Bennett & Lorraine
Sunday, November 21, 1999 7:30pm
Stage Neck Inn, York Harbor, Maine
TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: $10 advance/ $12 door. Tickets available Nov 2 at Rockbottom Records in Portsmouth, Earcraft in Dover, Acoustic Outfitters in Stratham, Gravestone Artwear in York. The Seacoast Guitar Society is a new 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 on the internet at http://www.seacoastguitar.org Please specify your name and membership number if you have one..
DETAILS: The Stage Neck Inn is a beautiful hotel and a superb restaurant, with a spectacular ocean view. The concert will take place in the function room, which overlooks York Harbor beach. A grill menu is served from 12 to 9, a full dinner begins at 6pm. There is a full bar adjoining the concert room. Reservations are required for all food that day (207-363-3850), and seating is limited for the concert. This will be a non-smoking event. Due to travel logistics, we regret that there won't be a workshop in the afternoon.
Wheelchair access: YES
Workshop/Master Class: none
About Bennett & Lorraine Hammond: Bennett Hammond is one of the finest players of traditional acoustic guitar music, and has forged his own innovative Celtic-American style. His partner Lorraine is a world-renowned dulcimer player and teacher, who will also join Bennett on Celtic harp, banjo and vocals. The Boston-based duo have been a mainstay of the New England traditional music scene for many years; they have toured the country and Europe many times, and created a large body of recorded music and instructional materials. Their lovely music should blend perfectly with the seaside setting! Make reservations 207-363-3850 if you are planning to have dinner at the exquisite restaurant. Food served 12-9, dinner at 6pm.
ARTIST WEB SITE: priscilla.ccae.org/~hammond/index.html
DIRECTIONS: From Rt 95 take Exit 4 "The Yorks" (6 mi N of NH line) At 1st light (Rt 1) go S = right. 1/10 mile to 1st light= Rt 1-A, turn (L). Go .8 mile to statue in center of York, veer right. Go .8 mile, past York Harbor Post Office, 200 yds turn (R) into Stage Neck.
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