2017 Blue Hill Pops Concert
The 27th annual Blue Hill Pops Concert, sponsored by the Bagaduce Music Lending Library, will be held on Monday, July 3 at 7:30 pm in the George Stevens Academy gymnasium on Union Street in Blue Hill.
This year's festival of "Sounds Around Blue Hill" will feature singer/songwriter and instrumentalist Don Campbell and his bandmates performing the music of 1970's singers/songwriters, with a special tribute to Dan Fogelberg. Co-based in Portland, Maine and Nashville, Tennessee, Don Campbell's music includes adult contemporary, bluegrass, rock, country and Celtic. He has released 12 CDs, including "Kites to Fly: Celebrating the Music of Dan Fogelberg". Campbell and his band have opened for Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels and many other musical luminaries.
Other 2017 Blue Hill Pops performers will include Velocipede, a violin and guitar duo playing traditional fiddle tunes; the Big Moose Contra Dance Group; and the Bagaduce Pops Singers, under the direction of Bronwyn Kortge. In addition, Blue Hill Pops will feature a winner of the Bagaduce Music Lending Library's 2017 Young Composers' Competition, 16 year old Soren Nyhus of Waterville, who will perform his original piano composition.
Tickets are available for Blue Hill Pops in a range of prices, beginning at $15. For tickets or further information call the Bagaduce Music Lending Library at 374-5454.