The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., will welcome music legend John Hiatt to a sold-out house for his live concert Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 8 p.m.

"We're thrilled at the support our concerts are receiving from fans," said Strand Theatre Executive Director Sarah Ruddy.

More big music and comedy names are headed to the Strand this fall including bluegrass legend Sam Bush Saturday, Sept. 21; comedian Paula Poundstone Friday, Oct. 25; and contemporary folk singer/songwriter Martin Sexton Friday, Nov 1.

For tickets and information on all Strand Theatre concerts, movies and local events, visit; call 594-0070; or email

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or