Bald Hill will perform as part of “Music for Mavis” Tuesdays at the Gazebo at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, in Turner. SYSTEM

Bald Hill will perform as part of “Music for Mavis” Tuesdays at the Gazebo at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, in Turner.

The New Gloucester-based Bald Hill is known for its unique brand of blues-inflected newgrass, folk rock, old country and Americana. Formed in 2015, the band’s core collaborators (and their predilection for classic bluegrass) go back another decade. The intervening years brought evolution — fashioned by additional voices and different instrumentations — but the band’s sound and tastes have remained subtly antique and thoroughly eclectic. Today Bald Hill’s original tunes are sprinkled in amid bluegrass standards, the neo-Appalachian songwriting of Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings, the vintage country of Johnny Cash and Hank Williams, the bluesy folk rock of Richard Thompson and Lucinda Williams, the alt country of Son Volt and Wilco, and the classic rock of The Beatles, Neil Young and The Grateful Dead.

We pass the hat to pay the musicians. Suggested donation is $5-$10. The venue is not subsidized by the town – it is supported by the patron music-lovers. Bring a chair, bring a blanket, bring an umbrella, bring a friend. For more information, call (207) 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” 2021 Summer Schedule

June 15     Bald Hill Band; Ben D; AR&R/ Folk/ Fun

June 22     Marty Lang and Pip; Folk/Jazz

June 29     Hurry Down Sunshine; Stan & Brian; Folk

July 4        Pat Colwell and friends; R&R/ Blues

July 6        Blue Fuze; Gypsy Jazz

July 13      Grown Ups – F. Coffin & Melinda LaLiberty; Country/Rock

July 20      Maggie and Robbie Coffrin; Country/Folk/Rock

July 27      Mill Town Road Show; Country

August 3   Tim Winchester; Folk

August 10 Jazz Duo

August 17 Denny Breau and whoever joins him

August 24 Christine and Friends; R&R

August 31 Jerks of Grass; Blue grass

Sept 7       Pam Weeks; Acadian

Sept 14     Hot Damn; Deb & Norm Pelletier; Americana

Sept 21     Rabbi and Lisa Scruli; Klezmer


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