Sat. June 30 @ 7:30pm MILLTOWN ROADSHOW
Milltown Roadshow is a five-piece band featuring a unique blend of “Americana” music drawn from a
variety of genres as well as well crafted original songs. With unsurpassed vocal harmonies and strong instrumentation this sometimes thought provoking, sometimes emotional and often energetic group of seasoned professionals deliver a memorable entertainment experience.
Tickets: $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232679
Fri. July 06 @ 7:30pm OPEN THE DOOR FOR THREE: Irish Music
OPEN THE DOOR FOR THREE are a trio that plays Irish music powerfully. They mine tune books, collections, and recordings for old and new tunes and songs. They add to these discoveries Liz Knowles’ compositions, harmonies, and arrangements, Kieran O’Hare’s encyclopedia knowledge of tunes and the uillean piping tradition, and the rhythmic bedrock bouzouki and world-class singing of Dublin-born Pat Broaders.
Sponsored by David & Darbee Percival
Tickets: $25 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232560
Sat. July 07 @ 7:30pm DEEP BLUE 'C' STUDIO ORCHESTRA: The Composers and Their Songs from Bernstein to Lennon and McCartney
Deep Blue 'C' Studio Orchestra is 17-pieces strong with strings, horns, rhythm section, and four vocalists. This summer at Deertrees DBCSO is introducing their new show, The Composers and Their Songs including legendary hits by Paul Simon, Leonard Bernstein, Irving Berlin, Stevie Wonder, George Gershwin, John Williams, Lennon and McCartney to name a few. Sit back and enjoy some of the best music ever written including: Moon River, The Sound of Silence, Eleanor Rigby, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, Somewhere, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, and many more.
Sponsored by Migis Lodge
Tickets: $25 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232736
Fri. July 13 @ 7:30pm Opera Maine: THREE DECEMBERS by Jake Heggie
Opera Maine, formerly PORTopera returns for an extraordinary night of music at Deertrees Theatre! Originally built as an opera house in 1936 with the best acoustics outside of New York, as well as, to the specs of the Metropolitan Opera House, Deertrees remains one of the most enchanting place to see and listen to opera in Maine. THREE DECEMBERS is a 90-minute opera in one act by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, based on Terrence McNally’s original script Some Christmas Letters. THREE DECEMBERS is an emotionally charged, and critically acclaimed, chamber opera by one of America’s leading operatic composers, Jake Heggie. The opera explores the emotional shrapnel, secrets and hard truths that take place over three decades in the lives of a Broadway diva and her
adult son and daughter.
Sponsored by Stephen Lord
Tickets: $22 & $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3318796
Mon. July 16 @ 7:30pm Concert. CAMP ENCORE/CODA IN CONCERT supporting The Lakes Environmental Agency (LEA)
Enjoy the talented young classical musicians and professional instructors from Camp Encore/Coda for an exceptional evening of music while supporting The Lakes Environmental Agency (LEA). Annually, Camp Encore/Coda presents a "One Night Only" special concert at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison to raise funds for The Lakes Environmental Agency (LEA) to support environmental research.
Tickets: $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3338956
Fri. July 20 @ 7:30pm MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES with Susie Pepper & Kelly Muse
Join vocalist Susie Pepper accompanied by teaching artist, musical director, and accomplished pianist
Kelly Muse for jazz standards, pop interpretations and film favorites in a concert - MUSIC FROM
THE MOVIES 🎥 . This multi-talented duo will draw inspiration from classic films, along with contemporary movies, to design an evening of enchanting “music from the movies” to fill the theatre.
Sponsored by The Greenwood Manor Inn & The Winey Baker
Tickets: $22 & $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232943
Sat. July 21 @ 7:30pm DAVID MALLET & FRIENDS
In a career spanning four decades, David Mallet has recorded 14 albums, had several covers of his songs, including the American folk classic GARDEN SONG (Inch by Inch, Row by Row) and performed at clubs, concert halls and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe. He has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s “Prairie Home Companion.” Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets.
Sponsored by Barbara Grandolfo
Tickets: $25 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3233154
Thur. July 26 @ 7:30pm AETERNA TRIO
Take a piano, a cello, and a violin, add three very talented players who re-imagine what are considered 'eternal' melodies and musical themes in ways that are thought interesting and fun. AETERNA TRIO, the exciting and inspiring ensemble featuring Ben Birkbeck (piano), Devon Colella (cello), and Andy Happel (violin). With AETERNA TRIO, forces collide in a genre-bending hail as these exceptional musicians spontaneously 'riff' on a classical theme, rock favorite, or their own contemporary compositions. Highly skilled at musical improvisation, AETERNA TRIO is sure to become known for composing new music right in front of audiences eyes.
Sponsored by Anonymous
Tickets: $22 & $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232716
Sat. July 28 @ 7:30pm PIANO MEN: THE MUSIC OF BILLY & ELTON
“Piano Men - The Music of Elton and Billy” is a tribute to the amazing songs of Billy Joel and Elton John. This concert combines a four piece pop group featuring Joe Boucher on piano and vocals playing with a orchestral musicians with arrangements by Christopher Eastburn. Rarely have these songs ever been heard performed live in this way as Elton and Billy themselves have only on a few occasions performed with orchestras. The music of “Piano Men” concentrates heavily on the recordings by Elton and Billy during their 70’s heyday when their many hit albums featured lush orchestrations. The concert opens with Billy Joel’s thrilling “Prelude / Angry Young Man” and works it’s way through a veritable hit parade alternating songs between the two composers.
Sponsored by James Long & Sons
Tickets: $25 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232569
Thurs. Aug 02 @ 7:30pm THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND Nourished by deep roots in the expansive canon of traditional American music, The Lonely Heartstring Band embodies the modern American condition—an understanding and reverence for the past that informs a push into the future. This multi-talented group of musicians is a classic Bluegrass quintet—always far greater than the sum of its parts. Combining soulful instrumental virtuosity with soaring three-part harmonies, their growing repertoire of original songs and compositions showcases not only their considerable talents, but a dedication to meaningful roots-conscious music.
Sponsored by Chalmers Realty & Chalmers Insurance Group
Tickets: $22 & $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3326025
Fri. Aug. 10 @ 7:30pm Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio & Ordinary Elephant
ONE NIGHT - FIVE MULTI-TALENTED MUSICIANS only at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison!
Keeping the talent decidedly 'local', Heather Pierson, Shaun Nadeau, and Davy Sturtevant will take you on a musical journey where you will encounter the genres of folk, jazz, and blues throughout the night at the theatre. HEATHER PIERSON is an award winning pianist, multi-genre singer/songwriter, arranger, bandleader and performer. From New Orleans style jazz and blues to rousing Americana and poignant folk narratives, her memorable, intimate and cathartic live performances move seamlessly and effortlessly from one style to the next. Heather's Acoustic Trio features Shawn Nadeau on upright bass and Davy Sturtevant on guitar, mandolin, dobro, fiddle and cornet. Special guests ORDINARY ELEPHANT are a collaboration of husband and wife who captivate listeners with their well-honed combination of insightful writing, effortless harmonies and intertwined claw hammer banjo and guitar. Sponsored by Stephens Memorial Hospital
Tickets: $22 & $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232608
Sat. Aug. 11 @ 7:30pm THE JULIET LETTERS
WORLD PREMIERE performance of THE JULIET LETTERS presented by The Rose Quintet: In 1993, singer-songwriter Elvis Costello partnered with The Brodsky Quartet to create a unique song cycle culminating in the album - The Juliet Letters. Each song takes the form of a letter and in each letter they created a rich tapestry of characters and compelling stories. In the spirit of The Beatles "Eleanor Rigby", Elvis and The Brodsky's bring seemingly disparate voices together to present something beautiful and refreshingly new. Deertrees Theatre is honored to be hosting the World Premiere of this amazing work of music and words performed by The Rose Quintet are: Joseph Boucher - Voice, Dean Stein - Violin,
Caroline Cornish - Violin, Julia Adams - Viola, and Kevin Oates - Cello. Not to be missed!
Tickets: $25 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3323191
Fri. Aug. 16 @ 7.30pm WOMEN OF SONG: Maine Singer/Songwriters
Three very talented performers from Maine: Emila Dahlin, Sorcha Cribben-Merrill & Ronda Dale. This one-of-a-kind WOMEN OF SONG evening will bring life to Harrison's historic theatre specifically designed for music and live performance! Emilia, Sorcha, and Ronda promise to share their incredible range of talent, original music, and wonderful storytelling lyrics through music that will touch your soul and stir your heart!
Tickets: $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3321354
Sat. Aug. 18 @ 7:30pm CHERYL WHEELER
If your idea of a folk singer-songwriter concert is a bunch of people clapping politely after songs, and then sitting quietly while the performer says things like “This next next song is about...”, well you haven't seen a Cheryl Wheeler concert before! Cheryl’s concerts are more like what you would find at a comedy club than expect to find at a folk music concert. She can tell a story that has you rolling in the aisles, and then sing a song that leaves you wiping tears from your eyes. She will talk about some serious and then sing a song that will have you howling with laughter. Her entire concert is an emotional roller coaster...and you will love every minute!
Sponsored by Carole & Andrew Harris
Tickets: $25 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232548