Andrew Calhoun
Saturday, July 29, 2006 8pm
House Concert, York, Maine

TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: No advance tickets for this, though you may make a reservation by email or phone 207-363-1886. $15 (suggested donation).

DETAILS: We are doing a rare SGS "house concert" to take advantage of a traveling artist who will be in the area. It is open to the public, though we will not do formal publicity or advance tickets. Just show up, or better yet call or reply to this email for a reservation so we will know how much watermelon to get. (Refreshments will be served.) We know there is a lot going on everywhere on a Saturday in late July, but this is the only date we could do this.

Wheelchair access: yes


Workshop/Master Class: no


About Andrew Calhoun: From Chicago, Andrew Calhoun is an exceptionally gifted poet and songwriter, who has produced an extraordinary body of work during his 25 years as a touring songwriter. The founder of Waterbug Records, a very respected record label for modern American songwriters, he is also a very engaging and entertaining performer who can be absolutely hilarious as well as deadly serious, and his Scottish ballads, beat poetry, hilarious parodies, odes, and barrages of words mark him as a true original and a master songsmith. His songs, orations, poems, stories and sophisticated guitar work will remind you of the magical power of music and words, and if indeed you show up you'll be very glad you did. Andrew performed at our 2005 Seacoast Guitar Festival. Learn more about him at http://www.andrewcalhoun.com


As a special treat, we will have an opening act, with the exciting young songwriter Lauryn Hottinger from Portland. http://www.laurynhottinger.com

ARTIST WEB SITE:

DIRECTIONS: 1) Rt 95 to the York Exit 7 (formerly Exit 4 ) This exit says "The Yorks + Ogunquit" (it is 6 mi N of NH border on interstate 95) Do not go through toll gate (exit just before the toll) if you are going N on I-95, DO go through it if you are going South, then take immediate exit to York. 2) Go 1/10 mile to light, turn Right onto Rt 1 = South 3) Go 2/10 mile, past Mobil station, to first light = Route 1-A. Turn Left. 4) Go slowly (25 mph speed limit!) for 8/10 mile to fork in middle of York Village = statue in middle of road. Veer Left onto Long Sands Rd, past Bank of America. Use one of the following methods: 2 blocks (2/10 mile) on left is #72, * = very tall white house on left with birch tree and green shutters, on hill set back from road * = 2nd white house on the left after the ICE CUBES sign. * = 5th house on left * Take the 1st possible left onto Avon St. There is no access to house from Long Sands Rd, even though that is the address. If you get to a small shopping center on the right you have gone too far on Long Sands Rd. Turn Left on Avon, then immediate right 50 feet later into driveway. You will see a large wooden woodpecker on the carriage house. There is another driveway in the rear.


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