Maine’s own Katahdin Valley Boys will return to town with an evening of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and gospel music Saturday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall, Watts Avenue just off Main Street/Route 131.

The Katahdin Valley Boys have been thrilling audiences around Maine and northern New England since their blending of talents in 1998. The Maine Academy of Country Music named the Boys Bluegrass Band of the Year for both 2008 and 2009. The band’s members are: founding member Jeff Folger from Sidney on banjo; Kip Yattaw from Port Clyde on fiddle; Ken Brooks of Athens on rhythm and lead guitar; and Steve Bixby of Round Pond on upright bass.

Admission is $10, and refreshments will be available The hall is handicap accessible. For more information on the band, visit

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