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This Season's Concert Series includes some returning favorites as well as new shows all guaranteed to delight our patrons.

We have launched the season!

New season passes and individual performance tickets are available for purchase! 

If you wish to reserve your seats from last year and haven't yet, please contact us at your earliest convenience. 

Summer is fun in the Lakes Region, and Great Waters Music Festival wants to be part of your summer activities.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Join Bill  for an intimate concert at the Barn at the Inn on Main, Wolfeboro. Singing mostly his own songs, he has become one of the most popular and durable singers on the folk music scene today, performing nearly 200 concerts a year and driving over 65,000 miles annually. He weaves a blend of gentle wit and humor into his performances and one reviewer wrote, "He has a sense of timing to match the best standup comic.”

Bill's music is a slice of Americana, reflecting with the same ease his feelings about the prairie people of the Midwest or the adventurers of the Yukon, the on-the-road truckers, or the everyday workers that make up this land.

Many of Bill's songs have appeared in grade school music books, church hymnals, and scouting campfire songbooks. He is one of only a few songwriters to have eight songs published in the classic song collection, Rise up Singing. Composer David Amram recently described Bill as "a modern day Stephen Foster…his songs will be around 100 years from now."

"One of the best songwriters in folk music today."
Associated Press

Say Hello to Farewell Angelina at the Barn at the Inn on Main, Wolfeboro.

Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group with four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and badass multi-instrumentalists. Their stellar blend of heart-stopping harmonies over blazing double violins and guitars has earned soaring praise across the board. Their appearance at the Barn at the Inn on Main in Wolfeboro is their first in the area. Roughstock, the most established country music website, calls them a "Superstar Act... with Killer Songs." Rolling Stone says, "Wickedly smart songwriting delivered with a healthy dash of sass... deft playing... into one sonic knockout punch." Come as you are and enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar both before and during the show.

A band of longtime friends, Nicole Witt, Andrea Young, Lisa Torres, and Lauren Lucas all met pursuing their dreams in Nashville, TN. Each had deeply respected and admired each other while they were building successful solo careers, touring and recording with top artists, and writing songs for some of Country Music's biggest hit makers. When they heard the undeniable magic of their voices together for the first time, they couldn't wait to take their show on the road. Major opportunities soon followed including singing the National Anthem for Thursday Night Football, The Unbridled Eve Gala for the Kentucky Derby, and The Trails West Festival among many others.

Farewell Angelina's chemistry lives in watching each other shine, and most of all, creating moments every night with the Country Music fans they love so much. The relationship they share with their fans won them the fan-voted "Hot Seat" spot of the Taste of Country 2017 "RISERS" Program by over 20,000 votes. They've also been named among Rolling Stone's "New Artists You Need to Know," and Roughstock's "Ones to Watch" with a tour schedule to prove it. The girls will be all across the country opening shows for the likes of Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Frankie Ballard, Jake Owen, Billy Currington, and Trace Adkins, to name a few.

Barbershop is Back at the First Congregational Church, Wolfeboro!

The women of Boston Accent have been singing together since 2005 and they bring their sense of fun and humor to the stage as they make you an offer: “Consider us as entertainment for your next show, corporate event, parole hearing, or emergency liposuction!” Their singing will leave you light hearted and thrilled that you attended.

Born in the fires of the Vocal Revolution Chorus, Downtown Crossing is a youthful quartet dedicated to bringing fun and energy to barbershop music. These young men will undoubtedly remind you that nothing about the evening will be “old fashioned”. When you leave, you might want to start your own group- it’s just that much fun!

Was barbershop harmony actually sung in barbershops? Certainly, and on street corners (it was sometimes called "curbstone" harmony) and at social functions and in parlors. Its roots are not just in the white, Middle-America of Norman Rockwell's famous painting. Barbershop is also a "melting pot" product of African-American immigrants who came to the new world and brought with them a musical repertoire that included hymns, psalms, and folk songs. These simple songs were often sung in four parts with the melody set in the second-lowest voice. Minstrel shows of the mid-1800s often consisted of white singers in blackface (later black singers themselves) performing songs and sketches based on a romanticized vision of plantation life. As the minstrel show was supplanted by the equally popular vaudeville, the tradition of close-harmony quartets remained, often as a "four act" combining music with ethnic comedy that would be scandalous by modern standards.

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These fresh young singers will give you a peak at the future “greats” and Great Waters Music Festival is proud to present them to you this summer.

Hailing from Utah, The Gentlemen Trio was established in June, 2014 and is comprised of three highly trained, dynamic tenors: Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. Pioneering a signature sound they call “Cinematic Pop,” the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies all composed by the group’s producer Stephen Nelson. To date, GENTRI has released an Extended Play musical recording and three full length albums, the most recent being “Hymns” a collection of Christ centered hymns. All of GENTRI’s albums have reached #1 on various Billboard charts. On the heels of their first album release, the Gents debuted their first music video to their original hit single, “Dare,” which made international headlines on news outlets around the world, including ABC World News, NBC Nightly News and Inside Edition.