Heart of Biddeford will once again host a summer of great concerts in Shevenell Park, through the generous sponsorship of Bangor Savings Bank. Check out the great music on Wednesday nights from June 25-August 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. More info about all of these great artists will be posted here soon!
June 25 Sylvain’s Acadian Aces. Bourbon-flavored cajun mayhem from old Acadie.
July 2 The Band Apollo. Pure rock infused with hints of soul and club-style pop!
July 9 Connor Garvey Trio. Acoustic Funky-Folk-Rock For The Good Hearted.
July 16 Pete Kilpatrick. Solo show. Melodic singer-songwriter. Named Maine’s best act 4x in the Portland Best Music Awards.
July 23 Hillary Reynolds Band. Americana. The band has risen from coffeehouse darlings to sharing stages with Norah Jones and performing at festivals in front of thousands.
July 30 Derek Wilkinson Band. Raised in Saco, now part of the crew running Bottom of the River Sound in the North Dam Mill.
Aug. 6 Don Campbell Trio. Adult contemporary/country crossover and American rock ensemble.
Aug. 13 Clara Barry. Intricate melodies, precise punctuation, and feather-like vocals.
Biddeford Savings hosts these music events in the grassy park right next to their bank at 234 Main Street. Concerts begin at 11:30 a.m. in the park next to the bank and end at 1:00 p.m.. Lunch will be available for $5.00 with Ned’s Bakes and BBQ. All proceeds donated to five local non-profits: Biddeford Free Clinic, Bon Appetit Meal Program, Community Bicycle Center, Community Partners and Stone Soup Food Pantry.
July 3 Kids at Play July 10 duquette
July 17 Ray Loboz July 24 Mirror Image
Biddeford Ball, Saturday, Aug. 23
Please join us for the inaugural Biddeford Ball + Fashion Show benefit from 7 p.m.-midnight on August 23rd, 2014 inside Building 13 of the Pepperell Mill Campus. The ball was conceived by Roxi Suger and her husband Julian, and will consist of a runway show featuring Angelrox and lots of local models, a Makers Market, silent auction, food, and of course, lots of dancing to a mix of live music from the very danceable Old Soul and DJ music!
This exciting event will raise funds Union Church’s missions with local food banks, and for the exterior renovation of the Marble Block, the historic building at 129 Main Street in Biddeford that was donated to Engine in 2011 and is beginning renovation.
EVENT PARTNERS ARE ANGELROX, HEART OF BIDDEFORD, UNION CHURCH MISSIONS, AND ENGINE.
SPONSORS INCLUDE SUGER, BANDED HORN, BISCUITS & COMPANY, LIV FOR EVENTS, PEPPERELL MILL CAMPUS, SACO VALLEY CREDIT UNION. MEDIA SPONSOR IS MAINE MAGAZINE.
Biddeford’s River Jam, Sept. 26-28, 2014
The River Jam will be an all-music weekend in Biddeford this fall! The Main Stage will be outdoors on Saturday, Sept. 27 in the huge lot behind York Street (part of the Pepperell Mill Campus). The Outdoor Stage will feature some of Maine and New England’s favorite bands, with a feel-good vibe. The Oak + the Ax Fest (at 140 Main Street) will have music Friday night, all day Saturday, and Sunday. Plus, a “fringe” fest will also be brewing in all the venues throughout town, with a great variety of music spread out over the weekend. We’ll weave our 10 year tradition of Chalk on the Walk into this by hosting a kid’s area with Chalk While You Rock. Lots more info coming soon! HOB will partner with the Pepperell Mill Campus, the Oak + the Ax, local sponsors and various venues to host this great weekend of music!
Biddeford + Saco Art Walk
Coordinated through Engine, this great community event happens the Final Friday of every month, with a special holiday Art Walk on Dec. 5, 2014. Check out the Biddeford + Saco Art Walk page to see all of the venues and the monthly offerings.
Our annual event to bring hundreds of kids downtown for some Halloween fun. Most often held on Halloween, the Promotions Committee will confirm the exact date by mid-year.
Downtown Holiday Festival
This year’s festival featuring music, Santa, and fun will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5. The Downtown Holiday Festival will be held in conjunction with a special Biddeford + Saco Art Walk.