, Broadway medleys, and popular tunes, as well as featuring soloists from within the band and performing…

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January 2018

Silent Film: The General w/ TEMPO

January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets:General Admission $15.00 Adults/Seniors $10.00 Students (15&under) On The Coastal Eye Care screen, The General - (1927. US 1 hr, 19 min. Directed by Buster Keaton. G.) Buster Keaton plays Johnny Gray, a Southern railroad engineer who loves his train engine, The General, almost as much as he loves Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack). When the opening shots of the Civil War are fired at Fort Sumter, Johnny tries to enlist -- and he is deemed too useful as an engineer…

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February 2018

Live Music: Liz Longley

February 17 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $15.00 Admission Live on the Stanley Subaru stage! Weightless is the highly anticipated follow-up to Longley’s 2015 self-titled release, which garnered praise from American Songwriter, Huffington Post and CMT Edge, to name a few. The new album delivers bold, thick pop with rock-and- roll edges. The starkly personal lyrics explore complexities and even dysfunction of relationships. Her award-winning songwriting is stronger than ever, and producer Bill Reynolds, the bassist of Band of Horses (also produced The Avett…

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Jazz in Silents: The Phantom Carriage

February 25 @ 2:00 pm

Tickets:General Admission $15.00 Adults/Seniors $10.00 Youth (12& under) On the Coastal Eye Care Screen Presented with the generous support of the Janwillem Vandewetering Jazz Fund The Phantom Carriage - (1920. Sweden. 1 hr, 29 min. Directed by Victor Sjöström. NR.) The last person to die on New Year’s Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death’s chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives The…

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March 2018

African Children’s Choir

March 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Due to Adverse Weather Conditions - This event has been canceled. Our apologies.   The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs. Music for Life (The parent organization for…

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Grand Open Mic Night!

March 16 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $10.00 Admission On the Stanley Subaru stage One night. March 16th. The Grand stage is yours. Take it! Take the stage on Grand Open Mic Night (not to worry though you don’t have to use a mic) - bands, singers, actors, poets, magicians, just about anything is possible! (Some restrictions apply). Sign up slots are limited, and only FIVE bands will be accepted. In the case of excess requests, bands will be chosen to represent a variety…

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Perform Your ALS Off!

March 24 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $15.00 Admission Live on the Stanley Subaru Stage, Perform Your ALS Off (Variety Show), is a fundraising event for the Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS. Proceeds go to benefit the The ALS Association Northern New England Chapter. The ALS Association - Northern New England Chapter was founded on August 20, 1999 to serve the needs of those living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) and their caregivers. The ALS Association (ALSA) is the only…

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April 2018

Benefit Concert: The Amazing Grays

April 22 @ 2:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Admission by donation at the door. Concert to benefit local musicians, Jim & Chris Gray

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Jazz in Silents: Sunrise

April 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $15.00 Adults/Seniors $10.00 Youth (12 & under) On the Coastal Eye Care Screen, Sunrise - (1927. US. 1 hr, 50 min. Directed by F.W. Murnau. NR.) Considered by many to be the finest silent film ever made by a Hollywood studio, F.W. Murnau's “Sunrise” represents the art of the wordless cinema at its zenith. Based on the Hermann Sudermann novel “A Trip to Tilsit”, this "Song of Two Humans" takes place in a colorful farming community, where…

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May 2018

Take the Stage: Grand Open Mic Night

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $10.00 Admission Cash bar (beer & wine) will be available. Live on the Stanley Subaru Stage Take the stage and be a star, at least for a night! Sing, dance, rock, roll, conjure, amaze, or tickle funny bones. Your talent and your time to shine. Contact The Grand to reserve your spot, 667-9500!

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NLDA – A Million Dreams

May 20 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2018 at 5:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $15.00 Adults & Seniors $10.00 Youth (12&under) On the Stanley Subaru Stage Join us for one or both shows, as we celebrate the arts and provide endless entertainment in multiple genres of dance. We promise you a day of amazing talent and energy that's fun for the entire family! The beauty will flow beyond the dance floor! Join us and support your local artists, students and teachers.

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Live Music: Adam Ezra Group (Roots Rock)

May 26 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $15.00 Admission Live on the Stanley Subaru Stage It’s difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin' essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but frontman Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in mind as something of a mantra: community.  To the musicians at the heart of AEG, community is epitomized by a belief they all share, one that has long doubled as a mission statement for the group: namely, that making music together is itself a…

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June 2018

Jazz in Silents: Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood

June 1 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $15.00 Adults/Seniors $10.00 Youth (12&under) On the Coastal Eye Care Screen Jazz in Silents: Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood w/ live music by Les Sorciers Perdus (1922. US. 1 hr, 50 min. Directed by Allen Dwan. NR.) Douglas Fairbanks' biggest production of the silent era, represents the first time that many familiar of the elements of the Robin Hood legend were presented on screen. To bring the project to full fruition, Fairbanks and his wife Mary Pickford purchased…

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TEMPO – Under the Big Top

June 2 @ 6:00 pm

Tickets: General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $9.00 Youth (12 & under) On the Stanley Subaru Stage The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra performs music from 'Under the Big Top'. Enjoy an exciting repertoire of familiar circus music. Fun for the whole family!

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July 2018

195th Army Band

July 6 @ 7:30 pm

Free Admission Live on the Stanley Subaru stage Sponsored by The Ellsworth American Performing for audiences around the world and in their own backyard in Maine, the 195th Army Band’s Concert Band is carrying on a proud tradition of military bands past and present by presenting free patriotic public performances. The 195th Concert Band showcases a performance repertoire ranging from military marches to significant wind band works, Broadway medleys, and popular tunes, as well as featuring soloists from within the…

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Grand Story Slam!

July 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Admission by donation at the door. On the Stanley Subaru stage An evening of music and fellow community members sharing stories of the past, present, and future of The Grand. There will also be a Grand Cake contest and tasting ($5.00 for tasting).        

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Summer Met Encore: Luisa Miller

July 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults and Seniors $10.00 Students (15 & under) Plácido Domingo adds yet another role to his legendary Met career in this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years. Bertrand de Billy conducts. Discover the Summer Met Encore series by clicking here.

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Live Music: Chris Ross and the North

July 12 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $15.00 Admission On the Stanley Subaru stage Ross spent the better part of a decade tucked away on the coast of Maine developing his voice as a writer. Inside the arsenal of tracks he’s penned, one finds dangerous, hard-hitting reflections; stories of love, life and longing, appealing because they’re so real. Tinted with an appetite for self-destruction, his writing style is smooth and eloquent while remaining sincere to genuine grit of experience. When his sonorous vocals found…

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Battle of the Camps: A Lip Sync Battle

July 19 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $5.00 Admission On the Stanley Subaru stage Grand Summer Intensives Camp vs DEFY Camp Discovery Come cheer on these campers as they battle against each other in the first ever Battle of the Camps Lip Sync Battle!

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Cirque Us – Starstruck

July 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $15.00 Adults and Seniors $10.00 Youth (12 & under) On the Stanley Subaru Stage We look to the stars for inspiration. We look to the stars for guidance.  And in their infinite wisdom the stars mysteriously shine back. Each one twinkles in the dark, vast sky holding a secret wish.  
​Enter the world of STARSTRUCK: A Cosmic Circus.
 
Join our intrepid Astronomer and gaze into the cosmos, where we fall into orbit with nine acrobat planets, each one the…

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Summer Met Encore: Madama Butterfly

July 25 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults and Seniors $10.00 Students (15 & under) Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production features Kristine Opolais in the tragic title role and Roberto Alagna as her callous American lover. From April 2, 2016. Discover the Summer Met Encore series by clicking here.

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Sonas

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Presented with generous funding from The City of Ellsworth.

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August 2018

New Shades of Blue

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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FREE

FREE Concert.

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Summer Met Encore: Il Trovatore

August 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults and Seniors $10.00 Students (15 & under) Anna Netrebko heads an all-star cast that also includes Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Dolora Zajick, and Yonghoon Lee, in Sir David McVicar’s thrilling production. From October 3, 2015. Discover the Summer Met Encore series by clicking here.

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Shirt Tail Kin

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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FREE

Presented through the generous support of The City of Ellsworth.

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The Phantom Tollbooth

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2018 at 7:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Our Junior Ensemble performs The Phantom Tollbooth based on the popular and fantastical YA novel by Norton Juster. Tickets: General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12&under) On the Stanley Subaru Stage

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Live Music: Blue County

August 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: Reserved Seating $50.00 VIP Admission (includes seating in the 1st 3 rows, meet & greet with Blue County, and a beer or wine) $25.00 Admission Live on the Stanley Subaru stage Doors for VIP Meet & Greet will open at 6:00pm. Seating will begin at 6:30pm Sponsored by Swan Hospitality Group                        A Fundraiser for Hancock County SPCA                        …

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Summer Met Encore: Eugene Onegin

August 15 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults and Seniors $10.00 Students (15 & under) Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky bring Tchaikovsky’s poignant tragedy of unrequited love to life. From February 24, 2007. Discover the Summer Met Encore series by clicking here.

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The Fox and the Hound

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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FREE

Presented with the generous support of the City of Ellsworth.

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The Magic Flute

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Presented by - Winter Harbor Music Festival Tickets: $20 Adults/Seniors $18 Grand Members $15 Students (15 & Under) Reserved Seating On the Stanley Subaru Stage  

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Does Hancock County Have Talent?

August 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $10.00 Admission On the Stanley Subaru stage In collaboration with The Blue Hill Fair ** Performers restricted to age 10 and up. Performers MUST register by August 21st! Click Here for Registration form**   Performers will be judged and the top 12 will be advanced to the "Does Hancock County's Have Talent?" Competition on August 30th at The Blue Hill Fair. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 talented performers at The Blue Hill Fair! 1st…

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The Crown Vics

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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FREE

Presented with the generous support of the City of Ellsworth.

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Summer Met Encore: Turandot

August 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults and Seniors $10.00 Students (15 & under) Franco Zeffirelli’s glittering production stars the great dramatic soprano Nina Stemme in the title role, Marco Berti as Calàf, and Anita Hartig as Liu. From January 30, 2016. Discover the Summer Met Encore series by clicking here.

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Hancock County’s Got Talent!

August 30 @ 7:00 pm
The Blue Hill Fair, 233 Ellsworth Rd, , ME
Blue Hill, Maine 04614
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Admission w/ paid fair admission At the The Blue Hill Fair The top 12 performers from "Does Hancock County Have Talent?" on August 23rd have advanced to Compete at The Blue Hill Fair! Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 talented performers at The Blue Hill Fair! 1st Place $500 2nd Place $250 3rd Place $100!

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September 2018

Studio Two: The Beatles Before America

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $15 General Admission On the Stanley Subaru Stage   The Germans were the first to hear it... The British were the first to see it... Europe was the first to feel it... It has been said that The Beatles had about 10,000 hours of experience BEFORE they went to America. Come see what it was like at hour 9998.   Studio Two: The Beatles Before America - Studio Two is a headlining Beatles tribute band that focuses on the…

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October 2018

Noel Paul Stookey in Concert

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Proudly sponsored by Jordan-Fernald. Sunday, October 14th 4:00pm On the Stanley Subaru stage Tickets $50 Reserved Seating $100 Reserved Seating and post-concert reception at Provender Kitchen & Bar (limited to the first 50 people, includes a donation to The Grand) Singer/songwriter Noel Paul Stookey has been altering both the musical and ethical landscape of this country and the world for decades—both as the “Paul” of the legendary Peter, Paul and Mary and as an independent musician who passionately believes in…

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