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Owen Kennedy and Ethan Tischler in concert

April 27 , 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

The Maine Highlands Council for the Arts is thrilled to present Maine fiddler Owen Kennedy and multi-instrumentalist Ethan Tischler on Saturday, April 27 at 6:00 pm at the Central Hall Commons, 152 E. Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft.   Expect creative & playful arrangements of tunes from New England to Scotland and Scandinavia, heartfelt songs, and original compositions.  Owen and Ethan will also be featuring tunes from Owen’s debut album, “Oh When: Now” and songs from Ethan Tischler’s acclaimed album “Across the Waking Skies.”  Both albums will be available for purchase.   Tickets can be purchased online or at the door https://www.eventbrite.com/e/owen-and-ethan-in-concert-tickets-879502123527   Owen and Ethan will also be giving workshops in fiddle and DADGAD guitar at 3:00 pm on that same day.    Workshop Descriptions (3 pm, cost $20) Learn a Fun Set of Maine Tunes:  This workshop is for intermediate fiddlers and above or people interested in learning more about the Maine/New England style of playing.  In this one-hour workshop, we’ll discuss the background and history for a set of fun tunes played around Maine and New England.  I’ll be teaching a few tunes from the set and sharing how to play them in the New England style.  Bring your fiddles!   Fundamentals of DADGAD Guitar: This workshop is designed for guitarists comfortable in standard tuning, who are interested in getting a feel for DADGAD guitar. DADGAD tuning, commonly used for accompanying and playing Celtic tunes, has a recognizable and lovely full sound, while using accessible chord shapes. In this one-hour workshop, we will cover the basic chords necessary to play in th e key of D, as well as exploring right-hand technique and rhythm for backing up fiddle tunes. Bring your instruments and your questions!   To sign up for a workshop, fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeQceb7vRPMKxh2kkpVdakiCp8UpwG7NxQ9GpUJWwudYkabg/viewform Or contact Owen directly: 207-458-2468 or [email protected]


April 27
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Maine Highlands Council for the Arts
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152 E. Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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