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Mile Twelve

08/25/16 – Mile Twelve is a fresh, hard driving young band beautifully walking the line between original and traditional bluegrass. Based in Boston, Massachusetts and fast gaining recognition for their outstanding performances throughout bluegrass and folk circles, Evan Murphy, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Nate Sabat and BB Bowness create captivating songs and daring instrumental pieces from diverse influences. Banjo Luminary Tony Trischka says, "Mile Twelve is carrying the bluegrass tradition forward with creativity and integrity." Since their formation in the fall of 2014, Mile Twelve has quickly been on rise. They released their debut 6-track self titled EP, performed extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada, including several major festivals; Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Joe Val Bluegrass Festival and Baygrass Bluegrass Festival. A track from their debut EP was featured on Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction's "Hand Picked with Del McCoury", another track was featured on Spotify's "Fresh Bluegrass" 2015 playlist and they were selected as formal showcase artists at the 2015 North East Folk Alliance. Mile Twelve looks forward to hitting the road again in 2016 and continuing to connect with audiences around the world. http://www.miletwelvebluegrass.com

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STEAMY NIGHTS: An Evening of Burlesque

08/26/16 – Don't miss this years special line up for this years STEAMY NIGHTS, our sultry annual benefit show. This locally produced event, invites 15+ of your acclaimed local dance and burlesque performers. STEAMY NIGHTS is guaranteed sell-out show - consistently filling all of our 110 seats since it's inception in 2012. This one-night showcase is a benefit for St. Lawrence Arts, graciously organized by Vivid Motion Dance Company. So what do you say- come support local performers and a great non-profit venue for the arts all at the same time. Including acts from the talented likes of Vivid Motion, Grace Glamour, Sapphire Rain, Pixie Bust, Candy Sprinkles,Dark Follies, Dancing Divas of Wicked Burlesque, Leggz, Atomic Trash, Paris Green, Gia Juana- With MC Gay Jay- and MORE!!! (Please check back as our performer list is ever growing!!!) *** We will be having two shows this year--Friday, August 26th & Saturday, August 27th- both performances begin (Sharply) at 8:00pm- Doors 7:30pm. Tickets $12 adv/$15 door.

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King of Crows IV: All Hail the King!

09/08/16 – The Crowbait Club proudly presents its fourth annual fully-produced production of the 2015 winners of the Club's notorious monthly Theatre Deathmatches... King of Crows IV: All Hail the King! It's a full evening of theatre presented in tasty 10 minute servings. And the dishes run the gamut: from serious drama, to farce, to outrageous comedy, and frankly some we haven't quite figured out yet. Each play is a world premiere work and has held off some cutthroat Deathmatch competition in order to be served up here for you. King of Crows IV: All Hail The King will be held at the St Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St, Portland, ME on September 8-10 2016 - 7:30pm, Sunday 9/11- 5pm. All tickets are $15 at the door or ordered online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2588570

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Peter Boie

09/14/16 – Join us for a stretch of performances by Peter Boie- running Sep. 14, 15 &16th, 7PM shows + Oct. 31st 8PM show !!! Peter first became fascinated with magic at the age of eleven when he stumbled across a magic book at his local library. He now travels around the country performing his award winning magic that will defy your reality. Peter's show is about two things, astonishing magic, and having a good time; and he doesn't skimp on either. You might recognize him by his trademark orange sneakers, or from the group of people around him freaking out at his magic and having a good time. The title Magician for Non-Believers is about being honest with his audience. Magic isn’t real... but Peter will make you believe it is for the length of his show. Combining original mind blowing magic, and a heavy dose of humor is his secret to success and why it’s made him one of the top booked college acts around the country. Peter recently showcased his talents on national TV, where he performed for the CW Network's hit show, Penn & Teller Fool Us. He was also nominated for "Entertainer of the Year 2015" from Campus Activities Magazine. Other nominations include ‘Best Variety Performer’ (2010,2011,2012, 2013), ‘Fastest Rising Star’ (2010 & 2012) and ‘Best Male Performer’ (2011 & 2012). http://peterboie.com/

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Somewhere Between: Not an Ordinary Life

09/23/16 – SOMEWHERE BETWEEN: NOT AN ORDINARY LIFE is an autobiographical solo show written and performed by two-time Grammy nominee Cidny Bullens. The story begins with Cindy’s arrival in Los Angeles in the mid-1970’s, taking us through her fateful meetings with songwriter/producer Bob Crewe and Sir Elton John - brushing ever so close to stardom - and covers her unlikely journey as a wife and mother, then as a bereaved parent, and finally as a grandparent. We learn throughout about Cindy’s private struggle with gender identity and how, finally, she decides to jump headlong into the fire of gender transition - to become Cidny, the person he always felt he was. Cidny Bullens’ SOMEWHERE BETWEEN is a personal, poignant and powerful story of perseverance, tragedy, triumph - and ultimately unconditional love. With a unique perspective on life, Cidny tells his story in an intimate setting with a guitar, images and a healthy sense of humor.

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Kate Schrock

10/23/16 – Kate Schrock is an acclaimed singer songwriter & longtime DIY international artist whose debut album, "Refuge" cut through the airwaves nationally in the mid 90's. Schrock has gone on to produce 7 albums on her own independent label and has shared the stage with such greats as Stephan Stills, Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones, punk rocker Wayne Kramer of MC5, as well as a collaborative efforts with artist such as Dave Rave of Teenage Head and Glen DaCosta of Bob Marley and the Wailers. Schrock's style has been compared to "Joni Mitchell in the tradition of Bessie Smith" (KEYBOARD MAGAZINE). With the rich clear tone of Eva Cassidy, Schrock sings of battle-scarred characters who push through the muck of a deep human abyss towards a place of hope, redemption & spiritual renewal. Come experience this rare solo evening of intimate music in the gorgeous theater space at St Lawrence Arts!!! FMI: www.kateschrock.com Listen: http://youtu.be/V-Yg09A9mZ4

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Lucy Wainwright Roche & Matt The Electrician

11/06/16 – Join us on Sunday, Nov. 6th for a 7PM show for a performance featuring Lucy Wainwright Roche and fellow touring musician Matt The Electrician! Tickets $18 Advance/$22 Door Lucy Wainwright Roche was born in NYC into two influential musical families (daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche). A full time touring musician, with an ever-expanding solo career, Lucy is known for her crystal clear voice, straightforward, humorous stage presence, and insightful, melodic songwriting. Her recordings include: 8 Songs, 8 More, Lucy and her brand new 2013 release CD called There’s a Last Time For Everything. Fairytale and Myth is the first collaboration between Lucy and her mother, Suzzy Roche and has been nominated for Best Singer/Songwriter Album of the Year by the Independent Music Awards. Matt The Electrician despite the name, is no longer an electrician, focusing instead on a music career that has spanned the course of two decades, a dozen records, and literally thousands of shows. It’s folk music for a modern age, rooted in lyrics that focus on the realities and challenges of the 21st century as opposed to, say, the old-school thrill of hopping trains. Throughout 2015 and 2016, he’s focusing on a string of 7-inch vinyl singles. Every new release will focus on collaborations with different artists who’ve crossed Matt’s path over the years, including the bluegrass band Wood & Wire (who appear on the very first installment of the vinyl series), experimental solo musician Little Brave, and others. http://www.lucywainwrightroche.com http://www.matttheelectrician.com

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