Sami Stevens Benefit Concert

Wednesday, August 16, 6-8pm | Lake Cobbosseecontee, East Winthrop

On Wednesday, August 16 from 6-8pm the Harlow Gallery presents benefit lakeside concert and silent art auction.  The event features vocalist Sami Stevens, a silent art auction, h’ors devours, and spectacular views of Lake Cobbosseecontee in East Winthrop. 

(Only a limited quantity will be sold)

Tickets are $25 each or 2 for $40.
Tickets are available in person at Harlow Gallery, 160 Water Street, Hallowell
or online via the paypal link below. 

Choose quantity

The silent auction portion of the event features a gorgeous selection of original artworks from local artists including Abbott Meader, Pamela Hetherly, Florence Daly, Hector Arrache, Anita Morrissey, and Nancy Keenan Barron. (scroll down for images)

NYC Vocalist Sami Stevens combines Soul, Jazz, Experimental and RnB sensibilities to forge a truly unique voice in original music. A graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, Sami has performed with world renowned jazz pianist Jason Moran and 6-time Grammy nominee Fred Hersch, recorded with “King of Treme” Shannon Powell and underground legend Gary Wilson, and opened for Grammy nominated folk singer Greg Brown and Black Star MC Talib Kweli. Sami has toured the US and Europe with various projects, appearing at NYC venues like the Cutting Room, Brooklyn Bowl, and National Sawdust. She has led the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, performed numerous times in Boston’s Jordan Hall, and sung the national anthem in Fenway Park at age 16. Sami acts as lead vocalist for the widely celebrated faux Italian 70’s soundtrack band Tredici Bacci, and also tours frequently with Elise Testone, a recent American Idol finalist. In 2014, Sami released the Melting EP, a collection of music written for strings, drums and voice.

Sami’s latest project is The Man I Love, which she started in the summer of 2015. Incorporating classic soul, RnB, jazz, and singer-songwriter lyricism, Sami Stevens and The Man I Love can be heard tightening up their set all over NYC and Brooklyn. They are currently working on finishing up their first album, to be released in the spring of 2017.

Sami has studied privately with Dominique Eade, Kate McGarry, John McNeil, and Jeanie Lovetri. She graduated from the New England Conservatory of music with a BM in Vocal Jazz Performance and from Tufts University with a BA in Psychology in the fall of 2014. Sami grew up in East Winthrop, Maine, and is currently living in Brooklyn, NY.

The Harlow Gallery, located in downtown historic Hallowell, is a membership based 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to connecting and celebrating art, artists and community in central Maine since 1963.

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