Voices of the Sea
Maine Maritime Museum will present its third annual Voices of the Sea program with two evenings of unique presentations and at two locations.
Must register separately if attending both events. Doors open at 6PM for the Portland event and 6:30pm for the Bath event.
Salt water, it is well known, has always stimulated the imagination, and stirred the soul. The performers at Voices of the Sea, men and women who have gone down to the sea to make a living, will further demonstrate that passion through their unique and original poetry and song, capturing the spirit of Maine’s fishermen and those who work on the water. Imagery of a life working the sea will accompany the performances adding a stunning visual element to the evening’s activities.
See our First Annual Voices of the Sea Event here
March 14th 7PM - 8:30PM At Maine Maritime Museum located in Bath
March 15th 7PM - 8:30PM At Gulf of Maine Research Institute located in Portland
Camden-based folksinger Gordon Bok, who has been a mainstay of the folk music scene in Maine and internationally for many years will emcee the event and likely perform a few of his favorites. Joining Gordon will be Frank Gotwals a Stonington Maine lobstermen and musician, Islesford lobsterman Jack Merril who recently was invited to present at the Astoria FisherPoets Gathering (the original fishermen poets event), and Monhegan islander and poet Sally Woolf-Wade who's tender words gracefully conger images of clam diggers, fishermen, the sister ships of Wiscasset and life on the water, and other equally talented performance. A cash bar / reception will take place from 6pm-7pm. This event takes place at Gulf of Maine Research Center located in Portland.
Support for the 3rd annual Voices of the Sea series comes from: Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance, Maine Coastal News, The INN at Brunswick Station, Hampton Inn at Bath, CVC Catering Group