Schooner Fare entertaining on the Franco stage Feb. 3, 2023
February 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$30 – $35
LEWISTON—Brothers Chuck and Steve Romanoff begin their 47th year as Schooner Fare with return engagements to some of the most venerable venues for folk and acoustic music including the Franco Center. They will perform in a lively concert for folks of all ages, singing such signature original songs as Portland Town, Day of the Clipper, We the People, and Scuttlebutt with high spirits and their unique brand of Maine’s Down East humor. The concert takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.
Schooner Fare has won unanimous critical praise for their captivating harmonies and winning stage presence. Their 15 albums include traditional songs of North America, Ireland, and Britain. Their numerous original songs on both contemporary and traditional themes, as well as topical songs, country ballads, and maritime masterpieces have made their name synonymous with the “Down East” style.
Consummate entertainers, Chuck and Steve combine their talents on six-string guitar, 12-string guitar, and banjo to craft their distinctive vocal and instrumental arrangements. Schooner Fare recently recorded with the Makem & Spain Bros. on their new CD Sessions Vol. 1 that includes cuts by Noel Stookey, Tom Paxton, Roger McGuinn, David Mallett, Bill Staines, Jonathan Edwards, and Gordon Bok.
Schooner Fare’s 15 albums receive regular radio-play on four continents and world-wide on satellite radio. They have performed their original songs with The Portland Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra and their music has been recorded and performed by artists from the U.S., Canada, Britain, Ireland, and Australia such as Liam Clancy (IRE), Tommy Makem (IRE), The Fureys (IRE) Glenn Yarbrough of The Limeliters (US), among dozens of other international artists.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door day of show and can be purchased online at TICKETS or by phone at 207-689-2000 or in person at our box office between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Parking is available in the mill lot. The building is handicap accessible on the Lincoln St. Alley side.