Category Archives: Out and About

More American Folk Festival performers announced; bluegrass, gospel and Vietnamese artists included

Organizers of the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront announced on Friday afternoon the next five acts set for this year’s event, scheduled for Friday through Sunday this summer, Aug 22-24. They include bluegrass, Iranian music, Vietnamese music, gospel-infused r&b and the Mexican-Chicano genre of fandango. The five new artists join previously announced artists including roots […]

Get “Happy” and help film Bangor-centric music video for Pharrell song

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Leslie Forstadt and Jamie Ballinger, both Bangor residents, saw the many music video versions already out there of Pharrell’s inescapably upbeat chart-topper, “Happy,” in cities and towns from Bucharest, Romania to Kingston, Jamaica; from New York City to San Francisco. Williams himself has challenged fans worldwide to film their own videos in their own communities, […]