Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection to perform at UMA on May 19th.

Erica Brown and The Bluegrass ConnectionThe "Concerts at Jewett" Series, sponsored by the University of Maine at Augusta College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College, will feature Erica Brown & the Bluegrass Connection on Sunday, May 19, 2013, 2 pm at the University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Auditorium.

Fiddle prodigy Erica was competing at seven, touring at nine and recording at fifteen, when she made her debut with the Old Time Radio Gang. Now, with her own five piece Bluegrass Band, she is enjoying great popularity and returns to Jewett with Matt Shipman on guitar & vocals, Ken Taylor on bass, Steve Roy on Mandolin and vocals, and Read McNamara on the 5-string banjo. They have had the honor of opening for such national acts as Dwight Yoakam and Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder.

Erica performs extensively throughout Maine and New England, and she brings a special energy and style to the Maine music scene.

Tickets are $10 for adults, students $5, 12 & under free. Tickets are available at Pat 's Pizza in Augusta, Apple Valley Books in Winthrop, and at the door. Call 621-3551, or email for more information or for mail order tickets.

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Deena Day