Entertainment

  • Concert benefits gleaning

    Concert benefits gleaning

    ELLSWORTH — GoldenOak, an indie-soul-folk band based in Portland, will play a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at The Grand. Proceeds will support Healthy Acadia’s farm-based food collection and donation program that supplies surplus nutritious produce to people experiencing hunger. GoldenOak, which is fronted by siblings Zak and Lena Kendall, who come

  • Kupiec to play at the Barn

    Kupiec to play at the Barn

    TREMONT — Musician Brian Kupiec will perform at the Barn on Saturday, May 4, at 7 p.m. Kupiec is a regular in the local music scene who has been featured at Songwriter’s Night at Coda Restaurant and at Sips, where he brings people together every week for the popular Community Jams. The show will also

  • Students present radio play

    Students present radio play

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School drama program will present its spring play, “The Curse of Ravensdurn,” directed by Frank Bachman and Chris Dougherty and written by Nick Hall, this weekend and next. Performances at the MDIHS Higgins-Demas Theater are set for May 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and

  • Spring choral concert set

    Spring choral concert set

    BAR HARBOR — The Acadia Choral Society, under the direction of Daniel Pyle, will perform at St. Saviour’s Church on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, at 3p.m. There will also be a performance in Ellsworth on Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. at the Ellsworth High School auditorium. The program

  • Scott Cleveland to play at The Barn

    Scott Cleveland to play at The Barn

    TREMONT — Scott Cleveland will perform “The Blues Spectrum,” a “docu-concert” about the history of the blues, Saturday, April 20, at 6 p.m. at Barn Arts. “With a little help from the audience, Scott sings, plays, and speaks through the history of the blues — from 18th century field hollers to early acoustic Delta Blues

  • Phil Kell and friends to play

    Phil Kell and friends to play

    BAR HARBOR — Phil Kell and friends will play a concert of “jazzy blues and bluesy jazz” on April 28, at 2 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Kell, who plays the bass, guitar, piano and mandolin, will play a selection of original tunes inspired by the jazz standards and popular songs from the first

  • Chris Ross to play at Coda

    Chris Ross to play at Coda

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Maine singer-songwriter Chris Ross will play a solo acoustic concert at Coda in Southwest Harbor on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. A Hancock County native, Ross has released two albums, “Once Young” (2015) and “Over Lonesome” (2017). He was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2014 New England Music Awards.

  • Musical is freakishly fun!

    Musical is freakishly fun!

    BAR HARBOR — Something new and freakishly fun has come this way! The Acadia Community Theater launched its terrific new show this past weekend on the Higgins Demas stage at Mount Desert Island High School. The show was the Broadway musical version of the film “Freaky Friday,” in which a battling mother and teenage daughter

  • Lorrie Morgan to play Criterion

    Lorrie Morgan to play Criterion

    BAR HARBOR — Country singer Lorrie Morgan will perform at the Criterion Theatre on Sunday, April 14. Morgan made her debut at the Grand Ole Opry at age 13 and began her career with three consecutive platinum albums. In addition to Morgan’s solo work, she has collaborated with Pam Tillis, most recently on the album

  • ACT freaks out with new show

    ACT freaks out with new show

    There are many reasons to cheer the arrival of Acadia Community Theater’s (ACT) annual spring musical, which opens on the Mount Desert Island High School Higgins Demas stage, Friday, April 5. For one thing it’s the ACT spring musical; winter is over! Yay! For another, it’s a new show. Whoopee! “Freaky Friday,” based on the