Open Mic Night – “Live at St. Joe’s!”

St. Joseph Center 133 Middle St, Farmington, ME

Franklin County has a rich tradition of talented musicians drawing from many styles of music from Country, Folk, Americana, Celtic to Contemporary.  St. Joseph’s Parish is hosting a monthly open mic night usually on the last Thursday of every month but this is adjustable. We wish to provide a venue that continues to celebrate and foster the musical talent within Franklin County. Professionals and newcomers are all welcome to listen, perform and collaborate. Bring your friends and family, or just come as an audience to listen. Admission is free! After taking the summer off, “Live at St. Joe’s!” will return on


Side by Each

Chesterville Center Union Meeting House 3 Borough RoadChesterville,

“Side by Each” musical couples Don and Cindy Roy and Matt Shipman and Erica Brown will perform at the Chesterville Center Union Meeting House, Friday, September 29th, at 7:00 p.m.  Drawing on Don and Cindy’s deep Franco-American roots and Matt and Erica’s shared legacy and love of traditional music, the quartet will bring a lively show to the intimate setting of the 19th century Meeting House.  Tickets at the door; Adults $15, Youth $10, kids 12 and under free.  The Chesterville Center Union Meeting House is a local non-profit community resource at 3 Borough Road in Chesteville.  The building is


25th Annual Apple Pumpkin Festival

Livermore Falls Recreation Field Livermore Falls, ME

Your family, friends, and neighbors will celebrate Fall on September 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the Livermore Falls Recreation Fields. Sponsored by the Jay, Livermore, Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce, and other local businesses, the 2023 Apple Pumpkin Festival will feature a variety of vendors and craft artisans, agricultural products, historical and educational displays, seasonal decorations, antique tractors, raffles, and plenty of food all day long! There will be local musicians entertaining throughout the day.


ArtsFarmington presents: Maine Mountain Chamber Music- “Music from Colby”

Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME

ArtsFarmington is pleased to sponsor this fall’s concert by Maine Mountain Chamber Music. It is a special concert that we have called: “Music from Colby”. It will be a repeat presentation of their concert given the night before at Colby in celebration of the opening of Colby’s new arts center, the Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts. The concert in Farmington will be on Sunday, Oct. 1st at 3:00 pm in Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, at 224 Main Street.  For this special concert, MMCM founders Yuri Funahashi (piano) and Laurie Kennedy (viola) will be joined by eight outstanding musicians

Free – $20

David Mallett At The Vienna Union Hall

Vienna Union Hall 5 Vienna Mountain Road, Vienna, ME

David Mallett, celebrated singer-songwriter, returns to the stage of the Vienna Union Hall (5 Vienna Mountain Road, Vienna, ME) on Saturday, October 14th at 3 PM.   David Mallett hails from a small town in northern Maine, and in a career that spans four decades, his music has traveled to all corners of the world. His songs have been recorded by more than 150 artists, including Pete Seeger, Alison Krauss, John Denver, Emmylou Harris, even the Muppets, and his "Garden Song" has become an American folk classic. He has performed throughout America and Europe. The Bangor Daily News recognized him

$25 – $30

Vibraphone and piano – Lynn Vartan, and Bridget Convey

Emery Community Arts Center at the University of Maine at Farmington

Lynn Vartan, from the west coast, has mesmerized the audience in the past here with her flawless playing on a beautiful wooden marimba.  Her focus now is on playing a vibraphone, and she will be playing both solo and in duet with Bridget Convey on piano.


The Buttonwood Trio

Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME

Known as the Buttonwood Trio, cellist Philip Carlsen, violinist Mary Hunter, pianist James Parakilas  are back by popular demand following a stirring concert in Emery during the summer of 2022 with all proceeds at that time going to humanitarian aid for the children of Ukraine.


4 handed piano concert – DUO MUNDI GEORGE & GULI

Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME

George Lopez, joined on the piano by his partner Guli, will give a 4 hand, one piano concert.  They can be found on U-tube under the name "Duo Mundi George & Guli" This is one not to miss.  More information closer to the time at