Renee Goodwin and Bob Simons will return to the Camden Amphitheatre for another concert of favorite acoustic, popular and folk music Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. The Summer Music Series is presented by the Camden Public Library with support from Allen Insurance & Financial. Bring blankets or chairs for seating; in the case of rain, the concert will be indoors.

Simons and Goodwin got their beginning back in the 1960s when they met while performing in the Boston and Cambridge coffeehouses. Bob Simons was a single act while Renee Boghosian (later Goodwin) was performing with the now well-known folksinger Bill Staines. Boston’s folk music scene in the ‘60s was, along with New York’s Greenwich Village, teeming with folk performers who became major names in the industry.

Their individual talents did not come together, however, until 2006 when their long friendship turned into the duo Simons and Goodwin. After years of performing alone or with other people, joining forces was suggested and the combination clicked. Simons and Goodwin have a smooth sound consisting of intricate arrangements, tight expression and beautiful harmonies. While primarily a folk duo, they can treat country, old rock, jazz and blues standards with similar musical skill.

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