Slaid Cleaves Fundraiser to Restore Pemaquid Mill
Having purchased the Pemaquid Mill last year, we are now working on the restoration. Items on the top of the list are new period proper windows, new roof and new siding. Slaid Cleaves had generously offered to give of his time to put on this fundraiser. For those who do not know Slaid Cleaves, the following will be of interest.
Now twenty-five years into his storied career, Cleaves' songwriting has never been more potent than on his new album Ghost on the Car Radio, out June 23.
The characters in Slaid Cleaves' songs live in unglamorous reality. They work dead-end jobs, they run out of money, they grow old, they hold on to each other (or not), and they die. With an eye for the beauty in everyday life, he tells their stories, bringing a bit of empathy to their uncaring world.
I tend to think of songs as the whiskey of writing. Distilled down to the essence, powerful, concentrated, immediate. You can take it all in and really feel it in just seconds.
St. Patrick's Church Newcastle Maine (View)
380 Academy Hill Road
Newcastle, ME 04553
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|