NOON TUNES W/ELLEN & JOHN GAWLER

The Gawler Family Band is a beloved institution at folk festivals and dance halls around Maine. 317 Main is lucky enough to have matriarch Ellen Gawler on our teaching staff. On April 10th, she and her husband John will perform some of their favorite folk and traditional tunes. Noon Tunes is always free and open…

November NoonTunes with Finch

Teaching artist Jeff Christmas & his singing partner Monique Barrett are the featured artists in the next NoonTunes on November 14th. Performing as the folk duo “Finch” Jeff promises “lovely tunes with beautiful harmonies.” Noon Tunes concerts, held the second Tuesday of the month, showcase the talented members of the teaching staff at 317 Main. The…

LOVE IS IN THE AIR-THANKS TO KATHY SLACK!

Thanks to Kathy Slack and friends for presenting a sweet confection of a NoonTunes concert.  Kathy gathers musical friends for this popular Valentine’s Day show featuring lovely harmonies and great instrumentation.  This year’s collaboration included Kathy on lead vocals, Sarah Potter, Rosita Moore and Lucy Burkette on supporting vocals, Kate-Campbell Strauss on sax, Steve Roy with bass,…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM NOON TUNES SEASON FINALE

Some Assembly Required featuring 317 Main’s Erica Brown on fiddle and vocals, Matt Shipman on guitar, bouzouki and vocals, and guest artist Alden Robinson on fiddle closed out the FREE Noon Tunes concert series on Tuesday. The concert featured a mix of jigs, reels and other traditional fiddle tunes.  Here’s the trio playing “The White Post.”…