Music series

Kennebunkport Historical Society launches midweek music series

The Kennebunkport Historical Society, in partnership with local musicians Dana Pearson and Mark Gunter, launched an acoustic concert series called Mid-Week Music. Singers Pearson and Gunter will put on a monthly themed show spanning several musical genres, with Pearson on guitar and Gunter on keyboards.

The Kennebunkport Historical Society’s Mid-Week Music debuted August 11 at Town House School. The series stars Mark Gunter, left, and Dana Pearson. The next show, Elvis! Elvis! Elvis! is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29. Diane Lang photo

Concerts will be held at the company’s Town House School on a Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. until December. Tickets are $ 15 in advance and at the door for the general public, and $ 12 for members of the Kennebunkport Historical Society. Town House School is located at 135 North St. in Kennebunkport.

The first concert, “Songs from the ’70s” took place last week. The remaining concert schedule includes:

September 29: Elvis! Elvis! Elvis!
October 20: Sinatra Sang Songs
November 17: Original compositions
December 8: Christmas concert

Gunter and Pearson, both from Kennebunk, have performed together in a few bands since 2014. Gunter has been playing locally since the 1970s, and Pearson started performing about 15 years ago.

For more information and tickets visit www.kporths.com/buy-tickets, E-mail [email protected] or call 207-967-2751.