Summer Bandstand Concerts
The Old Cornish
Fairgrounds, RT 25, Cornish, Maine
( next to Bangor Savings Bank)
Concerts every Tuesday evening, beginning
July 1, 2014
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
In case of rain, concerts held at the
Sacopee Valley Middle School
July 1 – Tricky Britches
High-energy bluegrass music – young musicians with amazing
"Tricky Britches is right in the middle of a new movement toward
old time music, along with Old Crow Medicine Show, the Avett
Brothers, the Toughcats, and the Hackensaw Boys." – Sam Pfeifle,
“Don’t let their youth fool you: the Tricky Britches are expert
musicians through and through, and they will deliver a
- William Etheridge, Maine Magazine 2012 Wedding Issue
July 8 – Sean Mencher and His Rhythm
1950’s Style Americana / Rockabilly / Roots Music
“Honestly, I don't believe that Sean
Mencher needs a long introduction as every true rockabilly fans
should know him either from his work with High Noon, his
productions (The Two Timin' Three, The Gin Palace Jesters,
Jessie Lee Miller, Croonin' Kurt...) or his appearances as guest
guitarist (Wayne "The Train" Hancock, Dig Wayne...). This fine
guitar player also finds time to lead his own band, The Sean
by Fred "Virgil" Turgis
July 15 – Jimmy Jo and the Jumbol Ayuhs
JimmyJo & the Jumbol'Ayuhs hails from the
"bayous" of coastal Maine. Based in Phippsburg, the Jumbol'Ayuhs
serve up music from Cajun Louisiana with a Downeast accent.
Click Here to see a Video and Hear
July 22 – Larry Williams Band
The Larry Williams Band played at our wedding and it was a
fantastic experience and highly recommended. He had everyone on
the dance floor from our grandmothers all the way down to our
teenage cousins. No DJ could have accomplished that feat. They
are professional and easy to work with. They even learned a
couple special songs (The Ohio State Fight Song) to play for our
out of town guests. There is not enough space to say all the
wonderful things about the band. – Ryan Whitt (The Woodlands,
Click Here to Find out More About this Band.
July 29 – Jerks of Grass
Gathered around one microphone in the
traditional style, over the past decade New England’s Jerks of
Grass have become a formidable purveyor of their own brand of
bluegrass music. With one foot in the traditional and the other
in progressive roots music, Jerks of Grass have forged a sound
all their own.
"Thank you so much for presenting such a rousing, melodious and
thoroughly professional concert last Saturday night. I
absolutely love your approach to bluegrass music, and as you
know, that seemed to be true of the whole audience. As I
mentioned to a couple of you, I don't think I've ever seen an
audience rise for a standing ovation with greater uniformity and
spontaniety. I hope you'll keep a couple of Saturday evenings
open next summer so the possibility of a return visit will
"I don't even like bluegrass - but you guys are great!" - Random
Click Here to See and Hear Them.
View our 2013 archived concert schedule here.
View our 2012 archived concert schedule here.
View our 2011 archived concert schedule here.
View our 2010 archived concert schedule here.
our 2009 archived concert schedule here.
our 2008 archived concert schedule here.
our 2007 archived concert schedule here.
our 2006 archived concert schedule here.
our 2005 archived concert schedule here.