August 21, 2016 Maine Event: Hidden Valley Nature Center’s Live Edge Music Festival


Mexicali Blues is thrilled to be working with the Hidden Valley Nature Center as a sponsor for the 2016 Live Edge Music Festival! This fabulous Maine festival will boast awesome music, delicious local food, refreshing craft beer, and even belly dancers–all set in the midst of HVNC’s 1,000 acres of trails, pond shore frontage and bogs.

This fest would be a hopping hootenanny anywhere, but it is particularly special as it takes place at and supports the Hidden Valley Nature Center, a wonderful organization that is part of the Midcoast Conservancy, at one of the most magical and ecologically diverse pieces of unspoiled land in Midcoast Maine. With nearly 30 miles of multi-use trails and a beautiful pond at its heart, the Nature Center is a environment and resource that we are SO grateful to have in our veritable backyard!

Each year HVNC hosts over 50 programs designed to get people of all ages outdoors, to learn new skills, and deepen their appreciation of the natural world.

This year’s all-Maine musical line-up includes:

Primo Cubano

The Gawler Family

Oshima Brothers

The Shakes

The festival will also feature the US premier of the belly dance troupe Sirumem. Food from the Sheepscot General Store, authentic Mexican tacos from the Solorzano family, and beer from Liberal Cup, Geary’s and Allagash will keep you going between acts or after you explore the 30-plus miles of trails at HVNC until the next band takes the stage.

There is an amazing bonus for ticket buyers who are quick to get on the bandwagon!  The first 300 tickets sold come with an irresistible offer: buy your $20 ticket (kids under 12 are free!) and get a buy-one-get-one-free coupon for a meal at any of 15 amazing local restaurants: Slates, Liberal Cup, A-1 Diner, Newcastle Publick House, El Camino, Frontier, Cloud 9, River Grill, Crissy’s, Savory Maine, Le Garage, Montsweag Roadhouse, The Slipway, Rhumb Line, or Rock Harbor Pub & Brewery. Up to a $20 value, this terrific deal makes your ticket essentially FREE! These tickets are going fast, so get yours ASAP!

There are two ways to get your tickets:

1. You can buy tickets at Mexicali Blues in Newcastle or any of these other partner/sponsor locations:  Sheepscot General Storethe Alna Store, HVNC and Midcoast Conservancy’s office in Wiscasset.

2. Or click on the link BELOW to order your ticket online (scroll all the way down the page) and HVNC will mail it to you.

buy tickets online HERE

We are SO excited to be sponsoring this event, along with Cribstone Capital and Ames Supply.  We’ll be there getting our collective dance on, so be on the lookout for our (hard-to-miss) Tie Dye Mobile!  Instagram a selfie with it to show off your awesome hippie spirit and be sure to tag us #TieDyeMobile and #MexicaliBlues!  We hope to see you there!


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