Misty Mountaineers perform at Wayside Theatre Oct. 27

Share or Comment

DEXTER — The Misty Mountaineers play traditional bluegrass, gospel, and a mix of older country tunes done bluegrass style at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Wayside Theatre.

This 35-year-old award-winning band from St. Albans features Wilf Clark, son of legendary cowboy singer Yodeling Slim Clark, on mandolin and lead singer; Bernie Staples as the band’s rock-solid rhythm guitar player and fine picker singing lead vocals and tenor harmony; Andre Tardif plays both banjo and guitar and sings lead and harmony; Dan Burke plays dobro and adds some fine baritone harmonies to the blend; and Kelly Burke plays bass.

The Mountaineers have earned the title Bluegrass Band of the Year in all of Maine’s Country Music Associations.

Misty Mountaineers Wayside Theatre

Contributed photo
BLUEGRASS AT WAYSIDE THEATRE — The Misty Mountaineers will bring traditional bluegrass, gospel, and a mix of older country tunes done bluegrass style to the Wayside Theatre in Dexter at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Check out the band’s Facebook page and their YouTube channel for videos of live performances from over the years. There’s lots of great photos to enjoy, too.

Doors open at 6:30 pm., no reservations so come early. Dexter. Home baked desserts and pretty good coffee will be sold during intermission. The small theatre is on Route 23 (871 North Dexter Road). For more information, please call Joe Kennedy at 277-3733 or Chester Bekier at 270-1166, or on Facebook “Wayside Grange and Theatre.”

Share or Comment

Get the Rest of the Story

Thank you for reading your 4 free articles this month. To continue reading, and support local, rural journalism, please subscribe.