Wednesday April 16th 2014

Tagged: music

Johnny Crashed – marijuana farmer, caregiver, musician

Johnny Crashed – marijuana farmer, caregiver, musician
March 25, 2014

They call his farm the “Openly High Farm” for a reason. Meet Johnny.

Is shorts weather coming to a close?

Is shorts weather coming to a close?
August 30, 2013

I sure hope not. I spotted this musician on Congress Street and was reminded of the power of a good pair of shorts. Don’t leave me warm weather, don’t leeeeeave!

Who I met at the Ossipee Valley Music Festival

Who I met at the Ossipee Valley Music Festival
July 31, 2013

The pine-fringed fairgrounds that hold the festival swell with musical nomads who set up tents in the stables or under trees. You’ll never see so many fiddles and mandolins. But as a musical novice, I found the people who attended the festival just as fascinating.

Food Fight Finals @ The Asylum

Food Fight Finals @ The Asylum
July 08, 2013

   

Fashion, athletics and fundraising: Katalyst hopes to help make a change

Fashion, athletics and fundraising: Katalyst hopes to help make a change
June 20, 2013

Kyle Poissonier is busy. On a recent Monday evening, I stopped into his office while he had just come from a magazine photo shoot and was in the midst of planning a ticket giveaway for his brand’s first big introduction to the Maine community with a concert at the State Theater. Talk about a brand relaunch.

Reggae Sunday on Peaks Island

Reggae Sunday on Peaks Island
May 17, 2013

Reggae Sunday on Peaks Island has become a summer staple, with ferry-loads of locals showing up on the island to pile into Jones Landing for an afternoon of reggae and beer specials. The reggae gets revived every summer and continues on Sundays into September.

Jeannette Parks and Arthur Klein – members of Young@Heart Chorus

Jeannette Parks and Arthur Klein – members of Young@Heart Chorus
March 18, 2013

They’ve sung in packed auditoriums in around the world. They rock out to the electric guitar and sing contemporary and classic tunes at the top of their lungs. Many of them, like Arthur, use a walker or cane to get to their spot on the stage. This is the Young@Heart Chorus, where for over 30 years elderly New Englanders have defied the labels that accompany their age to embody the wild and rebellious spirit of rock-n-roll.
Meet Jeanette and Arthur!

Voting has opened for the Maine Music Hoodie

Voting has opened for the Maine Music Hoodie
January 14, 2013

We told you to vote for your favorite Maine musician so they could end up on Elykssor’s Maine Music Hoodie – and you listened. Now it’s time to whittle down the list of over 70 bands that were nominated by you to see who makes the final cut. Voting ends on Friday, so hurry it up!

Wear your favorite maine band on your sleeve

Wear your favorite maine band on your sleeve
January 07, 2013

Maine-brand Elykssor is bringing back their popular limited-edition Maine Music Hoodies. And this year, you can choose who deserves to be on it. Now if you need help figuring out who you should wear on your sleeve, you can always ask the lady two heads to my right for some suggestions. Come fInd out how you can cast your vote.