Maine Songwriters Association: Songwriters on Stage
July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm| $12.50
Explore the diversity of talent in Maine with this showcase of music from artists around the state.
The artists performing will be Sara Trunzo, Ruth Hill, and Nancy Sferra.
Sara Trunzo is a singer-songwriter and food system organizer who calls Waldo County, ME and Nashville, TN her homes. Her debut EP, Thanks Birdie, came out in 2017, followed by the LP, Dirigo Attitude, which reached #22 on the Folk Alliance International chart in 2019 and featured Darrell Scott and Mary Gauthier. The lead single “Food and Medicine” reached #3 on the FAI chart and won 1st prize at 2018 Maine Songwriters Association contest. Her third record, Cabin Fever Dream, will be released September 24, 2021. She is a co-founder of Veggies For All and Waldo County Bounty. FMI: www.saratrunzo.com.
Ruth Hill was named Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Great American Song Contest. She also won first prize at the Maine Songwriter’s Association song contest in 2016. Ruth’s 2nd CD, Reunion Of Broken Parts, was released in the fall of 2017 and was on the Folk DJ charts for Jan, Feb, and Mar of 2018! Ruth’s first CD, The River Beneath Me was released in June of 2011 and was nationally ranked in Folk DJ Top Folk Albums, Songs and Artists of 2011. https://ruthhillmusic.
Nancy Sferra is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter living in Bath. Her inspiration comes from found poems – snatches of overheard conversation, notes from a discarded journal, objects, lines from books or other texts, and photographs and has two CDs of original music, Smoke and Bone and Hardened Ground. https://nancysferra.com/bio
Our picnic dinner this week features a riff on the speidie – an italian sausage (meat or tofu) with caprese relish (mozz, tomatoes, basil, and more) Maine-made chips, and a oatmeal cranberry cookie.
Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic bevvies are available!
Show: $12.50 in adv/$15 door (Kids under 12 are free to attend the show.)
Doors & Dinner 5:30 / Show 6:30
What to expect
- This event is held outside with open seating, festival style (“It’s a mini-Tanglewood!”). We have quite a few tables and seating for 24+. Bring your chairs and tables and make an evening of it!
- In the event of rain, the show will move inside the Meetinghouse. Sorry, no refunds unless the show is cancelled by the artist.
- Check in with us on arrival a let us know you’ve arrived and settle in for the evening.
- Visit the drink table and picnic dinner service area to get your goodies. We encourage you to bring your own silverware and glasses to keep the landfill waste down.
- Current Maine CDC regulations recommend mask wearing if you are not vaccinated or cannot keep social distance from those you don’t know. Masks are optional for vaccinated people in this outdoor setting.
- A comfort station of a lovely porta-potty with a sexy hand-wash station and hand sanitizer is available if you have need.