Bad Penny turns up at VFW

Nov 06, 2012

Waldoboro — Whitefield-based country band Bad Penny will play a BYOB dance Saturday, Nov. 17 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 is front and center, singing most of the lead vocals and playing 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 Assistant Fire Chief Bill Maxwell at 832-2161 or visit

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

Comments (3)
Posted by: Dagney C. Ernest | Nov 13, 2012 12:07

My apologies, there was no more than a calendar listing provided but I looked up the band's web page; will correct - thanks!


Posted by: James Bodman | Nov 13, 2012 11:50

the band members are Earl Blake, Troy Hanscom, Cathy Hanscom, James Maney & Bruce Robertson

Posted by: Bethany Goding | Nov 07, 2012 06:17

Should have put the right names of the band in the article


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