WILTON — The Sandy River Ramblers will perform a concert of bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, following a traditional New England boiled dinner at 6 p.m. The First Congregational Church, at 386 Main St. The event is part of the church’s 200th anniversary celebration.

The Ramblers will feature many of the Ramblers’ original songs about Maine, such as “Cry of the Loon,” “Slow Down (You’ll Hit a Moose)” and “Boots From L. L. Bean.” For their church shows, the Ramblers add hymn and gospel favorites such as “How Great Thou Art,” “I’ll Fly Away” and “Kneel at the Cross.”

The Sandy River Ramblers feature the instrumental virtuosity of Dan Simon (mandolin) and Bud Godsoe (banjo); some 3- and 4-part vocal harmony, and the lead singing of Julie Davenport and 16-year-old Dana Reynolds, and Stan Keach, a nationally-known bluegrass songwriter.

For more information, call the church at 645-2535 or Keach at 397-2241.

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