RANGELEY — The Americana Rangeley Festival is scheduled for Oct. 6 through 9 in Rangeley.

The Dave Mello Blues Band will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and Muddy Ruckus will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, both shows will be staged at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. in Rangeley.

Mello offers live blues entertainment covering Muddy Waters, BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Reed and many other great Blues classics.

Muddy Ruckus was awarded Best in State of Maine 2016 by the New England Music Awards. The New York Music Daily calls Muddy Ruckus “Darkly Inventive Americana” and has been recently nominated for “2017 Roots Act of The Year” by NEMA. Their second album, Pretty Bones, was awarded 2106 “Album of the Year” by Red Line Roots.

Other featured bands include the Joel Thetford Band, Tricky Bitches, Chris Ross and the North, Jason Mancini, Matt and the Barnburners, Joe & the Bros. and more.

As well as the RFA Lakeside Theater, participating venues around Rangeley include Moose Alley, Inner Eye, the Alpine Shop and others.

The festival is sponsored by Moose Alley.

A wristband will cost $10 and are available online or at the door at any of the venues. The wristband can be used at every Americana Rangeley Festival event all weekend.

For a complete schedule of events, visit rangeleyarts.org.

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