FARMINGTON — Lula Wiles will give a summer concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the newly renovated and air conditioned Historical Society’s North Church Arts Center, 126 High St.

Gathered around one microphone, Isa Burke, with Farmington natives (Mt. Blue Orchestra and Franklin County Fiddlers alumni) Ellie Buckland, and Mali Obomsawin pass around instruments and frontwoman duties with style and ease. Their effervescent vocal harmonies, deep musical chemistry, and fresh arrangements create a dynamic and spirited live show.

The show will have a special appearance with Rachel Spear opening the show with several songs. Rachel is a student and has taken songwriting lessons from Buckland and guitar lessons from Buckland’s dad, Andy Buckland.

Lula Wiles are equally at home in a rowdy bar of two-steppers, a sweltering midsummer festival stage, or a quiet candlelit club. They bring diverse influences to original songs that combine tradition with a distinctly modern sensibility. Their repertoire spans from centuries-old Appalachian ballads to classic country to contemporary Americana songwriting.

All the members of Lula Wiles grew up in Maine in musical families, and they began playing music together as kids at Maine Fiddle Camp.

Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for high school and college students, and $5 for grammar school students. C

For more information or reservations, call 778-2006 for reservations.

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