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MASISTA – Maryellen And Sam In Support Of The Arts is the two-woman team behind the Freeport First Friday “Just Desserts” concert series, which runs from September or October to April or May. A variety of musical acts perform in a “house concert” setting, fueled by delicious dessrts, all for the benefit of Freeport Community Services and the enjoyment of the community.

February 2018

Freeport Open Stage Coffee House

February 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
Free

Freeport’s “safety zone for creativity” returns! Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments and performer signup, and entertainment begins at 7. The Open Stage Coffee House offers a relaxed and supportive performance opportunity for budding artists, established entertainers, and everyone young and old and in between! Performances can include music, comedy, poetry, skits, whatever. Past coffee houses have featured musicians of all kinds, Shakespearean actors, poets, singers, songwriters, and “house band” Crabapple Jam. FREE admission. (Donations accepted to cover piano tuning.) Coffee,…

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Freeport Fourth Friday “Just Desserts”

February 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

"Genre-flexible" acoustic band Crabapple Jam is the featured artist for the February Freeport Fourth Friday Just Desserts concert. Regulars in the concert series and the "house band" for the Open Stage Coffee House, Crabapple Jam plays a mix of bluegrass, folk, originals and more. The Fourth Friday concert series serves up great music and desserts that are plentiful and delicious. Cover charge includes dessert buffet and coffee/tea service. Fourth Friday Just Desserts is an all-volunteer effort; all proceeds benefit Freeport Community Services. A…

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March 2018

Freeport Fourth Friday Concert w/ Ladies of Flame

March 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts at the Freeport Community Center presents the Ladies of Flame in concert on March 23. Five outstanding female voices bring a firestorm of songs of Love and Life, complete with jazz standards and contemporary favorites. The Ladies of Flame are Elizabeth Guffey, Johannah DeGrandpre, Janie Downey Maxwell, Katrina Crowell and Leonore DiFiore, accompanied by pianist David Watts. The Ladies of Flame initial concert in 2010 was held to support Freeport Community Center’s “burn the mortgage”…

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April 2018

Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts Concert w/ Magic 8 Ball

April 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Magic 8 Ball is known for its contemporary interpretations of the songs of Bob Dylan and Tom Waits and for its captivating theme shows, The Winter Solecist Program and Under The Influence. Chris Moore, Ben Hunsberger, Chris Dombrowski, and Ted DeMille will bring an eclectic mix of originals and covers played on guitar, mandolin, piano, and bass. Expect lush three-part harmonies, relentless rhythms, and surprising soloing at this celebration of the music and community. Doors open at 6:30 pm, with the concert beginning…

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May 2018

Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts with Not Too Shaap

May 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Not Too Shaap back by popular demand to Fourth Friday on May 25 Popular acoustic group Not Too Shaap returns to Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts Friday evening May 25 at the Freeport Community Center. The group’s repertoire includes both new and old covers plus original songs. Not Too Shaap’s concerts are full of strong rhythm and harmonies plus a lot of fun. This appearance features local musicians Ellen Ebert, Daric Ebert, Jane Bradley and Chris Nichols. Fourth Friday Concerts…

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October 2018

Open Stage Coffee House Oct 27

October 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

A relaxed performance opportunity for budding artists, established entertainers, and everyone young and old and in between! A “safety zone for creativity”! Music, comedy, poetry, skits, whatever. 10 minutes or two songs per performer, more if time leftover at end of list. FREE admission. Coffee and yummy snacks will be available for $1. Doors open at 6:30 - come early and shmooz! Performers: just show up and sign up! Audience: just show up and enjoy!

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January 2019

Freeport First Friday’s Just Desserts presents Northwood

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5.00

Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts starts off the year with Northwood on Friday evening January 25 at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot Street, Freeport, Maine. Blending bluegrass, folk, country and Americana to create rootsy arrangements full of powerful harmonies and solid instrumentation, Northwood features Ann Murray on accordion, Kirk Underwood on guitar, Greg Bjork on mandolin and Kate Driver on bass. Entrance fee is $5 at the door – no reservations required. Admission includes the concert and desserts, plus…

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February 2019

Freeport Open Stage Coffeehouse

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Open Stage is a relaxed performance opportunity for music, comedy, poetry, prose, skits, budding artists and established performers – a “safety zone for creativity.” Performers can sign up for two songs or a maximum of ten minutes performance per set, including set-up time. Winter coffeehouse will be held Saturday, February 9 at 7PM at Freeport Community Library. FREE admission. Coffee, tea and snacks will be available for $1. Doors open at 6:30. Come to perform and/or enjoy the talent in…

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They Call Me Naughty Lola – A Reading of Personal Ads

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Azure Cafe, 123 Main St
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Freeport Players, MASISTA and Azure Café team up for a fun post-Valentine's evening, featuring readings from They Call Me Naughty Lola: Personal Ads from the London Review of Books. The audience will be invited to participate - grab a number and an ad when you arrive and read the ad when your name is called. Or just join in the fun by listening and cheering for those who read. Restaurant opens at 5pm, readings start at 7pm. Arrive at 6:30 to…

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Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts: Mainestream Jazzmasters

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Mainestream Jazzmasters perform at the Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts Friday evening concert on February 22 at Freeport Community Center. The group’s repertoire includes classics from jazz's "golden era" played by professional jazz musicians Neil Lamb, Michael Boucher, Ken Gaspar and others. Fourth Friday Concerts are held at the Freeport Community Center at 53 Depot Street, Freeport, Maine. Entrance fee is $5 at the door – no reservations required. Doors open at 6:30 pm, with the concert beginning at 6:45…

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March 2019

Freeport Fourth Friday Just Desserts presents Kargul & Lantz

March 22 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Internationally acclaimed pianist Laura Kargul and violinist Ronald Lantz present a program of "baroque pearls and romantic gems." Entrance fee is $5 at the door – no reservations required. Admission includes the concert and desserts, plus coffee or tea, and water. Doors open at 6:30 pm, concert begins at 6:45 pm. All proceeds donated to Freeport Community Services. Donations will be accepted for the musicians during the program. Join your hosts for this fun evening of building community with good…

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April 2019

Freeport Fourth Friday’s JUST DESSERTS

April 26 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Crabapple Jam concert spices up Fourth Friday Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts at the Freeport Community Center features Crabapple Jam on April 26. This “genre-fluid” string-plus band features original songs and instrumentals, old-time jazz, folk, rock and alternative music to enjoy with the evening’s assortment of desserts and coffee. The four multi-talented local musicians – Eric Bryant, Meg and John Albright, and Shari Broder – play a variety of instruments and styles, as well as sing and compose. No reservations…

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May 2019

Freeport First Friday’s Just Desserts presents Not Too Shaap

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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$5

Not Too Shaap brings too much fun to May Fourth Friday Popular acoustic group Not Too Shaap returns to Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts Friday evening May 24 at the Freeport Community Center. The group’s repertoire includes both new and old covers plus original songs. Not Too Shaap’s concerts are full of strong rhythm and harmonies plus a lot of fun. This appearance features local musicians Ellen Ebert, Daric Ebert, Jane Bradley and Chris Nichols. Fourth Friday Concerts are held…

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