DEXTER- The Wayside Grange/Theatre proudly announces its 2014 summer concert and supper schedule beginning with Brooks and Kennedy on April 26.
Ken and Jane Brooks along with Joe and Nellie Kennedy, formerly of Evergreen, are all in Maine’s bluegrass and country music’s Hall of Fame. Together they bring decades of playing vintage folk, bluegrass, gospel and classic country with ease and sweet harmony.
May 10 begins the second Saturday supper series beginning with stuffed chicken.
Blues hits the Wayside stage on May 31 with DW Gill and Dave Mello playing both the old and new. They’ll blow away your cabin fever blues and bring you into a summer daze.
Roast pork is on the menu for June 14 with more fixings than your plate can hold.
Guitarist Denny Breau will play on June 28. Breau is known for his lightning-fast licks and recently played at the East Sangerville Grange. A chicken pie supper is served prior for a delightful supper and concert night out.
July 12 features a pulled pork supper to celebrate the grilling season.
String Field Theory returns to the Wayside on July 26. Featuring powerful vocals, tight harmonies and a driving fiddle, mandolin, banjo and guitar, this band of veteran musicians/songwriters will take you on a musical rollercoaster.
August 9 is a baked ham supper.
New Relm takes the stage on August 16 melding modern country with bluegrass with their own two-step kick.
Who knows what kind of talent is on board for September 6 but it’s always an adventure.
Chicken parmesan is on the menu for September 13.
Get ready to swing with the Little Big Band on Sept. 27. Deb Maynard’s sax and voice are as smooth as black velvet when she “Ain’t Misbehaving.”
October 11 is the meatloaf your mother always made but even better.
Classic bluegrass takes center stage when Wilf Clark and the Misty Mountaineers play on October 18 at the Wayside’s season finale.
All shows begin at 7 pm and tickets are $10. Baked goodies and refreshments are sold at intermission and there are pie auctions, a door prize and a 50/50.
All suppers are from 5 to 6:30 pm, cost $7 and this year we’re going to try take-outs after 6 pm. Please order ahead.
Our little theatre is located at 851 North Dexter Rd (Rt. 23), Dexter. FMI on the Wayside Theatre/Grange concerts contact Chester Bekier 924-5711, Joe Kennedy 277-3733 or WaysideGrangeyahoocom (WaysideGrangeyahoocom) .