CARTHAGE – New England Celtic Arts will present The Spinney Brothers. Performances will be held at Lakeside Theater in Rangeley, Maine on Tuesday August 2nd, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage, Maine on Wednesday August 3rd, and at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday August 4th. Curtain is at 7:00 pm at Lakeside and Skye and 7:30 pm in Unity. There is a pre-show jam session 1hour prior to curtain at Skye and Unity. Audience members are encouraged to bring their instruments and jam with the artists for a few minutes.
The cornerstone of the Spinney Brothers musical identity is the sound of traditional, southern-flavored bluegrass music. The first generation bluegrass legends have been an important musical influence, yet their music is equally shaped by their personal lives and local heritage. By incorporating original material, which draws from various sources, the Spinney Brothers effortlessly intertwine the past with the present. The Spinney Brothers believe in freshness and excitement of traditional bluegrass music. Brother duet singing, backed by supportive and complimentary instrumentation, is the foundation of their tasteful and recognizable sound. Give a listen, and you are sure to be entertained.
The Spinneys are past IBMA Showcase Artists and started the 2011 season on the strength of their current CD “When The Golden Leaves Begin to Fall”. The Spinneys recently took home five awards at the Eastern Canadian Bluegrass Awards Show and were nominated for a prestigious East Coast Music Award for Bluegrass Recording of the Year.
The 2011 tour season will see the Spinneys traveling coast to coast in Canada, while south of the border they will span from Maine to California. The Spinney Brothers are very encouraged with the support they have received from promoters interested in including an “international” element to their event. They are very excited to be hitting the road and for the chance to perform for as many new audiences as they can.
Lakeside Theater is on Main Street in Rangeley. Skye Theater is located 3 miles West of East Dixfield village at 2 Highland Drive off Winter Hill Rd and US RT. 2 in South Carthage. UCCPA is at 42 Depot Street in Unity. Ticket price is $15.00 at the door*. For reservations at the theater you wish to attend call: Lakeside Theater at 864-5000 or Skye Theatre at (207) 562-4445 or Unity Center for the Performing Arts at (207) 948-7469.
*(Lakeside Theater is $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased for Lakeside at the theater or on the website, http://www.rangeleymovies.com