Summer Music Series

Sponsored by Bangor savings bank

Wednesdays 7-8pm

Join us for this year's Summer Music Program - starting June 6th and running through August 29th. 

Bring your lawn chair, or use one of ours, this concert is open to all ages and we hope it moves you to get up and dance!

As always, the concert will be moved inside to the Atrium in case of Rain.

We look forward to seeing you! Don't forget to stop by the library for your free bookmark with the entire summer schedule!


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Wednesday, July 25th - Retro Rockerz

Genre: Old Time and classic Rock ' Roll

They're fun, they're fabulous, they're...sixty-somethings !   The RetroRockerz have played family-fare style rock n' roll in Eastern Maine since 2005. They play the great good-time music of the 50's, 60's, and 70's - the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival...It's a great time for everybody. Check out the song list, photos, and music.

For more information about Retro Rockerz visit their website or find them on Facebook


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Wednesday, August 1st - Jonee Earthquake Band


The Jonee Earthquake Band plays a variety of surf instrumentals, rock-a-billy, and Jonee's own tongue-in-cheek compositions.

More information about the Jonee Earthquake Band, visit their website or find them on Facebook.


Wednesday, August 8th - Panstorm

Genre: steel drums

Panstorm is a steel pan program in Hermon, ME. The bands include students from the elementary, middle & high schools as well as adult pan players.


Find them on Facebook


Wednesday, August 15th - Six Basin Street

Genre: female dixieland

Six Basin Street is an all-women Dixieland Band formed in 1991 and playing in Maine since 1992.  Our main goals are to have fun and share the joy of music, as well as share our skills and improve ensemble playing.

The band's name come from a tune in our original playlist, "Basin Street Blues," which has remained a favorite through the years.

You can follow Six Basin Street on Facebook


Wednesday, August 22nd - Acousticks

Genre: Classical/Renaisance Recorders

Acousticks are performers of Medieval and Renaissance period music with a repertoire highlighting early musical traditions and later composers including Teleman, Pachelbel and others.

Find them on Facebook

Wednesday, August 29th - Battle of the Bands Winner

Summer Reading Program Finale - Battle of the Bands! If you’ve got musical talent, we’re looking for you! The Bangor Public Library is holding its first-ever Battle of the Bands! Performers may be a solo artist or a band. The Library is looking for all varieties of music. Cover songs, original songs or both are welcome. This competition is open to Middle and High School students in the greater Bangor area. Winning band/artist must be able to perform a one-hour show for our Summer Music Series. If you are a solo artist, the only requirement is that you play an instrument to qualify for competition.

For more information contact our Teen Librarian, Shane at 947-8336 ext 115

How to send in submissions (we need a good quality video or audio submission): Google Drive (recommended) Drop Box Selected applicants only will play in our Battle of the Bands. Winner takes home the Grand Prize: a one-hour performance in our BPL Summer Music Series. Judges scoring will remain anonymous and their word is final! Send in your submissions by May 25, 2018. Winners will be notified on the day of Summer Reading Program Kick-Off, June 25th!