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Me & Martha Performing at the Belfast Free Library

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Native Belfast resident, Martha Hills and her husband Donald DePoy, touring as Me & Martha will be performing a free concert in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library on Wednesday, August 24th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  As always, this will be an exciting homecoming! These two are internationally celebrated touring entertainers and play American roots music at its best.  Martha and Don combine their love of music with stories and often amusing stage banter leaving listeners with a light heart and clarity of what really matters in life.  Me & Martha are experts at connecting with their audiences and anyone who has heard them will agree, that they are tops in the field of entertainment.

      Martha and Don first began performing together in Belfast in 2003. In 2022 they were awarded top Wedding Band by Virginia Living Magazine.  They are members of America’s Old-Time Country Music Hall of Fame and host Mountain Music, a weekly broadcast television show that reaches over 1.3 million households in eight states including Maine. As part of the Mountain Music series, they have collected over a hundred living histories for the American Folk Life Collection of the Library of Congress.

     Martha fronts the duo sings and plays the upright bass. She is a professional early childhood educator and taught in the preparatory music program at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  Originally from Timberville, Virginia, Don was born into a musical family and is a 5th-generation mountain music maker.  In 1940, capturing the American experience, Alan Lomax, recorded several of his family members and friends.  Don holds a Ph.D. specializing in American music and currently teaches bluegrass instruments in the Music Department at Eastern Mennonite University.

     The concert is free and open to the public.  Bring the entire family to hear Me & Martha’s entertaining, often funny and surely educational presentation of an authentic uniquely American music.

Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, Maine. Doors open at 6:30pm, concert starts at 7:00pm. Call the Belfast Free Library for more information: 338-3884.

For more information about Me & Martha: depoyd@hotmail.com

www.meandmartha.com

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Date:
August 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Belfast Free Library
106 High Street
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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