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  • Kenya Hall Band performs in Bangor Aug. 6 at the Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series

    On Aug, 6, 2015 the Downtown Bangor Partnership presents The Kenya Hall Band. The Kenya Hall Band will take you on a soul and groove experience that is rare in this musical generation. Rising from the vibrant music scene of Portland, Maine, this funk and soul band promises to push your idea of music higher, wider, and deeper. Channeling a raw musical honestly and an often candid charisma, Kenya Hall plays the stage and commands attention, and never fails to give audiences something new and unique and real. Backed by some of the most talented and funky players in the Northeast, she and her band promise to deliver a good time, and to make every show one that should not be missed! The concert begins at 6 p.m. in West Market Square and is free for all to attend.

    The remaining performances for the 2015 Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series are: 

    August 6 - Kenya Hall

    August 13 - When Particles Collide

    August 20 - Tomato Tomato with Goldenoak

    The free concert series will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in West Market Square and run in conjunction with the Fresh Air Market, open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series and Fresh Air Market will continue every Thursday evening through August 20, rain or shine. Up to 20 vendors are expected weekly at the Fresh Air Market. Available items include artwork, specialty foods, jewelry, clothing and much more. Food vendors will also be on site.    

    Traffic Alert: During the events, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m., Bangor Alley, Broad Street, and Merchants Plaza will be closed to traffic; please plan travel accordingly.

    The 2015 Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series and Fresh Air Market is presented by Emera Maine with media sponsorship provided by WLBZ 2. Our hosting sponsors are: The Bangor Daily News, The First, N.A., New England School of Communication (NESCOM), Camden National Bank, Hollywood Casino, and Katahdin Trust Company.  

    The Downtown Bangor Partnership promotes and markets activities that enhance the distinctive identity of Downtown Bangor, encouraging retention and growth of commercial, residential, and cultural life within the Downtown District. For more information on the Downtown Bangor Partnership visit the following link: www.downtownbangor.com or on Facebook at:www.facebook.com/DowntownBangor.