ELLSWORTH — The Grand is excited to announce the lineup for the annual Free Summer Waterfront Concerts at the Ellsworth Harbor Park and Marina on Fridays at 6 p.m. (rain or shine!) beginning Friday, July 3, and continuing through Aug. 28. The Waterfront Concerts are sponsored by the City of Ellsworth. Admission is free to all concerts.
Running the gamut from country to jazz to an all-steel pan group, this year’s series of free summer Waterfront Concerts has something for everybody. The full schedule is as follows:
On July 3, local legend Danny Harper will bring his show to the waterfront.
On July 10, The Eclectones” (Will St. Peter, guitar; Connor Oyster, upright bass; and Scott Cleveland, piano) will perform original cross-genre music as well as original and reinterpreted jazz, blues and R&B.
On July 17, Destroy Them My Robots!” will play ‘80s music six million times better than it was before, better, stronger, faster.
On July 24, The Allison Ames Band, featuring one of the most popular female vocalists in Maine, might play practically any type of music, from Elvis to Sugarland or from Creedence to K.C and the Sunshine Band.
On July 31, Flash in the Pan Steel Band, based in Blue Hill, one of the largest community steel bands in the United States, will keep the audience dancing.
On Aug. 7, The Maine St. Andrews Pipe and Drum Band will entertain the crowds
On Aug. 14, The Juke Rockets will bring high-energy blues to the waterfront.
On Aug. 21, The Galley Rats will play the traditional folk music of New England and Maritime Canada, as well as bring a good deal of humor.
On Aug. 28, Ellsworth’s own Trisha Mason Band will conclude this year’s concert series with her signature indie-folk-rock-americana sound.
The full schedule is at www.grandonline.org.