Sat. July 6 @ 7:30pm DON CAMPBELL: Maine Singer-songwriter with Great Songs, Great Stories & Their Origins. Concert.
Don Campbell is a singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist whose music is inspired by sources as diverse as the Celtic and Canadian Maritimes music of his family to Dan Fogelberg, Vince Gill, the Beatles and novelist, Stephen King. Writing in genres including adult contemporary, country, Celtic, Christmas, bluegrass, and rock, Don has released 12 CDs, most recently a two-disc, 23-song collection, "Kites To Fly: Celebrating The Music Of Dan Fogelberg". Co-based in Portland, Maine and Nashville, TN, Don averages between 150-200 performances per year primarily with the New England-based Don Campbell Band and smaller ensembles, including the nationally touring Restless Campbells. Don released a new original adult contemporary project, The Dust Never Settles, in 2014.
Sponsored by House of Lights, Main Eco Homes & Agren Appliance & Mattress
Tickets: $26 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819620
Sat. July 13 @ 7:30pm THE TARTAN TERRORS Celtic Concert.
Deertrees will be this fun-loving group's only New England performance in Harrison, Maine after a 2-year hiatus. A true Celtic Invasion, mixing rock's energy with traditional folklore, dance, and humor. Featuring classic bagpipes and fiddles, driving drum tomes, and signature guitar styles, standing-room only audiences understand why Dig This Magazine declares "(The Tartan Terrors) one act to keep an eye on!" Great concert for the whole family to enjoy together.
Sponsored by Chalmers Realty & Chalmers Insurance Group
Tickets: $28 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4102223
Mon. July 15 @ 7:30pm CAMP ENCORE/CODA IN CONCERT Concert. supporting The Lakes Environmental Association (LEA) & Deertrees Theatre
Each July for the past 22 years, CAMP ENCORE/CODA - located in Sweden, Maine - has been hosting a fundraising concert at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. This annual event showcases talented young classical musicians spending the summer in Maine who will undoubtedly grace some of the most prestigious concert stages around the world in years to come. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the concert beginning at 7:30 PM. Funds raised will be donated to local non-profit organizations, The Lakes Environmental Association and Deertrees Theatre for their historical building renovation projects.
Sponsored by J. Decor
Tickets: $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819780
Fri. July 19 @ 7:30pm EMILIA DAHLIN SEXTET & Special Guests Concert.
EMILIA DAHLIN is a unique songstress who makes Maine her home. Her weaving of a historian’s imagination with a troubadour’s artistry offers an American original sound that blends vintage jazz, the tang of a Tom Waitsian waltz and the somber grit of a low tide lullaby. This summer on Friday July 19th Emilia is bringing her three male band members plus some special musical guests to Deertrees' stage for a night of collaboration, connection, and infectious energy. You will love fellow singer-songwriters Sorcha Cribben-Merrill and Kate Bever. One thing is for certain, you know with Emilia taking center stage this concert promises to be one of your favorites at Deertrees in Harrison for our 83rd Season.
Sponsored by Jan & Ken Donner
Tickets: $26 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3900183
Sat. July 20 @ 7:30pm OPEN THE DOOR FOR THREE Concert. Celtic Music
OPEN THE DOOR FOR THREE is fiddle player Liz Knowles, uilleann piper Kieran OHare, and Dublin-born singer and bouzouki player Pat Broaders. Their music is a rare combination of unearthed tunes from centuries-old collections, newly composed melodies, fresh arrangements of songs old and new, homages to the musicians and bands they grew up listening to, and the unmatched energy of a trio of good friends playing great Irish music together. Liz, Kieran, and Pat have been mainstays of the Irish music scene around the world, having distinguished themselves over the last two decades as soloists with Riverdance, Cherish the Ladies, String Sisters, Secret Garden, Anúna, and The New York Pops. As a trio, they have played to a wide range of audiences in venues large and small, from Irish festivals, to concert halls, house concerts, and pubs. They have performed around the world: on Broadway and at Carnegie Hall, at L'Olympia and the Palais des Congrès in Paris, in Malaysian rainforest festivals, in theatres from Shanghai to São Paulo, and even in a bullring in Mallorca. Most recently, they have been featured at The Kennedy Centers Ireland 100 festival, the Celtic Colours festival in Cape Breton, at The Milwaukee Irish Festival, and in The Masters of Tradition series in Bantry, County Cork, Ireland.
Sponsored by Migis Lodge
Tickets: $28 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819723
Sat. July 27 @ 7:30pm Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio & Ordinary Elephant
Concert. 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 the 'Lakes Region Inns' - Bear Mountain Inn, Greenwood Manor Inn, The Noble House, The Oxford House and The Waterford Inn
Tickets: $26 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819873
Fri. Aug 02 @ 7:30pm CLASSIC ROCK Orchestra Concert.
Brought to Deertrees Theatre by the multi-talented musicians who presented last summer's SOLD OUT "Piano Men: Music of Elton and Billy" concert plus brought us this new show back in 2017 which was another SOLD OUT show! CLASSIC ROCK is performed by a 9-piece rock orchestra with two outstanding lead vocalists - Susie Pepper & Johnny Martinez - featuring hit songs by Journey, Pat Benetar, Kansas, Stevie Nicks, Meat Loaf, David, Bowie, Boston, Queen, KISS, and many more. Early bookings are strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Sponsored by James Long & Sons
Tickets: $32 & $18 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819838
Sat. Aug. 10 @ 7:30pm JIGJAM all the way from Ireland Concert.
JIGJAM are a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best
of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as
'I-Grass' (Irish influenced Bluegrass), their onstage energy along with their virtuosic musical ability has captivated audiences throughout the world. "Here's an Irish band that's going to impact the world as hard as Clancy Brothers or U2 if they get only half a chance." -- MIDWEST RECORDS
Sponsored by Barbara Grandolfo
Tickets: $26 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4029385
Thur. August 15 @ 7:30pm DIVAS LIVE! Tribute to Female Music Legends Concert.
Bring your biggest attitude to Deetrees on Thursday August 15 as SUSIE PEPPER AND MIXOLOGY rock the house with songs from your favorite divas! You'll hear songs from musical legends Adele, Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Barbara Streisand, Cher, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson, Mariah Carey, Tina Turner, and so many more female musical legends! This vibrant concert is a tribute to the voices that changed and super-charged pop, R&B, and rock-n-roll. So bring your sassy self to Deertrees Theatre in Harrison and enjoy the songs that gave these women the right to call themselves a diva. Bring your dancing shoes and sing along to all your favorite night on the town songs!
Sponsored by The Greenwood Manor Inn & The Winey Baker
Tickets: $24 & $14 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3879415
Sat. Aug. 17 @ 7:30pm CHERYL WHEELER & KENNY WHITE Concert.
Cheryl Wheeler has to be seen to be appreciated. Nothing you read and nothing you hear from her albums prepares you for how good a performer she is. You may not be familiar with Cheryl, but you have probably heard her music. She is very respected as a songwriter by her peers, which can be seen by how many of them record her songs. Chery's songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Dan Seals, Peter Paul and Mary, Kenny Loggins, Garth Brooks, Suzy Boggus, Melanie, Bette Midler, Maura O'Connell, Sylvia, Kathy Mattea, and Holly Near. If they think she is great, then you owe it to yourself to learn more if you aren't familiar with her.
Kenny White: Hailed by reviewers from the New York Times to the San Francisco Chronicle for his “thrilling” and “unique” piano playing, Kenny White is a talented singer/songwriter and a successful NYC-based record producer. He has written, performed, and produced music for hundreds of TV and radio commercials as well as film soundtracks, and has worked with stars like Keith Richards, Merle Haggard, and Linda Ronstadt.
Sponsored by The Olde Mill Tavern
Tickets: $30 & $16 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3820477
Sat. August 24 @ 7:30pm IMAGINE: The Beatles Solo Years Concert.
In 1969, The Beatles walked across Abbey Road and away from the studio where they created the most important body of work that any rock band has before or since. Throughout the 1970’s and into
the 1980’s John, Paul, George and Ringo each continued to write and record countless iconic songs keeping them front and center in the eyes and ears of the world. IMAGINE, brings together the solo hits of the individual Beatles as they might have sounded had they continued together and if their legendary producer George Martin would have crafted these songs along with them.
Sponsored by Stephens Memorial Hospital
Tickets: $32 & $18 www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3819854