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Upcoming Events

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  • Fri

    WERU Summer Concert Series presents Golden Oak w/ Caroline Cotter

    7:00 pm124 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605

    Join us in downtown Ellsworth on July 8th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm for a live music event in the Franklin Street Parklet. This FREE outdoor concert will feature music by Maine-grown folk group, GoldenOak, with an opening set by local singer-songwriter, Caroline Cotter.
    This event is brought to you by WERU in partnership with Artsworth, Heart of Ellsworth, Loaves & Fishes and will take place in the Franklin Street Parklet, 124 Main Street, between Elizabeth’s and Sugar Mags Central in downtown Ellsworth.
    Follow this link for more info about the WERU Summer Concert Series: https://weru.org/weru-summer-concert-series/
    GoldenOak’s music is rooted in the natural landscape- their songs move like a stream, meandering and weaving in an original yet grounding direction. Fronted by siblings Zak and Lena Kendall, GoldenOak’s music calmly excites its listeners while nestled in rich folk-influenced sibling harmony. The Maine-based band has built a steady and growing fan base with this kind of energetic intimacy. This is perfectly represented in the group's latest album “Room to Grow”- a 10-song reflection of the emotional and physical impacts of the climate crisis. The band is rounded out by upright bassist Mike Knowles and drummer Jackson Cromwell.
    With a captivating soprano voice and award-winning songwriting, Caroline Cotter's songs take listeners all over the world and into the depths of the human heart. Since her debut album, "Dreaming as I Do", reached #5 on the Folk DJ Charts in 2015, Caroline has performed over 800 shows in 45 states and 13 countries. In 2018 she released, "Home on The River”. No Depression magazine calls it "sweet and smooth, and downright refreshing.”