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3:00 pm

Eastport Music Festival

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - August 11 @ 3:00 pm
Peavey Memorial Library 26 Water St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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The first annual Eastport Music Festival features home grown original music from all over Maine as well as diverse acts hailing from Athens, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Asbury Park, NJ; Hollywood, California and many places in between! Local performers include Fiddle Chick and Picky, Patrick Cormier, Colie Brice, Vickie Shields and Alberta Hunter. Peavey Library's Bandstand will serve as the main stage. Admission is free but donations to the Peavey Library are encouraged. Sponsored by the city's Economic Development and Growth initiative in partnership with Colie Brice and the Peavey Library.  Music starts at 3 pm on Friday, August 9 with three acts,  and will continue with multiple acts starting at 1 pm on Saturday, August 10,  and again on Sunday, August 11 at 10 am.

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7:00 pm

The Concert Series presents: Sam Schuth, violinist

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC) 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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The Eastport Arts Center’s popular summer concert series continues with Sam Schuth, violinist, on Friday, August 9 at 7 pm, with a program including Eugène Ysaÿe’s Violin Sonata in G minor, “Obsession”, Op. 27; Mozart’s Duet for Violin and Viola; Manuel Ponce’s Estrellita; and Brahms’ Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 100. A reception sponsored by the Eastport Chowder House will follow the concert. For the Mozart, Schuth will perform opposite his mother and first teacher, Alice St. Clair, a strings educator and Concertmaster of Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra. Gregory Biss, pianist, will provide accompaniment for the Ponce and Brahms pieces. Schuth grew up in Eastport, and often at Eastport Arts Center, where he performed with Eastport Strings and participated in Stage East productions. He then attended the University of Southern Maine, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Music in violin performance. While at USM, he was concertmaster of the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra and toured with the USM String Quartet and the USM String Quintet. He now lives in South Portland, where he continues to make and teach music.

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