Waterville Rocks!, a free, family-friendly concert series, is set for 5-9 p.m. July 28, Aug. 11, Aug. 25 and Sept. 22 in downtown Waterville’s Castonguay Square.

Waterville Opera House will host the new summer concert series which consists of four outdoor music concerts, features local, regional and youth musical acts, the series is sponsored by local businesses, organizations and patrons of the arts.

Scheduled concerts:

July 28

Yard Sail — 2016 Maine Academy of Modern Music Slam Battle of the Bands runner-ups

Sweet & Savory — a local act


Chris Ross & The North — 2014 New England Music Awards Songwriter of the Year

Emilia Dahlin — songstress with raw, rootsy folk and dynamic jazz vocals

The Jason Spooner Band — award-winning roots-rock, Americana, contemporary songwriter

Aug. 11

Mean Faces — MAMM’s youngest ensemble

Liam Swift — MAMM Slam ’16 Best Male Vocalist


Pete Kilpatrick Band — Maine-based songwriter with a deep and resounding love of melody

Jay Bragg of North of Nashville — New England Music Award’s Country Music Act of 2015

Aug. 25

Genevieve Curtis — Best MAMM Female Vocalist of the Year

Work In Progress — MAMM Slam ’16 winners

The Fossils — Harmony infused blend of acoustic rock


Kafari — jazz/classical pianist, electronic musician and rhythm bones player

Amy & The Engine — from Berklee School of Music

Sept. 22

Ghost of Paul Revere — bluegrass, folk and good old fashioned rock and roll

In the event of rain, concerts will be performed inside the Waterville Opera House.

For more information, visit www.waterville.rocks.

Waterville Rocks! is hosted by the Waterville Opera House and made possible by the generosity of the following businesses, organizations and arts patron sponsors: Colby College, GHM Insurance, Collaborative Consulting, Waterville Creates!, Inland Hospital, Kennebec Savings Bank, Thomas College, Days Jewelers, Central Maine Disposal and John and Jackie Dalton. The concert series is also made possible by the dedication of the following partners: Alfond Youth Center, the City of Waterville, Common Street Arts, the Maine Academy of Modern Music (MAMM), the Maine Film Center, the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, the Waterville Historical Society, Waterville Main Street and the Waterville Public Library.

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