Maine’s original country rebel, Kelly Parker and the Kelly Parker Band, will get the Maine Lobster Festival pot boiling by opening for country legend Clint Black Saturday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. in Harbor Park.

Topsham native Parker’s impassioned and heartfelt vocals have charmed audiences ranging from small intimate clubs and honky tonks to larger arenas, performing with and opening for Josh Turner, Williams Riley Band, Grammy Award winner Brad Paisley, Jodee Messena, Keith Urban and more.

For more information on the 63rd annual Maine Lobster Festival, which runs through Sunday, visit

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