Category Archives: Rockin’ Out

Third annual Rise Above Fest set for May 9 on Bangor Waterfront, featuring Godsmack, Slash, Seether

Seether, performing at the 2014 Rise Above Fest on the Bangor Waterfont.

The third annual Rise Above Fest — a day long music festival featuring metal and hard rock bands, benefiting suicide prevention organization Suicide Awareness Voices of Education — is set for Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. Tickets for the spring concert will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, […]

Maine album reviews: Muddy Ruckus, Rotating Taps, Dan Sonenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Soucy

Muddy Ruckus — Muddy Ruckus No, the Muddy Ruckus is not one of so many neo-bluegrass bands that populate regional scenes across the country. I mean, yes, there’s rootsy acoustic guitar and harmonies. But where others tread well-tread folkie ground, the Portland ensemble Muddy Ruckus employ a retro vibe, stellar musicianship and songwriting, and much […]