Sunday, September 14, 2003 7pm
Inn on the Blues, York Beach, Maine
TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: Tickets $10 advance/ $12 door. Seniors/students $6. (The show is 21+) Tickets available at Inn on the Blues in York Beach, Gravestone Artwear in York Village, Tweeter in Newington, Earcraft in Dover, Acoustic Outfitters in Stratham. The Seacoast Guitar Society is a non-profit organization to benefit the guitar lovers of the area. SGS members can make reservations by phone at 207-363-1886 (x3) or by e-mail at http://www.seacoastguitar.org Please specify your name and membership number if you have one..
DETAILS: The Inn on the Blues is a blues club, restaurant and bar that seats about 100 people, and regularly features blues bands and artists from New England, as well as some touring national artists. It is located right in the heart of downtown York Beach at Short Sands (looking at the ocean!), and serves a full menu of blues food (a lot of barbeque!) and drinks. We make it a non-smoking evening, though no one under 21 is allowed in without parent or guardian. There is not a bad seat in the house, and food is served all day, dinner til 9 then pub menu till 11pm. Call the Inn 207-351-3221 for dinner reservations. There is ample parking across the street in the municipal lot. Travel time from Portsmouth NH is about 18 minutes. (Address is 7 Ocean Ave, York Beach, ME)
Wheelchair access: Almost (3 steps)
About Don Ross: Don Ross is one of the most exciting and innovative acoustic guitarists working today. His unique explorations and rhythmic compositions which borrow from jazz, folk, classical, and rock have brought him worldwide attention, and his fiery and emotional performances are legendary. He is the only two-time National Fingerpicking Champion, and has been touring and recording for over 20 years, and this marks his first visit to the Seacoast area. To quote Bruce Cockburn: "Nobody does what Don Ross does with an acoustic guitar. He takes the corners so fast you think he's going to roll, but he never loses control. Guitar players take note; the wizardry on these tracks will inspire the brave - and send the faint of heart runnning for cover." A Don Ross concert will leave your soul stirred and your jaw dropped.
ARTIST WEB SITE: www.gobyfish.com
DIRECTIONS: From I-95 take exit 4 (The Yorks), Turn (L) at Rt 1 North (1st light). Turn (R) 1 mile at 1st light (Old Post Rd). Go .8 m turn (L) on Ridge Rd. Go till end (1.5 miles) The Inn is on the other side of the ball field from where you are. Go around and park in the municipal lot in front of the beach.
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