The Downeast Brass to perform on August 12

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The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present a Sunset Concert by The Downeast Brass 7:30 PM on Aug. 12 at the Bald Mountain Camps.

The Downeast Brass has performed in many New England settings. Audiences have been impressed by these fine Maine performers on the concert stage, at weddings, festivals, and on parade. They have performed at private parties at the Governor’s mansion in Augusta, Maine, at the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, the famous Moxie Parade, and Governor Baldacci’s inauguration ceremony, among many other appearances. Their wide range of musical styles makes them the preferred musical choice for many occasions. They are clearly one of New England’s best brass groups.

The Downeast Brass’s founder and arranger, Dwight Tibbetts, has kept the unique talents and skills of his colleagues in mind as he has arranged music specifically for the group. From Andy Forster’s pristine high trumpet tones to Mark Mumme’s full bass sonority, the Downeast Brass combines the skills of some of Maine’s premier musicians. Since they are also music educators, they seek to reach audiences of all ages with original and entertaining programming.

There will be a picnic beginning at 6:15 p.m. for $10. Bald Mountain Camps will serve a beautiful menu consisting of grilled chicken breast sandwich, cole slaw, vegetable tray, cookies and coffee as you overlook the beauty of Mooselookmeguntic Lake.

This will be an evening you will not want to miss; beautiful sunset setting on the lake listening to the loons, good food, and topped off with an inspirational concert by the Downeast Brass.

Tickets are available at the Rangeley Region Chamber of Commerce 864-5364.

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