BATH — Chocolate Church Arts Center announces the concert lineup for Waterfront Park.

• Amy and the Engine, folk rock, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Fronted by Maine native Amy Allen, the indie pop-rock band from Boston was formed at Berklee College of Music in early 2014 and has quickly established themselves as one of New England’s hottest acts. They released their debut EP “TandeMania” in November 2015. The Engine has played sold-out shows with Vance Joy, Kasey Musgraves, Don McLean and Guster, and went on their first extended American tour in April of 2016. Their full length follow-up album will be released in the fall of 2016.

• Shipmates, maritime folk, is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Shipmates (Alison Lee Freeman, and Liz and Chris Lannon) bring you Sea Americana, traditional American music, and early blues. Harmonies and humor accompanied by guitar, fiddle and mandolin.

• Hollowbody Electric Band, rock is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Hollowbody Electric Band is exciting and fresh, they cross countless genres, and they’re not afraid of being different. They’re creative and inventive, and on a performance level they’re extremely addictive to listen to.

• Lauren Crosby and Golden Oak, bluegrass, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 30. Georgetown native Crosby is joined by rustic Golden Oak, formed in the woods of Western Maine where their voices and instruments had space to carry. Crosby’s unique voice captures the rawness of the oceanic setting in which she grew up in, and her songwriting exemplify the beauty and hardships of coastal living. Golden Oak songs range from familiar old-time tunes to new, intriguing originals, catering to the musical delights of music lovers everywhere. This musical combination results in indie folk music that flows down the mountain, through the river, to the sea.

• Pan Fried Steel, calypso, reggae, will take the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Pan Fried Steel is a community steel band with a diverse repertoire including calypso, reggae, soca, Latin, swing and covers from Charlie Parker to Jimmy Buffett to CCR. Pan Fried has performed on boats, in gazebos, in rose gardens, under tents, next to farm animals, behind a clown, and once with Yoko Ono. Mostly the members like learning, laughing, dancing playing music and spending time together.

• Snappdragon, blues rock is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Snappdragon is a four-piece ensemble of well-seasoned musicians from the midcoast area. Nancy Cuff-Bigelow, Michael Chipman, Jeff Stoebe and Brian Howe all contribute to a fun mix of songs ranging from acoustic music to the blues and rock ‘n’ roll rich with vocal harmonies. Guitar, keyboard and percussion create a big sound for our little group of happiness.

• Heather Pierson, Americana, will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. Pierson is an award-winning pianist, multi-genre singer/songwriter, arranger, bandleader and performer. From New Orleans-style jazz and blues to rousing Americana and poignant folk narratives, her memorable, intimate and cathartic live performances feature her virtuosity on piano, her bell-tone vocals, and her commanding yet playful stage presence while wielding a tenor banjo, melodica or acoustic guitar.

• Max Ater, rock, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Max Ater is an award-winning singer/songwriter from Maine. At 23, Ater performs a variety of original songs (and a few unique covers) throughout New England with his band. Best known for his soulful voice, Ater is the winner of Maine’s Got Talent 2012 and more recently, the coveted Vox Pop award from the Independent Music Awards. This year, he will be joined by bassist Dan Bodmer and Drummer Drew Weber

For more information, call 442-8455 or email [email protected].

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