Bad Penny, back by popular demand

Jan 07, 2013

Waldoboro — Country and country-rock band Bad Penny will return to play a BYOB dance Saturday, Jan. 19, starting at 8 p.m. at the Soule-Shuman VFW Hall, 40 Mill St. Admission at the door is $8, $15 per couple.

Earl Blake sings most of the lead vocals and plays electric and acoustic guitars; Blake has had the opportunity to jam with such players as Johnny Hyland, now a Nashville Regular. Troy Hanscom, guitar and vocals, has played bass for 25 years in the Northeast and Colorado. He has been teaching music for 15 years, owns a recording studio in central Maine and has recorded and produced several CDs. Filling out the band are Cathy Hanscom, Bruce Robertson and James Maney, a former Waldoboro resident and Medomak Valley High School graduate.

All proceeds will go towards the Waldoboro Fire Department’s Anniversary Celebration, to be held in August 2013. For more information, contact Fire Chief Paul Smeltzer or Assistant Fire Chief Bill Maxwell at 832-2161 or 631-7208.

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

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