The Strand Theatre will welcome Steven Page in concert Sunday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Page (former lead singer and frontman for the band Barenaked Ladies) will be performing with special guests the Jay Baird Band at the downtown venue, 345 Main St.

Sixteen lucky ticketholders will meet the famous songwriter before the show and enjoy priority seating for the concert. This is an opportunity to bring a camera for photos or nab his autograph. To win this special VIP status, be one of the first people to call the Strand Theatre box office (594-0070) Thursday, Aug. 25 beginning at noon. Callers must purchase or already have purchased a ticket to the show to be eligible.

Page is touring in support of his newest solo recording “Page One.” With his distinctive, instantly recognizable voice, Pages’ new music is immediately familiar but undeniably fresh, and the latest in an established and continuing exploration of his craft as songwriter and performer.

General admission tickets are $20. For tickets and more information, call 594-0070, or visit

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to