Music

The 2015 Music schedule is below. Again this year we are bringing 6 talented groups or performers to the Festival. The music starts on Friday, August 18, at 5:00 pm with our very own talented local musicians who will perform during the Annual Chili Cook Off.  Saturday morning the entertainment continues beginning at 10:45 at the bandstand and continuing through 6:00 pm.  Sunday the music starts at 11:30 and continues through later afternoon.   


 

great music in the heart of maine
 

FRIDAY


Fri 5:00 PM  -  Local Musicians
Local area musicians will perform at the bandstand on Friday night.

SATURDAY


Sat 10:45 AM  -  Blue Hill Brass
The Blue Hill Brass makes its second appearance this year at The Trails End Festival. They have been performing for over 25 years and bring a unique style of brass music to audiences from Kittery to Caribou. Perhaps you have seen and heard them as they are traditions at the Bangor State Fair, the Fryburg Fair and the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair. This lively group will start Saturday's entertainment at 10:45 at the Bandstand.

Sat 12:00 PM  -  Emily Guillow
Emily Guillow is a true friend to the festival, she has performed here since her early teens. It has been fun watching her song styling and writing ability grow. Emily is a full time student at the University of Maine Orono and works various clubs in the greater Bangor area.

Sat 1:30 PM  -  NashVegas
NashVegas is a Bangor based band playing high energy country rock and top 40 country. Front man Parris Bacon is a singer song writer who has spent time in Nashville. These guys are great fun and you don't want to miss them.

Sat 3:15 PM  -  Sorcha Cribben Merrill
Sorcha’s “sultry and jazzy” voice captures the blues, jazz and country influences in her music. Wielding acoustic guitar and claw hammer banjo, this 2012 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist “unveils a suite of musical styles that shows a wide-ranging songwriting ability. . . witty verses with smart rhymes” (Portland Pheonix).

Sat 4:45 PM  -  Chris Ross and The North
A Hancock County Maine native, Chris Ross has been writing and performing his songs for the better part of a decade. He mixes smokey folk with a rambling and witty poetry, which earned him the "Songwriter of the Year" award at the 2014 New England Music Awards. His music is simple yet rich, catchy yet worn at the edges. His new band, Chris Ross and the North, has taken the songs to another level. Their brand new album, "young Once" has been met with critical acclaim, featuring the songs "Annabelle", "The Long Way" and "When The Dark Allows"

SUNDAY


Sun 11:30 AM  -  Emily Guillow
Emily Guillow is a true friend to the festival, she has performed here since her early teens. It has been fun watching her song styling and writing ability grow. Emily is a full time student at the University of Maine Orono and works various clubs in the greater Bangor area.

Sun 12:30 PM  -  Sorcha Cribben Merrill
Sorcha’s “sultry and jazzy” voice captures the blues, jazz and country influences in her music. Wielding acoustic guitar and claw hammer banjo, this 2012 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist “unveils a suite of musical styles that shows a wide-ranging songwriting ability. . . witty verses with smart rhymes” (Portland Pheonix).

Sun 2:00 PM  -  The Mallett Brothers Band
The Mallett Brothers Band are an Alt/Rock/Country band from Portland, Maine by way of Sebec.